Restaurants in Missouri
Hip tapas lounge
Grab a table overlooking the terrace at renowned chef Wolfgang Puck’s restaurant at the (free) museum.
Many like Gates for the burnt ends, mixed plate, and fries.
Swanky snacks in a restored Jazz Age hotel
Mortuary turned restaurant
Head to the stunning Meriwether’s Restaurant housed inside the (free) Missouri History Museum; the Food Network named it one of the “best museum restaurants.” Try a local Fitz’s orange soda or Plainsman’s chili made with Missouri buffalo.
Chef Jonathan Justus, owner of the farm-to-table restaurant, Justus Drugstore in the little town of Smithville, only has to drive a few miles to pick up his Berkshire pig, the most prized pork to hit the tables of Momofuku in New York to Chez Panisse in Berkeley.