Dining

Local Kentucky Derby party benefits the LLS!

April 30, 2015

Big hats, bowties and a bunch of bourbon-inspired food & drink! Bet on Louie’s Wine Dive to have the best watch party for the 141st Running of the Roses. We are teaming up with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” and lucky for you…the Good ‘ol Southern Party will roll for four hours! We ...

New Foodie Fridays program for 50 Plus begins May 15

April 22, 2015

Try a new restaurant with a fun and active group during a new program being offered this spring and summer by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Foodie Fridays is the name of this program, which offers participants a chance to visit a different restaurant on the second or third Friday of each month. ...

Winnetonka High School 40th Class Reunion

April 21, 2015

Graduates from the class of 1975 The Griffin was chosen because in mythological history it represented intelligence and strength. It portrays the combined features of a being with the head, talons, and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. The colors cardinal red and gold were the colors of choice. The Class of 1973 had spoken...they were ...

Wine Tasting Jazz Dinner at Stanford’s Comedy Club

April 21, 2015

For immediate release: Media contact: Rachel Raile 913-400-7500 stanfordscomedyclub@gmail.com Somerset Ridge Winery and Stanford and Son’s Comedy Club & Restaurant offer an evening of wine tasting, fine gourmet dining and live jazz music. Cocktail hour of wine tasting hosted by wine expert Cindy Reynold’s and staff Five course gourmet meal created especially for the evening by Chef John Scott. Live ...

Professional Women’s Group Lands In Lawrence, Kansas; Partners With Popular Venue

April 12, 2015

For Immediate Release: April 12, 2015 Contact: Laura Wynn LJ Holding Co Inc (913) 396-3494 Laura@LauraWynn.com Linking Women Networking Organization Launches First Local Chapter in Partnership with The Oread Hotel Lawrence, Kansas: Linking Women Networking Organization, a national membership group connecting professional women, has added a chapter designed to engage and expand businesses operating in the Lawrence, Eudora, Topeka and ...

Winslow’s BBQ Adds Live Music On The Patio To Friday Nights

April 9, 2015

Enjoy live music on Downtown Kansas City’s largest patio this Friday, April 10, 2015 KANSAS CITY, MO. – April 8, 2015 – Winslow's BBQ, located in the historic Downtown Kansas City, City Market, is kicking off its long-standing tradition of live music on its patio this weekend. Winslow’s patio transforms into a stage for local bands on Saturdays and Sundays ...

Kansas City Looks to Get It’s First Specialized Tea House.

March 31, 2015

For Immediate Release- Tea is the most popular drink in the world. Kansas City looks to have a new independent specialized tea house. Loose Leaf Tea House is working to open it’s doors in the Fall of 2015 near the Kansas City Art Institute. There are no Tea Houses that specifically cater to tea in Kansas City and Loose Leaf ...

Tortilla Ranch Casual Concept Goes Top Shelf

March 23, 2015

Everybody loves a good Happy Hour ... and Tortilla Ranch Mexican Grill in Overland Park decided to make sure that customers really love theirs. By kicking it up a notch and offering top shelf margaritas at bargain prices, the after-work crowd has found a new favorite spot to pick up dinner to go. In business for just under a year, ...

Farm Chef llengewins 7 Springs Winery 2015 Chefs Challenge

March 21, 2015

Chef Charles Clark won the 6th Annual Silver Cup Chefs Challenge sponsored by the 7 Springs Winery at the Lake of the Ozarks. Chef Charles is the chef at Restoration Farm located in Stover, MO. Restoration Farm is a chemical free farm, has a small that can be rented and will open an open air dining eatery in May. Restoration ...

Love in the Afternoon programs for 50 Plus to feature great music and cuisine on April 3 & 7

March 11, 2015

A lunch program featuring fine cuisine and exceptional music is being offered twice in early April by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's 50 Plus Department. The event is called Love in the Afternoon. Both programs begin at noon. The first program will take place on Friday, April 3, at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 W. 87th St. Parkway, Lenexa, ...

Penn Station Targets Kansas City For Growth

Feb. 13, 2015

Fast-Casual Restaurant Chain Plans 44 Locations in Kansas City over 10 Years Penn Station East Coast Subs, the restaurant franchise famous for its grilled East Coast style submarine sandwiches fresh-cut fries and hand-squeezed lemonade, is targeting Kansas City for growth. The company, which currently has a location in Overland Park, hopes to open a total of 44 stores in the ...

Gourmet Popcorn is available at Sugar Rush Treat Boutique second location

Feb. 5, 2015

SUGAR RUSH INC. “POPS UP” WITH OVERLAND PARK GRAND OPENING February 7th 2015 “Best Cupcake” Restaurant is pop’n with second location in Johnson County Overland Park, Kan. — (February 1, 2015) — Sugar Rush Treat Boutique, a gourmet cake shop, is now also a gourmet popcorn shop. The new store is located at 8331 W 135th Street, Overland Park, KS. ...

Neighbor’s Place Potluck set for Feb. 24 at Roeland Park Community Center

Feb. 4, 2015

Join your friends or meet new ones at a Neighbor’s Place Potluck being planned in late February by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The Neighbor’s Place is a room within the Roeland Park Community Center where congregate meals are served to participants 50 and older each week day by the Johnson County Area ...

