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Oprah Winfrey Pays a Visit To Sweetie Pies In St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - When the Sunday afternoon dinner crowd showed up a Sweetie Pies in the Tower Grove neighborhood, they had no idea that more than just soul food would be on the menu.   OWN Network mogul Oprah Winfrey arrived in St. Louis Sunday afternoon with her best friend Gayle King. And of course they had to go to Sweetie Pies for lunch.

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"Welcome to Sweetie Pies," the reality showed based on the south city restaurant is about to enter its second season.

Winfrey is also in St. Louis for her Lifeclass tour.  It takes place on Monday with Iyanla Vanzant and Bishop T.D. Jakes.

The tour is a presentation to discuss the principals that guide her life, with onstage guests and the audience. The series recently won an NAACP  award for outstanding talk series. The show will begin at 7 p.m.  You can watch on the OWN Network and at