Joe’s Kansas City gets into the online shipping business after Jimmy Kimmel asks for someone to send him a Z-Man sandwich. Through sendjoeskcbbq.com, customers can order Z-Man sandwiches, ribs, brisket. Joe’s Kansas City joins Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue, which ships its barbecue around the world.
Manny Lopez, a West Side icon known for his charisma, work ethic and community support, died Friday night at his home, surrounded by family. “Manny had an incredible spirit,” oldest daughter Kathy Lopez-Ritz said of the father of five who had been married to his wife, Vivian, for 42 years. “He was a very giving and caring man.”
The Well Bar Grill and Rooftop is changing up its Sunday brunch for Mother's Day. Republica on The Plaza is a Spanish tapas-themed restaurant operated by Bread and Butter Concepts. How about Mother’s Day brunch at The Dining Experience at The Kauffman Center?
I wanted to know how they’ve changed, how restaurants pick, choose and market the events, and what continues to make them popular after all these years. I also heard about an upcoming winemaker dinner in May at Sullivan’s Steakhouse featuring the wines of CADE and Plumpjack Wineries from The Napa Valley.
Ward Parkway Center will break ground Thursday for its new “south end restaurant district,” on the site of the former Dillard’s and parking garage. It is in final negotiations with four of five planned restaurants: Charleston’s, The Garage, MidiCi, and Ted’s Escondido Cafe. Each restaurant will have a patio and the project also will include a pedestrian plaza with firepits and fountains.
Chef Shanita McAfee-Bryant recently moved to 99th and Holmes. McAfee-Bryant celebrates the South’s world-famous culinary tradition with highly flavorful recipes. Magnolia’s serves lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch; I fell in love with her Sunday brunch.
Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Becky’s Brats in KCK, Big Daddy's Chicken & Fish, BRGR Kitchen + Bar in Prairie Village, Cracker Barrel in Olathe, Drunken Fish in Leawood, El Mercado Fresco, Fortune Wok, Fuel Expresso in Shawnee, Grinders in Lenexa, Hy-Vee in Shawnee, In & Out, and Texas Tom’s on Independence Ave.
Like the indestructible Twinkie, Chicken McNuggets are practically a culinary punchline, a symbol of hyper-processed fast food with a list of ingredients that reads like a chemistry exam. But now McDonald's wants to take at least some of the mystery substances out.
But all that waiting has a purpose. It prepares you for the hardest wait of all: waiting for your whiskey to mature. But waiting does not have to be all meditation: You can also enjoy clear, unaged spirits like vodka.
Hank Charcuterie in Lawrence is a worthy destination dining spot. Chef and owner Vaughn Good has adapted his initial artisanal butcher shop model to include more eat-in opportunities. The menu features rustic cuts of locally raised meats with jaw-dropping flavor and presentation.
The New Albany, Ohio-based chain announced the closing of 27 restaurants. Twenty-one of the locations, including the two area restaurants, are in company-owned buildings and closed over the weekend. The other locations are in leased buildings and expected to close in 2017.