<![CDATA[Cityscape - Business Column & Blogs | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:22:06 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:22:06 CST Cityscape 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Menu Debuts: poptails at Hotel Sorella, Egg White Grill at Chick-fil-A and more http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article91384982.html#storylink=rss Rosso at Hotel Sorella offers frozen cocktail flavours on sticks called poptails

Chick-fil-A introduces Egg White Grill, its first new breakfast entree in a decade

Freddy’s brings back its Funnel Cake Sundae and Cicis offers its first sharable dessert, the S’Mores Dessert Dip

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 05:52:00 CDT

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for July 22 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article91292142.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection

Includes venues on the Country Club Plaza, in Leawood, Overland Park, the Power & Light District and Shawnee

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:49:19 CDT

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First Mother Earth Coffee franchise will open in new International apartments on Armour http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article90778562.html#storylink=rss The coffee shop plans an October opening in the building at 301 E. Armour Blvd.

Two more Mother Earth Coffee shops are scheduled to open in the next year

The International, the former Gillham Plaza office building, will have its grand opening Thursday

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:41:07 CDT

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Meatball District adds Sunday brunch; Crossroads to gain a restaurant, lose a building http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article91160767.html#storylink=rss Meatball District Kitchen + Bar will offer Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ryan Brazeal bought two Crossroads buildings a year ago. He’ll put a restaurant and office in one, but now has to demolish the other building

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:42:51 CDT

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Pet Supplies Plus plans 10 area locations; first will be in Lenexa http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article90863337.html#storylink=rss The Livonia, Mich.-based company is entering the market and plans 10 area stores

The new area franchisee is in negotiations to open a location in Lenexa in December

The pet supply industry is estimated to hit sales of $62.75 billion this year

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:27:26 CDT

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H&M sets spring 2017 opening in Lee’s Summit http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article90586672.html#storylink=rss The fashion retail chain is taking 20,000 square feet in a new Summit Fair building

H&M offers low-price, fashionable clothing and accessories for the family

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:21:27 CDT

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Tom’s Town Distilling expands distribution in Kansas, Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article90493737.html#storylink=rss Tom’s Town currently has three premium spirits

It is now in about 50 liquor stores and 20 restaurants in Johnson County, Lawrence and Wichita

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:29:28 CDT

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Expanding in the Northland: Noodles & Co., Planet Fitness, Chipotle http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article90296687.html#storylink=rss Noodles & Co. plans to open in the Shoppes at Shoal Creek by early October

Planet Fitness plans to open in part of the former Sun Fresh Market building at 2415 N.E. Vivion Road

Chipotle plans a fall opening at 4234 N.E. Chouteau Trafficway

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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:51:43 CDT

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Lenexa’s Sweet Siam Thai Bistro is moving to Westport http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article87778187.html#storylink=rss Sweet Siam plans a September opening in the 7,000-square-foot former Thai Place space at 4130 Pennsylvania Ave.

Also, Sandwich Pimp is now in a brick-and-mortar location at 7355 Leavenworth Road in Kansas City, Kan.

The business began life as a food truck in fall 2013

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Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:13:16 CDT

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Could Westport champagne bar Ça Va lose its liquor license? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article89957702.html#storylink=rss The city’s Regulated Industries Division said Ça Va did not meet its minimum food sales requirement for a restaurant-bar license

It could apply for a tavern license but Regulated Industries said Westport already has too many tavern licenses

Ça Va opened in March 2014, specializing in champagne cocktails, along with boutique wines from France, Italy, Spain and the U.S.

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:26:52 CDT

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Arthur Bryant’s, Gates, Jack Stack, Joe’s Kansas City & Q39 make national ‘must-try’ lists http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article89878312.html#storylink=rss The Daily Meal recognizes four area barbecue restaurants in its “America’s 35 Best Ribs 2016” list

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que is on Thrillist’s “The Great American Bucket List: 50 restaurants to Try Before You Die”

Business Insider puts Joe’s and Q39 on its “The 50 best barbecue joints in America, ranked”

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:39:41 CDT

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Coming to Overland Park: Four new restaurants and one new boutique http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article89820237.html#storylink=rss Omaha-based Eat Fit Go plans four area locations, including one in Overland Park

Crushed Red Urban Bake & Chop Shop and Maggiano’s Little Italy plan to enter the market. Dunkin’ Donuts is expanding

Bling boutique, which has six locations in Kansas, will now enter the metro with a new Overland Park shop

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:20:10 CDT

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First Watch, Tuesday Morning set for Village at Shoal Creek http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article89601717.html#storylink=rss First Watch hopes to open in the center, at Missouri 152 and Booth Avenue, in early 2017

Tuesday Morning also will relocate its Liberty Corners location to the Village at Shoal Creek in early October

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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:19:18 CDT

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Lenexa’s Sweet Siam Thai Bistro moving to Westport http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article89577952.html#storylink=rss Sweet Siam opened in 2,400-square-foot space in Lenexa in 2012

It plans a September opening in the 7,000-square-foot former Thai Place space at 4130 Pennsylvania

It will have a sushi bar that the owner plans to expand in early 2017

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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:01:20 CDT

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Boulevard Brewing Co. opens visitor center and beer hall http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article88185192.html#storylink=rss The center is on two floors of a building at 2534 Madison Ave.

