<![CDATA[Joco Diversions News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/ en-us Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:41:10 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:41:10 CDT Joco Diversions 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com What picture of our life does our profile present? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article96002787.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:55:59 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article96002787.html
Cacao in Prairie Village explores the flavors of Mexico http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article94563582.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 11:06:01 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article94563582.html
Coco Bolos in Prairiefire stays true to its Manhattan — Kansas, that is — roots http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article89270452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 22:33:36 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article89270452.html
Let’s face it, a day without wifi is a day unconnected http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article94565072.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 11:10:43 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article94565072.html
Tatsu’s serves classic, elegant French fare in Prairie Village—and is looking for its next generation of diners http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article91911787.html#storylink=rss Chef Tatsu Arai worked at a Tokyo restaurant before moving to Chicago to work in a French restaurant

Opening in Prairie Village in 1980, Tatsu’s served pastries and lunch, and expanded to dinner later that year

The Grand Marnier Soufflé was added to dessert menu in response to a regular customer’s request—decades later Tatsu’s has served thousands

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:14:18 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article91911787.html
At the corner of uncool and dull http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article91900012.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:08:20 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article91900012.html
A fistful of dollars for good behavior: Good idea or bad? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article90320827.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:39:56 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article90320827.html
Everybody needs a daily dose of multiple hugs http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article89272062.html#storylink=rss The recommended daily allowance of hugs is 8, and the bare minimum is four

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 22:43:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article89272062.html
Don’t get too attached to your credit card http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article87956107.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:49:33 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article87956107.html
Grand Street Cafe serves fine dining in Lenexa City Center http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article54368430.html#storylink=rss Grand Street Cafe’s two-year-old Lenexa location serves house-made pasta alongside made-from-scratch pastrami sandwiches

The restaurant is located in the developing Lenexa City Center

The original Grand Street Cafe opened 25 years ago near the Country Club Plaza

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:49:20 CST

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article54368430.html
Zarda’s new menu features loaded sandwiches, small-batch burnt ends http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article41470725.html#storylink=rss Zarda recently introduced a Limited Reserve menu

Standouts include dry-rubbed ribs, burnt ends and a Hog Wild sandwich

The nearly 40-year-old barbecue company also has a new sauce, Apple Harvest

Click to Continue »]]>
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:08:39 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article41470725.html
Emily Parnell: Muffins offer gift of sharing http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article37974612.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:37:27 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article37974612.html
Emily Parnell: A delicate balance of self-expression http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article36885453.html#storylink=rss Driving into the school’s pickup lane, I searched the crowd of children for my own carpool gang. I spotted my son, laughing heartily. He wore a black heavy metal concert T-shirt — a gift from his dad. Hanging conspicuously from his shoulder was a backpack — not his own, but one I recognized as his sister’s. It was white with a bold print of purple, black and pink butterflies and flowers. My son strutted to the car, flaunting it.

