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Dig in to Ink’s spring and summer Dining Guide

Warning: Do not read Ink’s Spring/Summer 2015 Dining Guide on an empty stomach.

The special double issue, out now, features 25 restaurants recommended by Ink and Chow Town reporter Sarah Gish — everything from hot brunch spots to lunch-only barbecue shacks and date night-worthy destinations. Also in the mix: A tiny Cajun cafe in Lawrence, a taco shop tucked away in a Westport bar and an Ethiopian buffet in the City Market.

Watch video to see all the behind-the-scenes work it took to create this year's Dining Guide for Ink Magazine. (Video by Monty Davis | The Kansas City Star)

Ink’s latest dining guide also boasts a roundup of 87 restaurants, bakeries, bars, coffee shops and food trucks that are new to the Kansas City area. The cover was shot on location at Char Bar, which has a beer garden with bocce and croquet. Char Bar’s Burnt Heaven sandwich, which piles burnt ends with house-made sausage, is featured inside.

Look for Ink’s Spring/Summer 2015 Dining Guide online now and on newsstands through June 2.

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