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Restaurant Reviews for Kansas City


posted on June 23, 2017
Antler Room
review by Doug Frost, MS, MW

Talented chefs all too frequently leave Kansas City; increasingly, they return home soon thereafter. Nick and Leslie Goellner hit the culinary trail, working in New York, San Francisco and even Copenhagen, at Noma. They came home last fall, opening the Antler ...Read the full review

posted on March 17, 2015
The Local Pig
review by Doug Frost, MW

After a few years along the railroad tracks of an industrial corner of Kansas City, The Local Pig, a butcher, charcuterie and sandwich shop, has opened in a location nearer to where people live, work and play. Westport has its quorum of hip joints, but The Local Pig adds ...Read the full review

posted on May 15, 2014
Underdog Wine Co.
review by Doug Frost

Kansas City retailer Ryan Sciara established the Cellar Rat as a big player in the local retail wine scene even though it’s a smaller place than any of its many competitors. Sciara’s new home, Underdog Wine Company, is even tinier. Perched in the nearly century-old Crestwood Shops, ...Read the full review