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Around the World Eats in Cape Girardeau

Whatever you're hungry for, Cape Girardeau probably has it.  Try a new-to-you cuisine as you sample treats from around the world in Cape Girardeau!   Pho 8 3036 William St. Pho 8 is a Vietnamese restaurant with simple yet satisfying meals. Although the rice and noodle bowls are great, why not try the dish that this place is named after? Pho is a soup made with rice noodles, seasoned with herbs, lime, and jalapeno. You can even customize your pho by choosing which meat selection you’d like: chicken, beef, meatballs, or shr... Read More

Unique Local Eats in Downtown Cape Girardeau

If you aren't hungry now, you might be ready for lunch by the time you finish reading - here's your inside scoop on local dining specialities in downtown Cape Girardeau! Broadway Biergarten 818 Broadway St. The Broadway Biergarten is unique in two ways: One, they have over 150 craft beers and hard ciders for a wide variety of tastes. Two, they have a 1-pound imported Bavarian pretzel on the menu. Yes, a full pound of pretzel served with a creamy beer cheese and sweet Bavarian mustard. This pretzel is definitely a snack to... Read More

Nick Dunne’s "The Bar" Open for Business

Gone Girl fans can now sit at Nick Dunne’s watering hole and order a drink-The Bar opened for business last month. The Bar played a starring role in Gone Girl, filmed in Cape Girardeau in the Fall of 2013. This former restaurant was transformed by crew members into The Bar that Nick Dunne runs with the help of his twin sister, Margo. Ben Affleck and Carrie Coon shot at this location frequently, and The Bar makes several appearances on screen in David Fincher’s hit film. Crew members painted a mural on the side of the buildin... Read More

Throwing it Back in 2015

Tom Neumeyer is a local photographer who has an exceptional collection of photographs of Cape Girardeau through the years; he's also written a book, Cape Girardeau Then & Now that compares scenes of our river city throughout the years (which is for sale in our office, by the way, it's a very cool coffee table book).  Lucky for me, he also loves to share those historic images! When I approached him about borrowing some of his pictures for a Throwback Thursday series on VisitCape's social media channels in 2015, he dropped off a ... Read More

The Month Ahead in Cape Girardeau: January 2015

Fresh off a festive holiday season, 2015 is raring to go with events that get your New Year's off on an active foot and much more!  Here's what's ahead in Cape Girardeau this January. Fit & Active in 2015 Enjoy free admission to the Health and Wellness Expo at the Osage Centre on Friday, January 9 from 1-6 p.m., where you can participate in free health screenings, view cooking demos, jump in to free group fitness classes and more.   Here Comes the Bride Engaged over the holidays?  Cape Girardeau in January is ... Read More
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