<![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 Two Dunkin’ Donuts planned for Lee’s Summit http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article47168945.html#storylink=rss Group plans to open two Dunkin’ Donuts in Lee’s Summit

Opening is part of a 7-year expansion that includes St. Louis locations

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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:23:09 CST

Rules for taking pictures of food at a restaurant http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article46712800.html#storylink=rss Remember you aren’t the only person in the restaurant, so be considerate of others

Don’t use a flash

Don’t make restaurant staff wait while you take your photographs

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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:56:51 CST

Room 39 serves local, seasonal flavor at Mission Farms in Leawood http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article46294560.html#storylink=rss Room 39 was an early adopter of the farm-to-table movement

The Leawood location was renovated over the summer

Don’t miss the bar’s autumn-inspired craft cocktails

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:31:22 CST

Pass the cranberries and the check: Dining out on Thanksgiving proves popular http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/article46664630.html#storylink=rss More than 33 million Americans relied on restaurants for part or all of Thanksgiving dinner

Kansas Citians could choose value meals for $12 to four-course menus for $50

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:43:24 CST

Kansas City, Kansas restaurant and grocery store inspections for Nov. 25 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article46473835.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Includes places on the Country Club Plaza, Union Station, Briarcliff, Lenexa, KCK, Olathe, Overland Park and Prairie Village

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:14:21 CST

There are many ways to enjoy your Thanksgiving meal — cooking it yourself is just one http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article45351174.html#storylink=rss There’s many ways to enjoy your Thanksgiving feast — cooking at home, dining out or picking up a to-go order

The number of local restaurants offering Thanksgiving meals have grown over the years

An estimated 16 million Americans will pick up their Thanksgiving meals to go for either their main meal or to supplement a dinner at someone else’s home

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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:13:59 CST

Sale pending for Westport Square; Peachwave Yogurt closes http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article46130885.html#storylink=rss A local group is in final negotiations to purchase Westport Square

A restaurant with a rooftop deck is planned for the former Peachwave Yogurt space

New owners also want to add six apartments above Beer Kitchen with “New Orleans-style balconies”

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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 18:28:07 CST

Overland Park’s Korma Sutra reopens after health code violations http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article45520605.html#storylink=rss The restaurant at 7217 W. 110th St., closed on Nov. 4 due to a roach infestation

Follow-up inspections on Nov. 5, 6, 9, 10 and Nov. 12, allowed it to reopen

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Thu, 19 Nov 2015 16:16:40 CST

Dunkin' Donuts tests delivery and on-the-go ordering http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article45340431.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:49:05 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article45340431.html Camping can be glamorous, delicious experience at Hoot Owl Hill http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article44998689.html#storylink=rss Hoot Owl Hill in Paola, Kan., is a modern way for non-campers to camp

No need to purchase camping or cooking equipment

Meals are provided as part of the glamping experience

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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 13:30:22 CST

Transplanted Tulsan’s craving for hometown food leads to Lenexa Coney Island Dog restaurant http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article44725722.html#storylink=rss Ronnie McGowan moved to Kansas City from Tulsa in 1991

McGowan loved his job, but he was pining for some hometown comfort food

He opened Coney Island Hot Dog in Lenexa to fill that void

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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:11:00 CST

Owner of Waldo’s Classic Cookie is back in charge http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article44528937.html#storylink=rss Don Peattie took over as operator in March and planned to buy the cafe

He recently turned it over to owner Leslie Stockard

Stockard plans to reopen the cafe on Nov. 27 after a slight remodeling

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 16:38:16 CST

Thanksgiving: 30 restaurants offering dine-in or take-out http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article41225832.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner

Includes restaurants open that day serving regular menus

Send others to Joyce Smith at jsmith@kcstar.com

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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 04:00:00 CDT

Big Pig Jig extends Southern hospitality http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article44458212.html#storylink=rss The Big Pig Jig was Nov. 6 and 7 in Vienna, Ga.

The event is the largest Memphis Barbecue Network-sanctioned contest

Bubba Grills emerged as grand champion for the second year in a row

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:05:24 CST

Dining guide: 51 new restaurants to try in KC area http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ink/ink-food-drink/article43182996.html#storylink=rss Sports bars, pizzerias and sushi restaurants are popping up in Kansas City

Bakeries and chocolate shops also are new to the local dining scene

Our roundup includes new breweries

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Thu, 05 Nov 2015 09:59:39 CST

Westport’s new video game bar, dance club, and new Lawrence restaurant http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article44194002.html#storylink=rss Throwback KC is a 1980s/1990s-themed video game bar

