What would you get if you combined Black Friday at WalMart and Tiger Woods' Swedish model ex-wife? An IKEA store opening.
Things are certain to get crazy when IKEA opens its doors in Midtown on Wednesday, September 30 at 9 a.m. In anticipation of the furniture store's arrival in the St. Louis market, shoppers will be camped out for hours, likely days, to win door prizes and be the first to turn locally purchased IKEA Allen wrenches on stylish, compressed wood.
But enough about the furniture. What about the food? IKEA sells that too, which made us wonder. Is St. Louis really ready for lingonberries and smoked fish – much less something called Kycklingkottbullar? (To the uninitiated, those are chicken meatballs. But doesn't “Kycklingkottbullar” have a certain ring to it?)
In order to help St. Louis shoppers get a handle on Swedish cuisine, we've come up with dishes that adapt IKEA delicacies to local tastebuds. Here are our seven favorites.
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