Thursday, September 1, 2011
August 2011 Openings & Closings
By Ian Froeb
on Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 12:00 PM
a new building for Gut Check favorite La Vallesana
and a contentious change of name and menu for Bridge & Tunnel Pizza
Closings, on the other hand, were few -- and of the five closings listed, three have reopened or will reopen as a new venture.
As always, let us know in the comments of any openings or closings that we missed.
OpeningsChea+ters Sports Grill & Ultrapub (3818 Laclede Street; 314-652-3818)Dough to Door (567A Melville Avenue, 314-932-7999)Il Posto Pizzeria (1131 Washington Avenue; 314-621-2400)Lester's Sports Bar & Grill (4651 Maryland Avenue; 314-932-6040)
[additional location]Liluma Side Door (238 North Euclid Avenue; 314-361-7771)Max & Erma's (315 St. Square Clair, Fairview Heights, Illinois; 618-628-0600) [additional location]Smiles Coffeehouse (3453 Hampton Avenue; 314-802-8919)Tavern of Fine Arts (313 Belt Avenue; 314-367-7549)The Tuscan Tavern & Grill (5800 Southwest Avenue; 314-932-1144)ReopeningsThe Fox & Hounds Tavern (6300 Clayton Road; 314-647-7300)La Vallesana (2801 Cherokee Street; 314-776-4223)RelocatedReynolds Roadhouse (3150 Elm Point Industrial Drive, St. Charles; 636-946-6119)Taqueria el Bronco (2817 Cherokee Street; 314-762-0691)Relocated & ReopenedNosh (1135 Big Bend Boulevard, Richmond Heights; 314-781-2345)ClosingsAmigo Joe's Chicken (5901 Southwest Avenue)
*Blue Nile Market & Cafe (8615 Olive Boulevard, University City)Bridge & Tunnel Pizza (1131 Washington Avenue)Jade Restaurant & Lounge (910 Olive Street)The Wicked Lady Pub (4534 Gravois Avenue)* - Reported in August; restaurant closed in a prior month.
There are busy months for restaurant news, and then there is August 2011. The month that just ended featured numerous openings as well as a couple of relocations,