Saleem's West Closing December 14


Simon and Salim Hanna. | Courtesy Simon Hanna
  • Simon and Salim Hanna. | Courtesy Simon Hanna

After 40 years in the restaurant business, Salim Hanna is retiring. Saleem's West (14560 Manchester Road, Manchester; 636-207-1368) will be closing December 14, according to an announcement on the restaurant's Facebook page, as St. Louis magazine's George Mahe first pointed out. Hanna opened his first restaurant in St. Louis in 1974. Read the full statement after the jump.

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