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Munch Madness: Paul's Donut vs. Lil' Mickey's for a Trip to the Elite 8

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

We're half way through Patch's first-ever St. Charles County Munch Madness tournament and only 16 sweet restaurants remain in the field.

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 .

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 . 

: Lil' Mickey's serves up delicious sandwiches, dinners and platters all adorned with authentic Memphis barbeque sauce. Loyal customers are frequently lined up when the restaurant opens to order pork shoulder, beef brisket and smoked turkey complemented with sides of baked beans and potato salad. For more information on Lil' Mickey's, 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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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 . 

Padavan's NY is a restaurant and bar located in New Town. Padavan's menu offers burgers, pizza, pasta, chicken, sandwiches, wraps, steak and seafood. The restaurant has daily food and drink specials. Padavan's NY also features a sand volleyball pit, high definition television and a large outdoor patio that is open daily. For more information on Padavan's, check them out in our directory or leave them a review by clicking . 

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Second Round Munch Madness (O'Fallon)

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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 . 

K Pub and Grill is a restaurant offering a variety of salads and sandwiches, as well as grilled entrees. This establishment provides appetizers such as nachos, potato skins, chicken wings, bread sticks and other options. Burgers, wraps, pulled pork sandwiches and cheese steaks are also available. For more information on K Pub and Grill, 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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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 .  

BC's Kitchen (a Bill Cardwell restaurant) serves American cuisine in style. It has a private room, bar seating and a large outdoor patio. BC's takes pride in the fact that it utilizes local farmers for only the freshest ingredients. Carryout is also available and reservations may be made online. For more information on El Maguey, check them out in our directory or leave a review by clicking . 

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