Arcelia's Mexicana (1928 South 12th Street) is closed. The decision was announced on October 21 via Facebook, and comes in the midst of a legal fight between Marta Ramirez and Anna Tripp, both daughters of the Arcelia who opened the original Soulard mainstay back in 1990.
Ramirez tells Gut Check that the decision to close Arcelia's was only made in the last few days, but it was not because of the lawsuit.
"It was holding on for dear life because of a lack of volume and customers," Ramirez says. "It was nothing with the lawsuit."More »