Category Archives: Press

Spotlight: Sanctuaria Wild Tapas Serves Authentic Flavors in an Unmatched Setting

ST. LOUIS Spotlight: Sanctuaria Wild Tapas Serves Authentic Flavors in an Unmatched Setting Denise Kruse Jun 27, 2016 (0)        photos by J. Pollack Photography Perhaps nothing captures the full sensory adventure of summertime like the warmth of dining al fresco with friends and loved ones, sipping cocktails and sharing snacks. Sanctuaria Wild Tapas, an anchor in The Grove’s dining scene, brings the picture-perfect summertime experience to life. Fresh, light seasonal ingredients come together in an unmatched outdoor setting, the dining room extended throughout the warm months to a patio nestled amongst the restaurant’s robust vertical garden and its 19th century-inspired

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Patriotic cocktails for the Fourth of July

By Daniel Neman St. Louis Post-Dispatch Photos by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com Here are some things you need to help celebrate the Fourth of July: American flags, insect repellent and lawn chairs to watch your favorite fireworks display. And don’t forget the grenadine, cream and blue curaçao. As they always say, it’s not the Fourth without a fifth. And if you plan to celebrate America’s independence, there are few ways to do it better than with a cocktail (or three) that allows you to fly your favorite colors: red, white and blue. Red? Red is easy. You can make red drinks

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Best Cocktails – 2016 Ladue News Platinum List readers’ poll

Robyn Dexter St. Louis’ most affluent audience of tastemakers and trendsetters will choose the area’s top businesses to make the annual Ladue News Platinum List, sponsored by Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty. This year, there are 68 total categories with everything from haunts and hangouts, restaurants and retailers, service providers and more. full article on laduenews.com … Winners & runners up were celebrated at the first ever Platinum List awards event, which took place Thursday, March 24.  Sanctuaria Wild Tapas was proud to be honored as the Winner of Best Cocktails 2016!

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“Fête des Jardins” Four Courses Paired with Cocktails by Candlelight

“Fête des Jardins” – Four Courses of Gourmet Garden Fare paired with Cocktails by Candlelight Spring has sprung in the gardens on the charming and romantic patio at Sanctuaria, and we are celebrating with a “Fête des Jardins” Cocktails by Candlelight dinner.   Starting at 6:30, with candle-lighting at dusk.  The theme will be Garden Party so come appropriately dressed, it’s a great excuse to dust off the lace and big hats. Four gourmet courses of fresh from the garden fare, each paired with a special spring cocktail. Menu First Course Spinach Salad with Fried Goat Cheese, Raspberries, Sliced Rainbow

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St. Patrick’s Specials

On St. Patrick’s Day everyone’s Irish, and that includes Sanctuaria! We’ll be serving up elevated Irish pub fare that will leave ya heatherin’ for more. Elevated Irish Pub Fare Specials: Elevated Shepherd’s Pie – Ground Beef and Lamb, Rosemary, Thyme and Mashed Potatoes served with a red wine Jus. Bangers N Mash – Traditional Irish stout sausages with caramelized onions and served with mash potatoes and beef stew. Dubliner Irish Cheddar Artichoke Dip – Served with toast points. Irish Bread Pudding served with warm Anglaise and butterscotch.   Kinahan’s Irish Whiskey Tasting provided by Phenix Brands.

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Boozy Book Club

Professional storyteller Shannon Nara hosts Boozy Book Club, Wednesday nights at 9pm. Nara will be performing readings from stories and poems by LGBTQIA+ authors Wednesday nights through June. There will be featured cocktails based on the theme of the night as well as boozy coffee drinks to accompany the cozy and intimate setting along with readings performed by Shannon Nara. Boozy Book Club, every Wednesday night at 9pm.

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For Sanctuaria’s Matthew Koch, Mixing Cocktails Is Like Playing Jazz

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 For Sanctuaria’s Matthew Koch, Mixing Cocktails Is Like Playing Jazz Posted By Cheryl Baehr on Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 6:00 am Matthew Koch mans the bar at Sanctuaria. Matthew Koch, the bar manager at Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700), clearly remembers the drink that got him hooked. “I was 22 and still drinking dumb sweet drinks — you know, amaretto sours and that kind of stuff,” Koch recalls. “I went to visit [Layla’s] Tony Saputo at his work — we were in a band together — and just told him, ‘You know your stuff. Just make me

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Featured on “Cut Out + Keep”

Sanctuaria Wild Tapas St Louis, Missouri, US 4198 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, United States Cook a rice pudding and mix a Bury Me In Smoke cocktail in #ABiteToEat with Sanctuaria Wild Tapas in St Louis. How did you get started? Per the owners, Gurpreet Padda and Ami Grimes: On a trip to Peru, they had a meal in a monastery during a dreadful downpour and enjoyed a comforting meal in beautiful and serene surroundings and wanted to bring the “sanctuary concept” to the busy city. Where are you located? We are in the heart of the “Grove” neighborhood

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Insurance Company Blames “Phantom” Car For Crash That Damaged Sanctuaria

Insurance Company Blames “Phantom” Car For Crash That Damaged Sanctuaria In April, a driver crashed into Sanctuaria, damaging the restaurant’s walls. Now, the driver’s insurance company won’t pay up and blames a mysterious “phantom vehicle.” By Lindsay Toler St. Louis Magazine October 26, 2015 11:07 AM SANCTUARIA VIA FACEBOOK In April, a car crashed into Sanctuaria. Was it the work of a phantom? Just in time for Halloween, here’s a real-life St. Louis ghost story. Sanctuaria Wild Tapas, the Grove restaurant famous for its lengthy and impressive cocktail list, says Allstate Insurance is refusing to pay up after one of

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#WEHEARTSTL – Alive Magazine’s Best of the City 2015 – Voting Closed!

Nominated for: Best Restaurant, Best Bar, Best Lounge & Best Cocktail Menu!   We are proud to have been nominated, alongside our sister restaurants! Hendricks BBQ: Best Restaurant, Best Barbecue Café Ventana: Best Coffeehouse, Best Café, Best Brunch Diablitos Cantina: Best Mexican Cathedral Square Brewery: Best Brewery Moonshine Blues Bar: Best Live Music Venue    

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