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Best Gourmet Food Stores In St. Louis

January 11, 2011 3:15 PM

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Next time you entertain, pamper your guests with tempting dishes and scrumptious desserts from one of the best gourmet food stores in St. Louis. Whether you’re planning a formal dinner party or simply hosting a small gathering with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, plan to offer a selection of the finest foods these shops have to offer. Complement your delicious meal with specialty breads or serve a complete ready-made meal and simply enjoy the party! – Dianna Graveman

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Provisions Gourmet Market & Gifts

11615 Olive Boulevard
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
(314) 989-0020
www.provisionsmarket.com

Tasty soups like tomato basil and cream of cauliflower; rich, delicious ice creams; and high-quality pastas are just some of the delectable treats you can find at Provisions Gourmet Market and Gifts. Need a great gift for a special occasion? How about a Gourmet gift basket? There are several from which to choose, but a local favorite is The Best of Missouri. Supporting local businesses, the Provisions Gourmet Market folks stuff this basket with jelly, wing sauce, summer sausage and more — all from right here in the Show-Me state. Food and wine classes are available, too.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Straub’s

Multiple locations, check their website for details
www.straubs.com

With four locations, Straub’s is a St. Louis favorite for gourmet foods. Convenient features are daily lunch menus and dinners for two, ready to take home and serve. A different menu is available each day. Casual catering is available, too, with offerings of salads, platters and sandwiches. Straub’s has even coined a word, complete with logo, to describe its signature items: straub-a-li-cious!

Hours: Sunday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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The Market at Busch’s Grove

9160 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO 63124
(314) 567-7770
www.buschsgrove.com

Busch’s Grove is legendary — first as a restaurant and now as one of the best gourmet food stores in St. Louis. Like many gourmet food shops, Busch’s Grove offers fine foods, wines, gift baskets and more. But the weekly events add a special touch. Stop in and taste a little wine on Wednesday or buy fresh flowers on Thursday. Catering is available, too, with breakfast, lunch, dinner and hors d’oeuvres menus.

Hours: daily, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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