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...

Baramee Thai Bistro Brings Heat to Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Crossroads diners beware, here's an insider warning to the new Baramee Thai Bistro that just opened in the former Pizzabella space at...

Alma Mader Brewing Brings Taste of Pacific Northwest to Kansas City

By Kevin Collison With a place called Alma Mader Brewing, it's appropriate that Nick Mader may be the best educated new microbrewer to join...

Local Pig & Pigwich Bring Home Bacon to City Market

By Kevin Collison The Local Pig and Pigwich have opened in the former Winslow's space in the City Market, and owner Alex Pope is thrilled...

Historic 909 Walnut Building in New Hands, Second Spokes Rolling In

By Kevin Collison The historic 909 Walnut apartment building has a new owner, and one of the first changes will be the opening of a...

City Barrel to Washington: Free Beer

Kevin Collison When life hands you 500 gallons of IPA you can't sell thanks to the sour mashup in Washington, what's an aspiring Crossroads brewmeister...

Downtown Chefs Savor the Rush of KC Restaurant Week

By Jill Wendholt Silva Michael Werner’s staff at The Jacobson in the Crossroads is preparing to get slammed during “the busiest 10 days of the...

New Crossroads Microbrewery Goes West

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads latest microbrewery, Rochester Brewing and Coffee Roasting, is straying a bit from the neigh-brew-hood and plans to open in late...

Chef Remy Ayesh Launches Lazia, Upscale Italian Restaurant in Crossroads Hotel

By Jill Wendholt Silva, CityScene KC contributor If Remy Ayesh could create a restaurant to reflect her personality and style, it would be a rustic-yet-hip...

Poi-ō Brings Wood-Roasted Chicken to West Side

By Kevin Collison Carlos Mortera comes from a long line of restauranteurs, going back to his childhood days in Querétaro, Mexico. "I've been cooking for awhile,"...