<![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 Joe’s Kansas City is No. 2 on a national best-barbecue list http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article21468534.html#storylink=rss Joe’s is No. 2 on TripAdvisor’s best barbecue list. TripAdvisor also rated the best barbecue states. Several Kansas City barbecues also are in the running for USA Today’s list of the 10Best readers’ poll for Southern BBQs.

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Wed, 20 May 2015 10:40:07 CDT

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Fido al fresco? NY weighs allowing outdoor dining with dogs http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article21912522.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 12:56:05 CDT By JENNIFER PELTZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article21912522.html HopFest offered beer lovers taste of 250 craft beers http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article21692667.html#storylink=rss HopFest, last Saturday in Waldo, featured some of the best brews from local, national and international producers.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 12:00:00 CDT

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KC restaurateur Stretch to appear on Food Network’s ‘Cutthroat Kitchen’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article21688347.html#storylink=rss Stretch, the sculptor and entrepreneur behind Grinders and Crossroads KC, will appear on Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen” on May 31.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 02:00:00 CDT

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Pretty pigs and beautiful butts on display at Memphis in May barbecue championship http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article21588879.html#storylink=rss The Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest can be called the Mardi Gras of Barbecue or the Super Bowl of Swine.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 14:06:34 CDT

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Common-sense tips for a good dining experience http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article21672831.html#storylink=rss When it comes to getting the best experience at a restaurant, you can’t overlook the role you play. Here are some steps you can take to help get the best experience.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 05:03:00 CDT

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Dish With Gish: Dinner Lab supper clubs pop up in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article21294099.html#storylink=rss Dinner Lab, a social supper club that organizes pop-up restaurants in 30 U.S. cities, debuted in Kansas City this month with a Mexican meal prepared by Chicago chef Daniel Espinoza at a Crossroads District art gallery. Kansas City members pay an annual fee of $125 to get invites to Dinner Lab events in 30 cities. Members also pay to attend meals, which usually cost $50 to $80, with drinks and gratuity included. Each member can bring up to three guests to an event.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Ruins Pub to replace Bulldog in the Crossroads http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article21433854.html#storylink=rss Ruins Pub is in negotiations to replace the Bulldog in the Crossroads Arts District at 1715 Main St., next to Bazooka’s Showgirls. Ruins Pub will be based on the trendy Budapest dive bars — dubbed “ruin bars” — that are built in the ruins of abandoned buildings.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 20:22:05 CDT

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KFC resurrecting Colonel Sanders for ads http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article21389967.html#storylink=rss KFC is bringing back Colonel Sanders as the fried chicken chain seeks to refresh its image by harkening back to its past.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 13:12:02 CDT

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Summer cocktails sparkle with savory herbs and tropical tastes http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article21304233.html#storylink=rss Bars across town are rolling out new drink menus for summer replete with fruit-forward offerings, savory herbs and tropical tastes. Some are on the sweet side, others have a bit of a bite courtesy of grapefruit or Campari, and many swap brown spirits for rum, tequila and vodka. Do these menus reveal any trends? Not really.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 06:17:00 CDT

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Glace Artisan Ice Cream makes national list http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article21345267.html#storylink=rss Thrillist has put the Kansas City company on its new list of “The 33 Best Ice Cream Shops in America.”

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Mon, 18 May 2015 21:33:59 CDT

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Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken opening near Rainbow Boulevard http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article21334215.html#storylink=rss Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken will enter the market with a new location west of Rainbow Boulevard in Kansas City, Kan. Panera Bread is shutting down in Westport after nearly 20 years, citing parking problems.

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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:51:55 CDT

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Springtime means new menus at Kansas City restaurants http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article21298380.html#storylink=rss Kansas City restaurants have rolled out new menus with the change of the season. Here’s a look at new menu items from Milano and Q39.

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Mon, 18 May 2015 13:41:41 CDT

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Forget Elvis: Pork is king at Memphis barbecue contest http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article21223968.html#storylink=rss For three days during Memphis in May’s World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, an impressive tent city rises off the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, just a meaty blues riff away from historic Beale Street.