Bar will become dance club after 10 p.m. featuring mostly 1980s/1990s music

Zach Marten and Bret Springs of Coal Vines and Westport Ale House opening Lawrence venue

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 18:28:52 CST

D’Bronx celebrates 25th anniversary with new hot dogs and $1.25 pizza http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article44242842.html#storylink=rss D’Bronx Authentic Deli and Pizzeria opened in Kansas City in 1990 and now has four locations

New ‘Griddled Crisp’ hot dogs debut this week

On Nov. 19 the pizzeria will sell cheese slices for $1.25

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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:08:39 CST

Veterans Day specials at area restaurants, businesses http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article44129685.html#storylink=rss Military ID required in most cases

Follow links to get details

Also, National WWI Museum will host daylong events

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:29:22 CST

No source found for E. coli; Chipotle could reopen midweek http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article43902918.html#storylink=rss Tests of food from Washington, oregon eateries negative

Conditions for reopening include replacing produce, cleaning

Chain had closed 43 restaurants after outbreak as a precaution

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Mon, 09 Nov 2015 20:01:21 CST

Leawood’s Houlihan’s Restaurants Inc. to be sold to New York company http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article43802448.html#storylink=rss HRI is parent company of Houlihan’s, J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks and Bristol Seafood Grill

The buyer, York Capital, manages $25 billion in assets

York plans to add new corporate-owned and franchise restaurants and keep the HRI headquarters in Leawood

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Mon, 09 Nov 2015 14:10:53 CST

Santa Fe Cafe serves breakfast, comfort food and friendly service in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article43745607.html#storylink=rss Santa Fe Cafe has been open for more than 30 years

Owner Marilyn Rugova bought the business 12 years ago and has made it her own

Specialties include chorizo omelets, cinnamon-swirled French toast, cheesy pot pie and chicken fried steak

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Mon, 09 Nov 2015 10:45:34 CST

Headed to First Fridays? Here are some new food stops in the Crossroads http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article43313133.html#storylink=rss New to the district: Ruins Pub, Bizz & Weezy Confections, Howard’s

Ruins Pub has self-serve beer taps

Howard’s cafe will add an organic grocery section

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Thu, 05 Nov 2015 18:44:14 CST

Qdoba Mexican Grill returns to the market as Qdoba Mexican Eats http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-business/article42949764.html#storylink=rss Qdoba opened at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Northland and plans locations in Westport, Mission and Lawrence

The Denver-based chain is rebranding and offering new menu items like Knockout Tacos and Bacon Jalapeno Queso

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Wed, 04 Nov 2015 11:08:18 CST

Dish with Gish: KC coffee shops brew twists on the Pumpkin Spice Latte http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article42226029.html#storylink=rss Starbucks isn’t the only coffee shop that serves Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Several Kansas City area shops are putting their own spin on the seasonal drink

Alternatives to the #PSL include pear-, ginger-, toasted marshmallow-flavored lattes

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Tue, 03 Nov 2015 02:00:00 CST

Kansas restaurant inspections for Oct. 30 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article41958006.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Includes places in Lenexa, KCK, Olathe and Overland Park

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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:11:43 CDT

Updated: KC restaurants toast Royals with food, drink specials http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article41718276.html#storylink=rss More than 40 Kansas City restaurants are celebrating with World Series specials

Some bars are also serving royal blue cocktails

We’ll update our list of specials as we find more

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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 06:26:00 CDT

A search for tenderloins bigger than your head http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article41677278.html#storylink=rss There’s a gold standard for tenderloin sandwiches and Kansas City has several restaurants that meet that standard

Christine’s Firehouse Grill and Bar in North Kansas City serves a tenderloin that is as big as a platter

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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 10:35:22 CDT

The simple gin-and-tonic cocktail gets a masterful reworking http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article41479812.html#storylink=rss Spanish-style gin-tonics showcase the complexity of individual ingredients

Kansas City bars at La Bodega and República offer samples of these Spanish-style cocktails

Even tonic waters are getting a craft spin

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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 05:00:00 CDT

Kauffman Stadium’s new bar serves barrel-aged Old-Fashioned cocktails http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article41507445.html#storylink=rss Barrel Bar, on the loge level, is a new bar serving premium spirits

Craft & Draft and The Market Place also will offer new seasonal items

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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 20:22:44 CDT

Zarda’s new menu features loaded sandwiches, small-batch burnt ends http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article41470725.html#storylink=rss Zarda recently introduced a Limited Reserve menu

Standouts include dry-rubbed ribs, burnt ends and a Hog Wild sandwich

The nearly 40-year-old barbecue company also has a new sauce, Apple Harvest

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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:08:39 CDT