<![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 Ward Parkway Center announces restaurants for its new $16 million district http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article74320662.html#storylink=rss Ward Parkway Center will break ground Thursday for its new “south end restaurant district”

It is in final negotiations with four of five planned restaurants

Each restaurant will have a patio, and the project also will include a pedestrian plaza with firepits and fountains

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:30:00 CDT

Dairy Queen to add DQ Grill & Chill in Overland Park, other locations http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article74633647.html#storylink=rss Dairy Queen has nine area DQ Grill & Chill locations

New location is planned for Overland Park

They offer a broader menu including more sandwiches and hot foods

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:30:52 CDT

VFW Post 846 barbecue contest has all the flavors of spring training http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article74237457.html#storylink=rss Contestants invest time and money for a chance at bragging rights and new friendships

Overland Park event has the spirit of the early days of organized barbecue competition in KC

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Find some of the best Southern cuisine at Magnolia’s in south Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article74158857.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Chef Shanita McAfee-Bryant recently moved to 99th and Holmes

McAfee-Bryant celebrates the South’s world-famous culinary tradition with highly flavorful recipes

Magnolia’s serves lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch; I fell in love with her Sunday brunch

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:19:58 CDT

Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for April 27 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article74199392.html#storylink=rss Area food establishments with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Includes venues in Kansas City, Kan., Leawood, Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, Prairie Village and Shawnee

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:19:16 CDT

McDonald's tests McNuggets without artificial additives http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74146547.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:53:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74146547.html Opening a new distillery takes patience. Oh, so much patience http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article74168542.html#storylink=rss But all that waiting has a purpose. It prepares you for the hardest wait of all: waiting for your whiskey to mature

But waiting does not have to be all meditation: You can also enjoy clear, unaged spirits like vodka

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:30:00 CDT

Hank Charcuterie in Lawrence gives delicious, beautiful twists to local meats http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article73847992.html#storylink=rss Hank Charcuterie in Lawrence is a worthy destination dining spot

Chef and owner Vaughn Good adapted his initial artisanal butcher shop model to include more eat-in opportunities

Menu features rustic cuts of locally raised meat with jaw-dropping flavor and presentation

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:00:00 CDT

Score: Seven Kansas City bars for gamers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ink/ink-food-drink/article72716087.html#storylink=rss In KC, 1990s-themed arcade bars are winning big

So are sports bars with pingpong, pinball, Skee Ball and golf

Here’s what to sip while you play foosball, pool and Super Nintendo

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:59:07 CDT

Bob Evans shutters underperforming Belton, Lee’s Summit locations and 25 other restaurants http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article73757157.html#storylink=rss The New Albany, Ohio-based chain on Monday announced the closing of 27 restaurants

Twenty-one of the locations, including the two area restaurants, closed over the weekend

The other locations are expected to close in 2017

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:11:56 CDT

Mother’s Day specials at Kansas City-area restaurants http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article73849427.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants serving special Mother’s Day teas, brunches and buffets

Send information to jsmith@kcstar.com with the subject line “Mother’s Day”

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:19:43 CDT

Not much time left to visit 75th Street Brewery before it closes http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article73727692.html#storylink=rss 75th Street was one of my favorite hangouts: Good beer, good food and a nice ambiance made it one of my “go to” places

The brew pub is offering a month and a half of specials leading up to its closure

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:06:21 CDT

Fizzy, fermented tea kombucha bubbles up in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article73794507.html#storylink=rss The fizzy fermented tea is spilling into local markets, grocery stores and bars

Three local kombucha companies are expanding to meet demand

Plus: How to brew and flavor kombucha at home

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Best Regards Bakery & Cafe perfects chocolate chip cookies, grilled cheese http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article73753332.html#storylink=rss The Overland Park scratch bakery uses premium ingredients and old-school recipes

It’s known for customizable grilled cheese sandwiches made with house-baked bread

Don’t miss the chocolate eclair and the gooey butter cake

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:54:13 CDT

‘The Bomb’ pizza ball goes up in flames at the table, and foodies are fired up http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article73750952.html#storylink=rss It looks like nothing more than a big mound of dough

Then the waiter lights it on fire and it goes up in flames, revealing a pizza inside

Foodies are losing their minds over this Korean creation

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:40:34 CDT

Magnolia’s landlord files suit; new tenant possible for LaBruzzo’s spot http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article73380797.html#storylink=rss Landlord for Magnolia’s Southern Cuisine is seeking back rent and possession of the property

