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Food Around Kansas City

Pizzeria Locale

All of us have experienced the weariness with turkey that sets in after the holiday has come and gone. Why not mix it up and take the family to Pizzeria Locale? A partnership with Chipotle and the two restaurateurs behind  the highly acclaimed Frasca Food & Wine in Boulder, Pizzeria Locale is exactly what fast casual should be. […]

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Bier Station

What a great concept the Bier Station is! My husband I went last month, not having the slightest clue what to expect other than that it’s a venue selling beer to consume on site or to go. We walked in at 6 pm to find a very full house. Looking around to get our bearings […]

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First Taste: Louie’s Wine Dive

My first visit to Louie’s Wine Dive in Waldo was a very pleasant one. From the owners to the servers and bartenders, everyone was incredibly friendly and helpful, and they all wanted us to be happy with our experience. We were there on a Monday evening, during Happy Hour. I had heard that the noise […]

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Remedy Food + Drink

What fun it was to walk into the new Remedy Food + Drink, which now bears little resemblance to its former occupant, Kennedy’s. This is a cool space with a creative menu to match. And Chef Max Watson, formerly a partner with Patrick Ryan in the Port Fonda food truck, is in the kitchen. Max […]

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Chelly’s Cafe

After writing about Paparico’s, and my excitement over discovering a Mexican restaurant I enjoyed in the Brookside/Waldo area, several readers questioned how I could prefer it over Chelly’s Cafe, which is essentially around the corner. Chelly’s used to be in Grandview, but moved several years ago to its current location. Since I had not been […]

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Paparico’s Mexican Restaurant

Finally. A great Mexican restaurant in my neck of the woods. I have long searched for a place closer to the Plaza/Brookside area that would satisfy my frequent cravings for enchiladas, carnitas, burritos and the like. Hence my near euphoria after eating at Paparico’s Mexican restaurant. My husband and I went for breakfast one morning, […]

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