St. Louis Restaurant Openings & Closings: March 2019


The place to get Plantain Girl's food, for now: Doghaus Soulard. - CHELSEA NEULING
  • The place to get Plantain Girl's food, for now: Doghaus Soulard.
This was a month for new beginnings. "Plantain Girl" Mandy Estrella closed down her successful kitchen within Alpha Brewing Co., the Alphateria — but was part of the launch of St. Louis' first dog-friendly bar/restaurant, the Doghaus Soulard. The Muddled Pig closed its doors in Maplewood — but quickly reopened as a new outpost of the Dubliner. And Slider House closed in Rock Hill, but plans are already underway to reopen as Hangar Kitchen + Bar. Everybody, it seems, has a new idea for spring.

The includes Milque Toast Bar chef Colleen Clawson, who opened her temporary-for-now Indian restaurant Babaxavi in Gravois Park and Ballpark Village, which transformed the old Howl at the Moon space into Shark Bar just in time for opening day. Also new this month? Tasti-Tea, which serves the Shanghai-style crepes called jianbing. It replaces Bing Bing, which served — wait for it — jianbing. Anyone else have a case of deja vu?

Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments.

See also: The Midwestern Brings Top Barbecue Downtown

Alphateria 4310 Fyler Avenue, Tower Grove South
The Muddled Pig 2733 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood
The Slider House 9528 Manchester Road, Rock Hill

See also: Mandy Estrella Has Closed Alphateria

See also: The Doghaus Soulard Offers Food by the Good Bowl

Babaxavi 3701 South Jefferson, Gravois Park
Bawarchi 14222 Manchester Road, Ballwin
The Doghaus Soulard 1800 South 10th Street, Soulard
Form Skybar 705 Olive Street, Downtown
Il Palato 222 S. Bemiston, Clayton
Petrichor Brewing 7434 Village Center Drive, O'Fallon, MO
Shark Bar 601 Clark Avenue, Downtown
Sweetie Cup Thai Cafe 2961 Dougherty Ferry Road, Valley Park
Synergy Smoothie & Elixir Bar 3674 Forest Park Avenue, Midtown
Tasti-Tea 567 A Melville, Delmar Loop
The Midwestern 900 Spruce Street, Downtown
The Dubliner 2733 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood

See also: Pop-Up Babaxavi to Test Its Appeal in Gravois Park

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