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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Al-Roubaie: A Victim of Its Own Success
Article about the Mediterranean cuisine restaurant at 8241 Wornall Road and its declining quality.
April 23, 1978
Full frontal and partial side view; located at 8901 State Line.
Review of restaurants in Midtown and Downtown.
Amazing Grace, Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri
Profile of Grace Harris, whose barbecue is served at the Grand Emporium blues club, located at 39th and Main. The author writes that Harris is also the proprietress of H-M Old Southern Style in Kansas...
Postcard of The Ambassador Hotel at 36th and Broadway
American Chronicles: Goldberg Can Go Home Again
Biographical article about Larry Goldberg, or Fats Goldberg, a pizzeria proprietor in New York City returning to Kansas City as a restauranteur with the help of the author, a friend and fellow former Kansas...
American Fried: Adventures of a Happy Eater by Calvin Trillin
Review of "American Fried: Adventures of a Happy Eater" by former Kansas City author Calvin Trillin about the high quality of restaurants in Kansas City.
Article about the rejuvenation of the American Restaurant, former "jewel in Hallmark's Crown Center," largely due to Rex Hale, "the best chef in the city--among the best in the nation."
An Energy Trove Awaits . . . Maybe
February 28, 2012
A possible oil and natural-gas boom may occur in southern Kansas as drilling companies increase efforts to recover gas and oil by fracking. Although "its role has shrunk," Kansas "remains a player as one...
An Interview With Agustin Medina
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded April 13, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
An Interview With Dolores Rodriguez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 18, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Includes typed list of...
An Interview With Ollie W. Gates
Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded April 20, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
An Interview With Ruth Lopez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded September 30, 1980. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
Applebee's Picks Lenexa
September 8, 2005
The largest casual dining chain in the United States, Applebee's International Inc., will move it's headquarters from Overland Park to a site about 10 miles west in Lenexa.
Applebee's Shift to KC Under Way
November 8, 2011
Headquarters for the international restaurant chain is moving from Lenexa, Kansas, to 8140 State Line Road in Kansas City, Missouri.
Argentine Dining on the Missouri
February 1, 2005
Piropos Restaurant in Parkville, Missouri, is one of the few Argentinean restaurants in Missouri. Piropos loosely translated from Spanish means ''poetic compliments.''
Armourdale honors Hispanic businesses.
Article about Armourdale Renewal Associations awards to Reyna's Bakery, Taqueria Mexico and Bernardino Bravo.
Arthur Bryant's Restaurant
Arthur Bryant's Restaurant is located at 1727 Brooklyn Avenue. Arthur Bryant took proprietorship in 1946, lived in the area in 1931, and died in 1982.
Arts: A Buried Treasure
Story of the restoration of the mural at the Savoy Grill, depicting the caravans on the Santa Fe Trail.
At Age 101-Plus, He’s Been a Campaigner All His Life
December 10, 2013
Profile on Sam Montague, Kansas City promoter, fundraiser, and civic activist. Among his many projects, Montague worked to pass bonds funding KCI and Truman Medical Center, proposed the “City of Fountains”...
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