Nara Japanese Robata (Kansas City)

Boy, it’s been a busy week, as evidenced by my lack of recent posts. However, with that busyness comes a few good stories to tell, including several from my recent foray into the Midwestern metal jungle of Kansas City. I’ll start by saying that Kansas City is a vastly underrated metro area. Although it doesn’t … Continue reading

Aroy Thai Cuisine

The tiny college town of Manhattan, Kansas, has an astonishing number of diverse, good-quality restaurants for a 40,000-person population (20,000 if you don’t count the students). One of the most surprising finds is a place called Aroy Thai Cuisine — not because Thai food can usually be sketchy at best but because the establishment looks … Continue reading