Gut Check learned back in February that an Indian restaurant would open at 8613 Olive Boulevard, the Jeffrey Plaza strip-mall address that previously housed the very-short lived Ethiopian spot Red Sea Cafe & Bar and, before that, Hooked Seafood Bar.
- Red Sea Cafe & Bar Already Closed
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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 >>
Red Sea Cafe & Bar (8613 Olive Boulevard, University City), an Ethiopian restaurant that opened only this past October in the Jeffrey Plaza strip mall at Olive Boulevard and Interstate 70, has already closed. The exact date of the closure is unclear.
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As has been the pattern for many, many months now, October saw far more openings than closings. In fact, Gut Check can confirm only one actual closing for the month: the Kirkwood location of Trattoria Branica. (There is one other possible closing.)
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Driving back to the office from lunch this afternoon, I noticed an Open sign lit in the front window of the former Hooked Seafood Bar (8613 Olive Boulevard, University City) -- or what I'd assumed was the former Hooked location, as that restaurant seemed to have shuttered in August.
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