Click to Continue »]]>
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 20:21:06 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article36885453.html
Olathe’s Pour Coffeehouse brews local flavor http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article34405209.html#storylink=rss Pour Coffeehouse, which opened nearly a year ago at 11120 S. Lone Elm Road in Olathe, serves locally roasted coffee alongside artisan pastries, doughnuts, chocolates and more.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 17:55:55 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article34405209.html
Overland Park’s Olive Tree branches out with flavor-infused oil and vinegar http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article32391981.html#storylink=rss At Olive Tree, a specialty food store in Overland Park’s Hawthorne Plaza, owner Mindy Lindeman shares her passion for food — and samples of infused olive oil — with customers.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:10:28 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article32391981.html
Mr. Gyros brings Greek cuisine to Overland Park and beyond http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article30708174.html#storylink=rss When Mr. Gyros opened in Overland Park in 1982, it was one of a handful of Greek restaurants in the Kansas City area. More than 30 years later, the popularity of gyros and baklava has grown, and the family-owned fast casual concept has expanded to Olathe and, soon, Leawood.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:01:27 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article30708174.html
With a helping of aloha spirit, Longboards in Mission serves up the unexpected in wraps, bowls http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article28052764.html#storylink=rss Longboards Wraps & Bowls, 5415 Johnson Drive in Mission, serves burrito-style wraps that overflow with international flavors. The shop feels like a friendly seaside shack in landlocked Kansas.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:17:07 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article28052764.html
Sake Lounge practices the art of sushi in Olathe http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article26699311.html#storylink=rss Don’t let the name fool you: Sake Lounge is more than just a bar. The Japanese restaurant serves fresh, artistically plated sushi alongside Thai-style noodles, curry and American Chinese staples such as General Tso’s chicken.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:28:47 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article26699311.html
Emily Parnell: Heard on the street: Powerful messages from a strong woman http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article24686902.html#storylink=rss Each of Mama Lou’s feats of amazing strength at the Lawrence Busker Festival was accompanied by nuggets of encouragement, reminders that we’re all strong and praise for what makes us unique.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:21:04 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article24686902.html
Kulture Kurry brings northern Indian cuisine to Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article23599882.html#storylink=rss When computer engineer Roushan Kumar couldn’t find authentic northern Indian food in the Kansas City area, he opened his own restaurant in Overland Park. Kulture Kurry serves naan, kabobs and other traditional dishes baked in a clay tandoor oven imported from India.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:36:59 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article23599882.html
Emily Parnell: I don’t want a white-wall kind of life, but it’ll do for the summer season http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article22914432.html#storylink=rss Walking out of the office where I work several days a week, I watched a man painting a large expanse of the stairwell a clean, warm white. The fresh paint smell greeted my nose with the promise of a blemish-free wall. He would leave no marks or grime from previous bumps and encounters, eliminating all evidence of fingerprints and spills. Rolled out before me was a clean slate — the outlook clear.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:16:43 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article22914432.html
Dips & Sips serves scoops of sweet nostalgia in downtown Mission http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article22379478.html#storylink=rss After John and Carla Clark retired, the husband and wife teamed up to open an ice cream shop and bakery in downtown Mission. Dips & Sips is known for soft serve, cupcakes and softball-sized cinnamon rolls.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 26 May 2015 17:47:35 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article22379478.html
Emily Parnell: Learning about English by learning Spanish http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article21414909.html#storylink=rss Spanish, a language with spelling as simple to learn as the alphabet itself, must provide opportunity for more learning — more vocabulary — and less struggle to memorize. More opportunity to create.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 19 May 2015 17:21:57 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article21414909.html
The Brew Top is a happy hour, nightlife destination in Corbin Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article20982000.html#storylink=rss Since opening last year in Overland Park’s Corbin Park development, The Brew Top Pub and Patio has become a destination for happy hour, live music and late-night food.

Click to Continue »]]>
Thu, 14 May 2015 10:01:24 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article20982000.html
Emily Parnell: Would somebody please humor me? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article20287911.html#storylink=rss I’m not funny. I can’t tell a funny story to save my life. Well, not in person, anyhow. When I tell a story, it’s usually met with the chirping of crickets, and sometimes even they get bored and start snoring.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 05 May 2015 16:07:31 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article20287911.html
Emily Parnell: Family prayers reflect our connection with one another and the world http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article19818792.html#storylink=rss Most evenings, our family sits down for dinner together. Before eating, we ask a blessing.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:27:52 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article19818792.html
Tortilla Ranch Mexican Grill toasts one-year anniversary with $2.50 margaritas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article19194537.html#storylink=rss 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.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:25:59 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article19194537.html
Eat for Life recipe: Pasta dish harvests the power of asparagus http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/article18581894.html#storylink=rss Sorry, Popeye. Though I likes me spinach just fine, my “superfood” of choice is asparagus.

Click to Continue »]]>
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:07:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/article18581894.html
Irish pub Paddy O’ Quigley’s works to maintain corner feeling http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article18578621.html#storylink=rss Neither Dan nor Tim Carrigan had run a restaurant, but that didn’t stop the Johnson County brothers from diving into the food business. Two years ago, the Carrigan brothers bought Paddy O’Quigley’s, a family-friendly neighborhood Irish pub and sports bar on West 151st Street. Despite their lack of experience, the Carrigans were long on family ties to the restaurant. Now they work to uphold the restaurant’s “Family and friends forever” motto.

Click to Continue »]]>
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:33:27 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article18578621.html
Emily Parnell: A summer without school-issued iPads promises to be both dimmer and brighter http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article18539348.html#storylink=rss I guess the Pollyannas were right about the school-issued iPads. I got used to them. The school year is almost over now, and it will be time to say adieu to our rectangular little family members with their bright, shining faces.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:09:09 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article18539348.html