Oak Park Mall said it has signed local fast-casual chain Ingredient for its food court. Menu items include salads, grilled sandwiches, soups, wraps and panini, burgers, and gourmet pizzas.
At this French fusion bistro in the One Block South entertainment complex in Overland Park, the chefs training and pedigrees are evident in the well-executed, interesting and tightly focused menu five hors doeuvres, a soup, four entree-size salads, five sandwiches, five entrees (ranging from $12 to $20), plus a few desserts.
Anthony Accurso, 26, has designed a sleeker space, yet its clear that hes still paying homage to his familys roots with sepia-toned family photos on one wall and a menu still aiming to balance the whims of a hipper dining crowd while taking care of loyal regulars.
Zagat has your must-try dishes when traveling from sea to shining sea. They include a burnt-end sandwich in Missouri (specifically Arthur Bryants) and barbecue ribs in Kansas.
Robert Duensing, the owner of Best Regards Bakery & Cafe, starts with seriously good breads and cheeses and adds interesting extras including fresh basil and avocado or Black Forest ham or extra-sharp Tillamook cheese.
Fans of the Crossroads restaurant Grinders now can get some of their favorite menu items at Sporting Kansas City soccer matches at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. Starting Saturday, the Crossroads restaurant will offer some of its menu items in the stadium’s Boulevard Members Club.
The new owner is making changes, renaming the restaurant The North End. He has remodeled the spot at 910 E. Fifth St., putting the kitchen in back and opening up the dining room for more seating. He has added menu items including such appetizers as mozzarella sticks, along with handmade giant pork tenderloin sandwiches and a hot Italian beef sandwich called The Don Bosco.
A Joplin, Mo., family is moving to Kansas City and bringing their restaurant concept with them. Zola is scheduled to open in July at 916 E. Fifth St., by Lasalas Deli.
A PB&J founder is among the partners in the first of this franchise in the Kansas City area. Meanwhile, Chackos Eatery is to close in Mission, and Jimmy John is opening near Crown Center.
Award-winning chef Debbie Gold is leaving the American Restaurant. Gold, who joined the Crown Center restaurant in mid-2008, plans to depart on April 13 for another Kansas City opportunity.
For more than a year, a father-and-son team has been converting a building on Swift Avenue into Kansas City SmokeShack BBQ. They plan an April 17 opening less than three blocks from Smokin Guns, which more than quadrupled in size this year.
A huge American fusion menu, and nearly four dozen wines, promises something for everyone at Coopers Hawk, a Chicago-based chain now open on the Plaza in the former 810 Zone space.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest’s new report found that 97 percent of children’s meal options at the nation’s largest chain restaurants do not meet its nutritional criteria for 4- to 8-year-olds.
Contests and culinary school join forces at Jon Russells BBQ, where fruity sauces complement the smoked meats. And, as is turned out, the fire truck parked nearby was a good omen.
For the seventh time, Colby Garrelts, the executive chef of Kansas Citys Bluestem, has been named a finalist for the James Beard Awards best Midwest chef. Garrelts and his wife, Megan, recently opened Rye in the Mission Farms development in Leawood.
At Antons Taproom the typical farm-to-table system is turned upside down. As the name implies, the bar at 1610 Main St. features 67 beers and six wines on tap, but thats just scratching the surface.
Going to the NCAA tournament? Here’s a list of restaurants near the Sprint Center that we’ve recently reviewed.
After four years of operations. WestChase Grille has closed in Overland Park. Friends John Westerhaus and Chase Wilcox opened the fine dining without all the fuss restaurant in late 2008. They had been in the business for a combined 35 years and both are trained chefs.
Chef and food activist Alice Waters iconic restaurant, Chez Panisse, remains closed after a fire on Friday damaged the Berkeley, Calif., landmark. No one was injured, but firefighters had no estimate on when the restaurant will be safe to reopen.
A judge struck down New York City's pioneering ban on big, sugary drinks Monday just hours before it was supposed to take effect, handing a defeat to health-minded Mayor Michael Bloomberg and creating confusion for restaurants that had already ordered smaller cups and changed their menus.
Food & Wine is letting readers pick the best chefs in the country. Ten chefs are in the running for The Peoples Best New Chef: Midwest, including two from the Kansas City area: Patrick Ryan from Port Fonda in Westport and Carl Thorne-Thomsen from Story in Prairie Village.
Owner Alex Pope says the truck, called Pigwich, will peddle sandwiches made with Farm to Market bread and all-natural Local Pig meats — which are hormone, steroid and antibiotic free — in the lot behind the butcher shop at 2618 Guinotte Ave. in the East Bottoms.
From the Des Moines folks who brought us 801 Chophouse, one of the most expensive steakhouses in town, comes a more casual concept. Its an attractive bar and grill called Pig & Finch, which opened a couple of months ago in a remade Park Place space that formerly housed Trezo Vino.
Local Pig is expanding its butcher shop business with a permanently parked food truck called Pigwich.
Port Fonda is more than a restaurant. Its a place to introduce newcomers to Kansas City. Whether were talking about the KC hats by Baldwin Denim worn by the staff, local food or the mishmash crowd, its a mirror of some of our citys finer qualities.