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Munch Madness: Second Round Begins with Paul's Donuts vs. Picasso's Pizza

You've heard of March Madness. This is Munch Madness—Patch's attempt to find the best restaurant in St. Charles County.

With all votes accounted for, Patch's first-ever St. Charles County Munch Madness tournament kicks into high-gear with the opening of the second round today!

Munch Madness runs along the same lines as the much-hyped college basketball tournament, except it uses St. Charles County restaurants instead of college basketball squads. 

That's right, 64 restaurants all vying for top status in the county. All matchups were found by creating a randomized list via random.org.

How do they advance, you ask? It all depends on your vote—on the site, our Facebook page and Twitter feed! To learn more about the tournament .

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Here are some basic rules and regulations:

  • Restaurants will advance based on the number of votes they get on each Patch's website and their Facebook and Twitter accounts. The restaurant with the most votes at the end of the matchup will advance.
  • Readers can vote by leaving a comment on the posted article for a given matchup. Twitter followers can vote by tagging a Patch's Twitter handle and adding their vote. And Facebook fans can vote by leaving a comment on the Facebook status that coordinates with the given matchup. 
  • One vote per user, Twitter follower and Facebook fan. If you follow us on all three platforms like you should, that's three votes!
  • Voting periods will be as long as the round in which you are voting.

Here are today's matchups:

Second Round Munch Madness (St. Peters)

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A local landmark in St. Peters. Paul's Donuts has been in business for 22 years at this location and the shop offers donuts, ice cream, coffee, milk, juice and soft drinks. For more information on Paul's, check them out in our directory or leave them a review by clicking . 

Specializing in New York style pizza using 100% mozzarella cheese, Picasso's Pizza is a break from the thin, St. Louis pies available throughout the area. Owner Sue Eriks and her family offer eat-in and delivery service and sell pizza by the slice. For more information on Picasso's Pizza, check them out in our directory or leave them a review by clicking . 

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Second Round Munch Madness (St. Charles)

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This two-floor restaurant and cocktail lounge contains a large dining room, two bars and three banquet rooms. With authentic Italian and American dishes, including pizza, pasta, seafood and steak, Pio's is a great place for a date or group party. For more information on Pio's, check them out in our directory or leave them a review by clicking . 

Little Hills Restaurant & Winery has been a staple on historic Main St. since 1998. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, with delicious choices like omelets and waffles in the morning, sandwiches and wraps for lunch and steaks, burgers or seafood for dinner. Many gluten-free options and vegetarian dishes are also available. Little Hills produces its own wines and provides tastings during meals. The location includes a multi-level outdoor patio that makes for quite the romantic setting, and there are fire pits for those who like to enjoy the elements later into the fall. For more information on Little Hills, check them out in our directory or leave them a review by clicking . 

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Second Round Munch Madness (O'Fallon)

Cappucino's Coffee Café vs. 

This local coffee shop has free wi-fi to get people in the door, plenty of tables and a sign encouraging people to seat themselves. It's menu offers breakfast and lunch options while its coffee bar features something for caffeine fiends of all sorts. For more information on Cappucino's, check them out in our directory or leave a review by clicking . 

Since 1981, Stefanina's Pizzeria & Restaurant has been the preferred pizza place for many O'Fallon residents. Family-owned and -operated, Stefanina's proudly serves delicious pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, salads and appetizers made from scratch. Stop by and you will understand why its customers keep returning. For more information on Stefanina's, check them out in our directory or leave a review by clicking . 

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Second Round Munch Madness (Wentzville/Lake Saint Louis)

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Sushi Sen serves Japanese cuisine and sushi. The lunch and dinner menu includes appetizers such as yakitori, soft shell crab, ika fry and shrimp kushiyaki. Salads (including fried or fresh tofu salad), sushi and entrees are also available. For more information on Sushi Sen, check them out in our directory by clicking .

Sunny Street Cafe is a great place to meet for breakfast or lunch. They offer many types of breakfast foods such as Spinach sour cream omelets or waffles, as well as coffee from Switzerland. For more information on Sunny Street Cafe, check them out in our directory or leave a review by clicking .  

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