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The Scoop: The Kitchen Sink relocating to Rhine Haus space on Union

Monday, July 8th, 2013

{Crab Cake Benie at The Kitchen Sink}  

The Kitchen Sink opened in September 2012 at 280 DeBaliviere Ave., in the Skinker-DeBaliviere neighborhood. The diner, which specializes in Cajun and Creole cuisine, has been well received during its first year, and owner Anthony Ellerson Jr., is preparing to go bigger by relocating The Kitchen Sink a few blocks east to 255 Union Ave., in the space formerly occupied by Rhine Haus Eatery & Pub.

While The Kitchen Sink currently only has seating for a couple dozen guests, its 5,000-square-foot space on Union Avenue – plus two patios – will be able to seat 150 patrons. In its new location, The Kitchen Sink also will expand its menu with more specials, seafood dishes and vegetarian fare. In addition, Ellerson plans to acquire a liquor license, with doors staying open until 1:30 a.m. daily.

“Everybody said that I wouldn’t succeed here,” said Ellerson of the high traffic that The Kitchen Sink sees at its current location adjacent to the Forest Park MetroLink station. Can he succeed on Union? “I’m ready to show them,” he said. Look for doors to open in the new space by the end of August.

 

 

The Scoop: Tidbits from the STL restaurant scene

Monday, July 18th, 2011

071811_MexiFoodBeen on vacation or sitting poolside with your nose in a best-seller? Here’s a roundup of the latest action from The Lou’s food scene that you may have missed.

The Scoop received confirmation last week that Arcelia’s in Lafayette Square is reopening. Since the RFT’s Ian Froeb cited possible action at the space at 2001 Park Ave., The Scoop has learned that Arcelia’s is indeed under new ownership. Although we have been unable to chat with new owner Pat Shelton, a construction crew working on the premises indicated that the Mexican restaurant, which closed in January of this year, will not undergo a name change or a menu overhaul and is hoping to reopen by Labor Day.

The historic space at Busch’s Grove will also see new life. George Mahe of St. Louis Magazine broke the news last week that Frank and Carmelo Gabriele are purchasing the property at 9160 Clayton Road in Ladue with plans to open it in November as an Italian restaurant. The restaurant’s name has yet to be determined. The Gabriele family also operates Il Bel Lago in Creve Coeur and Giovanni’s on The Hill.

Taste Wood Fired Fare, a newly opened restaurant in Brentwood that we told you about back in April, has undergone a name change: Axe “Taste.” Replace with “Twin Oak.” As first reported by Mahe, the new name reflects the familial status of twin brothers and owners Casey and Curt Friedrichs, serves as an indicator of the wood used to prepare the wood-fired fare and eliminates confusion between the similarly named Taste restaurant and cocktail bar in the Central West End.

The Westmoreland Building, located at 255 Union Blvd., near Lindell Boulevard, looks to be getting a new restaurant tenant. Mahe reported that German-American gastropub Rhine Haus Eatery & Pub will take up residence in the space, with chef Tyler Rundquist, formerly of Jim Edmonds’ 15 Steakhouse, helming the kitchen.

And lastly, The Red Lion in Maplewood has closed. The restaurant announced the closure last Thursday on its Facebook page, as reported by Froeb.

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