Friday, December 2, 2011
You've had your first cup of coffee; now relax with the second and find out what's up for the day in Lake Saint Louis.
Good morning, Lake Saint Louis! So, the vote for St. Charles' best spaghetti is in, and Francesco's in St Peters won with 56 percent of the vote. I'll have to try it out—I've never heard of Francesco's, but I'm always willing to give new places a try. I have to admit that I'm disappointed that we didn't get any nominations for Donatelli's—Lake Saint Louis' hometown Italian restaurant. If you wondered why the police blotter didn't post at 6 a.m., here's the link to Wednesday's blotter. We're trying to adjust our posting date to a change made by the department of the day they release the data. Wentzville School District has announced their Teachers of the Year for each of the schools, and we posted the complete list earlier today. …
Francesco's in St. Peters wins our Chowdown Showdown this week.
We have a winner! Francesco's in St. Peters captured the St. Charles County Patch Chowdown Showdown Spaghetti title hands down this week. Patch readers were passionate about their pasta. Here's a few of their comments: Francesco's Family Italian Restaurant ended up with 56 percent of the votes when the poll closed at 5 p.m. Thursday. Here's how the other Chowdown Showdown finalists ranked: Check back on Monday for next week's Chowdown Showdown!
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Vote for your favorite spaghetti among this week's Chowdown Showdown finalists in the poll below.
For this week's St. Charles County Patch Chowdown Showdown, we asked readers where they find the best spaghetti in the county. We got a lot of feedback — thanks to everyone who submitted their votes by commenting in our article. There were four restaurants that garnered votes — Rizzo's Pasta in O'Fallon; Francesco's Family Italian Restaurant in St. Peters; Mama's Grill in Wentzville; and Pio's in St. Charles. You can cast your vote for your favorite among the finalists by submitting your answer in the poll below. Voting will continue through 5 p.m Thursday. Check back Friday morning to find out who has been chosen as this week's Chowdown Showdown Champion for having the best spaghetti in the county. After you've voted, be sure to tell us …
Monday, November 28, 2011
The St. Charles County Patch sites want you to vote by commenting below.
Welcome to "Chowdown Showdown"—a column aimed at finding the best foodie finds in St. Charles County. The weekly Chowdown Showdown is meant to be a way for readers to pick and vote on their favorite places to get certain entrees in St. Charles County. Each week, we will ask you to tell us your favorite place to get a cup of coffee or a burger or breakfast. Now that Thanksgiving is over, we want to think about anything but turkey and stuffing. We want to know: Where is the best place in St. Charles County to get spaghetti? You can let us know your favorite spot by commenting below. You will be able to submit your vote through 5 p.m. Tuesday. From there, we will take the top three finalists and post them in an article first thing Wednesday…