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Toasted Ravioli: The Secret of St. Louis’ Most Peculiar Cuisine

One of St. Louis’ most famous dishes is our toasted ravioli, a delicious fried ravioli. However, not many people know of the origin of this dish –and to be honest, we don’t know for sure either! The story of how this dish came to be is just as fascinating as it is delicious.   Many people claim to have been the first to serve toasted ravioli. The dish originated in the

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What Is the Gateway Arch? St. Louis’ Crown Jewel

The Gateway Arch is one of St. Louis’ biggest and most unique attractions –and its history is just as fascinating.   Formerly known as the “Jefferson National Expansion Memorial,” the arch was founded by the National Park Service in 1935 to commemorate Thomas Jefferson’s vision of a transcontinental United States. The arch stretches from the Old Courthouse to the steps by the Mississippi River.   President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated properly along

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