Continue for May's openings and closings, and as always, let us know if we've missed anything in the comments. (Psst: Comments not working for you? We have a new system that requires you to log in via Facebook. We're crossing our fingers it won't prove too onerous.)
As for next month? It's already looking exciting -- remember, Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams opens Thursday, with ice cream for all!
See also: Miss Leon's to Close Sunday
Openings: BBQ Saloon (4900 Laclede Avenue, Central West End) Chef Ma's Chinese Gourmet (2336 Woodson Road, Overland) Clementine's Naughty and Nice Creamery (1637 S. 18th Street, Lafayette Square) Howards in Soulard (2732 S. 13th Street, Soulard) Pie Five (17215 Chesterfield Airport Road, Chesterfield) Saint Louis Hop Shop (2606 Cherokee Street, South City) Tiny Bar (1008 Locust Street, Downtown)
Closings: Joyia Tapas (4501 Manchester Avenue, The Grove) Miss Leon's at Bomber's Hideaway (3960 Chouteau Avenue, The Grove) Villa Farotto (17417 Chesterfield Airport Road, Chesterfield) The Precinct (1900 Locust Street, Downtown)
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