Laura and I made our second trip to Forest Park. Once again, this place is absolutely gigantic, and by the end of explorations our feet were certainly barking.
First the Jewel Box, which had two weddings the day before and now was the photo shoot for a family picture. Bromeliads were in abundance.
|The Jewel Box|
|Laura & the bromeliads|
The zoo was our next stop. Many of the outdoor animal exhibits were vacant due to the cold seasonal temperatures. We were able to see about 10 different animals, including the following:
|One of my favorite pieces of art for the museum.|
After the movie we walked down to Pi. Best dining experience of the weekend. First, in my opinion, our waiter took really good care of us. Second, he helped me find a beer that REALLY suits me and my tastes: Schlafy's Pi Common. No one on BeerAdvocate's website seems to agree with me, but I'm okay with that. Third, Pi has some really nice appetizers, and Laura and myself enjoyed the winter caprese and the roasted vegetable bruschetta. Fourth, Pi's specialty is pizza! Yes! They have thin crust and a deep dish that resembles Chicago style pizza. We enjoyed the Cherokee Street pizza in deep dish form... baby spinach, chihuahua cheese, roasted red peppers, red onion, chorizo sausage, goat cheese and dusted with crushed red pepper and chili powder. Yum!
A short walk back to the hotel, more MLB Network, and room service for dessert. What a great day!