<![CDATA[Restaurant News & Reviews News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/ en-us Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:49:01 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:49:01 CDT Restaurant News & Reviews 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Menu debuts: Westport’s Doughnut Lounge’s new summer doughnut, drink options http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article80414662.html#storylink=rss Westport’s Doughnut Lounge has a new executive chef, new bar manager

New menu items will debut Monday; include Do’nachos, a vegan doughnut, two gluten-free doughnuts, craft cocktails

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Sat, 28 May 2016 09:00:00 CDT

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New Mexican restaurant in Northland; mystery at Kobe in Power & Light District http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article80297707.html#storylink=rss Estilo Rancho Grill is taking the former Cascone’s Grill North spot at 6427 N. Cosby Ave.

Southside Eatery + Bar wants to open in Watts Mill Plaza

Kobe Japanese Steak & Seafood has a sign on the door saying it is short on staff so can only serve a limited amount of customers

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Fri, 27 May 2016 11:01:36 CDT

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New West Bottoms Kitchen will have a Southern flair http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article79933872.html#storylink=rss The family-owned restaurant will serve such items as BLTs with fried green tomatoes and blackened meatloaf

It is taking the former Frank’s gourmet hot dogs spot at 1623 Genessee St.

A June 2 opening is scheduled

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Wed, 25 May 2016 18:43:24 CDT

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for May 26 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article80041347.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection

Includes restaurants in Lenexa, Merriam, Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee, and Kansas City, Kan.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 11:28:03 CDT

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Some of KC’s best barbecue comes from an unsung hero, pitmaster Bill Chaney http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article79357142.html#storylink=rss Bill Chaney, 85, built his first brick barbecue pit for Russ Fiorella in 1957

Among his clients: Jack Stack, LC’s, Smokehouse, Winslow’s, The Stack and Summit Hickory Pit

Chaney, a link to KC barbecue’s beginnings, is an unsung hero who carries on the disappearing craft of pit building

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Tue, 24 May 2016 09:01:00 CDT

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Dining guide: 54 new restaurants in the KC area http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ink/ink-food-drink/article79591817.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 16:10:37 CDT

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The J Bar serves elegant culinary mash-ups in an Olathe hotel http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article79653037.html#storylink=rss The J Bar opened in Embassy Suites in January

The bar and restaurant serves food influenced by Korean and Mexican cuisine

Try the cheesesteak egg rolls and the blue masa fried chicken

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Tue, 24 May 2016 18:14:24 CDT

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Ted’s Cafe Escondido, in 25th year, is adding a fourth area location http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-business/article79220532.html#storylink=rss Fajitas are popular menu items at new Ted’s Cafe Escondido in the Northland

North Kansas City’s Colony Espresso & Beer Co. plans grand opening this week

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Sun, 22 May 2016 22:50:09 CDT

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Houlihan’s debuts new cocktail menu in Overland Park, Dallas http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article78865982.html#storylink=rss Leawood-based chain rolling out new cocktail menu at its Overland Park and Dallas restaurants

All 10 cocktails will be available starting Tuesday, but the chain is rolling out two new cocktails a day

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Fri, 20 May 2016 13:31:13 CDT

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Chow Town blogger Ardie Davis to be inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article78829402.html#storylink=rss Davis started what became the American Royal Barbecue Sauce, Rub and Baste Contest

He is a charter member of the Kansas City Barbeque Society, helped create the organization’s judging standards and penned the judges’ oath

In October, Davis will be inducted at the American Royal World Series of Barbecue at the Kansas Speedway

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Fri, 20 May 2016 10:22:00 CDT

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Raising Cane’s Blue Springs update; new patios for Jax Fish House, Bier Station http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article78845637.html#storylink=rss Raising Cane’s opens in Blue Springs on Tuesday, and in Westport on June 7

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar, in the West Plaza, has a new patio

Bier Station, in the Waldo/Brookside area, has opened a new expanded patio

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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:50:24 CDT

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Downtown stroll brings him to French/American restaurant Charisse http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article78736112.html#storylink=rss No sooner had I taken my third sip of water when a huge bowl of lobster bisque appears before me

This lunch was delicious and I couldn’t have been happier with my new find

The next day, beautiful scallops came to the table, artfully placed on top of a ratatouille

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Fri, 20 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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A quick Flint Hills dining guide from flaky onion rings to smoked meats http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article77446557.html#storylink=rss New and old eateries are worth a stop, but you’ve got to know where to find them

Flint Hills restaurants offer everything from premium Kansas steak to homemade cinnamon rolls

Hours are limited and change often, call or check FB pages before you go

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Fri, 13 May 2016 12:42:34 CDT

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant inspections for May 19 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article78601782.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Includes venues in Kansas City, Kan., Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee and the Northland

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Thu, 19 May 2016 10:58:55 CDT

