<![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 Steaks, bacon are stars, but so are green beans and grits at Cleaver & Cork http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article32995413.html#storylink=rss Cleaver & Cork, at 1333 Walnut St. in the Power & Light District, taps into interest in artisanal butcher shops with its award-winning culinary director Alex Pope of Local Pig, but the meat-centric menu could benefit from sharper execution.

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Hungry for a classic burger? Find one at these eateries or cook up your own http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article32983950.html#storylink=rss Millennial chef Tyler Fox gets nostalgic for old-school drive-in hamburgers. He checks out local relics that are keeping up with the mobile meal’s evolution while creating his own recipes for the homemade versions — think Labor Day weekend.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Winstead’s closes at 103rd & Metcalf http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article32424798.html#storylink=rss The diner, at 10313 Metcalf Ave., closed earlier this month. Officials with parent company Haddad Restaurant Group couldn’t be reached for comment. Officials with Metcalf 103 shopping center said the diner’s lease expires later this month.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:10:23 CDT

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Burger King to McDonald’s: Let’s make a McWhopper http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article32419554.html#storylink=rss World peace it’s not. The two burger giants could come together to call a Day of Peace truce-burger.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:48:08 CDT

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This Kansas City restaurant’s Chicago Italian Beef is the real deal http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article32444292.html#storylink=rss Mo’s Italian Spot on Prospect Avenue just might be the best place in Kansas City to get real Chicago Italian Beef.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:25:00 CDT

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Founder of Smallcakes opening Decadent — A Coffee and Dessert Bar http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article32102271.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Decadent — A Coffee and Dessert Bar will take the former Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolates space at 5601 W. 135th St., Suite 2220, in the upscale Prairiefire. Decadent, which is scheduled to open in mid-to-late September, will have coffee drinks, muffins, croissants, danishes, ice cream, doughnuts, cupcakes, cookies, pie and more. Also: updates on Mission Starbucks, Pie Five and Qdoba, and Leawood’s Athleta.

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Dish with Gish: Savoring summer’s best BLTs http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article32034984.html#storylink=rss If summer had an official sandwich, it would be the BLT. The classic version tops white bread with a swipe of mayonnaise, juicy red tomato, lettuce and bacon strips, but at several local cafes, you can find variations that go beyond basic.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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JoyceKC’s notebook for Aug. 22: Kansas City restaurant updates http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31846422.html#storylink=rss A look at developing restaurant stories: The same investor was behind two restaurant proposals at 50th and 51st and Main. Updates on Doughnut Lounge in Westport, Michael Forbes Bar & Grille in Brookside, Grimaldi’s in Prairiefire, Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken in KCK and the Burlington store in Grandview.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 01:00:00 CDT

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PepperJax Grill opens in Northland; another coming in November http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-business/article31912572.html#storylink=rss PepperJax Grill has opened at 9263 N.E. 83rd Terrace near Liberty. Another Northland location is scheduled to open in Antioch Crossing in November. Zaxby’s, a “better chicken” fast casual operation based in Athens, Ga., has signed new franchise agreements for eight locations in Clay and Jackson County.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 20:02:30 CDT

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Independence’s A Little BBQ Joint is a tasty success http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article31879617.html#storylink=rss Great food, family ties and neighborhood support continue to make a tasty recipe for A Little BBQ Joint in Independence.

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Feed your inner pig on a day trip to Okie Smokie’s BBQ in Grove, Okla. http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article31645787.html#storylink=rss Looking to do a day trip to get barbecue? Head down south for three hours to Grove, Okla., the home of Okie Smokie’s BBQ.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:05:48 CDT

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With the help of loyal customers, Sabor Latino moves to Lee’s Summit http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31653947.html#storylink=rss Latin American restaurant Sabor Latino, which opened in 2011 as a carryout-only operation, has expanded again. It recently opened at 607 N.E. Woods Chapel Road in Lee’s Summit. Customers helped load and unload big items. One customer painted the floor of the new restaurant. Another reupholstered the dining room chairs.

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Tallgrass Tap House in Manhattan scores big on flavor http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article31502576.html#storylink=rss Try the pork belly Cuban sandwich and a Farmhand house-brewed saison on your next game day visit to the Little Apple.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:22:06 CDT

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Craig Jones goes nose to nose with his first Snoot Sandwich http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article31289120.html#storylink=rss Craig and Gay Jones have been gathering with fellow Kansas City BBQ Society members every four months or so at the Tenderloin Grill in Kansas City for what has become Snoot Wednesday. Here is Craig’s story of taking his first bite of a Snoot Sandwich.

