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Meglio's-- St Louis/Bridgeton

menton1 Feb 17, 2011 06:47 AM

This place was recently featured on FN's Restaurant:Impossible series. Looks like they did a nice makeover, and, unlike some of the other shows, this owner seems likeable.

Anyone know how they are doing after the makeover?

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    lemons Feb 17, 2011 09:34 AM

    I have not eaten at this place, so I have no dog in this fight, but this link from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's restaurant forum may give more info.
    http://interact.stltoday.com/forums/v...

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      menton1 Feb 17, 2011 01:31 PM

      Thanks, but the board on the link you provided has absolutely NO info re/ how the restaurant is now faring after the makeover. I don't know if you read the posts...

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        lemons Feb 17, 2011 02:10 PM

        Sure. I read it often. The most recent note is today. Just thought you'd like some background. More news as it becomes available.

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          menton1 Feb 20, 2011 08:00 AM

          The latest post is about the airport congestion. I was hoping for a report on how the restaurant is succeeding (or not) after one of these FN makeovers...

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      lemons Feb 20, 2011 11:11 AM

      I really do understand what you're saying. There is one report on that board about the place since hte makeover, but it's pretty general or I would have given you the link to the new thread. I drop by fairly often - the board, not the restaurant - and if I see anything more than what you don't want, I'll give a heads up.

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        gourmoof Mar 11, 2011 07:53 AM

        Here it is: A link to their "yelp" page with the inside scoop (ravioli, mignon, tomato soup, etc. receiving high praise; lasagna and service have been criticized). Anyway, I believe this is what you are looking for:

        http://www.yelp.com/biz/meglios-itali...

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          menton1 Mar 11, 2011 09:54 AM

          I guess Yelp has more action than CH in these parts...

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            gourmoof Mar 11, 2011 12:20 PM

            Haha looks that way, merton! Yelp covers every business category though - as opposed to CH which is food, drink only. Thus, mathematically it stands to reason they outrank us.... but by how much I have no idea. Hmm, now you've got me going - wonder what the actual traffic stats are - anyone?

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          FriendOfTheDevil Mar 11, 2011 01:18 PM

          Here is a bunch of local reviews for you.

          Have at it.

          http://stlouis.citysearch.com/profile...

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            Doug Mar 18, 2011 01:34 PM

            Had lunch at Meglio's today. Very very satisfied.

            Excellent tomato basil soup. A hearty fettucine alfredo. Both for 8 bucks.

            Some interesting items on the dinner menu, including a white pizza, which I have only seen on menus in Albany, New York.

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              menton1 Mar 18, 2011 02:36 PM

              White Pizza is ubiquitous in the Northeast...

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