Dining

New executive chef at historic Raphael Hotel

Dec. 1, 2016

Chef Joseph Cizek brings world of experience and local passion to Kansas City’s historic boutique hotel and its signature restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza December 1, 2016 – Kansas City, MO – The Raphael, Kansas City’s landmark hotel located on the Country Club Plaza, is new home to the culinary talents of Joseph Cizek. In his new position, the chef ...

Hanukkah Glow Party set for Dec. 17

Nov. 28, 2016

There’s nothing more fun than celebrating a holiday together with family, friends, food and frivolity! That’s exactly what’s in store for the community’s first Hanukkah Glow Party Beyachad Chogegim -Together We Celebrate, on Saturday evening, Dec. 17 in the Social Hall of the Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W. 115th St., in Overland Park. (This year, Hanukkah officially begins at sundown ...

Applebee’s Launches Historic Gift Card Bonus Program

Nov. 22, 2016

Local Applebee’s Franchisee Shocks Retail Industry with a new “Double Bonus” Offer on Gift Card Purchases of $50 or More. (KANSAS CITY, MO, Nov. 17, 2016) – Applebee’s has redefined the term “Gift Card Bonus” this holiday season! For a limited time, select locations throughout the Midwest are offering twice their traditional holiday bonus, or a total of $20 in ...

Theatre in the Park Announces 2017 season including show at new arts & heritage center

Nov. 18, 2016

The Theatre in the Park’s (TTIP) 48th season will feature three premieres and three modern era American musical theatre classics. “Grease” is the word, as TTIP will open the new Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center (AHC) with the Broadway and hit movie musical, GREASE, in the Spring 2017. Monty Python’s hilarious SPAMALOT will be the first production on TTIP’s ...

Jewish Film Festival set for January 2017

Nov. 18, 2016

Kansas City’s 2017 Jewish Film Festival (KCJFF) will feature six diverse films from Israel and beyond. Now in its 18th year, The Festival is presented by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, (The J) opens Sunday evening, Jan. 8 and continues through Sunday Jan. 22. All the films will be screened in The White Theatre at the Jewish ...

SevenDays 2017 announced; Peace walk moves to Union Station

Nov. 18, 2016

(Kansas City) – In the continued effort to overcome tragedy produced by hatred, bigotry and ignorance, SevenDays™ Make a Ripple, Change the World will take place for the third year in the Greater Kansas City area Tuesday, April 18 through Monday, April 24, 2017. SevenDays™ 2017 continues the healing journey following the murders that took the lives of Dr. William ...

Arcadian Moon Introduces One-of-a-Kind Destination Dinners

Nov. 10, 2016

Arcadian Moon Introduces One-of-a-Kind Destination Dinners 20-Week Culinary Adventure Begins November 17 Higginsville, MO: On Thursday, Nov. 10, Arcadian Moon Winery & Brewery announced the introduction of their new culinary adventure, Destination Dinners Over the course of 20 weeks, from November through April, Arcadian Moon will be exploring 20 celebrated cuisines from around the world. From surprising expressions of well-known ...

Maker’s Mark Dinner To Feature Son of Distillery’s Founders

Nov. 7, 2016

(LAWRENCE, KS) – The Eldridge Hotel welcomes Bill Samuels Jr., chairman emeritus and son of the founders of Maker’s Mark, Thursday, Nov. 10 for a presentation on bourbon and Kansas history, along with a 5-course meal presented by Executive Chef Matthew Michel-Cox. Samuels Jr. will co-present with Lieutenant Colonel Tony Mullis, USAF (Ret.), on William Quantrill, his raids and how ...

Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs Celebrates National Sandwich Day with Special Offer

Nov. 2, 2016

GOODCENTS DELI FRESH SUBS CELEBRATES NATIONAL SANDWICH DAY WITH SPECIAL OFFER Locally-owned sub sandwich restaurants offering $2 6-inch turkey subs and special giveaways KANSAS CITY - Nov. 3, 2016 –Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs is celebrating its favorite holiday of the year today with an exclusive, one-day only promotion of 6-inch turkey subs for just $2 at all of its Kansas ...

Ansera Analytics Awarded $1.04 Million Phase II SBIR Grant by U.S. Department of Defense

Oct. 26, 2016

Olathe-based company will evaluate next generation of tools that keep military safe in hazardous threat environments OLATHE, Kan. — Ansera Analytics, LLC (Ansera), an Olathe, Kan.-based biotech company, was awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the U.S. Department of Defense to continue research, development and validation of the next generation of the Army’s Chemical, Biological, ...

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce | 39th Annual Noche de Gala

Sept. 28, 2016

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host its 39th Annual Noche de Gala on Thursday, October 6th 2016 in the Grand Ballroom of the Overland Park Marriott. This Gala will benefit the operating expenses and standing programs and event hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Greater Kansas City. The evening will start off with a Pre-Award celebration that will include ...

