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Bissell Mansion Restaurant and Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Presents


"A Big Easy Murder"

January Through April 2017


Tt's Nawlins'! The Big Easy! Bitsy Jones is getting her crew together to plan their float for the Mardi Gras Parade! Bitsy's been reigning queen for three years. Of course she had to cheat, lie, and steal to do it, but she doesn't care. After all Carlos Violincello, the well known mobster and concert violinist, is paying for everything. What can go wrong? Plenty! The way Bitsy treats her crew, it's no wonder she ends up dead!


The pirates John Lafeet and his wench, Anne Bonny, try to figure out who did it. Was it Violincello, or perhaps Harry Conduit Jr, Ellen Degenerous, or maybe Marie Loveoh? Was it black magic that did her in? It could have been any one of Bitsy's mistreated crew who killed her. Join us and with you help, we can figure out who committed A Big Easy Murder.


This interactive comedy, murder mystery is served with a 4-course meal to DIE for! Make your reservations now. It would be a CRIME to miss out on this much FUN! Call the Bissell Mansion at 314-533-9830 or 1-800-690-9838.



Lucy Loves Ricky

The "I Love Lucy" TV Show premiered in October 1951.

Our Show is a tribute to that Fabulous Redhead


Lucy is trying to break into show business again by getting into Ricky's new show at the remodeled "Copy-With-Your-Banana Club".


She tries to prove to Ricky and the owner of the club, Regis Philitan, that she can sing, dance and even do tricks.


The 'Lucy Loves Ricky' and 'Lucy Goes Cruisin' are available for private shows either at the Bissell Mansion or we can bring the show to you at the location of your choice. Call the Bissell Mansion at 314-533-9830 or 1-800-690-9838 for more details or to schedule your private show.

Panera Bread Launches New Craft Beverage; Merges with JAB

ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com), April 9, 2017  - Panera Bread Company has announced the launch of a series of

new 100% clean, non-carbonated craft beverages made with no artificial sweeteners, preservatives,

flavors or colors from artificial sources. The new teas, lemonades and frescas will roll out in bakery-cafes along with signage posting the calories and added sugar in each beverage.


Panera is the first national restaurant company to post this nutritional information at the point of pour.

Sugary, chemical-laden beverages are contributing to obesity, diabetes and heart disease in America.

The addition of new craft beverages to the menu provides guests with a broader range of clean options at Panera, from moderate to no added sugar compared to sugar-laden beverages.


In 2010, Panera led the industry by voluntarily posting calories on its menu boards, and posting added sugar in beverages is the next step in the company’s progressive effort to improve transparency.


“With up to 75 grams of sugar – just one 20 oz. soft drink contains more than the recommended daily

amount of added sugar,” Shaich said in a release. “While we won’t tell people what they should drink, we want to provide real options and real transparency—and we’re challenging the industry to join us.”


The new line of non-carbonated teas, lemonades and frescas will launch this month in select cities and become available nationwide by September. Made fresh daily and with less sugar than current drink offerings, the new beverages offer a range of sweetness levels:

- New Iced Black Tea and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea are unsweetened, with 0 g added sugar

- New Prickly Pear Hibiscus Fresca is lightly sweetened with fruit juice, with 0 g added sugar

- New Passion Papaya Green Tea, Blood Orange Lemonade and Agave Lemonade contain less

than 35 g of added sugar per 20-ounce cup, much less than regular soft drinks


The new beverages are free from all artificial sweeteners, preservatives, flavors or colors from artificial sources listed on the company’s No No List, which is inclusive of 96 separate ingredients and additive classes.


“We believe people deserve to know exactly what’s in their drink so they can make the best choice for

their lifestyle,” said Sara Burnett, Director of Wellness, Panera Bread. “We know more and more guests are looking to reduce their added sugar consumption, and we’re providing an increased number of real, clean options with our new teas, lemonades and frescas.”


Panera Bread Company recently announced a merger with JAB under which JAB will acquire Panera for $315 per share in cash, in a transaction valued at approximately $7.5 billion. JAB is a holding company with premium brands including Keurig Green Mountain, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Peet's Coffee  & Tea, Caribou Coffee Company, Einstein Noah Restaurant, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Espresso House.


