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2501 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
This isn’t your regular brewery tour. Boulevard is the largest craft brewery in the Midwest, coming online in the late 1980s, before the craft beer revolution. You’ll get a forty-five minute tour of the facility to see how the beer is made and get...
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20 E 5th Street #201, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA
The City Market in the River Market District of Kansas City hosts one of the largest farmers' markets in the Midwest, perhaps the most popular Saturday morning even in KC. But the City Market is much more: restaurants and shops ring the rows of...
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200 E 25th St #400, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
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Four different James Beard Best Chefs Midwest have helmed The American, which features an ever-changing menu of four-star meals at the upscale dining experience in Kansas City. New Executive Chef Josh Eans has put together a summer menu of seafood...
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1663 Summit St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
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Talk about local: Once near closing time, Chef Nina Gann came out of the kitchen to offer the table a honeysuckle ice cream she just whipped up using flowers picked from across the street. A farm-to-table restaurant just up the 17th Street hill on...
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300 Delaware St, Kansas City, MO 64105, USA
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Nestled into a corner building just off the historic City Market, The Farmhouse specializes in farm-to-table, mostly organic ingredients in classic American dishes—some of which come directly from the Farmer’s Market across the street. On the...
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900 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
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2013 James Beard Best Chef Midwest winner Colby Garrelts heads Bluestem, an unassuming boutique restaurant in the Westport neighborhood south of downtown. The best way to enjoy Chef Garrelts’ wares is the five course menu, which gives you...
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1900 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
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One of Kansas City’s four James Beard Best Chef Midwest winners, Michael Smith operates both Michael Smith and its sister restaurant, Extra Virgin, in the same building in the Crossroads District. Michael Smith is a full menu restaurant, offering...
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101 W 22nd St #300, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
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Kansas City is most famous for its barbecue: Bring up the topic, and locals will declare loyalties and dig in. If you’re downtown, the best barbecue experience is Fiorella’s Jack Stack in the Freight House District across the tracks from Union...
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1700 Summit St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
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Up a small hill in Kansas City’s Westside neighborhood, you’ll know the Blue Bird Bistro by the blue front with the yellow door on the corner of 17th and Summit. Everything is locally sourced, and the Blue Bird is one of the most vegetarian...
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1610 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
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Not only does Anton’s have one of the most extensive beer menus in Kansas City, owner Anton Kotar is committed hormone and antibiotic free meats and grass-fed beef. Steaks are aged in house, and cut to order. The menu changes frequently, but...
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400 E 5th St, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA
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One of the most romantic restaurants in Kansas City, Mano and Barbara Rafael’s French bistro in the River Market brings Paris to the Paris of the Plains. Start with the traditional French Onion soup (sweetened with Port), but leave room for one of...
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811 W 17th St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Little Freshie is one of the most fun food and drink places in Kansas City. In the eclectic Westside neighborhood, Little Freshie is a small space sandwiched between upscale bistros and other shops. Little Freshie does delicious cappuccinos and...
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120 E Gregory Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64114, USA
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A little farther south in the hip, young Waldo neighborhood, the Bier Station is worth seeking out. John Couture, who lives around the corner, created a combination neighborhood pub and beer retailer with suds from the world over. The "Station"...
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4141 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
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Converted from a trendy food truck to a new restaurant in the Westport area, Port Fonda serves up authentic Mexican food and drinks, including over a dozen mezcals, Mexican beers on tap, and some of the best cocktails in the city. Focusing on...
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813 West 17 Street (New Location coming soon!), Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
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In a city famous for barbecue, FüD holds its own and brings to the Kansas City foodie scene raw, organic, locally grown vegetarian and vegan dishes. Try the gazpacho-like raw "süp" for starters. The carnivore set can chomp into a vegan version of...
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813 West 17 Street (New Location coming soon!), Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
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This casual West-side restaurant makes a BBQ sandwich that is unbelievably vegan. Using ingredients like star fruit and soy, they recreate the flavor and texture of mid-western meaty dishes vegans must miss. All ingredients are hyper-local and...
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The Jones, located above Cosentino’s Downtown Market, is Kansas City’s first and only downtown lounge and pool. Relax beside the rooftop pool and sip on premium cocktails. Enjoy stunning views of downtown Kansas City while dancing to music spun by...
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Owners Enrique and Chela Gutierrez hail from Teocaltiche, in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. Rather than leaning toward Tex-Mex fare, their menu remains loyal to their family recipes. Try the carne asada (grilled meat), carnitas (pulled pork) tacos,...
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The smell alone is enough to draw you in - fresh baked bread, coffee and perfect breakfast pastries. In a gorgeous setting.
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This cleverly named champagne bar, whose name plays both on the French "ça va" and the Spanish "cava" (the Spanish equivalent of champagne), is an upscale spot with accessible prices; some glasses are as inexpensive as $9 and bottles start at $26....
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412 Delaware Street A, Kansas City, MO 64105, USA
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True, Kansas City probably isn't the first American city that comes to mind in the debates over "best" and most "authentic" pizzas in the United States, but don't tell that to Erik Borger, chef and owner of Il Lazzarone, or his loyal customers......
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2475 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Family travelers—or adults who are big kids at heart—might want to block out (pun intended) a few hours to experience the Legoland Discovery Center. The Center offers classes taught by master Lego builders and features interactive play areas, a...
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2475 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Starfish, seahorses, and sharks are among the beautiful sea creatures visitors can see up close at Sea Life Aquarium in the Crown Center complex. This attraction appeals to visitors of all ages and features touch pools that kids especially love....