"New Locations for 5 Star Burgers, Crushed Red, St. Louis Kolache, and more"
Written by George Mahe
The local restaurant scene continues to bloom like grandma's heirloom azaleas, so our focus today is on locally-owned, multi-unit restaurants (we dare not call them “chains”).
St. Louis Kolache (not to be confused with the Kolache Factory) is on the move as well, announcing plans for a second store opening in July at 14786 Manchester in Ballwin. Owner/baker Russ Clark opened the flagship store last October at 1300 N. Lindbergh (at Baur), a high traffic corner in Creve Coeur. St. Louis Kolache has 35 varieties of kolache (the singular is kolach) available at any one time, and just last week introduced a collaboration with Pappy’s Smokehouse for pulled pork and beef brisket kolache (right). Make that 37 varieties on hand…