Dine Out to End AIDS Restaurant Event Slated for April 27

ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com), February 19, 2017 - Dining Out For Life® hosted by Subaru® is a restaurant-based event with a truly scrumptious call to action: Dine at one of the 3,000 participating restaurants in more than 60 cities across North America on Thursday, April 27th and that restaurant will donate a generous portion of the day's proceeds to fund HIV/AIDS care, prevention, education, testing, counseling and other essential services in their city.


Volunteer spokespeople include Ted Allen, host of Food Network's Chopped, actor Pam Grier (Foxy Brown, Jackie Brown), designer Mondo Guerra, winner of Lifetime's Project Runway All-Stars, and chef Daisy Martinez from Food Network's Viva Daisy!


"I love working with (Dining Out For Life) because it's just such a cool, very low-overhead operation that raises more than $4 million for American HIV and AIDS service organizations in a single day…It also helps restaurants and chefs get new people coming in to try what they're doing. It just seems like such a win-win-win for everybody," said Ted Allen (HIV Plus Magazine).


Mondo Guerra designed unique illustrations to honor each Dining Out For Life AIDS service organization. These beautiful prints were incorporated in a stunning, kaleidoscope-inspired 360-degree video.


"As part of Subaru's Love Promise, we remain committed to supporting the causes our drivers care about, including joining the fight to overcome an HIV/AIDS epidemic that affects many in our local communities and millions around the world," said Alan Bethke, senior vice president of marketing, Subaru of America Inc. "We are proud to once again work with Dining Out for Life to spread awareness for such a worthy cause."


Los Angeles is one of the new cities holding Dining Out For Life this year. Regions celebrating Dining Out For Life include Albany, Anchorage, Asheville, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Baton Rouge, Birmingham/Mobile, Boston, Broward County, Fla., Buffalo, Central New York/Syracuse/Utica, Charleston, Chattanooga, Columbia, Denver/Boulder, El Paso, Fort Collins/Northern Colorado, Grand Junction/Western Colorado, Grand Rapids, Houston, Indianapolis, Inland Empire, Jacksonville, Kalamazoo/Southwest Michigan, Las Vegas, Lexington, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, Minneapolis/St. Paul/Greater Minneapolis, Nashville, New Haven, New Jersey, New Orleans, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Orange County, Palm Springs, Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley, Phoenix/ Prescott, Portland, Ore., Raleigh, Rochester, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Sonoma County, St. Louis, Tacoma/Olympia, Tampa Bay, Tulsa, Vancouver/Whistler and Washington, D.C.


Please note: While most cities will hold their event on Thursday, April 27th, some have alternate dates. For more information on your area's event, visit www.diningoutforlife.com


Maplewood Twin Peaks Restaurant Opens with Sports Lodge Theme

ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com), February 15, 2017 - Twin Peaks, known for made-from-scratch food, ultimate sports lodge atmosphere, and the coldest beer served anywhere, unveiled its newest restaurant at 2351 Maplewood Commons Drive.


A perfect spot to enjoy all things sports, the 8,000 square foot restaurant features 74 high-definition flat screen TVs, an open air covered patio and a huge Man Cave fit for any function.


There is a wide variety of ice cold beer and spirits to choose from across the store's two bars. The restaurant's friendly female servers offer a variety of made from scratch American comfort food and tasty, shareable favorites. Guests can choose from such freshly-made specialties as slow-cooked Mom's Pot Roast and beer battered Fish and Chips. Other sports lodge signatures include The Hangover Burger and a delicious wing menu with more than 30 variations.


A wide selection of ice-cold drafts is available on tap from Twin Peaks' patented beer dispensing system that pours beer at 29 degrees - the lowest possible temperature before freezing - creating an icy, refreshing head experience. Twin Peaks also has a wide selection of craft beers and a full bar featuring top-shelf and signature bourbons and spirits. A dedicated 'man cave' room is perfect for private parties.


Owned by St Louis Lodge Ventures Restaurant Group, Twin Peaks Maplewood has created about 120 new jobs in the area.


"We're thrilled to serve the Maplewood community and are looking forward to sharing the excitement of this location with guests," said Jon McGee Operating Partner. "We've been working very hard to hire an engaging and talented team to serve up the delicious, made-to-order foods and ice-cold beers and drinks we're famous for."


Maplewood is the third Twin Peaks sport lodge to open in Missouri, with restaurants now operating in Chesterfield and Independence. Call 314-644-7757 for more information.






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