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6307 Delmar Blvd. - 725-6985

In the Loop - University City, Missouri

Andy & Paula Ayers - Proprietors


APPETIZERS

Crawfish Stuffed Mushroom Caps 4.95

Salsiccia Stuffed Mushroom Caps 4.25

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushroom Caps 4.95

Combination Stuffed Mushroom Caps 4.75

Grilled Chilled Tenderloin Remoulade 5.95

Our Own Smoked Missouri Rainbow Trout 5.95

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail 6.25

Shrimp Remoulade 6.25


SOUPS & SALADS

Soup du Jour - Made from scratch at Riddle's. 1.65/2.65

Riddle's Garden Vegetable Soup - A low fat, low calorie vegetarian medley in tomato stock. 1.65/2.65

Dinner Salad - A satisfying garden salad of lettuce, fresh mushroom carrot, red onion & tomato. 1.95

Eden Salad - A garden fresh vegetable salad with lettuce, ftesh @ushroom, cheese, carrot, red onion, tomato, green pepper, cucumber, ripe olive & egg. 3.75

Chef Salad - A moimd of crisp lettuce, fresh mushroom, hain- turkey, cheese, carrot, red onion, tomato & egg. 3.75

Mayfair Salad - A delightful combination of lettuce, fresh mushroom, turkey, green pepper and egg. Served with our Mayfair dressing. 3.75

Eden, Chef or Mayfair Salad in lieu of the dinner salad with entree order. 2.75

Riddle's Homemade Salad Dressings

Ranch - Mayfair - Blue Cheese

Ginger-Lemon - Spicy Italian


RIDDLE'S PENULTIMATE CAFE & WINE BAR

STARTERS & SMALLER PORTIONS

THE HOMEGROWN TOMATO SALAD! - It's been a very tough year for tomatoes, but they're finally here! Thick slices of juicy, ripe, sweet red tomatoes from Andy Ashley's Organic Farm in, Chesterfield, MO, with bell pepper, red onion, artichoke heart and our Italian dressing. 5.25 -Trade up to Homegrown Tomato Salad w/entree: add 3.75 to entree price.

Missouri Shiitake Mushrooms - They're back! Organically grown on Bald Eagle Farm in Shannon County, MO at the confluence of the Jack's Fork & Current Rivers, sauteed in butter with salt, pepper & splash of white wine, these are likely the best mushrooms you've ever eaten. 5.95

Crawfish Shreveport - Delectable, chilled crawfish meat with red onion, bell pepper and corn, marinated with lime juice and cayenne pepper in delicious, sweet Shreveport Poppyseed Dressing. 5.95

Smoked Trout - A side of fresh Rainbow Trout from Troutdale Ranch in Gravois MiIIs, Missouri - hickory smoked in our kitchen and served with

Fresh Dill-Sour Cream Sauce. 5.95

Smoked Alaskan King Salmon - Wild salmon from the icy waters of the Cook Inlet are smoked with hickory wood in our kitchen and served with

Fresh Dill-Sour Cream Sauce. 6.95

Hot & Sweet Homegrown Corn Relish - Fresh cut corn from the Thies Family Farm in St. Louis County with red bell pepper & green onion, seasoned with cayenne & cumin, sugar, nutmeg & Homegrown fresh basil, served with rich, ripe avocado slices. 4.95

Normandie Sandwich - Focaccia, Italian herb bread, is sprinkled- with olive oil, spread with Boursin, a delicious, soft herb-garlic cheese from Normandie, France, covered with chopped fresh basil & ripe tomato, popped under the broiler. 5.25

Asparagus Capocoffa - Crisp, tender asparagus spears marinated in spicy oil & vinegar, wrapped in thin slices of Capocolla, pork loin cured with crushed red pepper by John Volpi on the MU. 4.95


TODAY'S HOMEMADE SOUPS

Mulligatawny Soup - A delicious honeyed and curried chicken

soup with carrots, apples and lots of meat.

Riddle's Garden Vegetable Soup - Low fat, low calorie,

all vegetarian in tomato juice stock.

Chilled Orange-Apricot Soup - So creamy, rich and delicious,

you'd never guess it's made with low-fat yogurt!


