<![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 Tatsu’s serves classic, elegant French fare in Prairie Village—and is looking for its next generation of diners http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article91911787.html#storylink=rss Chef Tatsu Arai worked at a Tokyo restaurant before moving to Chicago to work in a French restaurant

Opening in Prairie Village in 1980, Tatsu’s served pastries and lunch, and expanded to dinner later that year

The Grand Marnier Soufflé was added to dessert menu in response to a regular customer’s request—decades later Tatsu’s has served thousands

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:14:18 CDT

Werner’s Fine Sausages rolls out food truck; Haha’s Pizza coming to midtown http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article91885377.html#storylink=rss Werner’s Fine Sausages in Mission has a new food truck

Haha’s Pizza Hub plans to open next week at 3834 Main St.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:00:49 CDT

A taste of Kansas City’s food history, with roots in Westport http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article91750172.html#storylink=rss JCCC’s Andrea Broomfield has written the first comprehensive culinary history of KC

Westport marks the birthplace of our food, beverage and hospitality industry

Join Broomfield for a video walking tour of Westport

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

Chicago serves up a feast of Italian accents and flavors http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article91680507.html#storylink=rss Animale turns overlooked organ meats into delectable dishes

Rabbit livers, sweetbreads and beef tongue are highlights

And Eataly is like Disney World for lovers of Italian food and wine

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:10:39 CDT

Cultivate Festival dishes out fare to Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article91532532.html#storylink=rss Chipotle’s free all-day festival was held Saturday in Penn Valley Park, returning to Kansas City for its second year

The festival featured cooking demonstrations, live music, food exhibits, games and local food vendors

About 23,000 people attended the event in 2015

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:52:27 CDT

Menu Debuts: poptails at Hotel Sorella, Egg White Grill at Chick-fil-A and more http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article91384982.html#storylink=rss Rosso at Hotel Sorella offers frozen cocktail flavours on sticks called poptails

Chick-fil-A introduces Egg White Grill, its first new breakfast entree in a decade

Freddy’s brings back its Funnel Cake Sundae and Cicis offers its first sharable dessert, the S’Mores Dessert Dip

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 05:52:00 CDT

Delectable fresh fish dishes served up at KCK’s Jarocho Pescados y Mariscos http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article91231202.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City, Kan., restaurant features Mexican seafood

The menu has options of small plates, soups, various seafoods in lobster broth, ceviche, entrees and lunch

Heaps of butter, garlic, spices and irresistible flavor complemented the fish dishes

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:47:13 CDT

Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for July 22 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article91292142.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 venues on the Country Club Plaza, in Leawood, Overland Park, the Power & Light District and Shawnee

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:49:19 CDT

Meatball District adds Sunday brunch; Crossroads to gain a restaurant, lose a building http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article91160767.html#storylink=rss Meatball District Kitchen + Bar will offer Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ryan Brazeal bought two Crossroads buildings a year ago. He’ll put a restaurant and office in one, but now has to demolish the other building

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:42:51 CDT

It’s time to declare July National Fried Chicken month http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90719497.html#storylink=rss Fried chicken should rate right up there as the No. 1 picnic food in America

Sharna Rittmaster shares her family’s Jewish Fried Chicken recipe

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 06:37:54 CDT

First Mother Earth Coffee franchise will open in new International apartments on Armour http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article90778562.html#storylink=rss The coffee shop plans an October opening in the building at 301 E. Armour Blvd.

Two more Mother Earth Coffee shops are scheduled to open in the next year

The International, the former Gillham Plaza office building, will have its grand opening Thursday

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:41:07 CDT

Steakhouses and restaurants beef up KC’s cow town reputation http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90533212.html#storylink=rss Despite the ghosts of former stockyards haunting the West Bottoms, KC emerges as a steak town

Anton’s Taproom and Restaurant as well as J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood are reliable local options

Area farmers provide locally raised steak to a number of KC restaurants

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:23:59 CDT

Andrew Zimmern of ‘Bizarre Foods’ to cook rabbit at Chipotle Cultivate fest http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90680202.html#storylink=rss “Bizarre Foods” host Andrew Zimmern returns to KC

He will host a cooking demo featuring rabbit at Chipotle Cultivate festival at 3:45 p.m. Saturday

Other featured chefs include Michael Corvino, Colby Garrelts, Gerard Craft and Carla Hall of “The Chew”

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 21:18:35 CDT

Tom’s Town Distilling expands distribution in Kansas, Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article90493737.html#storylink=rss Tom’s Town currently has three premium spirits

It is now in about 50 liquor stores and 20 restaurants in Johnson County, Lawrence and Wichita

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:29:28 CDT

Expanding in the Northland: Noodles & Co., Planet Fitness, Chipotle http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article90296687.html#storylink=rss Noodles & Co. plans to open in the Shoppes at Shoal Creek by early October

Planet Fitness plans to open in part of the former Sun Fresh Market building at 2415 N.E. Vivion Road

Chipotle plans a fall opening at 4234 N.E. Chouteau Trafficway

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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:51:43 CDT

Could Westport champagne bar Ça Va lose its liquor license? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article89957702.html#storylink=rss The city’s Regulated Industries Division said Ça Va did not meet its minimum food sales requirement for a restaurant-bar license

It could apply for a tavern license but Regulated Industries said Westport already has too many tavern licenses

Ça Va opened in March 2014, specializing in champagne cocktails, along with boutique wines from France, Italy, Spain and the U.S.

