Fox Park standout the Purple Martin (2800 Shenandoah Avenue; 314-898-0011) has announced KT Ayers as executive chef, replacing Chase Overaker. Overaker revamped the menu shortly after we reviewed the restaurant in June but left in July.
As first reported by Sauce, Ayers is launching a new menu tomorrow, August 14, that will double the Purple Martin's current offerings. Ayers previously owned Riddle's Penultimate Cafe & Wine Bar until it closed in 2010.
Purple Martin co-owner Brooke Roseberry did not return calls for comment, but we'll update if we hear from her.
Here's Ayers' new menu:
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