RJ’s Bob-Be-Que Shack (Mission, KS)

It’s been awhile since my last restaurant post. I have month’s worth of mouthwatering food stories to share now that I have time to write again, so I guess we’ll get started with a joint I visited way back in May. For my birthday and last hurrah in Kansas City before the big move to … Continue reading

4 Olives Wine Bar and Restaurant (Manhattan, KS)

Before I left Manhattan, I made a point to visit all of my favorite restaurants in town one last time. The best of the best of those, and also the most expensive, was 4 Olives Wine Bar and Restaurant. 4 Olives is far and away the best restaurant in the Little Apple. Harry’s (featured later) … Continue reading

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