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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Catchin' Dough: Lambert's Café Has Been on a Roll since 1941
Review and history of Lambert's Café in Sikeston, Missouri, established in 1932 and reopened in 1988 in a new building "to hundreds of local customers and nationwide acclaim," known for its "throwed rolls."...
Celebrate Everything at the Hereford House
Photos, illustration, and review of the Hereford House steak restaurant in southern Downtown Kansas City.
Celebrating Beaujolais Nouveau
Article describes the Kansas City observances of the annual global release of Beaujolais Nouveau, the first French wine of each year's new vintage. In 2004, the event was celebrated in the Kansas City...
Center of Attention
Color pictures and article about the design by 360 Architecture of the Blue Grotto restaurant in the Brookside shopping area. Blue Grotto specializes in Neapolitan-style, wood-fired pizza.
Chamber Split About Area Development
Northeast Chamber of Commerce is split over two plans of action for improving the image and market value of the Northeast area. Some want to build upon the neighborhood's unique and diverse environment...
File containing an obituary for Charles Bryant (1892-1952), "original owner of the Charles Bryant Barbecue, 1921 E. 18th Street" and father of Arthur Bryant. He was a native of Texas who started his restaurant...
December 8-14, 2005
Review of The Gaf Pub and Grille, located at 7116 Wornall Road. The Gaf opened in October, 2005, replacing the "beloved midtown saloon and restaurant," The Romanelli Grill, which closed in July, 2005 after...
Photos and reviews of several area restaurants for less than $20 for two people.
March 8-14, 2007
Review of Brassier Restaurant, located inside the Westin Crown Center Hotel (1 East Pershing Rd).
January 31-February 6, 2013
Article announces that Lilly's restaurant in the Marriott hotel located at 200 West 12th Street has reopened as MetropolitanKC. A brief history of the hotel and its associated restaurant ventures is provided....
Cheers! At City Hall, All Drinkers Aren't Created Equal
Article desribing the arrest and DUI charge of Eldon Audsley, director of Kansas City's Division of Regulated Industries. In this position, Audsley supervised liquor control in city restaurants and bars....
Chef du Jour: A Taste of Sicily
Photos and review of "Jasper's Restaurant in south Kansas City" written by the restaurant's chef specializing in Italian food.
Chef's Family Tries a Recipe for Opennes, Healing
October 24, 2011
Commentary about the suicide of John McClure, owner of Starker's restaurant.
Chicken Lovers, Icon Is Set to Fry in Fairway
April 4, 2008
Article about the opening of Stroud's South in Fairway, Kansas, on Monday, April 7, 2008. Includes a photo of Stroud's owner Mike Donegan.
City File--Kansas City: Art, Baseball, Jazz, and Sacred Cows
Illustrations and article about the tourist sites of Kansas City, covering its basic scenery, cultural institutions, shopping and other entertainment centers, climate, history, "neutral non-dialect," prominent...
City Market, Market House
Postcard of the Market House and the old City Hall at the City Market
City Window--Ruby's: No Brass or Plants, Just Good Ol' Soul Food
History of the Ruby McIntyre's soul food restaurant at 1508 Brooklyn Avenue, visited by such television personalities as Redd Foxx and Tony Dow of "Leave It to Beaver."
City Window: A City Trembles as Winstead's Changes Hands Again
Article about the sale of Winstead's Drive-In restaurant chain to Nabil Haddad, a former McDonald's employee and "the man who introduced the hamburger to the nation of Iraq, the 'Fertile Crescent' of Civilization'"...
City Window: Who Says You Can't Build an Empire Overnight?
Photo and biographical article about Carl DiCapo and his recent organization of several restaurants in the Kansas City into a "restaurant empire," starting with the Italian Gardens restaurant, established...
Clay County, Oak Ridge Manor and Justice Statue
Postcard of Oakridge Manor and Justice Statue, Clay County, MO
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