Mio, an Italian restaurant at 4800 W. 135th St. in Leawood, has been open less than a year. But owner Julian Viso has already added a sister restaurant.
By Sarah Gish
Both Mios share appetizers, soups, salads and an Italian wine list. But the new pizzeria, which opened Monday, has a build-your-own bruschetta bar ($6) and a wide selection of customizable pies with thin, chewy crusts.
Toppings include seven cheeses, nine meats and a long list of veggies -- everything from red onions to Brussels sprouts, kalamata olives, arugula and Viso’s favorite, fennel.
Mio’s pizzas come in two sizes, 8-inch ($8) and 14-inch ($12). Toppings cost $1.50-2.50 extra. Fourteen-inch specialty pizzas cost $14 (or $16 if you want a gluten-free crust) and come with upgrades like lobster (Arugosta) and fig (Toscana). Browse the full menu here.
Enterprise reporter Sarah Gish writes dining and bar guides for Ink magazine. She also writes and styles a monthly cooking feature for The Star’s food section and tweets @sarah_gish.