- Marcella's Mia Sorella, the sister restaurant of brothers Steve and Jamie Komorek's acclaimed Trattoria Marcella (3600 Watson Road; 314-352-7706), opened this week at 14426 Clayton Road in Ballwin.
For now the restaurant is open from 5-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 5-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Look for lunch service to begin in a few weeks.
- "Trattoria Marcella Announces Second Location" - Chef's Choice Profile: Steve Komorek of Trattoria Marcella - Chef's Choice Profile: Steve Komorek of Trattoria Marcella, Part 2 - Chef's Choice Recipe: Steve Komorek of Trattoria Marcella, Meatballs with Creamy Polenta
- We told you in June that Ron Buechele, owner of Mad Art Gallery (2727 South 12th Street; 314-771-8230) in Soulard, planned to open a barbecue joint called Capitalist Pig at the gallery. From Capitalist Pig's Facebook page (via Feast) comes word that the restaurant will open on Wednesday, October 10, at 11 a.m.
- Ligaya Figueras of Sauce reports that Abby's Shell Corner Cafe is now open at 1221 Locust Street, inside the same building as Sen Thai Asian Bistro (1221 Locust Street; 314-436-3456). The cafe is open from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday serving breakfast, sandwiches and, beginning next week, a few Filipino dishes.
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