Tag: restaurant

A new Italian restaurant opens its doors in DeMun

A new restaurant founded by a popular St. Louis chef has recently opened up its doors in the DeMun neighborhood in Clayton. Louie, at 706 DeMun Ave., was opened up by local Chef Matt McGuire, with his restaurant focusing on a minimalist decor and an Italian-inspired menu. The restaurant officially opened for business on on Dec. 5. The 2,800 square foot restaurant seats fewer than 80, with the decor featuring polished marble walls, varnished wooden […]

Clayton Times Interview: Eric Heckman, co-owner of Tani Sushi Bistro

With a plethora of dining options in downtown Clayton, it can be a challenge for anyone to really nail down where they want to grab a bite to eat. It’s especially difficult for any sushi lover, considering there’s three sushi restaurants all in the surrounding area. One option is Tani Sushi Bistro, which is owned by Eric Heckman and his wife Jenny. The high-scale restaurant first opened its doors in Clayton in 2008 after the […]

New restaurant in DeMun hopes to shake things up

The DeMun entertainment area could soon be getting a whole lot spicier once a new Italian restaurant opens its doors. At last night’s Clayton Board of Aldermen meeting, the board approved a liquor license for Matt McGuire’s newest restaurant venture, Louie DeMun, 706 DeMun Ave., which McGuire told the board should be ready to open in about a month. McGuire was also the owner of the late, much-loved restaurant King Louie’s on Chouteau Avenue. King Louie’s […]

An Illinois-based Pizza restaurant might be opening up a shop in downtown Clayton

Peel Wood-Fired Pizza has plans to open their restaurant in the first-floor retail area at 212 South Meramec Ave. According to Co-owner Patrick Thirion, they have submitted their conditional use permit to the City of Clayton and are waiting for the board to review. “We are very excited about the opportunity to be part of such a great municipality,” Thirion said in a written statement. “We have been researching multiple locations and decided that Clayton […]