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Baramee Thai Bistro is Spicing Up the Crossroads

Baramee Thai Bistro is ready to spice up the Crossroads. A sister location to Lee’s Summit’s popular Mali Thai Bistro, the new restaurant from chef Nutnisa Hoffman and her husband and business…

The Reopening of Plate

Two years after a fire tore through Brookside restaurant Plate, owners Christian and Andrea Joseph are getting a happy ending—and a new beginning. The modern Italian eatery is set to reopen in…

Plaza III in New Location

After decades on the Country Club Plaza, Plaza III the Steakhouse shocked Kansas Citians last year when its closing was announced. Fortunately, fans didn’t have to wait long for the return of…

Restaurants

Dinner at The 1900 Restaurant

The light of an early summer evening pours through the windows. Soft jazz plays in the background. Modernist chairs comfortably curve around diners who watch as more guests stream in—young women after…

Bars

By The Numbers: HopCat KC

When HopCat opened in Westport in 2017, it quickly became the tiki-est tiki bar in town. And their gigantic rooftop deck is officially the place to see and be seen—you know, if it…

The W Crew Offers Up a Cocktail with Complex Flavors

Some heavy hitters—Madonna, LeBron, Cher, RuPaul—need only one name to make their presence known. Lee’s Summit’s best kept semi-secret needs only one letter: W. The simple moniker suits The W, an intimate…

Chefs

By The Numbers: James Gardner’s The Hummus Company

If you’re a fan of hummus—and who isn’t really?—then you need to get to know James Gardner at The Hummus Company. (His tagline? “The best damn hummus you’ll ever eat.”) Gardner’s locally…

Reservation For One: A Thyme for Everything

For some parts of Kansas City, the Grandview Triangle might as well be the Bermuda Triangle. There’s the fear of being stuck in traffic or getting lost to never return. So, the…

Sweets For The Sweets!

Valentine’s Day is all about love, but mostly chocolate! You…

Recipes

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