Top-notch pizza served in one of Soulard’s many charming historic buildings is a real neighborhood gathering spot. Pasta, calzones, and other plate lunch specials are on the menu. Second, takeout only location just a few blocks down the street. www. joanies.com. 2101 Menard at Russell, 314.865.1994, Map 4- 4H; Carry- out only: 804 Russell Blvd., 314.865.5800, Map 4- 4H.