The University City (U City) Chamber of Commerce supports and promotes the business community through a variety of activities and events designed to highlight U City as a great place to do business. From discounted advertising and networking opportunities to annual events such as Taste of U City and the North & South Block Party, we provide businesses with numerous opportunities to gain exposure to new customers. Whether you’re in the Delmar Loop, the Olive Link, the North and South Business District, home-based, or elsewhere, the Chamber is committed to serving businesses in all corners of this vibrant community.
Thursday, March 22
Mandarin House Banquet Center (8004 Olive Blvd)*
Taste of U City is coming back early this year to a new location. Over 40 of U City's most popular restaurants will serve delicious samples from an international array of cuisines. From Chinese, Jamaican and Middle-Eastern to pizza, BBQ and sandwiches, Taste of U City reflects the diversity and variety that define our community's restaurant scene.
Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Kids ages 5-12 get $10 off, and kids four and under eat for free. Admission includes one complimentary beverage.
*Effective January 30, the venue for Taste of U City has changed to Mandarin House Banquet Center, the same location it has been held in previous years.
Information for Restaurants
Want your restaurant to be featured at this year's Taste of U City? Signing up is easy! Just contact Mary Adams at (314) 337-2489 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Once we have your name and contact information, we will be in touch to make sure you understand the requirements and fill out the necessary forms. For more information on participating, and to view and download Taste documents, click here.
Join Lu Lu Seafood and Dim Sum (8224 Olive Blvd.) in celebrating the Year of the Dog! The Dog is the eleventh of all zodiac animals and associated with the Earthly Branch.
The celebration will include Chinese lion dancers, a 12-course banquet, and Peking duck and sushi making shows.
Tickets are available at www.lunarnewyearstl.splashthat.com.
Seating will be 10 to a table. If you have family or friends buying tickets separately, please send us a note and we'll seat you together!
Please call Jenny Li at (314) 239-1430 if you have any questions.
University City is home to beautiful art, rich history and several diverse business districts. With the Explore University City map, you can discover everything this unique, centrally-located community has to offer. See for yourself and click here to download a copy.
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To explore The Olive Link, view the Ethnic Dining Guide and a map of utility box art.
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The four mile stretch of Olive Boulevard in University City features a diverse ethnic dining scene and countless
retail and service options. When you visit The Olive Link, the entire world is within reach!