Ellen Schmitz

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    Mosaic Downtown & Des Peres Closed

    Two of the three Mosaic Tapas restaurants, downtown (1001 Washington Avenue) and Des Peres (11925 Manchester Road) closed suddenly on September 3. Well, it seemed sudden -- St. Louis magazine reported that owner Claus Schmitz says he lost focus over the past two years. See also: Mosaic's food is a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Coastal Bistro and Bar Features Southern-inspired Land and Sea Cuisine

    Mabel SuenChefs in the kitchen at Coastal Bistro and Bar.​This past September the Schmitz family welcomed a new kid on their cozy, close-knit Clayton block -- Coastal Bistro and Bar (14 North Central Avenue; 314-932-7377). The Southern-inspired seafood bar and restaurant, featuring a combinati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Mosaic Bistro Market Now Coastal Bistro & Bar

    Jennifer SilverbergInside Mosaic Bistro Market, now Coastal Bistro & Bar​George Mahe of St. Louis Magazine reported today that Mosaic Bistro Market (14 North Central Avenue, Clayton; 314-932-7377) will become Coastal Bistro & Bar, featuring seafood, including a raw bar. The name and concep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Bocci Bar Now Open in Clayton

    ​The Schmitz family has struck again. This time it's Frank Schmitz, owner of BARcelona.(Not to be confused with Claus Schmitz of Mosaic or Ellen Schmitz of Mosaic Bistro Market.)Frank Schmitz's new venture is an Italian restaurant called Bocci Bar. It's located at 16 North Central Avenue in Clayto ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 2, 2010