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Friday, May 27, 2011

BlackFinn American Grille to Open at the Galleria

Posted By on Fri, May 27, 2011 at 5:45 PM

BlackFinn offers lobster mac & cheese. - COURTESY OF BLACKFINN AMERICAN GRILLE
  • Courtesy of BlackFinn American Grille
  • BlackFinn offers lobster mac & cheese.

Ben & Jerry's and the California Pizza Kitchen will be joined in the St. Louis Galleria in late September by a new concept for the Midwest: the BlackFinn American Grille.

BlackFinn's menu items include seafood items such as crab cakes and lime-seared salmon, as well as the standard American fare (hence the "American" in American Grille) of salads, soups and burgers made with fresh, local ingredients. And for those who are into meatier options ─ wait for it ─ there's the bacon-wrapped meatloaf. All entrees average $15 to $22.

You'll find other BlackFinn American Grilles in Jacksonville, Fla., and Houston. It's apparently a spin-off from the "BlackFinn American Saloon" concept, which began in New York City (!) in 1994. And while there's no longer a BlackFinn in New York, it is in eight other cities, including Washington, D.C., Dallas and Naperville, Illinois, among other cities.

For its Missouri location, the restaurant partnered with award-winning designer Richard J. McCooey of Washington, D.C., to develop the 9,500-square-foot-space.

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