Restaurant Roll Call: February 2010 Openings and Closings

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Dave Bailey opened The Bridge in February. - IAN FROEB
  • Ian Froeb
  • Dave Bailey opened The Bridge in February.
I'll begin our review of February openings and closings with the first closing of March: George Mahe reports on Feast that Seasons St. Louis has closed.

The restaurant opened in Creve Coeur in the spring of 2009. I reviewed it last September, finding it an interesting mix of two ambitious young chefs and a dated suburban locale.

In February, openings far outnumbered closings -- especially since the closings list includes at least a few places that closed before the month began but went unreported till then.

Openings


The Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar, 1004 Locust Street
Dewey's Pizza, 122 East Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves [Additional Location]
Everest Cafe & Bar, 711 Olive Street [Additional Location]
The Fatted Calf, 12 South Bemiston Avenue, Clayton [Reopening]
Gooey Louie, 14628 Manchester Road, Ballwin [Additional Location]
Kota Wood Fire Grill, 522 North Grand Boulevard
Mai Lee, 8396 Musick Memorial Drive, Brentwood [Moved]
Primebar, West County Center, Des Peres
Zia's Restaurant, 5256 Wilson Avenue [Reopening]

Closings after the jump...

Closings

Benito's Gelato, 14 North Central Avenue, Clayton
KD Poppa's, 4 North Central Avenue, Clayton
Racanelli's Cucina, 6655 Delmar Boulevard, University City [Closed "indefinitely for renovations"]
ZuZu's Handmade Mexican Food, 16 North Central Avenue, Clayton

As always, if we missed an opening or closing, please let us know in the comments section or shoot me an email.