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



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
Try the club sandwich. Walt did and he loved it.

JP's Wine Bar & Coffee House
1526 Walnut Street,
Kansas City, MO 64108
The best pomme frite. Zut alores.

Garozzo's Italian Restaurant
526 Harrison Street,
Kansas City, MO 64106
Lunchtimes offering smaller portions smaller prices.

Cafe Sebastian
Kemper Museum
4420 Warwick Boulevard,
Kansas City, MO 64111
The new spring menu. Boing!!

4579 West 119th Street,
Leawood, Kansas 66209
Now taking reservations.

5044 Main Street,
Kansas City, MO 64112

JayWaLe's Bakery-Bistro
503 North Sixth Street,
Kansas City,KS
A cute little bistro.

La Bodega
703 Southwest Blvd,
Kansas City, MO 64108
Chorizo and beef burger. A marriage made in heaven.

Local Burger
714 Vermont Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
'Healthy' fast food.

310 W 8th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64105

Burger Joint
3212 Merriam Lane,
Kansas City, KS 66106
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

Poncho's Mexican Restaurant
3540 Main Street,
Kansas City, MO 64111
2am breakfast burritto, party on.

Red Onion Cafe
203 E 4th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
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

Strouds North Restaurant
5410 NE Oak Ridge Road,
Kansas City, MO 64119

Great Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

Woodswether Cafe
1414 W 9th Street
Kansas City, MO 64101

Brick House Cafe & Grill
111 N Bridge Street,
Smithville, MO 64089

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

Fox's Pharmacy
10004 East 63rd Street,
Raytown, MO 64113
A Malt for Walt he cannot fault.

Great Take-out

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

Pollo Loco
5816 Merriam Drive,
Merriam, KS 66203
Great chicken & rice.

Dean & Deluca
4700 W. 119th,
Leawood, KS 66209
Pricey but yummy desserts.

Po's Dumpling Bar
1715 W. 39th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Dumplings to die for. Murderously good.

889 S Parker Street
Olathe, KS 66061
Sumptuous Fajitas.

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
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
Great sandwiches for picnics

Better Cheddar
604 W 48th Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

Classic Cup Caf?
301 W 47th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64112