Thursday, December 16, 2010
A Moment of Silence for the Lenny's Sub Shop in Webster Groves
By Ian Froeb
on Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 2:00 PM
Lenny's Sub Shop
, which closed...well, I'm not exactly sure. I just happened to drive past the shuttered storefront this morning. (Anyone know?) At any rate, it's closed now.
Why do I single out this particular sub shop? Because it's where one of Gut Check's first great missions began: Cheesesteak Quest
. Granted, I wasn't particularly impressed with the Lenny's cheesesteak
, but the quest was one of my favorite Gut Check features, and seeing it closed prompted a pang of nostalgia.
Maybe someone will put a plaque there in its honor. Or maybe, you know, another generic chain sandwich shop.
Lenny's fans: The Creve Coeur location
As a general rule, Gut Check doesn't track the opening and closing of individual locations of chain restaurants. However, I'm going to make an exception for the Webster Groves location of