CWE Wins 13 ALIVE Hot List Awards

ALIVE magazine’s annual Hot List rates the best of St. Louis food, nightlife, shopping, and culture—and this year businesses in the CWE have taken home thirteen of the awards! The Hot List, created from reader votes, highlights some of the greatest spots in St. Louis. Congrats to all of the winners!

Celebrate the results tonight with fun, food, and entertainment at the Hot List party in the CWE’s Chase Park Plaza, starting at 7:30 pm.


  1. Best Pizzeria: Pi Pizzeria
  2. Best Outdoor Dining: Scape
  3. Best Sushi: The Drunken Fish
  4. Best Lounge: Mandarin Lounge
  5. Best Sports Bar: Lester’s Tavern
  6. Best Accessories: Ivy Hill
  7. Most Innovative Selection: 10Denza
  8. Best Vintage: Borough Vintage
  9. Best Eyewear: The Eye Bar
  10. Best Independent Bookstore: Left Bank Books
  11. Best Eyewear Selection: Eye Roc
  12. Best Local Bookstore: Left Bank Books
  13. Best Gallery: Philip Slein Gallery