LaBruzzo’s Sweet Oven closed in the River Market in early March but landlord is in negotiations with a new tenant

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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Stephenson’s Apple Farm story evokes hundreds of memories, plus Green Rice recipe http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article73438302.html#storylink=rss Chow Town blogger Jasper Mirabile Jr. shared his memories of Stephenson’s Old Apple Farm Restaurant in Independence

The post garnered thousands of views and hundreds of reactions

One reader had access to the restaurant’s cookbook with recipe for its Green Rice

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:26:02 CDT

Zaxby’s chicken restaurant opens in KCK and Victoria’s Secret will open in Legends Outlets http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article73118747.html#storylink=rss Zaxby’s has softly opened near Kansas Speedway

Victoria’s Secret will open a full-price store in Brooks Brothers space

Brooks Brothers will move to a space next to its current one in mid-May

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:10:02 CDT

Checking out all the great barbecue in Dallas and Fort Worth http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article72996697.html#storylink=rss Loyalists on both sides of the city limits passionately debate the quality of Dallas versus Fort Worth barbecue

Here’s our quick rundown of some barbecue stops worth trying when you visit

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Those unlimited fries at new McDonald’s in St. Joseph? Only for a limited time http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article72909527.html#storylink=rss And just like that, a nation’s appetite whetted by the promise of unlimited French fries at McDonald’s has been spoiled

All-you-can-eat spuds grabbed the media spotlight when a new, futuristic McDonald’s was announced for St. Joseph, Mo.

But now corporate officials say that offering is for a limited time only

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:38:40 CDT

From the archives: Stephenson's Old Apple Farm Restaurant, where the famous and the rest of KC dined, closes http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article72924307.html#storylink=rss A variety of factors combined to persuade family members to shut the restaurant in 2007. The family was facing significant upgrade costs and both founders were in their late 80s. It was the end of green rice and fritters.

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:32:27 CDT By Brian Burnes

Kansas, Kansas City temporary suspensions for health code violations for April 20 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article72870997.html#storylink=rss Operations include food trucks, two restaurants that haven’t yet opened

Violations included bedbugs in a room at the Great Wolf Lodge in KCK and in a room at the Super 8 in Merriam

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:17:24 CDT

Olathe’s new Unwind — a place to renew over food, drink and retail therapy http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article72666562.html#storylink=rss Olathe’s Unwind Bistro & Boutique opened in late November and has now expanded its hours

It offers lunch and small plates, and a gift boutique. It also hosts “art adventure” classes and special events

Retailer Made in KC and Power Life Yoga plan to open in Corinth Square this week

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:33:51 CDT

Making room for the McDonald's of the future http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article72613282.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:57:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article72613282.html Futuristic McDonald’s will debut in St. Joseph, and you can have unlimited fries with that http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article72190682.html#storylink=rss A new McDonald’s coming this summer to St. Joseph will have many newfangled amenities

The owner says he plans to hire 85 new employees

The new McDonald’s will be the first of its kind in the country

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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 22:57:44 CDT

PepperJax Grill’s food truck comes to KC; The Point resolves liquor license issue http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article72069942.html#storylink=rss Omaha’s PepperJax Grill is rolling out one of its food trucks in Kansas City

The Point has agreed to give up its 3 a.m. license because of multiple ordinance violations

Leawood’s Blanc Burgers + Bottles has a new coffee bar

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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:33:43 CDT

Introducing William Chaney, legendary KC barbecue pit builder http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article71325747.html#storylink=rss Chaney got his first taste for real Kansas City barbecue at age 12 as part-time dishwasher at Charlie Bryant’s Barbecue in 1943

In 1957, Chaney partnered with Archie Pierce to build the original Smokestack pit for Russ Fiorella

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Stockyards Brewing Co. in West Bottoms retains charm of Golden Ox http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article71921072.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:27:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article71921072.html We Want Plates campaign mocks restaurants that serve food on ‘bits of wood and roof tiles’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article71839072.html#storylink=rss Ross McGinnes is fed up with restaurants serving food on anything but plates

So he’s fighting back with a social media campaign called “We Want Plates”

Followers are posting photos of food served in shoes and shovels - and it’s a feast for the eyes

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:44:20 CDT

Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for April 14 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article71796437.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more critical or priority health code violations

Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection

Includes food establishments in downtown Kansas City, Edwardsville, Lenexa, KCK, the Northland and Westport

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 10:23:13 CDT