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Kansas City restaurant health inspections for Aug. 19 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31504025.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more critical health code violations: BB’s Lawnside BBQ, Big T’s Bar-B-Que, Cascone’s Grill, Charlie D’s & Sons, Coal Vines, The Draft Pick Grill & Cantina, Garozzo’s, Holiday Inn deli/restaurant on Parvin, Jerusalem Bakery, Jimmy’s Jigger/Jazz, Le Fou Frog, A Louisiana Kitchen, Mama Tio’s Downtown, Taqueria El Torito, Treat America at H&R Block, Vietnam Cafe and Winstead’s on Barry Road.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:52:38 CDT

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Jocoscape: Dave & Buster’s coming to Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article31402397.html#storylink=rss Corbin Park said Dave & Buster’s will open in a 40,000-square-foot, two-story building in spring 2016. Pie Five Pizza Co. adds new Johnson County locations. Slim Chickens is now open in Overland Park.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:40:11 CDT

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Photo gallery: Steve Strong produces spirits in a Commercial Underground cave http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article32402619.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:07:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article32402619.html PepperJax Grill opens in Northland with another coming in November http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31399094.html#storylink=rss PepperJax Grill has opened at 9263 N.E. 83rd Terrace near Liberty. Another Northland location is scheduled to open in Antioch Crossing in November. Zaxby’s, a “better chicken” fast casual operation based in Athens, Ga., has signed new franchise agreements for eight locations in Clay and Jackson County.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:21:27 CDT

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Health Department temporarily closes Church’s Chicken in Waldo http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31297820.html#storylink=rss The restaurant, at 8404 Wornall Road, had three critical violations during an Aug. 13 inspection following a complaint about a roach infestation. The inspector found significant infestation.

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Artego Pizza reopens on West 39th http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31262636.html#storylink=rss A week ago, Artego Pizza posted a sign on the door saying it was “Closed for kitchen repairs.” The partners said they had a “misunderstanding” and Artego Pizza reopened Saturday.

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KC restaurants temporarily shut down for health code violations http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31102268.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants temporarily shut down by the Kansas City Health Department for violations: Dairy Queen on Cookingham, Green Duck Grill, Golden Seafood, and Pizza Hut at 101st and Wornall Road. Dairy Queen, Golden Seafood and Pizza Hut have since reopened.

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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:30:16 CDT

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New area locations for PepperJax Grill, Spin Neapolitan Pizza & Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31002543.html#storylink=rss PepperJax Grill, a fast casual restaurant chain based in Omaha, is now open in the Northland’s The Plaza at Shoal Creek, and several more area locations will open in the next few weeks. Spin Neapolitan Pizza is now open at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen plans an early October opening in Lawrence.

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Treasured heirloom tomatoes are at their peak http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article30606426.html#storylink=rss Heirloom tomatoes are a perennial favorite among local gardeners, chefs and farmers market customers. Savor the kaleidoscopic colors and flavors of this year’s crop with recipes for panzanella, raw pasta sauce and an avocado caprese salad.

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Panzon’s, a Lenexa Mexican eatery, is feast for the eyes http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article30738426.html#storylink=rss A Lenexa Mexican restaurant features a large, whimsical collection of art, and there’s a story behind every piece. And behind the collection itself.

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Jocoscape: Coney Island-style hot dogs come to Lenexa http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30719775.html#storylink=rss Coney Island, 7753 Quivira Road in Lenexa, offers Coney Island-style hot dogs and more. Fuddruckers opens in Kansas City, Kan., and the locally owned Blind Box BBQ is scheduled to open in Shawnee later this month. Zaxby’s, a “better chicken” fast casual concept, is looking at a site near the Kansas Speedway and plans as many as 21 locations in the Kansas City region.

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El Porton Cafe Express for Linwood, Artego Pizza 'closed for kitchen repairs' http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30706038.html#storylink=rss Jose and Jeremy Garcia said they will open El Porton Cafe Express at 240 E. Linwood later this month. Poco’s had previously operated in the spot but the owner couldn’t be reached for comment. Artego Pizza on West 39th Street has a “closed for kitchen repairs” sign on the door. The owner couldn’t be reached for comment.

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Mr. Gyros brings Greek cuisine to Overland Park and beyond http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article30708174.html#storylink=rss When Mr. Gyros opened in Overland Park in 1982, it was one of a handful of Greek restaurants in the Kansas City area. More than 30 years later, the popularity of gyros and baklava has grown, and the family-owned fast casual concept has expanded to Olathe and, soon, Leawood.

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Restaurant inspections for Aug. 10 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30608943.html#storylink=rss Area food establishments with 7 or more critical or priority health code violations: Taqueria El Torito, Bagel Works Bread Co., Lutfi’s Fried Fish on 63rd, IHOP on Chouteau, Big T’s Bar-B-Que, Las Palmas Restaurante, Chipotle Mexican Grill in KCK, and Red Lobster in Overland Park.

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Kansas, KC restaurants temporarily shut down by the health department for Aug. 7 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30405210.html#storylink=rss Here are the area food establishments that were temporarily shut down for health code violations: Afrobeat, Blue Moose food truck, KFC in KCK, Reyna’s Bakery & Distributing, Thai Orchid Restaurant and Wolf-Es.

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:21:27 CDT

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Dave & Buster’s will open in Overland Park's Corbin Park next year http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30265335.html#storylink=rss The owner of Corbin Park, at 135th Street and Metcalf, said Dave & Buster’s will open in a new 40,000-square-foot, two-story building in spring 2016.

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