Inside Robust on Washington Avenue

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Lamb: Braised lamb shank pappardelle.

The downtown Robust, located on the ground floor of the Laurel building as part of the new Mercantile Exchange development along Washington Avenue, certainly doesn't look much like the original in Webster Groves. It is an airy space filled with natural light. Tall windows overlook Wash. Ave., though the streetscape must compete for attention with a dramatic arrangement of very thin metal rods suspended above the bar.

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Photos by Corey Woodruff for the Riverfront Times.

Published on April 17, 2013