Food and Drink
10:14 am
Fri March 6, 2009

The Food Critics: News, Reviews, Hotcakes and Waffles

The Food Critics share the latest in local restaurant news and reviews. In the second half we explore the best places for waffles and hotcakes!

Kansas City , Mo. – This week's Food Critics:

Charles Ferruzza, The Pitch

Chris Becicka, Ingram's Magazine

Mary Bloch, The Independent

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Community Event: Breaking Bread, bringing together Iraq veterans and refugees at the Community Christian Church, Saturday 14th March, Telephone (816) 931-5256.

Great Waffles & Pancakes

Succotash
15 E. 3rd Street,
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 421-2807
The Burrito of Love...Oh L'Amour.

Bluebird Bistro
1700 Summit Street,
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 220-7559
Awesome french toast. Try the eggs and bacon.

RJ's Bob-Be-Que
5835 Lamar Avenue,
Mission, KS 66202
(913) 262-7300

Bell Street Mama's
3906 Waddell Avenue,
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 531-6422
Deep fried pancakes.

Milton's
920 Massachusetts Avenue,
Lawrence, KS 66044
(785) 832-2330

Windsteads
4971 W. 135th Street,
Leawood, KS 66224
(913) 897-5406
Blueberry pancakes bursting with blueberry goodness.

First Watch
7305 W. 95th Street,
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 383-2904
Great wheatgerm pancakes.

The City Diner
301 Grand Boulevard,
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 471-5121
Pancakes to be reckoned with.

Waid's
194 NW. Oldham Parkway,
Lees Summit, MO 64081
(816) 524-4800
Great malt waffles.

Poco's
3063 Southwest Boulevard,
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 931-2526
Again, great waffles.

Kate's Kitchen
8002 North Oak,
Kansas City, MO 64118
(816) 436-7200
Caramel nut french toast with banana's.

Cascone's Italian Restaurant
3733 North Oak Trafficway,
Kansas City, MO 64116
(816) 454-7977
Lighter than air pancakes.

IHOP
5201 NW. 64th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64151-2453
(816) 741-9366
Potato pancakes. Stuffed cream cheese french toast.

Waffle House
6840 E. Front Street,
Kansas City, MO 64120
(816) 231-8565
Great thin waffles.

Village Inn
5800 Broadmoor Street,
Mission, KS 66202
(913) 236-7088

Other Restaurants Mentioned on Today's Show

Grinders West
417 E. 18th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 472-5454

Rays Inn
11100 Hickman Mills Drive,
Kansas City, MO 64134
(816) 763-6969
Great Ambience.

Classic Cup
301 W. 47th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 753-1840
Humongous Pancakes.

Spin
4950 Main Street,
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 561-7746

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

Teocali
2512 Holmes Street,
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 221-4749
Sublime Fish Taco's.

Chaz on the Plaza
325 Ward Parkway,
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 756-3800
Great, warm atmosphere.

JP's Wine Bar
1526 Walnut Street,
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 842-2660

Waid's
6920 Mission Road,
Prairie Village, KS 66208
(913) 362-2882
Fresh pies daily.

Englewood Cafe
10904 E. Winner Road,
Independence, MO 64052
(816) 461-9588
Home baked pies.

Oak 63 Bistro
408 E. 63rd Street,
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 569-6310
Outstanding tuna salad sandwich.

Fiesta Azteca
7534 Raytown Road,
Raytown, MO 64138
(816) 737-0772
Great cream sauces and the best margaritas in Kansas city.

Nick & Jakes
6325 Lewis Drive,
Parkville, MO 64152
(816) 584-8535
Choose one of seven meals for $7. Huge portions of baby back ribs and seared ahi tuna.

Cooks Shack Cafe
8950 Wornall Road,
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 333-0013
Mom and Pop shop with great cinnamon waffles.

Thai Garden
1726 W. 39th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 753-4226
Penang curry, outstanding.

Baan Thai
4th & Cherokee,
Leavenworth, KS
(913) 682-6999
Wonderful pad thai.