ALTON — Community restaurant The Brown Bag Bistro will be web hosting a pay a visit to from America’s Very best Places to eat (ABR) late this month. 

America’s Greatest Restaurants, a national media and internet marketing organization focusing on bringing awareness to regional, independently owned places to eat, will carry its ABR Roadshow to the cafe on June 28, according to a press release.

Popular dishes will be highlighted, together with an in depth on-camera interview with owners Christine and Erin Velloff, a mother and daughter duo, about the restaurant’s special put in the neighborhood.

The episode will be aired extensively on social media channels at a later on day.

Opened in 2018, The Brown Bag Bistro aims for a charming and cozy eating expertise. The name of the cafe is a nod to the brown bag lunches that Christine Velloff took to university as a boy or girl.

The Velloffs experienced no restaurant experience and discovered the business enterprise “from the floor up.” 

“I in no way wished a bar. I definitely just wanted a small, quaint tiny lunch spot,” Christine claimed. “It’s just turned out to be extraordinary. We definitely have dependable food items.” 

Filming established for June 28

Preferred menu products that may possibly be highlighted on the episode consist of the Sammy Roo and the Rosie Roo, named right after Christine’s parents and each showcasing a homemade sauce. The Adamo, a toasted Italian sub, is a nod to her maiden name, Adams. 

In recognition of their outstanding contributions to the local community, The Brown Bag Bistro not long ago gained Tiny Business enterprise of the Thirty day period from the River Bend Advancement Association.

America’s Ideal Dining places ideas to movie on site from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 28.

The Brown Bag Bistro’s finished episode premiere date will be declared on their Facebook website page and will be featured on America’s Greatest Restaurants’ web site at

Restaurants highlighted on the ABR Roadshow are found by means of purchaser nominations or by a cafe making use of to be highlighted at

The Brown Bag Bistro is open up day by day other than on Tuesdays and is situated at 318 E Broadway, Alton. The phone quantity is 618-433-9933 and their internet site is at

America’s Finest Dining establishments, a countrywide media and restaurant advertising organization based mostly in Florence, Kentucky, travels the place telling the tales and highlighting the exclusive food of domestically owned independent eating places as component of their ABR Roadshow.

Restaurants are showcased not only on ABR’s Cafe Network of social media channels and internet site, but also each individual unique establishment’s Facebook web page. With more than 800 episodes filmed, America’s Most effective Eating places strives to be the leading internet marketing agency for restaurant house owners and operators to have their tale broadcast coastline-to-coastline.

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By Taba