Openings/Closings: Clayton's Mad Tomato Serving Final Meals on Valentine's Day
Jan. 28: Monty’s American Grill joined the Ellisville neighborhood last week offering a wide selection of wraps, burgers, entrees, “Monty’s favorites” and more. The new eatery is the sister restaurant of Downtown’s Monty’s Sandwich Company from owners Joel Williams and Steve May, who met while working at another local restaurant. 15850 Manchester Road, Ellisville, 636.220.3333
Jan. 30: STL’s newest Korean eatery, Seoul Q, opened for business last week in The Loop. Located inside the same space as Seoul Taco, Seoul Q’s menu consists of traditional Korean fare such as Hot Pots that will serve up to three people, barbecue made on self-grills at your table, specialty dishes and more. 6665 Delmar Blvd., The Loop, 314.925.8452
Spring 2015: Panini and soup will be the stars of the new Totally Toasted food truck hitting the streets this coming spring. As reported by Sauce, the truck comes from Restituo owner Nicole McCormack along with co-owner Lisa Andris and will feature favorite pressed sandwiches from the coffee shop and hopefully coffee beverages to pair with them.
Feb. 14: Mad Tomato announced yesterday that the Italian kitchen will make Valentine’s Day its final day of service after more than 3 years of business. An announcement on Facebook stated recent events and circumstances in the Clayton area surrounding the business led them to the conclusion that closing would be best for the restaurant and their families. The post also relayed an expression of gratitude to the loyal customers: “Without you, the dream of Mad Tomato would have never become a reality.” 8000 Carondelet Ave., Clayton, Missouri, 314.932.5733