The Food Critics News, Reviews and Strange Combinations

The Food Critics share the latest in local restaurant news, and offer advice on places to eat in the area. During the second half we'll talk about the strangest food combinations you've seen on menus that have pleasantly surprised you.

Kansas City , Mo. –

The Food Critics are:

Charles Ferruzza, The Pitch
Chris Becicka, Ingram's Magazine
Gloria Gale, 435 South Magazine


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Restaurant News

Julienne restaurant opening soon in old Joe D's in Brookside.

Sumo also opening soon in Overland Park.


Restaurant Guide for Friday, June 12, 2009

Caf? Augusta
12122 W. 87th Street Parkway
Lenexa, KS 66215
great fries, homemade vegan soups, yummy pies

Pizza Fusion
4800 w 135th St
Overland Park, KS
organic, vegan, crust is whole wheat or gluten free

Gordon Biersch
100 E 14th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64106

5041 W 135th Street,
Overland Park, KS 66224
Excellent! 19 different Martinis.
Kobe Beef Burger, Sweet Potatoe Fries

La Hacienda
320 Kansas Avenue,
Kansas City, KS 66105

Iron Horse Restaurant
15400 Mission Road,
Shawnee Mission, KS 66224

Wa Restaurant
740 Massachusetts,
Lawrence, KS

Downtown Eudora, KS
Mexican & Chinese combined.

Wonderful Outdoor Dining

Caf? Trio
47th and Main
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 756-3227
beautiful view over plaza fountain

4124 Pennsylvania
Kansas City, MO 64111
great multi-level creek

1201 W 103rd Street,
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 941-6600
beautiful deck overlooking Tomahawk Creek

Strange Food Combinations

Lillies On 17th
815 West 17th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64108
Bacon wrapped dates also known as Angels on Horseback.

Webster House
1644 Wyandotte Street,
Kansas City, MO 64108
Diver caught scallops on a savory vegetable funnel cake.

You Say Tomato
2801 Holmes Street,
Kansas City, MO 64109
Black pepper and ginger cake, or try the peach and sour cream pie.

Wheel Inn
28703 Highway,
Sedalia, MO 65301
Tell your friends you tried the Goober Burger.

Paleteria Tropicana
830 South West Boulevard,
Kansas City, MO 64108
Mango chili pepper Popsicle: Hot yet cold!

Fred & Reds
1719 S Main Street,
Joplin, MO 64804
Chili on spaghetti, strange but wonderful.

Christopher Elbow
1819 McGee Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
ph. 816-842-1300
Pineapple cilantro ice cream!

Places to eat on the way to Symphony in the Flint Hills

Beto Junction Caf?
I-35 & 74 Hwy
Lebo, KS 66856
Great Cinnamon and Caramel Pecan Rolls
Pork Tenderloin is huge

Grand Central Hotel Restaurant
215 Broadway,
Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845
Better call for reservation this weekend
Famous for steaks and steak fries

Longhorn Lounge Cafe
Hwy 50
Strong City, KS 66869