WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. — A bunch of outstanding St. Louis restaurateurs on Friday will open Madrina, a brand new Italian-American eatery, at 101 W. Lockwood Ave. in Webster Groves.
Stanley Browne and Arlene Maminta Browne, who personal Strong Bistro and Wine Bar, and Frank Romano and Laura Burns, behind The Parkmoor Drive-In, mentioned they had been approached by Brendan Hickham, of Crestwood-based Saint Louis Group Business Brokers, who instructed them in Could that C.J. Mugg’s Bar and Grill’s house would quickly be obtainable for lease, Romano mentioned.
Days after C.J Mugg’s closed in July, the restaurateurs signed a 25-year lease on the house. Demolition started the next month, as Romano mentioned the placement was gutted, reconstructed and fitted to be a recent house with Fifties parts. It options tall, darkish ceilings, red-leather-upholstered round cubicles and a U-shaped, marble prime bar that seats 20 visitors.
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