Press Release: St. Louis’ Top Restaurants to Fuel Participants at Pedal the Cause

September 7, 2023

ST. LOUIS (Sept. 7, 2023) — Pedal the Cause weekend is coming up on September 23 & 24, and 15 of St. Louis’ most renowned restaurants, breweries, cafes and dessert destinations will be on site to fuel riders and their guests throughout the weekend. Pedal the Cause’s annual celebration, “Taste the Cause,” returns on Saturday, September 23 from 4-8 p.m., where riders, volunteers, families and friends gather to enjoy camaraderie before their rides on Sunday.

Food by:

  • Hi-Pointe Drive-In
  • Napoli Restaurants
  • Niche Food Group
  • Nudo House
  • Peacemaker Lobster & Crab
  • Seoul Taco

Desserts by:

  • Companion Bakery
  • Herbie’s
  • Ices Plain & Fancy

Beverages by:

  • 4 Hands Brewing Co
  • Kaldi’s Coffee
  • Fitz’s Root Beer
  • PepsiCo

On Sunday, September 24, 3,500 riders and spinners will ride between 10 – 100 miles, all in the name of funding cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center and Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Participants will enjoy breakfast from Companion Bakery and Kaldi’s Coffee and return to Ride Village post-ride for lunch provided by Pappy’s Smokehouse, Hi-Pointe Drive-In and Chicken Out. All refrigeration throughout the weekend is provided by True Refrigeration.

“We are thrilled to have an incredible lineup of restaurants and food and beverage partners supporting our mission to create a world without cancer,” said David Drier, executive director of Pedal the Cause. “Their support helps elevate our event to a genuine foodie experience, and we hope to attract those unfamiliar with our organization to Taste the Cause to eat, drink and build community with us. A huge thank you to our restaurant owners, chefs and food and beverage partners for their incredible generosity as we work together to fund the best and brightest ideas in cancer research.”

“Everyone’s been affected by cancer, whether it’s fighting the disease themselves or supporting someone they love with cancer,” says Gerard Craft, chef/owner of Niche Food Group. “It personally means a lot to me to be involved with Pedal the Cause because Siteman does such amazing work. Funding their research is so important and I am honored to help do my part.”

Click here for more information on Taste the Cause.

All registered Pedal the Cause participants receive a free ticket to Taste the Cause. Tickets for non-registered attendees are $50 each and include entry for one adult plus entry for one child up to 12 years old.