Valentine’s Day Dinner and Bingo event planned on Feb. 14 at RPCC

Jan. 21, 2015

For Valentine's Day this year, the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District is offering a Valentine's Day Dinner and Bingo event at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park on Saturday, Feb. 14. Now in its third year, Valentine's Day Dinner and Bingo gives participants the opportunity to avoid crowded restaurants and ...

Love in the Afternoon programs for 50 Plus to feature great music and cuisine on Feb. 6 & 10

Jan. 14, 2015

A lunch program featuring fine cuisine and exceptional music is being offered twice in early February by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's 50 Plus Department. The event is called Love in the Afternoon. All programs begin at noon. The first program will take place on Friday, Feb. 6, at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 W. 87th St. Parkway, Lenexa, ...

7th Annual St. Monica Mardi Gras Fundraiser

Jan. 1, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7th Annual St. Monica Catholic Church Mardi Gras Fundraiser Press Release Date: Monday, January 5th from the locality of Overland Park, Kansas The St. Monica Catholic Church family plans to celebrate the Mardi Gras Season here locally for their parishioners and community members, in an effort to maintain the youth programs in place on the ground of ...

K.C. Native Returns Home to Join 801 Fish as Exec. Chef

Dec. 26, 2014

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Brecklyn Bolan 801 Restaurant Group Brecklyn@801Restaurants.com K.C. NATIVE RETURNS HOME TO JOIN 801 FISH AS EXEC. CHEF Leawood, Kansas (December 26, 2014) – Joe West joins 801 Fish as Executive Chef. West, raised in Prairie Village, Kansas, returns home from Cincinnati, OH where he worked as Executive Chef for The Cincinnatian Hotel & Palace ...

Dine and Party With A James Beard Awarded Chef This New Years

Dec. 12, 2014

The streets of the Crossroads Art District will once again echo with the sounds of jumping blues and hot swinging Jazz this New Year's eve as restaurants Michael Smith and Extra Virgin host another memorable party with The Grand Marquis. As in years past, there will be two dinner seatings at James Beard award winning chef Michael Smith's namesake restaurant, ...

Small Change Adds Up to Big Results for Cancer Research

Dec. 5, 2014

Media Contacts: Catie Jackson Jessica Dinon Rebekah Wells Pierson Grant Public Relations Olive Garden The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (954) 776-1999, x236 (407) 245-4336 (913) 262-1515 SMALL CHANGE ADDS UP TO BIG RESULTS FOR CANCER RESEARCH Students in Kansas and Missouri participated in Pasta for Pennies presented by Olive Garden and benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society SHAWNEE MISSION, Kan. ...

Cedar Crest Lodge - Kansas B&B Wins National Award!

Dec. 4, 2014

Cedar Crest Lodge CHOSEN AS TOP 10 HIDDEN ESCAPES BY BEDANDBREAKFAST.COM ??Pleasanton, Kansas, December 3, 2014 -- Matt & Laura Cunningham, 913-352-6533, innkeeper@cedarcrestlodge.com Cedar Crest Lodge in Pleasanton, Kansas has been selected as a Top 10 Hidden Escape by BedandBreakfast.com®. Cedar Crest Lodge is recognized as a top inn around the world providing the best travel experience in this category. ...

New Noon Year’s Eve event is Dec. 31 at Roeland Park Community Center

Dec. 3, 2014

Celebrate the New Year at noon during a new special event being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The event is called Noon Year’s Eve and is meant to show that you don't have to stay up late or pack into a crowded restaurant to ring in 2015. Participants will enjoy a ...

Parisi Cafe Hails the Holidays

Dec. 3, 2014

PARISI CAFÉ HAILS THE HOLIDAYS New holiday blend, seasonal menu items and special promotions planned KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Parisi Café is offering limited edition coffees, seasonal drinks, sweet treats and merchandise specials in December, just in time to stock up, sip and enjoy. Limited Edition Blends As the temperature drops, warm up with Parisi’s newest holiday blend and barrel-conditioned ...

KULTURE KURRY OPENS IN OVERLAND PARK SPECIALIZING IN NORTHERN INDIAN CUSINE

Dec. 2, 2014

KULTURE KURRY OPENS IN OVERLAND PARK SPECIALIZING IN NORTHERN INDIAN CUSINE New restaurant combines upscale ambiance with regional ethnic dining OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – A new Indian restaurant spices up the restaurant scene in south Johnson County with something distinctive. Kulture Kurry (kulturekurry.com) has created a niche even within Indian restaurants in Kansas City by designing a menu based on ...

More than 1,800 pies, 4 tons of turkey to be gobbled up by some 10,000 people for Thanksgiving

Nov. 20, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573.563-4012 BY: Melissa Buckley EMAIL: shatara.r.seymour.civ@mail.mil FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Fort Leonard Wood is scheduled to celebrate Thanksgiving with a traditional Thanksgiving meal served in 10 dining facilities. William Moffitt, Installation Food Program manager, said he expects to serve about 10,000 people during the celebratory ...


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