The Food Critics Dish about Coffee and Hot Chocolate

Listen in on The Food Critics as they discuss the good, the bad, and best spots for a good cup of coffee or hot chocolate.

KansasCity, MO – November 7, 2008
Gather 'round for The Food Critics as they talk about old and new area restaurants. In the second half of the show they ask the listeners for their favorite coffee and hot chocolate locations.

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Restaurants Discussed on today's program:

Bad News
'Shiraz' closed . New owners opening soon.
320 SW Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64108

'Boudreauxs' closing
10551 Mission Rd
Leawood, KS 66206

Good News
Indian Restaurant used to be known as 'Kebab & Curry', renamed 'Flavors of India'
12112 W. 87th St. Lenexa, KS 66215.

New Indian restaurant 'Masala's Indian Diner' (Chilli Chicken is a great appetizer).
91st & Metcalf O.P. (Taking over the 'Ohana Hawaiian Grill'.)
7301 W 91st St Overland Park, KS 66212

'The Drop' (New Chef- Eric Carter. New Menu).
409 E 31st Street. Kansas City, MO 64108.
www.thedropbar.com

Other Restaurants Discussed:

'Poco's' (Great Salsa)
3063 Southwest Blvd Kansas City, MO 64108.

'Princess Gardens
8906 Wornall Road, KCMO 64114.

'Taste' new restaurant, taking over from 'Tonic'
Sante Fe Drive, Downtown, Overland Park, KS

'Kolache Factory' (Polish pastry, savory and sweet pastries.)
7112 W 135th St, Overland Park, KS 66223

'The City Tavern' (New Chef Jason Czaja. New Menu.)
Historic Freight House - 101 W. 22nd Street - Kansas City, Missouri.

'Blanc Burger' (real cut Pomme Frite)
419 Westport Rd. Kansas City, MO 64111

'Judithanns Lunchbox'
415b N Pennsylvania Ave, Lawson, MO 64062.

Coffee Shops & Hot Chocolate

'Christopher Elbow Chocolatier'. (Hot Chocolate)
1819 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108

'Artisan Francais'.
6759 W 119th St, Overland Park, KS 66209

'Andre's Confiserie Suisse'
5018 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64112

'City Grounds Coffee Shop'
6200 Raytown Tfwy, Raytown, MO 64133

'The Roasterie'. (Does Turkish Coffee)
6223 Brookside Blvd Kansas City, MO 64113
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Aixois (Coffee and Hot Chocolate)
251 E. 55th Street, Kansas City, MO.

'The Songbird'
1315 Fairfax Trafficway, Kansas City, KS

'City Market Coffee House'
305 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64105

'The Filing Station".
2980 McGee Trfy Kansas City, MO 64108

'Hazels Gourmet Coffee & Tea'.
4001 Frederick Ave, St Joseph, MO 64506

'Benetti's Coffee'
6109 Blue Ridge Blvd.Raytown, MO 64133

'Starbucks'

'Di Capos Teas and Eatery'.
325 main, Platte city, Missouri

'JP Coffee Bar'.
1526 Walnut St Kansas City, MO 64108

'You Say Tomato'.
2801 Holmes St Kansas City, MO 64109

'Foo's Fabulous Frozen Custards'
6235 Brookside Plz Kansas City, MO 64113.

'The Sweet Guy'
10 Main St Parkville, MO 64152

'Friendly Bean Coffee' Company
420 NE Barry Rd. Kansas City, MO 64155.