Openings: MX Expecting Tazé Mediterranean Street Food and CWE Gets Late Night Cookies

By Katlyn Moncada
In Food

Openings:

Oct. 20: Florida-based Bonefish Grill opened its first St. Louis location, bringing their fresh fish and wood-fired fare to Brentwood. The massive space features an indoor dining area as well as an outdoor patio complete with a fireplace. Claiming to be the spot with the fresh fish experts, guests can expect to enjoy a variety of seasonal dishes as well as hand-crafted signature cocktails, extensive wine list and more, seven days a week.
8780 Eager Rd, Brentwood, 314.918.1649. 

Photo courtesy of Insomnia Cookies.

Photo courtesy of Insomnia Cookies.

Oct. 22: A year after its first storefront opening in Maplewood, Strange Donuts followers flocked to Kirkwood last week for the opening of their second location. Lines formed outside the small storefront for the creative treats, including their original claim to fame, the Chicken and Waffle done. The shop will continue to collaborate with local neighborhood businesses, so both locations will have new Stranger donuts each week. 107½ E. Argonne Drive, Kirkwood; 2709 Sutton Blvd., Maplewood, 314.932.5851.

Oct. 24: Night owls can curb sweet cravings with a visit to Central West End’s Insomnia Cookies. Offering freshly baked cookies in an assortment of flavors in favorites such as Snickerdoodle and S’mores Deluxe, the late-night bakery chain will deliver these warm treats straight from the oven to your door until 3am and conveniently reaches nearby campuses like SLU. Deliveries have a $6 minimum. Orders for delivery can be placed online. Walk-ins are are also welcome. A second location is expected to arrive in The Loop as well. 226 N. Euclid Ave., Central West End.

Spring 2015: The Mercantile Exchange Building will receive newcomer Tazé Mediterranean Street Food early next year. Tazé, which is Turkish for “fresh,” will have guests order from a line by selecting bread of pita or laffa, a filling such as gyro or kebab, then top it off with one of six flavors of hummus and fresh toppings. Vegetarian options will also be available. Former culinary director at L’Ecole Culinare, Matt Borchardt, is expected to consult and develop the menu with co-owner brothers Casey and Justin Roth, and their father, Steve Roth. Keep up with the latest information on the restaurants developments on Facebook and Twitter. 626 Washington Ave., Ste. 103, Downtown.

Closings:

Dec. 31: Cajun and creole destination The Kitchen Sink announced through a Facebook post that the restaurant will close at the end of the year.

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