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:26:52 CDT

Arthur Bryant’s, Gates, Jack Stack, Joe’s Kansas City & Q39 make national ‘must-try’ lists http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article89878312.html#storylink=rss The Daily Meal recognizes four area barbecue restaurants in its “America’s 35 Best Ribs 2016” list

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que is on Thrillist’s “The Great American Bucket List: 50 restaurants to Try Before You Die”

Business Insider puts Joe’s and Q39 on its “The 50 best barbecue joints in America, ranked”

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:39:41 CDT

Coming to Overland Park: Four new restaurants and one new boutique http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article89820237.html#storylink=rss Omaha-based Eat Fit Go plans four area locations, including one in Overland Park

Crushed Red Urban Bake & Chop Shop and Maggiano’s Little Italy plan to enter the market. Dunkin’ Donuts is expanding

Bling boutique, which has six locations in Kansas, will now enter the metro with a new Overland Park shop

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:20:10 CDT

First Watch, Tuesday Morning set for Village at Shoal Creek http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article89601717.html#storylink=rss First Watch hopes to open in the center, at Missouri 152 and Booth Avenue, in early 2017

Tuesday Morning also will relocate its Liberty Corners location to the Village at Shoal Creek in early October

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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:19:18 CDT

Coco Bolos in Prairiefire stays true to its Manhattan — Kansas, that is — roots http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article89270452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 22:33:36 CDT

Simple Science Juices opens in Brookside; two new Overland Park spots for Pizzeria Locale http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article88571502.html#storylink=rss Simple Science Juices — grab-and-go healthy juices, snacks and entrees — is now open at 112 W. 63rd St.

Pizzeria Locale is now open in Corbin Park, 6455 W. 135th St. Another location is scheduled to open by Oak Park Mall in early August

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Sat, 09 Jul 2016 06:28:00 CDT

Craving a big salad? Check out these five from local restaurants http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article88428632.html#storylink=rss Beat the heat with cool, crisp salads from area restaurants

Pick your favorite from these fresh, green offerings

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Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:36:47 CDT

Bread & Butter Concepts drops plans for Italian restaurant in Westwood http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article88447772.html#storylink=rss G. Berto Cucina was scheduled to open in Woodside Village in November 2015

Bread & Butter Concepts blamed the “timing of the completion” of Woodside Village, saying it conflicted with its other projects

Blue Sushi Sake Grill also has pushed back its planned spring opening in Woodside Village

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Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:04:21 CDT

Zoës Kitchen expanding into Johnson County with two locations http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article88161752.html#storylink=rss A location is scheduled to open at 14802 W. 117th St., Olathe, on Thursday

A location by Oak Park Mall, 11895 W. 95th St., Overland Park, is scheduled to open July 28

The fast-casual chain serves fresh Mediterranean-inspired dishes using recipes from founder Zoë Cassimus, all made-from-scratch daily

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Thu, 07 Jul 2016 09:36:40 CDT

BRGR Kitchen + Bar opening in Leawood http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article87926752.html#storylink=rss The new restaurant will take the former Barley’s Brewhaus spot at 5031 W. 135th St.

Bread & Butter Concepts also has BRGR Kitchen + Bar restaurants in Prairie Village and the Power & Light District

Menu items include more than a dozen specialty burgers

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Wed, 06 Jul 2016 08:53:29 CDT

Lenexa’s Sweet Siam Thai Bistro is moving to Westport http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article87778187.html#storylink=rss Sweet Siam plans a September opening in the 7,000-square-foot former Thai Place space at 4130 Pennsylvania Ave.

Also, Sandwich Pimp is now in a brick-and-mortar location at 7355 Leavenworth Road in Kansas City, Kan.

The business began life as a food truck in fall 2013

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Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:13:16 CDT

The American Restaurant begins transition to a pop-up event space http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article87169587.html#storylink=rss Crown Center changes course to attract a younger demographic, with pop-up dining events starting in 2017

Executive chef Michael Corvino is heading to a new venture

Pastry chef Nick Wesemann continues making the kind of desserts that made him a James Beard finalist

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:39:19 CDT

Following up with The Oliver and a rosé dinner at Jax Fish House http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article86622967.html#storylink=rss The two restaurants were featured in recent Chow Town posts

The Oliver is “off to a terrific start”

Discovering new rosés at Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:14:42 CDT

Chipotle looks to recover with temporary loyalty program http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article86225167.html#storylink=rss The “Chiptopia” program will reward people based on the number of times they visit each month

An E. coli outbreak and norovirus cases last year sent sales plunging

In the first three months of this year, Chipotle’s sales were down about 30 percent

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:07:16 CDT Bloomberg News

Vietnamese cuisine is the favorite, but Hawaiian is catching up at Bistro 913 in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article86233437.html#storylink=rss Locally owned Bistro 913 offers both Hawaiian and Vietnamese cuisine

Menu items include Ahi Poke Trio, as well as Korean short ribs and noodle dishes

Offerings at The Casual Foodie, a food truck and catering operation, include jerk chicken nachos, Dr Pepper BBQ wings

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:46:39 CDT