Doughnut Lounge will have classic donuts for workers to pick up with a cup of coffee or juice in the morning, as well as more artisan offerings, perhaps a maple bacon flavor or a double chocolate Nutella to eat at happy hour or late night with a glass of wine.
A live action escape game plans a mid-April opening in the River Market. Two of the partners also founded Mass Street Soda and are close to opening a similar soda shop in the metro, as well as introducing their own soda pop line. Stockyards Brewing Co. is taking the old Golden Ox bar space and hopes to start offering its brews in October.
Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: China Feast, Mi Ranchito, Carniceria El Torito, L.C.’s BBQ, Sunset Grill, Classic Cup, Pei Wei Asian Diner in Olathe, El Pollo Rey, Ninfa’s, Spin Neapolitan Pizza, Burritos La Chiquita, Carmen’s Cafe, Lucky Garden, Subway on 103rd, Wendy’s on Meyer, BC Bistro, Bonefish Grill, Dari Dine, El Jacalito, Fortune Wok, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, The Home Plate Cafe, KC Improv + Fat Fish Blue, Nick and Jake’s on Main, Planet Sub, and Sutera’s. Paleteria La Michoacana was temporarily closed for violations but has since reopened.
Area food establishments with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Green Duck Grill, Carniceria El Torito, Frontier Steak House, Hen House in Prairie Village, Urban Table, Italian Delight, Las Gorditas, Pine & Bamboo Garden, Marita’s Place, Sushi Mido, China Dragon, Hen House in Merriam, Jun’s Japanese Restaurant, Salty Iguana, All Star Pizza & Pub, Marsh’s Sunfresh Market, the Salvation Army on 10th Street.
Arhaus has set a May 22 opening for its new 17,000-square-foot, two-story furniture store in Leawood. It will have “lifestyle vignettes” of handcrafted furniture and accessories, as well an “unexpected items” like antiques from Indonesia .
Saints Pub + Patio has opened a second Lenexa location and rolled out a new menu for all of the area locations. Gigi’s Cupcakes new prototype rolled out recently in Blue Springs with another opening in Mission in April.
Subway Cafes feature the full Subway menu as well as a variety of coffee drinks and pastries. The first area location is scheduled to open in mid-April just north of Hayward’s Pit Bar B Que. Traditional Subway shops also are opening at 47th and Troost, 39th and Rainbow in Kansas City, Kan. and in Lenexa City Center at 87th Street Parkway and Renner Boulevard.