Il Vicino in Clayton, shortly after the fire that forced its closure.
Eagle-eyed St. Louis Magazine
dining editor George Mahe, who was first
to report the possible (and, in fact, actual) closure of Riddles Penultimate Café & Wine Bar
, is also the first to notice that Il Vicino has made the closure of its Clayton location permanent
.Il Vicino closed in September after a flue fire.
On a statement posted on its website
, dated November 4, Il Vicino states that water damage has made reopening "impossible."