<![CDATA[Restaurant News & Reviews | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/ en-us Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:08 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:08 CST Restaurant News & Reviews 60 Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue is bringing a full plate to new Lee’s Summit location http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19434150.html#storylink=rss The new 11,000-square-foot, freestanding restaurant in SummitWoods Crossing at 1840 N.W. Chipman Road is scheduled to open at 11 a.m. Monday with all the Jack Stack favorites.

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This doctor knows the prescription for award winning beer http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19397859.html#storylink=rss Hank Puls is a home brewer — an award-winning home brewer. In December, he won 75th Street Brewery’s 2014 Home Brew Competition.

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New Lancaster General Store offers step back in time http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19371999.html#storylink=rss New Lancaster General Store offers a step back in time paired with wine tastings and a large modern inventory of locally produced food and beverages.

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Excelsior Springs’ Wabash BBQ draws on its tie to railroad history http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19324905.html#storylink=rss A good entrée to try on your first visit to Wabash BBQ in Excelsior Springs is the Piggyback Combo with an add-on order of burnt ends. If you’re solo you’ll have take-home leftovers; otherwise, two to four can graze on this combo with ease.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:07:10 CDT

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JoyceKC: PT’s new bottled cold-brew coffee & Smallcakes’ new cupcake cookbook http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19230696.html#storylink=rss PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. is introducing a line of bottled cold-brewed coffee, including its signature Cold Front for $3.75. Locally owned cupcake shop chain Smallcakes has a new cookbook featuring 30 of its signature recipes.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:04:25 CDT

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Broiled crabcakes leads to culinary ephiphany http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19221981.html#storylink=rss Learning to appreciate food can lead to wonderful culinary experiences. For Craig Jones, it was broiled Maryland crabcakes that opened his mind and changed the way of not only eating out, but the way he cooks at home.

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Chef Gina Stipo brings Ecco La Cucina to Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19137399.html#storylink=rss Kansas City has become a “hot spot” for guest chefs and food artisans the past three to four years. Gina Stipo, an Italian-American chef, was one of the latest to past through Kansas City.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:51:09 CDT

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Aramark addresses food problems at Kauffman Stadium http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19185291.html#storylink=rss The news conference included a tour of the main kitchen and a large concession stand. It highlighted several changes Aramark has made to avoid health code violations. The event came on the heels of a Friday night $1 hot dog promotion that turned into a public relations nightmare.

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Chipotle: Carnitas shortage to persist for months http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article19180335.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:08:05 CDT By CANDICE CHOI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article19180335.html Why McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article19116468.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:03:04 CDT By CANDICE CHOI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article19116468.html Ted’s Cafe Escondido is coming to Lee’s Summit http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-business/article19191264.html#storylink=rss Oklahoma’s Ted’s Cafe Escondido has opened an Overland Park location and will open a Lee’s Summit restaurant this summer and another in Northland restaurant this fall. A longtime Burger King franchisee expands in the Northland. New Lucky Dynasty location in East Plaza and McDonald’s planned.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:49:11 CDT

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Yard House opens second KC area location in P&L District http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19094316.html#storylink=rss A sneak peek at the new Yard House opening Saturday in Power & Light. T. Loft opening on the Country Club Plaza and two law firms are taking the former Starker’s Restaurant space.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:26:14 CDT

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National blog network names KC area’s ‘essential burgers’ and iconic bars http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19052136.html#storylink=rss Town-Topic is named one of the nation’s essential burgers. Kelly’s Westport Inn and Johnny’s Tavern in north Lawrence make a listing for most iconic bars in every state.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:47:02 CDT

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The campaign for Columbus Park Ramen Shop - Kansas City’s First Ramen Shop hoped to raise $37,000 by April 19. It raised $41,100 from 349 backers. Owners Josh and Abbey-Jo Eans are waiting for contractor bids but could open the shop by July next to their Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout at 549 Gillis St.

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Hillsdale Bank Bar-B-Q is open now through November http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article18715647.html#storylink=rss The 2015 barbecue season is now open for Hillsdale Bank Bar-B-Q. When you’re itching for a barbecue adventure in rural Chow Town, Greg and Donna Beverlin are ready to serve you on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays now through through November.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:00:00 CDT

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Explore KC’s growing food scene at Ink’s Middle of the Map Fest Forum http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article18588963.html#storylink=rss Ink’s Middle of the Map Fest Forum features three food-centric events. Among them: A discussion with chefs Colby Garrelts, Howard Hanna, Patrick Ryan and Nick Wesemann about Kansas City’s growing reputation as a dining destination.

