Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, a Celtic-themed sports bar chain known for its scantily-clad servers, is entering the area market.
New franchisee, TKKC LLC, is leasing the former Wil Jenny’s building at 6700 W. 135th St. in Overland Park. It plans a major renovation of the freestanding building before a mid-to-late October opening. It will have more than 100 employees.
The area franchisee also plans to open two more Tilted Kilt locations in the Kansas City region.
At Tilted Kilt, female employees wear “sexy plaid kilts and matching plaid bras with white camp shirt,” and male employees wear traditional-length black kilts and black T-shirts.
The menu includes Irish dip (shaved rib eye steak topped with melted Swiss cheese and a side of hot au jus for dipping), blackened chicken flatbread, Shepherd’s Pie, Dublin Irish stew, and specialty burgers. Its chicken tenders and its fish and chips are made-to-order, and it also is known for its grilled or fried chicken wings.
The Tempe, Ariz.-based company has 96 locations across the U.S. and in Canada.
Wil Jenny's restaurant and bar closed in March after nearly eight years of operations.
Ross Dress for Less has opened at 11840 W. 95th St. in Overland Park. Ross Dress for Less offers “first-quality,” in-season, name-brand and designer apparel, accessories and footwear for all ages, along with home fashions. It says its customers save 20 percent to 60 percent off regular department and specialty store prices.
Altar Bridal, a locally owned bridal boutique specializing in designer wedding gowns and accessories, is scheduled to open July 23 in Park Place, 5220 W. 116th Place, Leawood. The shop had previously operated in Waldo.
Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming is entering the market with a store at 11876 W. 135th St., Overland Park, that is scheduled to open by mid-August. The store will sell gourmet dog treats, healthy pet food, pet supplies, accessories and pet grooming services. The company was founded in 2007 in Florida and now has 43 locations.
Kulture Kurry, a locally-owned fine dining Indian restaurant, plans a mid-August opening at 9400 College Blvd., Overland Park.
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop plans to open its second area location. The new restaurant, at 13386 Metcalf Ave., in Overland Park, is set to open July 30. It also has an area location in south Kansas City.
Bulk-It, a bulk health food store, has opened at 13444 Santa Fe Trail Drive, Lenexa.
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