What to do on 4/20 in St. Louis
With medical marijuana finally readily available in Missouri, and recreational going strong in Illinois, there are more reasons than ever to celebrate 4/20. Here’s how you can stay festive this year.
First, if you’re a Missouri resident and don’t already have a medical marijuana card, check out this website from Swade Dispensary to walk you through the process. Then, stay in full control of your buzz with this guide to microdosing. Multiple locations, swadecannabis.com
You can also learn the basics of cooking with cannabis (including marijuana-infused butter and oil recipes) from Jane Dispensary, which opened its first Missouri dispensary today in the Delmar Loop. 6662 Delmar Blvd., University City, janedispensary.com
Rock Star Taco Shack also has a $4.20 special featuring a double decker taco with a soft shell filled with flaming hot Cheetos with a beef hard shell inside topped with Funyuns dust. 3242-1 Rue Royale, St. Charles, 636.395.7454, Facebook: Rock Star Taco Shack
Kick it at Rockwell Beer Co. and try the Margaweeda ($12), another cocktail infused with CBD seltzer from Mighty Kind, with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Last Prisoner Project. 1320 Vandeventer Ave., St. Louis, 314.256.1657, rockwellbeer.com
Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery has devised a couple of 4/20-centric ice cream flavors: The Dude, inspired by cult classic stoner flick The Big Lebowski, a White Russian-esque flavor; and a vegan Mystic Brownie flavor with a nod to Led Zeppelin’s Misty Mountain Hop, both available in pints for $15. Multiple locations, clementinescreamery.com
The Big Lebowski has also influenced the creation of a boozy milkshake at Serendipity called The Dude Abides with vanilla ice cream, Kahlua and vodka for $11.8130 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves, 314.962.2700, serendipity-icecream.com
At Steve’s Hot Dogs, there are a couple of mac and cheese “Stoner Bowls” inspired by Half Baked – Mr. Nice Guy (philly cheesesteak, sautéed onions, green peppers and Funyuns) and Cuban B (jerk-spiced jam, honey-chipotle barbecue sauce, brown mustard and pickles) – each for $8. 3457 Magnolia Ave., St. Louis, 314.932.5953, steveshotdogsstl.com
Or head to Hot Box Cookies for a special offer of six chocolate chip cookies for $4.20. In-store or online, multiple locations, hotboxcookies.com
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