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Big Tony’s fills a food slot at Ameristar http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18566534.html#storylink=rss Ameristar adds Big Tony’s Pizza to its food court. New live music venue Prohibition Hall opening downtown, Dick’s Sporting Goods opening in Independence Center and Chaos Boutique opening in Parkville.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:16:17 CDT

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Coffee’s the lure, but conversation adds some spark at Olathe shop http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18513680.html#storylink=rss Olathe’s Ayda Ethiopian Coffee uses mostly Ethiopian beans for its coffee and also sells baked goods. On Sundays it hosts a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony. Oak Park Mall plans to tear down the former Mimi’s Cafe building and put up a new multi-tenant building for Pizzeria Locale and Zoes Kitchen. The Grille at Park Place will replace Mestizo by Aaron Sanchez in Leawood’s Park Place.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:55:01 CDT

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Americans' spending on dining out overtakes grocery sales for first time http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article18491363.html#storylink=rss Grocery stores are finding it harder to make headway with shoppers as a surge in spending at restaurants over the past several months signals Americans are more likely to ditch the brown bags in favor of doggy bags.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:43:57 CDT

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Investigators sift through charred remains of two Olathe restaurants, other businesses http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article18488861.html#storylink=rss Insurance adjusters, fire investigators and demolition works converged Tuesday morning on the charred remains of an Olathe building that housed two restaurants and other businesses before a blaze gutted it Monday night.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:17:04 CDT

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New Lucky Dynasty, McDonald’s in Plaza East area http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18480566.html#storylink=rss Lucky Dynasty plans to relocate to a new building on Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd., just east of Troost, this summer. McDonald’s is then slated to take the Lucky Dynasty lot and three others for a new restaurant scheduled to open in 2016.

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Fire destroys Fronteras Mexican restaurant in Olathe http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article18451748.html#storylink=rss Firefighters on Monday night battled a three-alarm blaze at Fronteras Mexican Restaurant, 134th Street and Black Bob Road in Olathe. No injured were reported. Other businesses in the Blackbob Corners commercial building include a Sprint store and a KFC restaurant.

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Area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more critical or priority health code violations: Affäre, Korma Sutra Cuisine of India, Bo Lings on Prairie View, El Camino Real, GB Chinese, Ricco’s Italian Bistro, Texas Tom’s, Avelluto’s Italian Delights, Boulevard Bar & Grill, ChoSun Korean BBQ, Dean & Deluca, North, Pizzabella, and Taqueria Mexico.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:18:05 CDT

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Cowtown Cheesecake in Bonner Springs adds BBQ breakfast sandwiches and more http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18428276.html#storylink=rss Terry Mille, Cutthroat Kitchen competitor and owner of Cowtown Cheesecake Co., has a new Bonner Springs restaurant. Along with his distinctive cheesecakes, it also offers biscuits and gravy, cronuts, a barbecue breakfast sandwich and soon panini.

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:11:59 CDT

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Count on traditional Kansas City-style smoked meats at Wyandot Bar-B-Q http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article17961968.html#storylink=rss Kansas City barbecue customers, however, expect more than ribs on the menu — beef, ham, turkey, sausage and burnt ends better be on the menu. Wyandot Bar-B-Q has it all.

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Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:41:56 CDT

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The Grille at Park Place opening in Leawood http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article17935922.html#storylink=rss Mitch Kerns and Kevin Clayton plan a June opening in the former Mestizo by Aaron Sanchez space in Park Place. The Grille at Park Place plans a June opening in the 5,190-square-foot space at 5270 W. 116th Place in Leawood.

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Restaurant & grocery store inspections for April 9 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article17933861.html#storylink=rss Area food establishments with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Asian Food Market in Olathe, Kmacho’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, Minsky’s Pizza in Prairie Village, Bilski’s Bar & Grill, Classic Cookie & Cafe, Tavern at Mission Farms, Johnny’s Tavern in Olathe, Korean Restaurant Sobahn, Todd’s Kitchen, Chiquito Pueblito, The Dirty Bird Bar & Grill, Domo Sushi & Japanese Grill, Mi Ranchito Cocina & Cantina Mexicana, Mom’s Kitchen, Fogones Mexican Delights, Pho Good in Shawnee, Wal-Mart in Olathe, Jasper’s, The Kansas City Country Club, Asian Pearl, Blue Koi in Leawood, L.C.’s Bar-B-Que, McDonald’s in KCK, Renee Kelly’s, The Rub Bar-B-Que, Bonefish Grill in Leawood, Stroud’s in Fairway, and Tavern in the Village.

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At Il Lazzarone in the River Market, the best time for pizza is midnight http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article17772230.html#storylink=rss At midnight in the River Market, Il Lazzarone at 412 Delaware St. delivers a saucy happy hour that packs in its bar. $10 pizzas and hip-hop, anyone?

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Colby and Megan Garrelts offer their spin on Midwest dishes with new cookbook http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article17563040.html#storylink=rss Local chefs Colby and Megan Garrelts' second cookbook, “Made in America,” is based on the recipes of Rye and other family favorites. They will host a dinner April 14 at Rye that will showcase dishes from the cookbook with a four-course, family-style menu.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Jarocho Pescados y Mariscos brings flavors of the Mexican seaside to Kansas City, Kan. http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article17541785.html#storylink=rss Don’t expect the standard tacos, burritos or enchiladas nor items smothered in yellow cheese at Jarocho Pescados y Mariscos, a 5-month-old Mexican seafood spot at 719 Kansas Ave. in Kansas City, Kan. Chef Carlos Falcon, a native of Veracruz, leads a guided culinary tour through the tastes of the Mexican seaside.

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