Food Critics News, Reviews, and Good Fried Chicken

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Lauren Chapin - Food Editor for KC Star

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Restaurants Discussed on Today's Program

Fried Chicken Choices

Granny's Chicken Ranch
1340 Village West Pkwy.
Kansas City,
KS 66111
Great chicken cooked in lard for an old school taste.

2401 van Brunt Blvd,
Kansas City,
MO 64127
Deep fried heaven.

Bamboo Hut
10111 East Highway 40,

5410 NE Oak Ridge Dr,
Kansas City,
MO 64119

Jess & Jim's
517 E 135th St,
Kansas City,
MO 64145
Huge sides with rib-sticking gravy.

6330 Troost Ave,
Kansas City,
MO 64131

Ted Montana
Speedway 1713 Village West Pkwy,
Kansas City,
KS 66111-1879
(913) -788-4567
Has a great crispy crust to their Fried Chicken.

Pollo Loco
5816 Merriam Dr,
KS 66203
Hungry? Then try the Half Chicken.

Galvin's Dinnerhouse
6802 South 22nd Street,
St. Joseph

Rc's Back Door Bar and Grill
330 E. 135th Street,
Martin City,
?MO 64145
Boneless Chicken Fried Chicken.

Johnny Cascone's
6863 W 91st St,
Shawnee Mission,
KS 66212
Book early to avoid disappointment.

75th Street Brewery
520 W 75th St,
Kansas City,
MO 64114
Chicken Fried Steak the size of your face.

1800 Genessee St ,
Kansas City, MO 64102
Awesome Chicken Fingers.

101 West 22nd Street,
Kansas City
MO 64108
Ethereal Chicken Livers.

Go Chicken Go
59 N. 7th Street,
Kansas City

Cosentino's Market in Brookside
14 W. 62nd Street
Kansas City,
MO 64113
Diaphanous and divine Fried Chicken.

Southern Cuisine
1008 Mass. St,
KS 66044
Fried Okra and greens go great with your Fried Chicken.

Peach Tree
6800 Eastwood Trfy,
Kansas City,
MO 64129
All you can eat, and that includes the Fried Okra.

Pete's Place
12044 Blue Ridge Ext,
MO 64030

613 Walnut St,
Kansas City,
MO 64106
(816) 777-1107
Great Fried Chicken and Duck, Cotton Candy for dessert.

?Other Restaurants

Olive Garden
6750 W 95th Street,
Overland Park,
KS 66212

Capital Grille
4740 Jefferson Street,
Kansas City, MO 64112

Outstanding service, great for an anniversary meal.

10681 Mission Rd,
KS. 66206
Get there early for great comfort food.

JayWaLe's Bakery-Bistro
503 North Sixth Street
Kansas City
Go for breakfast, opens 10am Sunday

Room 39
10561 Mission,
Kansas City
KS 66206

Nerman Museum
12345,College Blvd,
Overland Park,
KS 66210
Great desserts and buffet.

7938 Santa Fe Dr.
Overland Park,
KS 66204
So comforting with a family feel. Try the Lime Shrimp.

Happy Hours

Extra Virgin
1900 Main St.
Kansas City,
MO 64108
Very stylish setting with great bar seats. Try the Crispy Pig's Ears.

Cosentino's Market Downtown
10 East 13th Street,
Kansas City,
MO 64106-2924

Webster House
1644 Wyandotte St,
Kansas City,
MO 64108
Happy hour from 4:30-6:00 Wednesday to Saturday.

Bo Lings
4800 Main Street,
Kansas City, MO 64112
Celebrate the Chinese year of the Ox.

The City Tavern
101 W 22nd St # 200,
Kansas City,
MO 64108

Phillips House
106 W. 12th Street,
Kansas City,
MO 64105
Try the Spanish Coffee, a delightful experience

Great Salad Bar

Whole Foods
7401 W. 91 ST,
KS 66212

Eggs Benedict

Mama's 39th Street Diner
3906 Waddell,
Kansas City,
MO 64111

Hyatt Regency Hotel
2345 McGee Street,
Kansas City,
MO 64108
(816) 421-1234

Blue Bird Bistro
1700 Summit,
Kansas City,
MO 64108