Although the Wednesday Lebanese food a couple of blocks away at St. Raymond's Maronite Church is perhaps better known, another downtown church draws a decent crowd to its own ethnically tinged lunch buffet.
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Attending the luncheon buffet at St. Mary's of Victories Church is like going to an urban parish picnic in the middle of the workday. Situated just south of the Arch, it has become popular with downtown workers -- lawyers, civil servants, judges and anyone else in search of home cooking. There's the inevitable comparison with St. Raymond's Maronite Church and its famous Wednesday luncheon; according to one buffet buff who frequents both, "St. Raymond's has more politicians, though St. Mary's... More »