The burritos, stuffed with your choice of meat and the usual fillings beans or rice, cheese, lettuce , make a tasty and filling meal at an almost guilt-inducing price. Genessee Royale is a delightful little cafe with excellent brunch bacon Bloody Mary, anyone? Megan is actually Kansas City born and raised. Let us know your favorites too! Follow Hayley and her foodie tastes and other flights of fancy on and. Photo: is a coffee shop by day, cocktail bar by night with fantastic happy hour specials , and a great place to meet friends anytime. It also happens to be the best place in town to watch a Jayhawks or Royals game.
Washing it all down with their house made Sangria is a necessity — choose from red or white, and cheers to a night of good food and good company! Adjacent to the famous bar and lounge of the hotel, this restaurant is privately owned. Since then, the bar has changed hands, undergone renovations to the upstairs to include an additional bar and party rooms, and expanded into eight other locations in and. All opinions are always my own. Photo courtesy of Bonjwing Photography on Flickr Columbus Park Ramen Shop takes your typical broke college kid ramen and blows it out of the water. Their Coney Dogs are no joke, and have become a popular hit among locals. A great choice for both breakfast or a quick lunch.
Crisp cool lettuce, a tomato warm from the garden and local bacon seasoned, smoked and then fried to its sizzling ideal. Coconut is the most-requested, topped with a traditional meringue instead of whipped cream. An institution inside the elegant Wareham Hotel, has an elegant, romantic air highlighted by dark woods, crown moldings, white tablecloths, and a lived-in, old-fashioned vibe. Photo: Fine dining meets organic farm-to-table dishes at the. Some slurp them, some swirl them and unfortunately, some cut them up.
We now understand that bagels are not sad, stale rings sold in chain operations. Hank was now so popular that there was no longer room for the butcher counter. This is a must for fresh, creative dining! Make sure to start your brunch off with a Grapefruit mimosa or one of their signature cocktails such as Jeanie, which is Lillet Blanc, grapefruit vodka and Campari soda. I also love on the Plaza — they have the best patio! Meshuggah Bagels Photo by Allyson Peck Best Finally, Finally, Finally Meshuggah Bagels 1208 West 39th Street When it comes to authentic New York-style bagels, Kansas Citians have long lacked a genuine frame of reference. I ordered a double burger with onions, onion rings and a soda.
Super affordable prices, killer good and very strong margaritas and mojitos, a beautiful rooftop deck when its warm out, and the food is terrific. A professionally trained cook, Megan is talented at crafting more nutritious versions of comfort food classics, without compromising flavor. When you stop by, be sure to pick up a container of their special fry seasoning to take home. With its Spanish feel, you will instantly feel transported to Northern Spain, and their menu, of popular tapas caters to socializing. Some of the most authentic feeling and tasting spots are tucked into the back of abarrotes, or small grocery stores. I love their veggie omelets. Marly grew up in a tiny Missouri town, of just 1,000 people.
Brown bread may seem like a strange flavor for a rich, dense frozen custard, but not in Topeka. I recently ordered it with rigatoni instead of spaghetti and it was fantastic. Grab a side of monkey bread, a cinnamon roll or a waffle slider to go with that monster omelet or breakfast tacos! We love following her adventures, and all of the beautiful time she saves us in the kitchen! A must is their Not-So-Standard Potato Chips served with a trio of ketchups, guacamole, vanilla bean and blood orange-habanero. Kirby lives in Brooklyn, by way of Chicago. I had the pumpkin ice cream and espresso affogato. Also, check out Varsity Donuts in Manhattan and Bakers Dozen in Topeka — all along I-70. This post was compiled and written by FoodieCrush contributor Hayley Putnam.
Another popular dish is the gnocchi, potato dumplings served in pesto or vodka tomato sauce. They even offer fruit smoothies and teas! Start your night with fried calamari and kimchi with Korean hot sauce, and move onto a house made pasta loaded with goat cheese, lobster, tender mushrooms, basil and drizzled with a white wine cream sauce. Order salt and pepper wings, king-dao ribs, Sichuan ma po tofu or Cantonese if you prefer it less spicy , five-spiced duck, and sizzling eggplant, and prepare to be the envy of all the other diners. Photo: Dinner is definitely my favorite place to enjoy a nice, seasonal, locally-sourced dinner. Ali Ebright Follow Ali on , , and Reading is like having a chat with the girl next door only if that girl next door were a crazy-good cook! Our first visit in over a year and we are wondering why we waited so long. Photo: — With its urban flare, you instantly feel at home among the several-shared tables.
This would have appeared desperate. The Cajun Cabin How often are you able to get authentic cajun food in Kansas City? Since then, Waldo Thai Place has garnered attention from food critics and lovers for offering a selection of regional Thai dishes that stand out from others in the Kansas City area. Also, the fries are a must. At the Ladybird Diner in Lawrence, the baker makes doughnuts in both traditional styles, such as glazed, cinnamon and sugar, and chocolate frosted with sprinkles, and in unique flavors, such as the Fluffernutter with peanut butter and marshmallow, and the Garden Party with lemon, lavender and chamomile. Their meals are finger-lickin good, and leave you wanting more.