Well, this one caught me by surprise: Central West End institution Balaban's is being reborn in (wait for it...) Chesterfield as (wait, again, for it) Balaban's Wine Cellar & Tapas Bar. The new Balaban's will be located at 1772 Clarkson Road, in a Dierberg's shopping center. The Balaban's websit ... More >>
Same as it ever was? No but that's not a bad thing.
Balaban's is back in business. (Again.) Cafe Balaban (405 North Euclid Avenue, 314-361-8085) reopened this morning. New owners Brendan Marsden and Harlee Sorkin had closed the 35-year-old restaurant three weeks ago for renovations. "The construction guys left at ten-thirty," executive chef Andrew ... More >>
www.cafebalaban.com Cafe Balaban will close for renovations on Monday, January 22. New owners Brendan Marsden and Harlee Sorkin will reopen the Central West End mainstay on Thursday, February 8. Taking over Balaban's kitchen will be Andrew White, previously the executive chef at Harvest. Meanwh ... More >>