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Sanctuaria’s Derby Day Party Photos featured in Feast

May 05, 2014 9:47 am  •  Photography by J. Pollack Photography Kentucky Derby fans enjoyed quite a party on Sat., May 3, at Sanctuaria Wild Tapas, as The Grove hotspot served up inspired eats, drinks and a live broadcast. Attendees dressed in their derby best and partook in a special menu featuring Derby Pie, Hot Brown Beignet with Grits, Hoppin’ John, Upside-Down Cake and of course, Mint Juleps. Check out all of the photos from the party in the slide show linked here! Check out all of the photos from the party in the slide show linked here! Sanctuaria, 4198 Manchester Ave., The Grove, 314.535.9700, sanctuariastl.com

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Sanctuaria named as one of the Top 55 Best Bourbon Bars in America

AMERICA’S 55 BEST BOURBON BARS Our 2013 List of the Top 55 Bourbon Bars in America Sanctuaria, St. Louis: Move over Anheuser-Busch, Sanctuaria is turning St. Louis into a Bourbon city. The spirits program is ran by Bourbon nut Matt Seiter, who regularly buys his own barrels from Kentucky distilleries. Although Sanctuaria tries to sell itself as a dive cocktail bar, Larry Rice says it’s no dive bar. “One of the first bars in the country to offer cocktails on tap and barrel aged cocktails,” says Rice who is a respected bartender in Bourbon Country. “This place is a gem

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Havana Bread

Made in-house. Spiced Caribbean cake baked in a vanilla custard topped with Meyer`s dark rum raisin sauce.

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Ice Cream – Home made

Made from our house recipe. Carrot Cake Ice Cream or Chocolate Cayenne Ice Cream.

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Banana Rum Cheescake

with a graham cracker crust and accented with spiced whiskey caramel

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Cocktails at Taste

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Mixologist Matt Seiter Serves Drinks From Sanctuaria Cocktail Book Tonight at Taste Tuesday, 26 March 2013 13:56 By Caillin Murray Mohawked mixologist and Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700) bar manager Matt Seiter will be mixing drinks from his recently released book Sanctuaria: The Dive Bar of Cocktails: How We Rewrote the Rules and Recipes One Cocktail at a Time at Taste tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. Seiter has already visited cities such as New Orleans and New York to promote the book, but this is the first St. Louis-based event since its release party at Sanctuaria in December. This

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Big O Classic

Three of In Good Company, LLC’s finest! Kowalski, Duepner and Doyle have been selected as finalists in the Big O Classic Couples Cocktail Competition Saint Louis, MO (April 8, 2013) – In Good Company, LLC, the company that brought you Café Ventana, Sanctuaria, Diablitos Cantina and Hendricks BBQ will be proudly represented by their talented bartenders at the Big O Classic Couples Cocktail Competition on April 14, 2013 at Salt Restaurant at 3pm. Three of the 10 finalists are from In Good Company restaurants. Mandi Kowalski and Joe Duepner will be competing from Sanctuaria, recently named Best Drink Menu in St. Louis by

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Seiter’s Book Release

St. Louis Cocktail Community Turns Out In Force For Seiter’s Book Release Party   Just in time for the holiday season comes “The Dive Bar of Cocktail Bars: How We Rewrote The Rules and Recipes One Cocktail at a Time,” the new boozy tome from Matt Seiter, bar manager and mixologist extraordinaire at Sanctuaria in The Grove. Seiter has won about every local award available (including Best Cocktail Menu in ALIVE’s Hot List) for his quality cocktails and expert barmanship, as well as a fair amount of national recognition. Lucky for us he’s put some of the tricks of his

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