Food and Drink
8:04 am
Fri May 1, 2009

The Food Critics News, Reviews and Great Take-out

The Food Critics return to share restaurant news and recommendations. Check out the list of recommended restaurants!

Kansas City , Mo. –

The Food Critics are:

Charles Ferruzza, The Pitch

Chris Becicka, Ingram's Magazine

Mary Bloch, The Independent

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Restaurant News

KC Originals Urban Picnic, May 3rd at 20th & Main at the Hollywood room. Starts at 5pm.

The Parkville 6th Annual Microbrewery Festival is Saturday, May 2nd, 1 - 5 pm

The Golden Ox, 1600 Genessee Street, is celebrating their 60th Anniversary. The first 60 people in line at 6:00 pm on May 2nd will get a free steak dinner.

Restaurant Guide for Friday,
May 1, 2009

You Say Tomato
2801 Holmes Street,
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816)-756-5097
Try the club sandwich. Walt did and he loved it.

JP's Wine Bar & Coffee House
1526 Walnut Street,
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816)-842-2660
The best pomme frite. Zut alores.

Garozzo's Italian Restaurant
526 Harrison Street,
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816)-221-2455
Lunchtimes offering smaller portions smaller prices.

Cafe Sebastian
Kemper Museum
4420 Warwick Boulevard,
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816)-753-5784
The new spring menu. Boing!!

NoRTH
4579 West 119th Street,
Leawood, Kansas 66209
(913)-232-5191
Now taking reservations.

Accurso's
5044 Main Street,
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816)-753-0810

JayWaLe's Bakery-Bistro
503 North Sixth Street,
Kansas City,KS
(913)-220-2286
A cute little bistro.

La Bodega
703 Southwest Blvd,
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816)-472-8272
Chorizo and beef burger. A marriage made in heaven.

Local Burger
714 Vermont Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
(785)-856-7827
'Healthy' fast food.

SoHo
310 W 8th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816)-474-9966

Burger Joint
3212 Merriam Lane,
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913)-766-9212
Burgers! big, juicy, greasy....perfect.

Stevenson's Sante Fe Inn,
6600 Blue Ridge Blvd,
Raytown, MO 64133
(816) 358-5910

Skillet Licker Caf?
501 North Sixth Street,
Kansas City, KS
(913)-549-0132


Poncho's Mexican Restaurant
3540 Main Street,
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816)-531-8070
2am breakfast burritto, party on.

Red Onion Cafe
203 E 4th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
(417)-623-1004
Ecclectic dining.

Fred & Red's Chilli House
1719 S Main Street
Joplin, MO 64804
(417) 781-5341

Thai Spice
1192 NE Douglas Street
Lees Summit, MO 64086
(816)-347-9859

Strouds North Restaurant
5410 NE Oak Ridge Road,
Kansas City, MO 64119
(816)-454-9600

Great Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

Woodswether Cafe
1414 W 9th Street
Kansas City, MO 64101
(816)-472-6333

Brick House Cafe & Grill
111 N Bridge Street,
Smithville, MO 64089
(816)-532-8865

Room 39
1719 W 39th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 753-3939

Main Street
Main Street,
Grandview, MO 64030

Where to get a Soda

Gardener Pharmacy
131 E Main Street,
Gardner, KS 66030
(913)-856-8106

Fox's Pharmacy
10004 East 63rd Street,
Raytown, MO 64113
(816)-353-1600
A Malt for Walt he cannot fault.

Great Take-out

Cosentino's Market Downtown
10 East 13th Street,
Kansas City,
MO 64106-2924
(816)-595-0050

Pollo Loco
5816 Merriam Drive,
Merriam, KS 66203
(913)-403-8003
Great chicken & rice.

Dean & Deluca
4700 W. 119th,
Leawood, KS 66209
(913)-498-3131
Pricey but yummy desserts.

Po's Dumpling Bar
1715 W. 39th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816)-931-5991
Dumplings to die for. Murderously good.

Charritos
889 S Parker Street
Olathe, KS 66061
(913)-829-6333
Sumptuous Fajitas.

Sheng's
3260 Broadway Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-0707
Light but spicy sauces.

Princess Garden
8906 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 444-3709
Savoury or sweet crab rangoon.

Dos Amigo's
1214 NW State Route 7,
Blue Springs, MO 64104
(816)-220-9500
Killer green sauce. Be afraid, very afraid.

The sun will come out tomorrow, and when it does decide to try these places for great picnic take-out

Happy Gillis
549 Gillis Street,
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816)-471-3663
Great sandwiches for picnics

Better Cheddar
604 W 48th Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816)-561-8204

Classic Cup Caf?
301 W 47th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816)-753-1840