TODAY'S ENTREE & SEAFOOD SPECLALS

Chicken Stupendo - A boneless breast is sauteed with green onion
and a hint of garlic, flamed with peach schnapps and served with a
sauce of peach nectar and slices of fresh peach from my favorite
peach grower, George Lovins in Dexter, Missouri. 14.95

Memphis Pulled Pork BBQ - The dish employs the results of
painstaking, on-site research in Memphis! A whole pork butt is
dry-rubbed and slow smoked with hickory for ten hours in our
kitchen, served with Memphis-style BBQ sauce, fresh cut cole slaw
and your choice of vegetable sides. 9.95

Tuna Pesto - A boneless fillet of fresh Yellowfin tuna, grilled quickly over high heat and served with tomatoes and Pesto sauce made with fresh basil from Leland Eikennann's organic farm in Bourbon, Missouri. 16.95

Trout Martha - Fresh, boned Missouri Rainbow Trout from
Troutdale Ranch in Gravois NUs, Missouri -
broiled with artichoke heart, fresh broccoli,
roasted red pepper and pine nut stuffmg. 15.95

Cajun Cavatelli - A rich white sauce with fresh mushrooms,
red and green bell peppers, delectably sweet crawfish meat,
like tiny lobster tails, and a dash of cayenne. 11.95

Linguini with Homegrown Basil Pesto - We don't make pesto
unless we have fresh, locally grown basil. This time, the fragrant,
bright green basil leaves are from Leland Eikennann's Organic
Farm in Bourbon, Missouri, ground with garlic, pine nuts,
Parmesan cheese and olive oil. 9.95

BBQ SHRIMP
Jumbo shrimp, basted and grilled with a tangy
homemade barbecue sauce. 12.95

SHRIMP REMOULADE DINNER
A dinner sized portion of jumbo shrimp are boiled, then
chilled ice cold and served with Riddle's own Remoulade sauce,
FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Times New Roman">a spicy Creole mustard sauce. 17.95

VEGETABLE PLATE
A selection of today's fresh vegetables, always the best on the market,
locally and organically grown when available.
Served with salad. 9.75


GRILLED STEAKS

Filet Mignon - 9 oz. 16.95

Sirloin Strip - 12 oz. 18.25

STEAK MARCHAND DE VIN

Grilled to order, served with a long-sinitnered French-Creole sauce

of beef stock, prosciutto, red wine and garlic.

Filet Mignon - 17.95 Sirloin Strip - 18.95

STEAK DELMAR

Grilled to order, served in a traditional American style

heaped with sauteed mushroom and onion.

Filet Mignon - 17.95 / Sirloin Strip - 18.95


FRESH SEAFOOD & SPECIAL ENTREES

Fresh seafood selections, special and seasonal entrees change regularly. They are described on the Daily Menu.

Entrees are accompanied by afresh vegetable

and choice of soup or salad


ENTREES

VEAL DIJON

Tender slices of free-range veal are sauteed with fresh mushrooms, flamed with brandy and served with a sauce of Dijon mustard and cream. 13.25

VEAL NORMANDY

Tender slices of free-range veal are sauteed with fresh mushrooms and prosciutto, flamed with apple schnapps and finished with fresh apple slices and crewn. 13.65

VEAL AKSELROD

Tender slices of free-range veal sauteed with fresh

mushrooms and green onion, perfinned with raspberry vinegar,

finished with sour cream and tomato and served

on a bed of long grain and wild rice.

Only at Riddle's. 13.95

CHICKEN ROSP,

A boneless breast is sauteed with onion and green pepper,

served in a sauce of rose Wine and soy sauce,

brown sugar and oregano.

Only at Riddle Is. 11.45

CHICKEN MAJOR GREY

A boneless breast is sauteed with green onion, poached in brandy

and served with a sauce of sour cream and mango chutney.

Only at Riddle Is. 11.95

SHRIMP SARA

Jumbo shrimp are sauteed with fresh garlic and mushroom,

served with a sauce of white port wine, tomato,

artichoke heart and cream.

Only at Riddle Is. 14.25


TODAY'S FRESH VEGETABLES

Homegrown, Very Sweet Bi-Color Corn-on-the-Cob

Homegrown Summer Squash with Prosciutto & Romano

Both from Thies Farm in St. Louis County, MO

Homegrown Red Beets in a beautiful pink sour cream dressing

Homegrown Green Beans with Butter & Ham

Both from Andy Ashley's Organic Farm in Chesterfield, MO

Homegrown New Potatoes - Potatoes the way they oughta be!