New season of Foodie Fridays program for 50 Plus begins with Sept. 16 lunch outing

Aug. 24, 2016

The Blue Bird Bistro is the first destination for a new season of the Foodie Fridays program being presented this fall and early winter by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program lets participants try a new restaurant with a fun and active group of friends for lunch or dinner on one Friday ...

Gardens at Sunset Fundraiser to benefit Kansas City Community Gardens September 10th

Aug. 8, 2016

GARDENS AT SUNSET TICKETS AVAILABLE Kansas City, MO, – Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) is once again bringing its signature fundraising event to the beautiful Beanstalk Children’s Garden for an evening of music, food and drink, unique silent auction items, cooking demonstrations and more. The Gardens at Sunset Saturday, September 10, 2016 5:30 to 8:30pm Leanna Flandemeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden ...

Win Prizes, Have Fun, AND Help Support FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered)

Aug. 2, 2016

For more information: FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered joanb@facingourrisk.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORCE Kansas City Group - Fundraiser This Event spreads awareness about hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers Tampa, FL (August 1, 2016) – FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered will be assisting and hosting the BINGO event at Hamburger Mary's in KC while spreading the ...

Festival to Benefit Local Children

Aug. 2, 2016

Come join us Saturday, August 6th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm for a festival full of CARS, CRAFTS, and FUN for all ages and help support the educational needs of children in the local community. Located at: Cotillion Room & Garden 16816 E. Highway 40 Independence, MO 64055 Food, door prizes, and more! All proceeds from booth rentals and ...

Lonnie McFadden Performing at Lidia’s Every Thursday Night!

July 19, 2016

LONNIE MCFADDEN PERMING AT LIDIA’S EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT! World renowned tap dancer and entertainer, Lonnie McFadden, will kick off his Thursday night shows in the Taverna at Lidia’s, 101 W. 22nd, KCMO, from 6 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., on Thursday, July 28, 2016. McFadden will continue his performances every Thursday night at Lidia’s and will include singing, playing the trumpet ...

The Lodge of Four Seasons Announces Fall Perks Program for Meetings and Conventions

July 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: Thursday, July 14th, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Bondurant, jenny@catchphrasepr.com, 573-230-4711, Twitter @jennybondurant LAKE OZARK, MO – The Lodge of Four Seasons announced today a fall perks program for meetings and conventions booked at the waterfront resort, on Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks. The Lodge’s “Pick Your Perks” program rewards businesses and other organizations based on the peak ...

Key Lime Pie Concrete and Peach Concretes: Summertime Favorites

July 14, 2016

Fans wait for them all year. They line up at their favorite locations just to get a taste. When it’s this time of year, the communities with Andy’s Frozen Custard stores are buzzing. What’s the reason for all the frenzy? It’s Key Lime Pie and Peach Concrete season; two “limited-time only” treats that come around for a limited time once ...

Next Neighbor’s Place Potluck set for July 26 at Roeland Park Community Center

July 7, 2016

The next Neighbor’s Place Potluck dinner at the Roeland Park Community Center is planned for late July. ? During these events, which are presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District, the community gets together and enjoys a night to socialize and dine together. There is no cost for these gatherings, but participants are ...

Le Fou Frog Celebrates Bastille Day Celebration July 14, 15, 16 & 17th

July 6, 2016

Who: Le Fou Frog What: 20th Annual Bastille Day Celebration – July 14, 15, 16, & 17th Where: Le Fou Frog, 400 East 5th Street, KCMO 64106 Info: (816) 474-6060 or www.lefoufrog.com LE FOU FROG HOSTS 20TH ANNUAL BASTILLE DAY FETE! Boozestille Daze are Here! A Homage de Fromage-A Cheesy Celebration! Thursday, July 14, Friday, July 15~ Saturday, July 16 ...

50 Plus presents Dinner and Ice Cream Social Event on July 21 at Cedar Lake Village

July 1, 2016

Did you know there is a National Ice Cream Day? Celebrate this little-known holiday during a new special event being presented in late July by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The event is called Dinner and Ice Cream Social and will take place at Cedar Lake Village senior living community of Olathe. After ...

Eat the most mind-blowing BBQ in America!

July 1, 2016

We invite you to eat the most mind-blowing BBQ in America! A benefit for Center for Developmentally Disabled. Kansas City, Mo. – Q39 is cooking up a very special CDD menu on Monday, July 18, 2016. Mark your calendar now and plan to join us as Q39 partners with CDD for a benefit dining experience. Stop by Q39 and ask ...

PUT CONFIDENCE INTO YOUR COOKING: Function Junction Offers Another Selection Of Their Popular “Kitchen Confidence” Classes In July

June 28, 2016

Join us in the Culinary Studio every Wednesday and Sunday during the month of July for our Kitchen Confidence Classes! Discover new culinary tips and tricks from Culinary Studio Manager, Eileen Usovicz, in our state-of-the-art culinary studio. Try your hand at making individual, portable, hand pies using fruits and vegetables from the farmer’s market. Learn to make homemade tortillas, salsas, ...


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