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The Corner Restaurant opens in Westport

Updated: 2013-04-29T20:55:26Z

By JOYCE SMITH

The Kansas City Star

Westport's The Corner Restaurant has softly opened.

The Westport mainstay closed more than three years ago. But new owners -- Michael Pfeifer and Dawn Slaughter -- took over the space late last year. They've spent the last few months remodeling the restaurant at 4059 Broadway, giving it an "industrial farmhouse" decor. On a beautiful spring Sunday, Pfeifer was high on a ladder putting up the new Corner Restaurant sign out front, hoping all would come together for the planned soft opening Monday. The entire breakfast/brunch/lunch menu is offered daily from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. It also will have a late night menu 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Menu items include German chocolate pancakes, chicken and waffles, house-made grits, pork belly sandwiches, biscuits and gravy, and hand-cut bacon, along with Corner's famous "skillets" dishes -- fried potatoes with a variety of toppings.

To reach Joyce Smith, call 816-234-4692 or send email to jsmith@kcstar.com. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter at JoyceKC.

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