Ladue News: Dinner & A Show: Stone Turtle


Dinner & A Show: Stone Turtle

Stone Turtle – named for the nearby whimsical Turtle Park – debuted in December in St. Louis’ Dogtown neighborhood to dispense dinner, drinks, desserts and Sunday brunch in a casual setting.

“We’re an American gastropub and whiskey bar serving kind of upscale takes on classic American fare,” co-owner Nick Funke says.

Funke is partnering in the endeavor with Maz Nooran, Adam Tanksley and chef Todd Bale. The quartet’s collective experience spans several positions in the restaurant industry: Nooran previously owned Momos Ouzaria Taverna and Flaco’s Cocina, while Bale cooked at Legends Golf & Country Club. Funke recently returned to St. Louis after spending eight years in New York, where he managed Italian restaurants, wine bars and more.

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