Linguini with Homegrown Basil Pesto Sauce

Both from Leland Eikennann's Organic Farm in Bourbon, MO


TODAY'S HOMEEMADE DESSERTS

Homemade Peach Pie - 3.25

Made with George Lovins' peaches from Dexter, Missouri

Cries Out for a Scoop of homemade Ice Cream - 4.25

Vanilla Poached Pear with Grand Marnier Custard Sauce

and Fresh Oregon Raspberries - 3.25

Homemade Almond Cheesecake

Almond Cheesecake with Fresh Rasberries OR Peaches

Fresh Oregon Raspberries OR

George Lovins' Peaches from Dexter, Missouri

with Cream OR with Low Fat Vanilla Yogurt - 2.95

Bananas Flood - An extravaganza! Sauteed banana, pineapple &

coconut, flamed with dark Jamaican rum, poured around a big serving

of our homemade French Vanilla Ice Cream.

Plenty big enough to split! - 6.95

Old Fashioned Homemade Ice Cream made here at Riddle's

Belgian Chocolate - - French Vanilla - - Pistachio mint -

- Homegrown Peaches & Cream -

Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie - - Cinnamon-Red Hot -

Homemade Hot Fudge Sundaes

Fresh Raspberry Sundaes


TODAYS DRAFT

BEERS

SERVED BY THE PINT!

Pete's Wicked Summer Brew ON TAP

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale ON TAP

The Original Pilsner -

Pilsner Urquell

from the Czech Republic ON TAP

The Original Micro -

Anchor Steam

from San Francisco ON TAP

Woodchuck Hard Cider ON TAP


PASTA

Spaghetti Conroy - Garlic-butter sauce with white wine, sauteed onion, mushroom and green pepper, tossed with Parmesan cheese. 7.95

Lasagna - Baked with our own flavorful red sauce, homemade Italian sausage, ground beef & cheeses. 8.25

Spinach Lasagna - A meatless lasagna baked with white sauce,, creamed spinach & cheeses. 8.75

Cavatelli with Broccoli - Rich cream sauce with fresh mushrooms, fresh broccoli & Parmesan cheese. 9.75

Cavatelli Tufto Mare - Natural crabmeat, shrimp and white fish in a crewny white sauce with fresh mushrooms and a touch of curry. 11.95

Rigntoni Tassos - Rich white sauce with peas, fresh mushrooms & tassos, which is spicy Cajun bacon from New Orleans. 9.75

Linguini Con Tonno - Butter, olive oil, fresh garlic & tomato with fresh basil, anchovy, red onion, ripe olives and fresh, grilled tuna. 11.95

Spaghetti Bolonese - Red meat sauce with ground beef and homemade Italian sausage. 7.95


LIGHTER FARE

Grilled, chilled beef tenderloin Remoulade sandwich 5.95

The Burger 4.95

The Cheeseburger 5.45

BBQ Chicken Breast Sandwich 5.25

Larger version of our popular salads - Eden, Chef or Mayfair 5.25

Soup & Salad - One of the salads above with a bowl of soup 7.75

DESSERTS


HOMEMADE ICE CREAM

We make our own ice creams here in the restaurant by the

old-fashioned method, using an oak tub packed with ice & rock salt.

The results, we believe, speak for themselves.

Consult the Daily Menu for today's flavor.

HOMEMADE HOT FUDGE SUNDAES

PENULTIMATE ALMOND CHEESECAKE

AS THE FANCY STRIKES, WE PREPARE SPECIAL DESSERTS

which are described on the Daily Menu.


BEVERAGES

Our Adult Beverage Book offers an extensive and award-winning list of the

world's finest wines, beers and spirits. We also serve:

Fresh brewed Kenya AA coffee

Fresh brewed decaffeinated coffee

Espresso, Cappuccino, Caffe Latte, Caffe Americana

Herbal & Flavored Teas

Soft drinks & IBC root beer


NOTES

We accept Mastercard, Visa, American Express & Diner's Club charge cards

in addition to Green American Dollars.

We do not accept personal checks at all.


We are, as they say, not responsible for lost or stolen articles.

If we find it we'll be glad to return it but if you're going to be mad about it,

don't leave it here in the first place.


We will cheerfully serve the wine or the birthday cake that you bring in with

you but these services are subject to a service charge.


All food and beverages are available to go. Case prices are available on most

wines and beers. We are happy to discuss special carry out orders or catering.

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