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September 9, 2013 2:22 PM

As her KC restaurant turns 15, Lidia Bastianich keeps moving forward

Lidia’s Kansas City is widely recognized as helping to jump start the redevelopment of the eclectic and artsy Crossroads District. “I don’t know if I was dumb or smart,” she tells me during her recent visit to celebrate the restaurant’s anniversary last week. “But I liked the train station. I felt like one of those pioneers who came here.”

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