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Postcard from the 2016 Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article78451567.html#storylink=rss Annual event on the scenic banks of the Mississippi River celebrates barbecue

More than 200 teams competed

A Whole Hog entry took the Grand Champion prize

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Thu, 19 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Cafe Europa expands with Union Hill restaurant http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article78349777.html#storylink=rss Cafe Europa’s longtime chef and general manager are buying the Crestwood restaurant

They also will open a new location in Union Hill in September

The Country Club Plaza’s Republica will close May 28 and reopen under a new concept in mid-June

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Wed, 18 May 2016 10:43:11 CDT

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Bob Wasabi Kitchen's impeccably fresh fish, attention to detail elevate sushi standards http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article77863132.html#storylink=rss Bob Wasabi Kitchen offers impeccably fresh fish selections prepared by veteran sushi chef Bob Shin

The streamlined menu elevates even standard rolls and pays particular attention to temperature

The chirashi encapsulates the best ingredients of the sushi menu over a bowl of rice

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Tue, 17 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dish With Gish: Pigging out on Kansas City’s loaded pulled pork sandwiches http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article77865902.html#storylink=rss KC barbecue is all about brisket and burnt ends

Some local pitmasters also smoke delicious Southern-style pulled pork

Here are five pork sandwiches to try — and one “Pig Pie”

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Tue, 17 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Country Club Plaza’s Republica is changing concepts http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article78194422.html#storylink=rss Locally owned Republica opened in August 2015 at 4807 Jefferson St.

It will close at the end of business on May 28

It will reopen in mid-June as The Oliver, an American tavern

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Tue, 17 May 2016 18:27:45 CDT

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Kansas City chefs will be cooking for a cause under a bridge http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article77193312.html#storylink=rss Cook for Courage takes place May 15 under the 12th Street Bridge

Top KC chefs will compete in a barbecue cook-off

The event benefits the Child Protection Center

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Thu, 12 May 2016 12:01:00 CDT

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American Royal barbecue contest moves to Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article77258507.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 15:37:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article77258507.html Leawood’s Red Door Woodfired Grill is expanding to Brookside http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article77206742.html#storylink=rss It opened in Camelot Court in 2013

The restaurant is taking the former Blue Grotto spot in Brookside and plans to open there in early November

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Thu, 12 May 2016 12:34:56 CDT

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for May 12 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article77166447.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection

Includes operations in Leawood, Lenexa, Merriam, the Northland, Overland Park, Shawnee and KCK

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Merriam’s Mer-Sea has Anthropologie line; SouveNear now in San Francisco http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article76826102.html#storylink=rss Merriam-based Mer-Sea & Co. collaborates with Anthropologie on a new line

Kansas City’s souvenir vending machine company, SouveNear, has two vending machines in San Francisco

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Tue, 10 May 2016 17:20:26 CDT

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Bitter elements can provide balance in a well-crafted cocktail http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article76556707.html#storylink=rss Humans have an innate aversion to bitter flavors, but they can be crucial to a well-crafted cocktail

Try these cocktail recipes that feature a pleasing dash of bite

Part 4 in Anne Brockhoff’s series focusing on the elements of the modern cocktail

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Tue, 10 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Komatsu Ramen slated to go forward without Kusshi’s Joe West http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article76812372.html#storylink=rss Komatsu Ramen is still slated open in mid-July, but owner Erik Borger will take over the kitchen

Joe West of Kusshi pop-ups will honor his summer commitments while deciding what he wants to do next

Both Borger and West cite creative differences for the split

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Tue, 10 May 2016 16:41:30 CDT

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Burnt ends smackdown dominated by Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article76730727.html#storylink=rss 10 Best competition by USA Today has Kansas City in 19 of 20 spots

Readers can vote once a day until June 6

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Tue, 10 May 2016 11:35:18 CDT

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Simple Science Juices opens in the Crossroads and is coming to Brookside http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article76621282.html#storylink=rss It has a new Crossroads location at 1914 Main St.

A Brookside location is scheduled to open in July

The owners, who also have an Overland Park shop, are looking at sites in Fairway and south Leawood

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Mon, 09 May 2016 18:07:38 CDT

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The Food Network’s Alton Brown checks out Red Wattle http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article76615062.html#storylink=rss Food Network host Alton Brown ordered everything on the menu at Red Wattle

Brown is in Kansas City for his show “Eat Your Science” at the Midland tonight

Brown stumbled on the newly opened food truck hub at 3014 Southwest Blvd., then posted a video

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Mon, 09 May 2016 17:43:53 CDT

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Hillsdale Bank Bar B-Q closes after the death of one of its owners http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article76557282.html#storylink=rss Donna Beverlin, renowned for her beans, artisan breads and wood-fired pizzas, died in April

Donna and husband Greg had planned this season to be their last in the restaurant business

Greg will continue to bottle their popular barbecue sauce as a tribute

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Mon, 09 May 2016 14:02:54 CDT

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