What St. Louis Eats
What St. Louis Eats

Dinner plate

What is St. Louis eating? What plants are on your plates? What food traditions have been passed down for generations in your family? What choices are you making about the food you eat, and why? Be a part of a special exhibit inspired by the diverse voices, traditions and cultures of St. Louis by telling us your food stories.
Share Your Food Story

  • Photos — Capture an image of a favorite dish, the kitchen where you learned to cook, the market where you find the best ingredients, etc. Include a brief description (150 words or less) describing what makes your image significant.
  • Short Videos — Give us a tour of your vegetable garden, interview your favorite dining companions, walk us through a cherished family recipe, etc.
  • Essays — Describe in 300 words or less your favorite food-related memory or another significant connection that's special to you.

Submissions must be received by May 1, 2013, and will be reviewed by a community panel from across the St. Louis region;  select entries will be featured in the final exhibit at the Garden and online.

Submit your entry