Famous Local Guide

Alex Pietrangelo

Ice Man

Pietrangelo has been splitting time between his native Canada and St. Louis since the '08-'09 season. Aside from logging a lot of time on the ice, he also has enjoys getting to know the culinary scene in St. Louis. You can get to know more about Alex on Twitter @apetro_27.

 

Favorite St. Louis neighborhood?

"Central West End. I love the history behind the homes in the area and it has everything you need in walking distance, including Forest Park!"

Pre-game lunch or breakfast spot you love?

Brio Tuscan Grille

"Hands down, the best carpaccio and chopped salad around."

Frontenac

Aside from Scottrade, where is your favorite place to play?

"Toronto - nothing better than going home and being able to play in front of all my family and friends."

 

Growing up in Canada, what did you know about St. Louis before moving here?

"The two things I knew about St. Louis were Wayne Gretzky played here, and they had a really good baseball team."

Is there anywhere in town for good poutine or a Bloody Caesar?

Gamlin Whiskey House

"Not sure about the Caesar, but Gamlin Whiskey House is a great spot to relax and have a drink."

Central West End

Besides hockey, do you have any hobbies?

"Plenty of golf and reading."

Your dessert guilty pleasure, and a place in town that makes the best?

Cyrano's

"Cyrano's Cafe caramel brioche bread pudding, every time."

Webster Groves