St. Louis offers locals and visitors a variety of dining establishments and food choices that will meet anyone's taste palette. St. Louis is known for Italian food and there are a large number of exceptional Italian restaurants on The Hill as well as many others throughout the St. Louis area. St. Louis downtown has a number of excellent dining choices. If you like sidewalk dining, check out Washington Ave in Downtown. You should also check out the Central West End and Clayton Missouri each with a number of dining choices. South Grand in south St. Louis and Olive Blvd in University City are great places to find all types of ethnic dining, especially Asian.