Restaurant News & Reviews

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KC restaurant updates for May: What’s coming, what’s open & what’s closed

New places to eat and drink have recently opened in Blue Springs, Harrisonville, KCK, Lawrence, Lee’s Summit, Lenexa, midtown, the Northland, Overland Park, Raytown, Smithville, the West Bottoms and Westport. Coming up in the next few weeks: Billy Sims Barbecue and Meshuggah Bagels in Overland Park, Chuy’s in Olathe, Headrush coffee in Briarcliff and Songbird in the Crossroads. May 2017.

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant and grocery store health inspections for May 22

Area food establishments for 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Big T’s Bar-B-Q on Blue Ridge, Charlie Hooper’s, Church’s Chicken on Eastwood Trafficway, Cornerstone Cafe, Dunkin Donuts on Chatham, Goodcents in Shawnee, Grinders in Lenexa, Koko Thai, Pizza Shoppe of Platte Woods, Pizza Street, Price Chopper on North Oak and on 119th in Overland Park, Prime Sushi, Taco Bueno on Vivion, Taste of China and Trezo Mare.

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Kansas restaurant, grocery store, movie theater health inspections for May 18

Area food establishments with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: AMC Dine-In Studio 28 in Olathe, Antojitos del Peru, Barley’s Kitchen + Tap in Shawne, Big Grill & More, Carniceria La Luz, Eggtc in Shawnee, Mama Lilly’s, Paulo & Bill, Pig & Finch, the Pour House Kitchen & Grill, Taco Via in Olathe, Whole Foods Market on Metcalf, Winstead’s in Lenexa and Wok N Roll Express.

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for May 12

Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Baked in Kansas City, Carniceria El Torito No. 3, Celebrity’s Cheese Steaks, Burgers & More, Chinatown Super Buffet, Crushed Red Urban Bake & Chop Shop, Dewey’s Book & Bean, Downtown Diner, Epic Buffet in the Hollywood Casino, Golden Corral in Olathe, Homer’s Coffee House, Houlihan’s in Fairway, Hy-Vee Market Grille in the Northland, KC Express Food and Mart, Korma Sutra, Lucky Wok, Monk’s Roast Beef, Pizza West, Plaza Hotel, RJ’s Bob-Be-Que Shack, Salty Iguana, Stagecoach Tavern, Tropicana, US Bank Cafe and Yummy Chinese.

Chow Town

These 4-year-olds asked about food trucks & got Magnolia’s red velvet waffles

Chef Shanita McAfee-Bryant brought her food truck, Magnolia’s on the Move, to serve lunch to three classes of 4-year-olds at Operation Breakthrough, a preschool and social services agency that serves children from low-income families. The kids ate a lunch of fried chicken, red velvet waffles and loaded macaroni and cheese. Magnolia’s on the Move will make its debut at The Star’s Food Truck Friday at 5 p.m. on May 5.

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant & grocery store health inspections for May 2

Area restaurants with 7 or more priority health code violations: The Blue Line, Carniceria La Luz, Carniceria y Tortilleria San Antonio’s deli, China Wok, 888 International Market, El Rio Bravo Supermarket, Firehouse Subs in Olathe, Gringo Loco Neighborhood Market’s deli, Hong Kong Star, Jose Pepper’s in Mission, McKeever’s Price Chopper, MeMa’s Old-fashioned Bakery, Minsky’s Pizza Cafe & Bar in Shawnee, the Other Place, Planet Sub in KCK, Price Chopper in Leawood, Red Door Woodfired Grill, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, Smoke ’N Babes BBQ/Eventful Impressions, Superstore, Sushi House, Taqueria El Torito, Taqueria Tres Hermanos and the Vietnam Cafe.

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant & grocery store health inspections for April 20

Area restaurant and grocery stores with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: BD’s Mongolian Grill, Callahan’s Pizzeria in Lenexa, Carniceria Y Tortilleria San Antonio both restaurant and deli, Catch-N-Release Fried Fish & BBQ, China Garden, J's Fish & Chicken Market, Jose Pepper’s in KCK, Lumpy’s Bar and Grill, Oriental Express Chinese Restaurant, Price Chopper in Leawood, Spin Neapolitan Pizza in Lenexa, Superstore, Tavern at Mission Farms, Touch of Asia and WOF Catering.

Restaurant News & Reviews

The Corvinos’ new restaurant will be a place for wagyu ribeye & $8 cheeseburgers

Chef Michael Corvino opens Corvino Supper Club & Tasting Room in the Crossroads Arts District with his wife and many of his former American Restaurant employees. The handsome, double-duty restaurant offers “seasonal” and “shareable” plates and a tasting room, plus a stage for live music and a nostalgic late-night menu. Star food editor Jill Wendholt Silva got a front-row seat for the birth of KC’s latest high-profile restaurant.

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant & grocery store health inspections for April 14

Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Asian Palace, Barwaqo Restaurant, Bistro 913, Brewbakers Bar & Grill in Lenexa, Chartroose Caboose, Domino’s Pizza on Prairie View, Frontier Steak House, Gordon Biersch in Leawood, Julian, McDonald’s in KCK, Mike Kelly’s Westsider, M&M Bakery, Novedades El Guero Y Carniceria, The Other Place, Pho Vietnam, Pizza West, Price Chopper in Leawood, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, Shawnee Sun Fresh, Sporting Kansas City’s main kitchen and U-Gene’s Deli and Pizza.

Videos

Kauffman Stadium's craziest new food options include an $18 funnel cake sandwich

Royals fans have lots of new food options at The K in 2017. The craziest menu creations include a Sunrise Dog topped with bacon, gravy and a fried egg, and an $18 Pork Patty Melt with funnel cakes for buns.
Sarah Gish The Kansas City Star
Kauffman Stadium's craziest new food options include an $18 funnel cake sandwich 1:00

Kauffman Stadium's craziest new food options include an $18 funnel cake sandwich

KC man raises funds for Popeyes employee to attend nursing school 4:17

KC man raises funds for Popeyes employee to attend nursing school

Kelly's keeps tradition running 70 years in Westport 2:02

Kelly's keeps tradition running 70 years in Westport

Raised near the ocean, chef finds inspiration from the exotic sea 1:50

Raised near the ocean, chef finds inspiration from the exotic sea