We're familiar with the restaurants featured in this year's LouFest concession stand, a.k.a. the Nosh Pit. But out-of-town bands are just looking for a quick bite, and they still loved what St. Louis had to offer. Restaurants like Pappy's, Strange Donuts and Sugarfire Smokehouse had brushes with fame this weekend, both at the music festival and around town.
Here's Portugal the Man with the guys from Strange Donuts:
Colin Lake went classic and had himself a Budweiser.
Trombone Shorty met Sugarfire Smokehouse's Mike Johnson.
Outkast didn't venture out it seems (can you blame them?), but they did share pasta and Greek salad with Grouplove.
UPDATE #2: PM BBQ sent OutKast a little pre-show snack.
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