Overland Park’s Tortilla Ranch Mexican Grill, which opened in May 2014, is approaching its one-year anniversary. The fast-casual Mexican restaurant — which is the brainchild of two area restaurateurs — serves fresh fast casual burritos, tacos, enchiladas, salads and margaritas.
Olathe’s Ayda Ethiopian Coffee uses mostly Ethiopian beans for its coffee and also sells baked goods. On Sundays it hosts a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony. Oak Park Mall plans to tear down the former Mimi’s Cafe building and put up a new multi-tenant building for Pizzeria Locale and Zoes Kitchen. The Grille at Park Place will replace Mestizo by Aaron Sanchez in Leawood’s Park Place.
Today, at a time when much of law enforcement’s focus has shifted from domestic to foreign terrorism, a network of extremism is again spreading throughout the land. “The wall between extremism and mainstream has really come down significantly,” said Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University-San Bernardino.
After years running Chinese restaurants in Overland Park and Kansas City, Vietnam native Peter Nguyen returned to his native cuisine when he took over ownership at Shawnee’s Pho Good Vietnamese Restaurant. In addition to rice noodle soup, Pho Good serves fried rice, spring rolls, pork chops and bubble tea.
Love is a messy business, and while sometimes we can just sit back and be on the receiving end, we get much more out of it if we participate. And someday, you’ll do something with the best of intentions, and you’ll positively wreck something in someone’s life.
Restaurant industry veteran Craig Nelson serves up hickory-smoked ribs, burnt ends, pulled pork, turkey legs, jumbo chicken wings spiced with his own seasonings at the restaurant, 12560 Quivira Road, Overland Park.
Kids whose parents provided oversimplified, unbending rules that didn’t take into account the variables of life felt unheard and disrespected. That’s how I fel the other day when looking at a post on Gov. Sam Brownback’s page.
My husband and I have not taught our kids tolerance. We’ve demonstrated it. We welcome those from other cultures and sexual orientations into our lives. We explore other cultures. But we don’t discuss it. We’ve fallen short by not discussing our differences.
Fennel is rich in vitamin A and offers fair amounts of calcium, phosphorous and potassium. Red peppers contain loads of beta carotene, fiber and vitamin B6.Add mixed salad greens and a drizzle of olive oil and you have an impressive start to any meal.