Dining

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 ...

Love in the Afternoon programs for 50 Plus to feature great music and cuisine on Dec. 2 & 11

Nov. 20, 2014

A lunch program featuring fine cuisine and exceptional music is being offered twice in early December 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 Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Colonial Presbyterian Church, 9500 Wornall, Kansas City, Mo. and ...

New Dining Services Director hired at Primrose Retirement Community of Kansas City

Nov. 19, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO – Primrose Retirement Community of Kansas City has announced that Rodney Clark has been selected to be the new Dining Services Director. In this capacity, Clark will oversee all meal preparation and dietary staff management for the community. Clark, a Southwest Missouri State graduate, brings with him over 25 years of experience in the food service industry. ...

Dark Horse Distillery’s Special Release Barrel Strength Reunion Rye Whiskey will begin hitting shelves Thanksgiving week

Nov. 17, 2014

Tis the season for the Dark Horse Distillery Special Release! Dark Horse Distillery is excited to announce the second annual “Special Release” of their BARREL STRENGTH REUNION RYE WHISKEY. Born from the Dark Horse Distillery Reunion Rye Whiskey recipe of a 100% rye mash, this whiskey has been carefully extracted from barrels selected by DHD’s Artisan Distillers at a proof ...

Taste of Kansas City Food Tours Offers Unique Holiday Experiences and Great Gift Ideas

Nov. 11, 2014

Kansas City-based walking tour company Taste of Kansas City Food Tours is proud to announce a line-up of unique tour experiences specially crafted for this holiday season. From the off-the-beaten Kansas City path of culinary gems to historic venues of days-gone-by, these programs are a wonderful way to explore Kansas City neighborhoods, learn fascinating history, and enjoy the season with ...

Lidia’s White Truffle Menu - A Little Winter Decadence

Nov. 11, 2014

JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAY - A LITTLE WINTER DECADENCE ~ LIDIA’S WHITE TRUFFLE MENU Who: Lidia’s Kansas City What: A Little Winter Decadence - Lidia’s White Truffle Menu Where: 101 W. 22nd Street, KCMO, in the Crossroads Art District When: November through December 2014 Reservations: (816) 221-3722 WHITE TRUFFLE MENU The chefs at Lidia’s Kansas City have made ...

Lidia’s Kansas City - Thanksgiving Menu

Nov. 11, 2014

Lidia's Kansas City - Thanksgiving Menu Who: Lidia’s Kansas City What: Lidia’s Thanksgiving Menu Where: 101 W. 22nd Street, KCMO, in the Crossroads Art District When: Thursday, November 27, 2014 Time: Noon to 6:00 p.m. Reservations: (816) 221-3722 Happy Thanksgiving! Thursday, November 27th, 2014 Family Style Antipasti Zucchini and Rice Crostata, Marinated Winter Squash Celery, Mushroom and Grana Salad Choice ...

Strawberry Hill Museum Celebrates 26th Year Preserving Holiday Traditions

Nov. 11, 2014

Where: The Strawberry Hill Museum Opens for the Holiday When: Everyday – M-F & Saturday until it is ready for the opening- Saturday, November 22, 2014 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at night Museum - (913) 371-3264 THE STRAWBERRY HILL ETHNIC MUSEUM & CULTURAL CENTER CELEBRATES 26TH YEAR PRESERVING HOLIDAY TRADITIONS ...

Hiland Dairy Rolls out ‘Hiland for the Holidays’ cookie contest

Nov. 7, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/3/14 Contact: Kathy Broniecki Hiland Dairy O: (402) 558-0637 C: (402) 740-2254 KathyB@envoyinc.com Consumers are invited to upload their holiday cookie recipes in order to win prize packages. SPRINGFIELD, Missouri (November 3, 2014) – For the second year in a row, Hiland Dairy is rolling out its “Hiland for the Holidays” cookie contest on its website, HilandDairy.com. ...

Pie Five Pizza opening in Westport

Nov. 6, 2014

Nation’s leading fast-casual pizza concept opens state’s first location Nov. 7; raises funds for Children’s Mercy Get Ready, Missouri. Pie Five Pizza is About to Show You How Pizza History is Made!Kansas City, MO. Pizza lovers east of the state line are about to get a fresh take on the fast-casual phenomenon as Pie Five Pizza makes its debut in ...

Argosy honoring Veterans with complimentary buffet on Veterans Day!

Nov. 1, 2014

Riverside, Missouri, October 21, 2014 – On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa will honor our Veterans and Service Personnel with a complimentary buffet at the Terrace Buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. “It’s important to all of us here at Argosy to honor our Veterans and the men and women of the Military serving our country ...

50 Plus presents a Mexican Fiesta on Nov. 17 at Cedar Lake Village

Oct. 22, 2014

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in November during a new special event being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The event is called Mexican Fiesta and will involve a taco bar and sombrero scavenger hunt. Cedar Lake Village senior living community of Olathe is opening their doors for a special dinner in their ...

Neighbor’s Place Potluck set for Oct. 28 at Roeland Park Community Center

Oct. 8, 2014

Join your friends or meet new ones at a Neighbor’s Place Potluck being planned in late October 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 ...

Kansas Duo Launch Ready to Drink Cocktail Business

Oct. 7, 2014

Lawrence, KS – Arty’s Legendary Cocktails of Lawrence has teamed up with The Kansas Craft Alliance to distribute Arty’s line of Ready to Drink (RTD) 7 oz. single serving cocktails. Arty’s produces a line of legendry RTD cocktails that includes the hottest cocktail in America - the Moscow Mule along with the Brandy Old Fashioned Sweet, and the Whiskey Old ...

Funday Sunday in Merriam - Food Trucks!

Oct. 2, 2014

October 1, 2014 Attention Media: For Immediate Release Contact: Sara Thompson-Recreation Supervisor 913-322-5551 sarat@merriam.org You asked for it we have it, by popular demand Funday Sunday in Merriam sponsored by area food trucks and Merriam Parks & Recreation Department . Indulge on food from Beauty of the Bistro, Prairie Fire Oven, CoffeeCake KC, Crave, Brock Hops, Chickhoovenswine, Jazzy B’s, Smokin ...

KCFitnessLink To Open Euphoria, A Unique Fitness Collaborative In The Crossroads

Sept. 24, 2014

Contacts: Darryl Olive Director of programs for KCFitnessLink 816.256.4443 info@kcfitnesslink.com Camilo Estremadoiro Director Pop Up Art Gallery 816.372.8218 2100PopUp@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KANSAS CITY, MO – KCFitnessLink (www.KCFitnessLink.com) today announced the opening of Euphoria, a collaborative project with the Pop Up Art Gallery that will offer health conscious fitness parties in a drug and alcohol free environment. Euphoria is the ...

Fall Spaghetti Dinner is Oct. 16 at Roeland Park Community Center

Sept. 24, 2014

Something good is cooking at the Roeland Park Community Center and the community is invited to come participate in a special meal being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Fall Spaghetti Dinner is the name of this long-standing tradition of friends, delicious food, conversation, and fun! To find this program in the ...


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