Since 1913, the folks of St. Louis have been heading to Old North St. Lou for their sweets and cholesterol-raising treats.
On any given day, Crown Candy Kitchen fries up more than 200 pounds of super thick bacon for their most popular sandwich, the Heart-Stopping BLT, a bargain at $10.
You’ll find tamales on the menu, but not hamburgers. Go figure.
Ice cream sundaes for $5, plus ice cream sodas and phosphates take an entire afternoon to consume.
This simple old place with wooden booths, a crowded candy counter and limited seating has changed so little in more than 100 years and has brought this old neighborhood back to life.