Rooster South Grand, formerly the Hamiltonian Federal Savings and Loan Associationphoto by Aaron Bunse We drove by that vacant Modernist glass box on South Grand for years, hoping a brave soul would resurrect it from years of decay and dirt. Fortunately, Dave Bailey — the owner of a small empire of St. Louis' favorite dining spots, including Bailey's Chocolate Bar, Bailey's Range, Rooster, Bridge, and Small Batch — could see past the crumbling brick and nasty carpet to envision

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