There’s no ignoring summertime once August arrives. And at SqWires we’re giddy with the heat. We’ve even outfitted a gigantic smoker/summer kitchen outdoors on the patio. And we’re dreaming up delicious recipes for smoking brisket, fish, chicken, pork and more.

Indoors, we’ve cranked up the air conditioning and turned our industrial ceiling fans on high and stocked up the summer’s top wines, beers and cocktails for your cooling pleasure.

If you can’t get away for a vacation to the cool and briny Oregon coast, we’ve brought the best of their oysters and seafood to SqWires and we’re serving it up on our seafood Fridays. Come on in for an oyster odyssey and feel like you’ve been swept away.

On these warm summer weekends, renew connections with friends and neighbors over Saturday and Sunday brunch at SqWires. Maybe start with a Mimosa or Bloody Mary and move on through a menu filled with favorite breakfast and luncheon dishes touched with local harvest fruit and veggies.

And the link between good farms, delicious food and a greener planet just may be found here at SqWires. We list all our local food providers so you know that whenever it’s available locally, it’s here at SqWires – we’re serving foods that truly taste good, are good for you and for the planet.

On Tuesday evenings, we select the perfect ingredients for six special SqWires SqWare Plates. You know we’ll use the perfect peach or poach the perfect fish or pickle the perfect veggie to include in the evening’s offerings. It’s always a surprise and always a delight. Only $5 each.

Your search for the best in casual fine dining leads you to SqWires all through the week: Wednesdays bring you half price bottles of wine with your entree, Thursdays reward you with George’s BBQ on the patio, Fridays are oyster and shrimp happy hours.

Eat. Drink. Listen to St. Louis’ best music. August brings you good listening every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the sounds of Mayor Taylor, Tom Hall, Falling Martins, Bob Row Duo, Bill Murphy, Dawn Weber Duo, Brian Curran Duo, Curt Landes, Big Bamou, Usual Suspects Duo, Monica Casey, Black Diamond Duo, Bumblebee Bob Kamowski.

How to finish a smokin’ hot month? With the smokin’ hot wheels of the Tour de Lafayette bicycle races Friday night September 2 featuring some of the nation’s top competitors. Stop in at SqWires during the evening festivities.

Just the right amount of summer sizzle.