Jeff Ruby's and the Disappearing
|Jeff Ruby's photo will no longer grace River City Casino.|
Jeff Ruby's opened only this spring, and I was mightily impressed when I reviewed the restaurant in July. Yet the restaurant was unabashedly upscale, with the some steaks priced near $50 (à la carte) in a part of town generally not associated with -- and in an economy hostile to -- high-end dining.
Jeff Ruby's scrubbed the St. Louis location from its website sometime in October, while River City erased Jeff Ruby's from its website the week before the restaurant closed. Neither company responded to calls asking for comment or clarification on the obvious implication of those deletions. No official word yet on what will replace Jeff Ruby's at River City.