The Food Critics Dish about Mexican Food

In this December 12, 2008 edition, the Food Critics join us for restaurant news and reviews. Plus a look at the area's best Mexican restaurants.

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Food News
Lauren Chapin, The Star's restaurant critic for the last eight years, died Wednesday at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas. Read the Star's tribute here
Pangia will close at the end of the month.
Rafael changes to Chaz on the Plaz.

Restaurants discussed on today's program:

Country Keepsakes Tea Room - 501 Main St
Belton, MO 64012
816-348-7888

Extra Virgin -1900 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-842-2202

Zest - 10681 Mission (105th and Mission)
Leawood, KS 66206
913-381-5678

Chophouse 801 - 71 East 14th Street,
Kansas City, MO
816-994-8800

Paciugo Gelato - 5260 W. 116th Place
Leawood, KS 66211
913-602-8767

Delaware Cafe - 300 Delaware St,
Kansas City, MO 64105
816-842-0303

Pot Pie - 904 Westport Rd,
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-561-2702

Pizza Bella - 1810 Baltimore,
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-421-7492

Drum Room at President Hotel
1335 Baltimore,
Kansas City, MO 64105
816-303-1686

Nara - 1617 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-221-6272

Bella Napoli - 1810 Baltimore
Kansas City, MO 64113
816-421-7492

Thai Garden - 39th & Bell,
Kansas City, MO
816-753-4226

Capital Grill - 4740 Jefferson Street,
Kansas City, MO 64112
816-531-8345

Plaza 3 - 4749 Pennsylvania Ave,
Kansas City,MO 64112
816-753-0000

Mexican Food

The Hispanic Economic Development Corporation -
www.kchedc.org
Ixtapa - 71 Barry Road (Zona Rosa),
Kansas City, MO 64150
816-746-4848 - Great Fried Ice Cream

Guadalajara Cafe - 1144 W. 103rd
(103rd. & State Line),
Watts Mill Plaza, Kansas City, MO
816-941-4471

El Patron - 2905 SW Boulevard,
Kansas City, MO
816-931-6400.(Tasty Fish Tacos)

Mama Tio's - 8026 Paseo Blvd,
Kansas City, MO 64131-2322
816-361-6255

Dos Hombres - 528 Walnut St,
Kansas City, MO 64106
816-474-4696

Rudy's Tenampa Taqueria- 1611 Westport Rd,
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-931-9700 - (Great Salsa)

Poco's - 3063 Southwest Boulevard,
Kansas City, MO
816-931-2526 - (Great Mole, Fajitas and Huevos Rancheros)

Los Alamos Market y Cocina -
1667 Summit Ave,
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-471-0450 - (Great Breakfast)

Tienda Casa - 8220 Metcalf Ave,
Overland Park, KS 66204
913-385-9044

Poncho's - 3540 Main St,
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-531-8070 - (1lb Burrito)

Taco Johns - 3506 S.W. Topeka Blvd,
Topeka, KS 66062 -(Texas Chili Enchilada)

Sol Azteca - 542 Southwest Blvd,
Kansas City, KS 66103-1919
913-362-0817

Tienda Casa Paloma - 8220 Metcalf Ave,
Overland Park, KS 66204
913-385-9044

Fiesta Azteca - 7534 Raytown Rd,
Raytown, MO 64138
816-737-0772

Salsa Grill - 6508 Martway St,
Shawnee Mission, KS 66202
913-362-4921

Taqueira -910 Southwest Blvd,
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-221-13

Maria's - 1205 Branch St,
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-2600

Taco's al Matador - 1230 Merriam Ln,
Kansas City, KS 66103
913-677-9065

Ortega's - 2646 Belleview Ave,
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-531-5415

Chapala - 105 S Clairborne Rd,
Olathe, KS 66062
913-390-0280

Dos Amigo's - 1214 NW State Route 7,
Blue Springs, MO 64014
816-220-9500