The year-old restaurant closed Tuesday.
The blinds are closed, the chairs are stacked and the air has lost its tangy, sweet smell at Boodles BBQ on Gravois Road. The restaurant closed permanently Tuesday, and by Thrusday, efforts to clear the building were underway. Boodles did little to alert residents that it was closing besides taping some paper signs to the doors thanking diners for their patronage. There are no announcements of the closing on the restaurant's website. Boodles, opened by Jonathan Seitz, the founder of Bandana's Bar-B-Q, filled a building that once held a Wendy's. Stay tuned for more updates. For more stories about Boodles BBQ, check out our past coverage:
You have to try the fried biscuits, say diners.
Boodles BBQ, Affton's newest smokehouse, serves some delicious meats, but it's the fried biscuits that set this place apart, say online reviewers. When we wrote last about restaurant opening last fall, Patch readers responded with enthusiasm and gusto, making it one of the top-read stories of the year. We thought we would check in to see what kind of online buzz Boodles had stirred up since it launched. Boodles earned a 4-out-of-5 star rating on Yelp and a 100 percent "I like it" rating on Urbanspoon, both sites where diners can rate restaurants. "The food was awesome and I'm impressed by how good it was, given that they just opened," Angela S. from St. Louis wrote on Yelp. "I can see me being a regular here." Boodles serves pork, brisket…