Cardinals legend Ozzie Smith at his namesake restaurant
April is synonymous with new beginnings: Spring is underway, baseball returns and, in St. Louis, new restaurants extend their fragile buds toward the warming light of patio season.
Or something like that.
Several new restaurants debuted this month, including -- fittingly enough -- the new downtown location of Ozzie's Restaurant & Sports Bar
, the grand opening of which Gut Check crashed
, gaining a picture of the beaming Wizard of Oz himself.
Closings were few. The full list after the jump.
, Lindell Boulevard & DeBaliviere Avenue (inside Missouri History Museum)Chill
, 7610 Wydown Boulevard, ClaytonGyro Grill
, 3801 South KingshighwayHill Brewing Company
, 418 South Florissant Road, Ferguson Milagro Modern Mexican
, 20 Allen Avenue, Webster GrovesMojo Tapas Restaurant & Bar
, 3117 South Grand BoulevardOzzie's Restaurant & Sports Bar
, 1511 Washington AvenueP'sghetti's
, 10012 Manchester Road [Second Location]ClosingsArtisan Caffé
, 2743 Sutton Boulevard, MaplewoodModai Sushi Lounge
, 6100 Delmar BoulevardDemolished by CadillacCup of Sno
, Big Bend Boulevard at Deer Creek Center, Maplewood
As always, let us know in the comments of any openings or closings we missed.