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The Food Critics: News, Reviews and Super Soups

Baby, it's cold outside! Warm up with some recommendations for great soups, stews, chowders, bisques, or whatever you like to call them. Our critics also provide general restaurant news and reviews.


The Food Critics are:

Charles"Soupie" Ferruzza, The Pitch
Gloria Gale, Gusto with Glo
Chris Becicka, Ingram's Magazine

Mary Bloch, Around the Block


Restaurant News:

Succatash is moving from City Market is moving to 2601 Holmes, Kansas City, MO

Function Junction is re-opening in Crown Center on Saturday, Nov 14
demonstrations, give-aways, contests

Chef Max Chow is the new chef at Nara (17th and Main)

Grand St Cafe is now open for breakfast

Spin has all bottles of wine for $18

Phoenix Bar and Grill - every second Sunday brunch for Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Restaurant Guide for Friday, Nov 13, 2009

Critic's Recommendations

6227 Brookside Plaza, Kansas City, MO
new Celina Tio restaurant (old Joe D's)
dinner only, everything on menu is great including the deep fried sweetbreads
make a reservation

Cozy Cafe
6740 W 75th St, Overland Park, KS
opens for breakfast, lunch, dinner
delicious pork chop, tortellini
homemade baklava

R Bar
1617 Genessee, Kansas City, MO
hip, urban, very eclectic, cool music
scallops, pork belly, lamb chops

Webster House
1644 Wyandotte, Kansas City, MO
happy hour! 4:30 - 6 Wed - Sat
$3 small plates are to die for

JP Wine Bar
4311 W 119th St
Leawood, KS
has a decent menu too

Cupcake ala mode
1209 W 47th st, Kansas City, MO
gorgeous and yummy gourmet cupcakes

Caller Recommendations

China Dragon
529 E Red Bridge Rd, Kanss City, MO
New York style Chinese Food!

Le Bougouis
12874 State Highway Bb, Rocheport, MO
great scallops, service and wines

Majestic Restaurant
931 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO
newly re-owned with new owners and menu

Caller Questions

Where to get Korean Tacos in KC?
A: Check with the chef at 1924 Main restaurant

Where to get good Colombian cuisine?
A: Sabor Centro Americana
2661 Independence Ave, Kansas City, MO

Where to find a good smooth New England Clam Bisque?
A: Pierponts has a seafood bisque that is not chunky
(in Union Station)
30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO



Special Topic: Soups!

Red Snapper
8430 Ward Parkway Plz, Kansas City, MO
delicious soups!

Hot Basil
7528 W 119th St, Overland Park, KS
Thom Yum soup is the best

Panera soup from Costco
potato soup and broccoli soups

Rock Inn Fourth St Deli (in back of restaurant)
400 S Jefferson St, Kearny, MO
cheap and incredibly good
green chili, ham and bean, italian sausage
cup of soup for $1.50

Marco Polo's
103rd and Stateline
Kansas City, MO
incredible rich clam chowder

1724 Main St,Kansas City, MO

Happy Gillis
549 Gillis St,Kansas City, MO
(delivery service is called Happy Soup Eater)

51 E 14th St
Kansas City, MO
superb chowder

1617 Main, Kansas City, MO
great chili and egg drop soup

Fiesta Azteca
7534 Raytown Rd, Kansas City, MO
great grean chili and tortilla soup

Whole Foods Stores
good lobster bisque

Cafe Beautiful
730 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS
homeade miso soup with homemade

Blue Koi
1803 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO
pot roast soup

Danny Edwards Famous BBQ
2900 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO
great Mexican chili (more soup like and has carrots in)