Tinder Box serves unpretentious pours of assorted libations in a social, cigar-friendly atmosphere. With whites and reds available by the glass ($7), palates of all vino proclivities can find enough spirits, such as Patch Block pinot noir and Penfolds chardonnay, to satisfy the mouth's personal cheer squad. For optimized wine selection, Tinder Box's wine barometer comes to the aid of indecisive sippers looking for their vine-borne other half. Domestic hopped beverages such as Pabst Blue Ribbon ($6/22 oz.) play familiar tones on tongues and regional favorites such as Boulevard Wheat ($7/22 oz.) incite local pride over their proximate roots.
Di Olivas' founders travel throughout the Mediterranean and Middle East to sample the region's gourmet oils and vinegars, then bring the best ones back to the store's two Saint Louis–area locations, where patrons can draw up to 25 ounces of their favorite straight from the fusti. Each shop also stocks balsamic vinegars that have been aged for a minimum of 12 years, or a single viewing of Beverly Hills Chihuahua’s ambitious director’s cut. Di Olivas also carries more than 15 varieties of traditional and flavored gourmet coffees and keeps two dozen flavors of De Cio and Rossi Pasta on hand, including tomato sanoran spice, artichoke, and chocolate cabernet.
Red Mango's frozen yogurts run the gamut of nutritional goodness, boasting all-natural, nonfat, probiotic, kosher, and low-calorie credentials. Customers can manipulate icy ingredients and taste-bud-tantalizing toppers to construct elegantly portable parfaits placed in convenient to-go cups, with flavorful flavors such as pomegranate or Madagascar vanilla and toppings such as fresh fruit, organic granola, or dark chocolate ($0.45/oz.), or watch as Red Mango magicians turn hot chocolate into an icy chiller of authentic Ghirardelli dark chocolate. Handshaken, probiotic iced teas fill the human apparatus with antioxidants, which bodyguard healthy cells, knocking out free radicals that get too close. PureVia-sweetened smoothies ($3.95–$5.45), such as mandarin mango and four-berry blend, satisfy fruit-hungry palates, and enriched smoothies are packed with protein and immunity boosters to help drinkers eliminate invading viruses. Use today's deal to watch this frozen superhero spring into action, satisfying sweet cravings and melting all over the tongues of injustice.
Established in 1961 by master hand-engraver Richard Neustaedter, Neustaedter's Fine Jewelers glamorously frosts patrons with a dazzling cove of diamonds and pearls. Sterling hoop earrings oscillate gracefully from lobes ($188+), and mask- and tribal-themed African neckwear ($88+) connects clavicles to spirits of good fortune, prosperity, and future winning lottery numbers. Like Emerald City trapeze artists, green quartz pendants twirl rhythmically from rhodium-plated sterling-silver necklaces ($179+), and Signature Collection color stone rings ($465+) envelop fingers in a luxurious embrace.