Songbird Cafe Spread its Wings on Grand to Offer Lunch and Dinner

By Kevin Collison After a soft opening last August, the Songbird Cafe at 1529 Grand celebrated its grand opening recently, taking flight with a full...

KC Restaurant Week Starts Serving This Weekend, Includes Three Dozen Downtown Participants

By Kevin Collison The Ninth Annual Kansas City Restaurant Week starts serving today with a record 191 participating restaurants, three dozen in greater downtown alone. First...

Roasterie Opening Cafe in H&R Block Headquarters

The Roasterie is heralding the arrival later this summer of its new cafe inside the H&R Block headquarters Wednesday with a "Block Party" offering...

Restored Savoy Grill is Centerpiece of New 21c Museum Hotel

By Kevin Collison First off, breathe easy Kansas City history buffs. The inner sanctum of the Savoy Grill, that 1903 time-capsule of dark oak woodwork, terrazzo...

Crossroads Apologizes for Heartburn Over New First Friday Food Truck Fee

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads Community Association is apologizing for the heartburn it has caused food truck operators by surprising them with a $200 permit...

Award-Winning Chef Michael Smith Opening New Crossroads Restaurant

By Kevin Collison Renowned Chef Michael Smith is celebrating his passion for Italian cuisine by opening a new restaurant in the Crossroads Arts District next...

Howard’s Adding Groceries and Homegrown Produce to Its Crossroads Menu

By Kevin Collison Howard's has gained a tasty reputation for its healthy cafe menu since opening in the Crossroads in September 2015, and now is...

New Bookstore Cafe Promises a Bit of Paris on Delaware Street

By Kevin Collison Two attorneys are hoping to bring a little bit of Paris to Delaware Street this summer with a new bookstore, cafe and...

Chef Michael Smith’s Farina Brings ‘Love on the Plate’ to Crossroads

By Jill Wendholt Silva The beggar’s purse is back. If you missed the first incarnation of the chive-tied crepe bundle filled with caviar and crème, head...

KC Soda Co. Brings Old-Time Flavor to River Market

By Kevin Collison Lucas Thompson enjoys the old-time flavor of both soda pop and serving customers in his new KC Soda Co. operation at the...