Food and Drink
2:57 pm
Fri January 23, 2009

Food Critics News, Reviews, and Good Fried Chicken

The Food Critics dropped by The Walt Bodine Show to share restaurant news and reviews.

Kansas City, MO –

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Food News

Lauren Chapin - Food Editor for KC Star

"Four Stars for Lauren" is scheduled for Thursday, January 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Boulevard Brewery, 2501 Southwest Boulevard. The event will be raising money for her children's College fund. Visit The Pitch for ticket details.

Restaurants Discussed on Today's Program

Fried Chicken Choices

Granny's Chicken Ranch
1340 Village West Pkwy.
Kansas City,
KS 66111
(913)-788-4777
Great chicken cooked in lard for an old school taste.

Churches
2401 van Brunt Blvd,
Kansas City,
MO 64127
(816)-241-6696
Deep fried heaven.

Bamboo Hut
10111 East Highway 40,
Independence
MO
(816)-353-9472

Stroud's
5410 NE Oak Ridge Dr,
Kansas City,
MO 64119
(816)-454-9600

Jess & Jim's
517 E 135th St,
Kansas City,
MO 64145
(816)-941-9499
Huge sides with rib-sticking gravy.

Popeyes
6330 Troost Ave,
Kansas City,
MO 64131
(816)-444-0223

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,
Merriam,
KS 66203
(913)-403-8003
Hungry? Then try the Half Chicken.

Galvin's Dinnerhouse
6802 South 22nd Street,
St. Joseph
MO
(816)-238-0463

Rc's Back Door Bar and Grill
330 E. 135th Street,
Martin City,
?MO 64145
(816)-942-4999
Boneless Chicken Fried Chicken.

Johnny Cascone's
6863 W 91st St,
Shawnee Mission,
KS 66212
(913)-381-6837
Book early to avoid disappointment.

75th Street Brewery
520 W 75th St,
Kansas City,
MO 64114
(816)-523-4677
Chicken Fried Steak the size of your face.

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

Lidia's
101 West 22nd Street,
Kansas City
MO 64108
(816)-221-3722
Ethereal Chicken Livers.

Go Chicken Go
59 N. 7th Street,
Kansas City
KS
(913)-342-4616

Cosentino's Market in Brookside
14 W. 62nd Street
Kansas City,
MO 64113
(816)-523-3700
Diaphanous and divine Fried Chicken.

Southern Cuisine
1008 Mass. St,
Lawrence,
KS 66044
(785)-331-2500
Fried Okra and greens go great with your Fried Chicken.

Peach Tree
6800 Eastwood Trfy,
Kansas City,
MO 64129
(816)-923-0099
All you can eat, and that includes the Fried Okra.

Pete's Place
12044 Blue Ridge Ext,
Grandview,
MO 64030
(816)-965-0035

Seven
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
(913)-381-8645

Capital Grille
4740 Jefferson Street,
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816)-531-8345

Outstanding service, great for an anniversary meal.

Zest
10681 Mission Rd,
Leawood,
KS. 66206
(913)-381-5678
Get there early for great comfort food.

JayWaLe's Bakery-Bistro
503 North Sixth Street
Kansas City
KS
(913)-220-2286
Go for breakfast, opens 10am Sunday

Room 39
10561 Mission,
Leawood,
Kansas City
KS 66206
(913)-648-7639

Nerman Museum
12345,College Blvd,
Overland Park,
KS 66210
(913)-469-3000
Great desserts and buffet.

Taste
7938 Santa Fe Dr.
Overland Park,
KS 66204
(913)-766-0320
So comforting with a family feel. Try the Lime Shrimp.

Happy Hours

Extra Virgin
1900 Main St.
Kansas City,
MO 64108
(816)-842-2202
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
(816)-595-0050

Webster House
1644 Wyandotte St,
Kansas City,
MO 64108
(816)-221-4713
Happy hour from 4:30-6:00 Wednesday to Saturday.

Bo Lings
4800 Main Street,
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816)-753-1718
Celebrate the Chinese year of the Ox.

The City Tavern
101 W 22nd St # 200,
Kansas City,
MO 64108
(816)-421-3696

Phillips House
106 W. 12th Street,
Kansas City,
MO 64105
(816)-221-7000
Try the Spanish Coffee, a delightful experience

Great Salad Bar

Whole Foods
7401 W. 91 ST,
Shawnee
KS 66212
(913)-652-9633?

Eggs Benedict

Mama's 39th Street Diner
3906 Waddell,
Kansas City,
MO 64111
(816)-531-6422

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

Blue Bird Bistro
1700 Summit,
Kansas City,
MO 64108
(816)-221-7559

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