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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for Aug. 26

Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Barrel 31, Bo Lings Chinese Restaurant on the Plaza, Bob's-N-Motion, Burger King on Blue Ridge, Carniceria Y Tortilleria San Antonio, Carriage Club Coach House, Carollo’s Gourmet Grocery, Chaz on the Plaza, Chelly’s Cafe, China Feast, Chuck E. Cheese’s in the Northland, Coach’s Bar & Grill on 103rd, The 8512, Fonda Mexicana, Garden Cafe at the Plaza, Jack in the Box in KCK, Hilton Garden Inn in KCK, Jerry’s Cafe, Jerusalem Bakery, Lutfi’s Fried Fish on Main, Moonlight Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi, Nguyen Pho & Grill, The North End, Stix Legends, Tanner’s Bar & Grill in Lenexa, Tiger Tail Saloon, Town Topic Hamburgers on Broadway, and the Vietnam Cafe.

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Westport eatery floods during heavy rains

Heavy rains Friday night caused flash flooding in the Westport area which flooded roads and overwhelmed drainage systems in the area. At Freebirds World Burrito, 554 Westport Rd., employees had to deal with water coming up through the floor drains and the toilets, flooding the eatery. Employees including Sydney Griffin and Justin Laikart used long-handled squeegees to clear the water from the restaurant. Video by Tammy Ljungblad

Cityscape

Kansas, Kansas City restaurant inspections for Aug. 12

Aladdin Hotel’s Zebra Room, Arthur Bryant’s in KCK, Austin’s Bar & Grill in Olathe, Beer 30, Burrito Bros, Cactus Grill, Carniceria El Torito, China Inn, Danny’s Bar & Grill, Dunkin’ Donuts in Olathe, Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant in Shawnee, Frontera’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, Hamburger Mary's Kansas City, Jarocho, Jose Pepper’s Mexican Grill & Cantina in Olathe, Knub’s Pub, Kulture Kurry, La Bendicion de Yahve, La Fuente Mexican Restaurant in Shawnee, Lucky Brewgrille, The Lunch Box on Ninth Street, Lutfi’s Fried Fish in KCK, Mi Ranchito in Olathe and Overland Park, Rosati’s Pizza, Ruchi Indian Cuisine, Shawnee Apple Market, Sheridan’s Unforked in Overland Park, Subway in KCK, Taqueria El Korito on Winner Road and Tatsu’s French Restaurant.

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Westport eatery floods during heavy rains

Heavy rains Friday night caused flash flooding in the Westport area which flooded roads and overwhelmed drainage systems in the area. At Freebirds World Burrito, 554 Westport Rd., employees had to deal with water coming up through the floor drains and the toilets, flooding the eatery. Employees including Sydney Griffin and Justin Laikart used long-handled squeegees to clear the water from the restaurant. Video by Tammy Ljungblad
tljungblad@kcstar.com
Westport eatery floods during heavy rains 1:10

Westport eatery floods during heavy rains

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