DraftKings at Casino Queen’s Bridgeway Unveils New Comforting Dishes and Desserts

East St. Louis, Ill. – March 21, 2023 – Bridgeway, the contemporary full service restaurant serving elevated American classics at DraftKings at Casino Queen, has introduced a variety of new elevated shareable appetizers, entrées and desserts for lunch and dinner, available now.

Crafted by Executive Chef Darry Dugger, the menu now features appetizers selections such flash-fried arancini served with cherry peppers and lemon chili aioli; crab cake served with citrus aioli and fennel and endive salad; and the Charcuterie King platter of local Volpi Meats prosciutto, sopresatta, raspberry BellaVitano cheese and pickled vegetables served with focaccia; among others.

A sampling of new entrées includes house lasagna layered with Bolognese, mozzarella and parmesan cream; bass piccata served with fettuccine, mixed seasonal vegetables and lemon caper butter sauce; Bridgeway seafood risotto with salmon, shrimp, crab and parmesan; carbonara, cured ham, egg, parmesan and spinach atop pappardelle; and short rib ravioli served with port wine demi-glace, heirloom tomatoes and peas. A lamb chop, airline chicken breast and filet mignon have been added as grilled entrée selections and may be accompanied by new side dishes ranging from french fries to roasted baby potatoes.

New desserts will tempt diners to end on a sweet note, with selections including cheesecake brûlée topped with fresh seasonal berries and whipped cream; layered chocolate mousse cake with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce; and the Bridgeway cookie skillet with chocolate chips and pecans served with ice cream a la mode.

Bridgeway is open for dinner service from 4 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Reservations are available on the website, through OpenTable and by calling 618-261-8829. More information and the complete menu may be found at www.esl.casinoqueen.wpengine.com.




About DraftKings at Casino Queen

DraftKings at Casino Queen is a vibrant casino and hotel nestled along the Mississippi River at 200 S. Front St., located just minutes from Downtown St. Louis with stunning views of The Gateway Arch and St. Louis skyline. In addition to its 38,000-square-foot casino with980 gaming machines and 27 table games, DraftKings at Casino Queen offers a premier sports betting and viewing experience. The DraftKings at Casino Queen Sportsbook features a 60-foot video wall, dozens of high-definition televisions, a VIP area, more than 30 betting kiosks and a menu complete with elevated game day-inspired dishes and drinks. Hotel accommodations include comfortable guest rooms and a picturesque RV park, plus amenities such as event and meeting spaces, a pool and free parking. DraftKings at Casino Queen dining options span casual with three exciting quick-service casual dining outlets – That Chickn’ Place, Three Woks and Front Street Coffee Co. – to an elevated sit-down dining experience at Bridgeway, which serves gourmet takes on American classics. Formerly known as Casino Queen and welcoming visitors since 1993, the property partnered with DraftKings to provide a premier sports betting experience in Illinois. More information is available at www.esl.casinoqueen.wpengine.com or by calling 618-874-5000. DraftKings at Casino Queen is on social media at Facebook and Instagram at @DraftKingsatCasinoQueen and on Twitter at @DKatCQ.


About The Queen Casino & Entertainment

The Queen Casino & Entertainment’s entry into gaming began with DraftKings at Casino Queen. Formerly known as Casino Queen, the property is located across the Mississippi River from St. Louis and has been welcoming visitors since 1993. The company expanded into Marquette, Iowa in 2017, adding Casino Queen Marquette. The Queen Casino & Entertainment expanded into Louisiana with the completed acquisition of Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge from Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. in 2021 and the acquisition of the historic Belle of Baton Rouge from Caesars Entertainment in 2022. A thriving regional gaming company, The Queen Casino & Entertainment is owned by Standard General L.P. More information about The Queen Casino & Entertainment is available on the website at www.thequeengaming.com.


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