St. Louis Restaurant Openings & Closings: September 2016

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Dragon berry punch, one of the offerings at the Ameristar's new Asia. - PHOTO BY KEVIN KORINEK
  • PHOTO BY KEVIN KORINEK
  • Dragon berry punch, one of the offerings at the Ameristar's new Asia.

It was a good month for St. Louis restaurants. Lots of interesting new places opened, from a smart spot in the Loop offering Thai-style ice cream rolls to the hotly anticipated opening of the Stellar Hog at Super's Bungalow — if only on Saturdays for now.

The only closing on our radar? The City Diner in Grand Center closed, but we weren't even sure whether to call it a closing — it's merely been recast into Stage Left Diner. Yummy 17 has closed, but vows to reopen at some point.

We also reported on the fact that Attitudes said it would be closing — only to miraculously rise from the ashes thanks to its original owner. So! The bad news is almost nonexistent in September.

Unless we missed something. Did we? Let us know in the comment section below.

See also: A Sneak Peek at the Sliced Pint, Opening Tonight Downtown 

Closings
City Diner541 N. Grand Avenue, Midtown
Yummy 17, 8041 Olive Boulevard, University City

See also: The Garden on Grand Is Now Open in Shaw

See also: Narwhal's Crafted Urban Ice Serves Slushies in a Stylish Space

Openings
Asia, One Ameristar Boulevard, St. Charles
Asia Noodles, 777 River City Casino Blvd., St. Louis County
Confluence Kombucha, 4507 Manchester, the Grove
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, 1501 Beale Street, St. Charles
The Garden on Grand, 2245 S. Grand Avenue, Shaw
Hot Box Cookies, 9 N. Central Avenue, Clayton
Narwhal's Crafted Urban Ice, 3906 Laclede Avenue, Midtown
Rhythm & Thyme, 138 N. Kingshighway, St. Charles
Snow Factory, 6602 Delmar Boulevard, the Loop
Stage Left Diner, 541 N. Grand Avenue, Midtown
The Sliced Pint, 1511 Washington Avenue, Downtown
The Stellar Hog, 5623 Leona, Holly Hills (Saturdays only for now)
Wicked Greenz, 16 N. Central, Clayton

See also: Asia Now Open in the Ameristar Casino St. Charles

See also: Snow Factory Will Bring Thai-Style Ice Cream to the Delmar Loop

Editor's note: In a previous version of this story, we mistakenly listed Stage Left Diner as being in Tower Grove South. D'oh! It's actually in Midtown. We also included the wrong address for Asia Noodles. We regret the errors.

We welcome tips and feedback. Email the author at sarah.fenske@riverfronttimes.com



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