EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - He could be the most famous St. Louisan of them all. 

Everybody knows the name Mike Shannon. He is one of the greatest high school athletes ever produced in our town. He had a wonderful career as a Cardinal, winning two world championships.

Mike Shannon has also been in the restaurant business for a long time. His Grandson Justin VanMatre is the director of operations in this family business. Pat Shannon, Mike’s daughter, ran thing for a long time before Justin took over.

They have a steak that is aptly named, the championship steak. There are not many like them in town.