Are you tired of this picture yet?
A new week, a new development in the saga of the former Del Taco building at 212 South Grand Boulevard
. Developer Rick Yackey
, who owns the flying saucer, has released a statement to the Post-Dispatch
in which he says he will consider alternatives to demolishing the structure.
Evan Benn of the Post-Dispatch
files an update in another ongoing story, the fate of Ozzie's Restaurant & Sports Bar (1511 Washington Avenue; 314-241-0100)
: The restaurant is moving to a new location, according to its website. When we last checked in, Ozzie's had been closed for more than a month
following a power outage and was planning to consolidate its operations from two floors to one.
Finally, Sauce Magazine
has the news
that south-city institution Del Pietro's Ristorante (5625 Hampton Avenue; 314-351-1700)
will close on August 27 with the retirement of Mary Rose Del Pietro
. A new restaurant, Mathew's Kitchen, will take its place.