The Purple Martin (2800 Shenandoah) will be closing its doors December 23 after nearly three years in St. Louis' Fox Park neighborhood.
The eatery and neighborhood gathering spot served North African and Middle-Eastern inflected food at the corner of Shenandoah and California, earning praise from critics and drawing a host of regulars. In October 2015, executive chef Dale Williams came aboard.But owner Brooke Roseberry indicated in a press release issued this morning that it just wasn't enough.
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