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Sun, 17 May 2015 02:15:50 CDT

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Q39 rolls out new medley of barbecue gems http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article21008805.html#storylink=rss Chef Rob Magee has rolled out a knock-your-socks-off medley of new Q39 culinary gems.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 14:12:11 CDT

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I’m headed to Memphis in May to check out the barbecue and compare it to the American Royal http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article21003573.html#storylink=rss Chow Town’s food editor Jill Silva is off to check out the Memphis in May Barbecue Competition.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 13:19:28 CDT

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Restaurant inspections for May 14 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20990991.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority health code violations: Jerry’s Cafe, Sosa’s 39th Street Diner, El Poblano Mini Market II, Burritos To Go, Latino Y Punto 5, Tomfooleries Restaurant & Bar, Carniceria Y Tortilleria San Antonio, Garden Cafe at the Plaza, Rainbow Chinese Restaurant, Las Islas Marias, The Melting Pot, and Jose Peppers Grill & Cantina.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:20:26 CDT

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Unity Inn at Unity Village offers employee dining at its finest http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article20842179.html#storylink=rss Employees at the Unity Village get a glimpse at employee dining at its finest. The Unity Inn offers employees and occasional guests lunch or dinner at linen-dressed tables in a spacious dining room.

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Wed, 13 May 2015 13:42:22 CDT

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Sakae takes local sushi from good to great http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article20701686.html#storylink=rss Sam Hoang ran the popular Wasahi in north Kansas City, North, for years before transitioning to this newer iteration with his son Peter a little over a year ago. Once inside the doors, you will find yourself in their skilled hands, as they roll, form and plate sushi creations that rival those of many of the more heralded sushi restaurants in the city.

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Mon, 11 May 2015 19:00:00 CDT

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Joy Wok restaurant opens near Liberty http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-business/article20741526.html#storylink=rss Overland Park’s Joy Wok opens a Northland restaurant. Andy’s Frozen Custard will open locations in Lee’s Summit, south Kansas City and Westport. Main Event Entertainment, a bowling-anchored entertainment center, plans to open later this year in Independence.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 10:01:37 CDT

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New Brookside restaurant turns to Kickstarter http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20711787.html#storylink=rss The owners of Season + Square in east Brookside have started a Kickstarter campaign to help fund their proposed Plate restaurant opening nearby. Retail updates for the Country Club Plaza include a new Warby Parker store.

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Mon, 11 May 2015 18:59:00 CDT

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Las Vegas buffets go upscale http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article20695521.html#storylink=rss For decades, Las Vegas was home to the inexpensive buffet. Buffets on the Vegas Strip now cost and offer more.

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Mon, 11 May 2015 16:30:55 CDT

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Increase enjoyment of your dining experience with these simple tips http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article20515599.html#storylink=rss The dining experience is a two-way street between the restaurant and you. There are things you can do to enhance your visits.

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Fri, 08 May 2015 12:57:50 CDT

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Stroud’s pan-fried chicken is coming to Independence on Monday http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20420925.html#storylink=rss Stroud’s new Independence location is at 19700 E. Valley View Parkway. Along with its famous pan-fried chicken, Stroud’s offers a variety of items, including mashed potatoes and gravy, cinnamon rolls and pan-fried breaded pork chops. It also offers lunch specials.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 11:40:17 CDT

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Hawg Jaw Fritz’s parking lot indicates the barbecue inside is darn good http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article20433834.html#storylink=rss Who and what you see outside a barbecue joint is an indicator of the quality of the barbecue inside. Pickups, late-model sedans and SUVs, a few 1960s or 70s clunkers are a good sign.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Here are some Kansas City places to go celebrate National Burger Month http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article20404497.html#storylink=rss For the 31 days of May, the lowly hamburger will have its day in the sun. This is National Burger Month and here are some ideas of where to go to celebrate.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 07:09:39 CDT

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La Paloma updates: Terra Mexican Cuisine in, Frida’s Taqueria out http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20366040.html#storylink=rss The owner of Frida’s planned to relocate the taqueria to the center, but now plans to do a new concept in the Country Club Plaza area. Local owners will open Terra at 6705 W. 119th St. in Overland Park.

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Wed, 06 May 2015 15:33:59 CDT

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Update: Andy’s Frozen Custard opening in Lee’s Summit http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20350647.html#storylink=rss The Springfield, Mo.-based Andy’s also is opening locations in Westport and south Kansas City.

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Wed, 06 May 2015 12:04:36 CDT

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Dish With Gish: Cold brew coffee heats up in the Kansas City area http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article20187144.html#storylink=rss Several Kansas City-area coffee shops have begun bottling cold brew coffee, which is made by steeping coarse-ground beans in cold water for hours. The smooth, rich brew is also showing up in cocktails, beer and on tap.

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Tue, 05 May 2015 07:30:00 CDT

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New IHOP across from KU Med Center provides dining alternative http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article20275020.html#storylink=rss The new IHOP in Kansas City, Kan., was the first in the chain to feature a new design. Spin pizza has opened in Overland Park and the new Pita Blu plans to open Monday. Five Below will open an Olathe store on May 15.

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Tue, 05 May 2015 13:34:10 CDT

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