Unfortunately, the last week of December 2014 was a bad one for restaurants. But here we are, all awash with optimism in the new year. Alton got its first craft brewery, and Kirkwood got a taste of Jim Edmonds. As always, let us know in the comments of anything we missed.
El Burro Loco (313 North Euclid Avenue; 314-224-5701) Miss Leon's Soul Food Restaurant/Bomber's Hideaway (3960 Chouteau Avenue) Old Bakery Beer Company (400 Landmarks Boulevard, Alton, Illinois) Seoul Q (6665 Delmar Boulevard, University City) Winfield's Gathering Place (10312 Manchester Road, Kirkwood; 314-394-2200)
Eleven Mile House (10332 Manchester Road, Kirkwood) Original Red's BBQ (9300 West Florissant, Ferguson) Takaya New Asian (634 Washington Avenue) Trattoria Branca (10411 Clayton Road, Frontenac) WildSmoke (12316 Olive Boulevard, Creve Coeur)
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