Mama Gusto

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Gusto's 314 Closed Indefinitely

    It seems Gusto's 314 (1031 Lynch Street) is closed indefinitely, perhaps for good. The restaurant has had a few iterations with more than few names, but this location opened in November. There was another Mama Gusto's 314 closed in Febraury, but posted on Facebook at the time that a Soulard re-openi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    2013 Openings & Closings: A Year in St. Louis Restaurants

    Is it really 2014 already? It was a banner year for the St. Louis dining scene. A number of acclaimed chefs opened up new spots, like Josh Galliano, Cassy Vires and John Perkins. Many beloved spots closed, too, but we suppose that's just the way it goes. It's inevitable that we missed some things, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2013

    St. Louis Restaurant Openings & Closings: November 2013

    This month was fairly under-the-radar as far as openings and closings go. There are many openings set for December, but a few took the leap in November. Katie Lee finally opened her artisan pizzeria, separate from her father, and the guys behind The Tavern brought some Italian goodness to the Centra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Sage in Soulard Closed, Italian Restaurant to Replace It?

    Yesterday a tipster sent Gut Check a photo from Sage Urban American Grill (1031 Lynch Street; 314-256-1203) in Soulard of a sign announcing that the restaurant has closed. According to the sign, Sage will reopen in July as Mama Gusto's Italian Restaurant. See Also: - Sage Now Open for Lunch Only - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    St. Louis Restaurant Openings & Closings: February 2013

    February saw much activity in the Delmar Loop, with the opening of Chubbies and Mission Taco Joint as well as the news that a coffee shop called BluePrint Coffee might be joining those two restaurants on the same block. (To say nothing of the Washington Univeristy-related demolition currently taking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Tidbits: El Paisano Opens, Mama Gusto's 314 Closes and Imo's Makes National Pizza List

    - We told you last month that the local chain of Mexican restaurants El Paisano Mexican Bar & Grill was opening a new location at 5916 Delmar Boulevard, where Delmar intersects with Hamilton Avenue, a few blocks east of the Delmar Loop. (The space formerly held the Twisted Olive.) The restaurant ope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Openings & Closings 2011: The Final Reckoning

    At last, Gut Check closes the books on 2011 with our annual roundup of all the year's openings and closings and relocations. Of course, we say "at last" knowing that, in spite of our best efforts, we likely missed more than a few restaurant debuts and departures. Please let us know in the comments!

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    December 2011 Openings & Closings

    ​We're just about ready to close the books on 2011. (Still to come: Our omnibus listing of all 2011 openings and closings.)The final month of the year wasn't quite as hectic as previous months but still saw several openings, and a few high-profile closings, including the sudden shuttering of the s ... More >>