KC Dining

You'll see plenty of sports memorabilia during a visit to Chappell's Restaurant.

Chappell’s Restaurant & Sports Museum – Eating Up History

What do you get when you combine delicious food and an astonishing collection of sports memorabilia? Located in North Kansas City, Missouri is Chappell’s Restaurant and Sports Museum. This sports fan Mecca opened in 1986 and has drawn visitors from far and wide. Notoriety has come from many directions, including lots of the top sports

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A two-piece chicken dinner brings subtle heat to the table.

Delivering Crunch – Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken

Growing up in the Midwest, we discovered the depth of flavors that can be found in this region’s dishes. I remember waiting impatiently as my grandmother fried up chicken for Saturday night dinner. The smell was intoxicating and I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth into the crispy coating. Fast forward a few decades and

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Jack Stack Barbecue – A Family Tradition

Let’s time-travel back to 1957. The world was cast into the “Space Race” with the launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite. In America, Jailhouse Rock was climbing the charts, while Elvis purchased Graceland. Frisbees first hit the market and The Music Man opened on Broadway. (You can read our article about the composer

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A visit to McLain's Market will provide plenty of flavorsome finger foods for everyone in your group.

Flavorsome Finger Foods – McClain’s Market

For decades, the McLain family served the locals in and around the Waldo area. Three generations of the family-operated this local bakery, delivering pastries, bread, and cakes to eager customers. There would often be long lines waiting for their chance to snatch up some of the goodies. When the McLain family sold the business in

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Cupini's is all about friends, family, and food.

Cupini’s – Friends, Family, and Food

To be successful in the restaurant business requires a high level of commitment. It helps when you have your priorities clearly determined. Franco Cupini is a man who is dedicated to friends, family, and food. His love for the restaurant business shines through when you see him working at his Westport eatery, Cupini’s. Franco was

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Customers practice social distancing while waiting for their orders at d'Bronx Authentic Deli.

Handhelds And Pizza Pies – D’Bronx Authentic Deli

We have been visiting D’Bronx Authentic Deli for years. Our introduction to this New York-style eatery came in the 1990s, which was not too long after they appeared on the landscape. Their 3904 Bell Street location has always been our go-to spot for handhelds and pizza pies. In fact, one celebration included an attempt to

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The flavors of Mexican seafood dishes are bringing the sea to KC at Jarocho Authentic Mexican Seafood.

Bringing The Sea to KC – Jarocho Authentic Mexican Seafood

Living in the landlocked Midwest can limit our access to fresh seafood. Few places have the dedication to do the legwork required to keep this type of pipeline running. Fortunately, we have a delectable option right in our hometown. Jarocho Authentic Mexican Seafood is bringing the sea to KC. We have been advised of the

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The waving flags of teh kansas City Chiefs remind us that our team has once agin clinched a Super Bowl victory.

Green Room Burgers & Beers – The Sun Will Shine Again

There is a lot of uncertainty floating around Kansas City right now. We find ourselves in the middle of the Covid-19 shutdown. Businesses are learning how to adapt to this new paradigm. While many have reduced hours and even scaled back their menus, others have temporarily closed. That is the case for Green Room Burgers

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An evening of dining at El Toro Loco included queso dip, tortilla chips, and a house margarita.

Taste The Colors Of Mexico – El Toro Loco

Living in Kansas City, Kansas means that we are blessed to have the best Mexican cuisine options in the Midwest. Our hometown is known far and wide for being the home to numerous taquerias (taco stores), carnicerias (meat stores), and cantinas (bar & grills). When you add in the panaderias (bakeries), you expand the list

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We love the bright colors of the drinks and dishes at Mi Ranchito.

Hacienda To The Heartland – Mi Ranchito Cocina & Cantina

Kansas City has become a destination for some of the best Mexican cuisine north of the border. All across the metro, diners will find an array of options, with dishes that originate from the various states in Mexico. Much like dining across the United States, each Mexican district has its own flavors to impart. We

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Guy Fieri's newest Kansas City restaurant venture is blurring the line between corporate restaurant and local dive hangout.

Blurring The Line – Guy Fieri’s Dive & Taco Joint

Kansas City has slowly, but surely become a haven for Mexican cuisine. From the small Mom & Pop street taco shops of KCK to the larger chain restaurants scattered throughout the metro. It seems that finding a taco vendor is just about as easy as locating a barbecue. When Guy Fieri decided to jump into

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Crystal poses with a menu from Kinzi Restaurant in Mission, Kansas.

Getting Our Greek On At Kinzi Mediterranean Restaurant

Sometimes last minute plans can uncover some interesting destinations. Recently, we were leaving church on a Saturday evening, and decided to find some place nearby for dinner. Since we were in Mission, Kansas, there were plenty of options available. Neither of us wanted to commit to a particular cuisine, so I made the decision to

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