It includes exhibits on the history of beer and Kansas City brewing, an expanded gift shop and a tasting room

The company also is expanding its distribution in Pennsylvania and is adding Connecticut and Delaware

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Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:43:07 CDT

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Bread & Butter Concepts drops plans for Italian restaurant in Westwood http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article88447772.html#storylink=rss G. Berto Cucina was scheduled to open in Woodside Village in November 2015

Bread & Butter Concepts blamed the “timing of the completion” of Woodside Village, saying it conflicted with its other projects

Blue Sushi Sake Grill also has pushed back its planned spring opening in Woodside Village

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Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:04:21 CDT

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Liberty Commons signs Homegoods, Petco http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article89187282.html#storylink=rss The 335,000-square-foot center is being redeveloped at Interstate 35 and Missouri 152 in Liberty

A spring 2017 opening is scheduled

Other tenants include Spin Neapolitan Pizza, Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse and Louie’s Wine Dive

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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:49:51 CDT

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Great Mall of the Great Plains demolition begins with the future of the site unclear http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article88884837.html#storylink=rss Demolition of the center that opened in 1997 started Monday

It should be completed in about six months

Burlington Coat Factory will continue to operate on the site, as well a couple of freestanding restaurants, a hotel and bank

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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:04:30 CDT

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It should be completed in about six months

Burlington Coat Factory will continue to operate on the site

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Fri, 08 Jul 2016 23:54:52 CDT

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Simple Science Juices opens in Brookside; two new Overland Park spots for Pizzeria Locale http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article88571502.html#storylink=rss Simple Science Juices — grab-and-go healthy juices, snacks and entrees — is now open at 112 W. 63rd St.

Pizzeria Locale is now open in Corbin Park, 6455 W. 135th St. Another location is scheduled to open by Oak Park Mall in early August

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Sat, 09 Jul 2016 06:28:00 CDT

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Zoës Kitchen expanding into Johnson County with two locations http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article88161752.html#storylink=rss A location is scheduled to open at 14802 W. 117th St., Olathe, on Thursday

A location by Oak Park Mall, 11895 W. 95th St., Overland Park, is scheduled to open July 28

The fast-casual chain serves fresh Mediterranean-inspired dishes using recipes from founder Zoë Cassimus, all made-from-scratch daily

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Thu, 07 Jul 2016 09:36:40 CDT

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BRGR Kitchen + Bar opening in Leawood http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article87926752.html#storylink=rss The new restaurant will take the former Barley’s Brewhaus spot at 5031 W. 135th St.

Bread & Butter Concepts also has BRGR Kitchen + Bar restaurants in Prairie Village and the Power & Light District

Menu items include more than a dozen specialty burgers

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Wed, 06 Jul 2016 08:53:29 CDT

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Genesis Health Clubs will close three area fitness centers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article86922162.html#storylink=rss Two are in Johnson County and one is in the Northland

The clubs are set to close at 3 p.m. Saturday

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:19:39 CDT

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Drunken Fish shuts down in Leawood http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article86435942.html#storylink=rss The St. Louis-based sushi restaurant and lounge has closed in Town Center Crossing

It also has a location in the Power & Light District

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:37:10 CDT

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New Argosy bar and restaurant bets on hops http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article86407837.html#storylink=rss 99 Hops House Kansas City will offer 99 different beers at a time

Some menu items also will have beer as an ingredient, like its nachos topped with Tank 7 cheese sauce

It plans a July 21 grand opening

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:37:12 CDT

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Vietnamese cuisine is the favorite, but Hawaiian is catching up at Bistro 913 in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article86233437.html#storylink=rss Locally owned Bistro 913 offers both Hawaiian and Vietnamese cuisine

Menu items include Ahi Poke Trio, as well as Korean short ribs and noodle dishes

Offerings at The Casual Foodie, a food truck and catering operation, include jerk chicken nachos, Dr Pepper BBQ wings

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:46:39 CDT

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Snow & Co. shutting down Crossroads location in late September, reopening in Westport http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article85508407.html#storylink=rss The high-quality frozen cocktail concept opened in the Crossroads in late 2011

Now it plans to close there in late September and reopen at 421 Westport Road in early October

HopCat craft beer bar and restaurant also is opening at 401 Westport Road

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:36:26 CDT

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Kansas City area restaurant inspections for June 22 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article85272027.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection

Includes food operations in Edwardsville, KCK, Leawood, Overland Park and south Kansas City

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:40:53 CDT

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Prairie Village’s family-friendly Chocolate Frog is changing to upscale C. Frogs http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article85385297.html#storylink=rss Standees-The Entertaining Eatery reopened its restaurant as Chocolate Frog in mid-2015

Now it will be replaced by C. Frogs BBQ Steak Whiskey, which is scheduling a mid-July opening

Menu items will include burnt ends, brisket, grilled fresh water trout, smoked red pepper pasta and New Zealand lamb chops

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