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The Food Critics: News, Reviews and Frozen Treats!

The Food Critics bring us all the news of a delicious nature. Now that Summer is in full effect, we look at the best places in town for great frozen treats.By The Walt Bodine Show, July 24, 2009

Kansas City , Mo. –


The Food Critics are:

Charles Ferruzza, The Pitch
Chris Becicka, Ingram's Magazine
Mary Bloch, The Independent


Restaurant News

Fish Fry at the Pi Gallery on Aug 18th, 6 - 9 pm

Fieldstone Orchard in Overbrook, KS has fresh blackberries right now. Pick your own or not.

Spin Pizza 50th and Main
Starting August 5, Every Wed 6:15 pm, 11 mile bike rides

Restaurant Guide for Friday,
July 24, 2009

Flo's Caberet
1911 Main St
Kansas City, Mo
combo caberet and restaurant, excellent new menu, rockin' morroccan chicken, fresh salmon, american kobe beef sliders, mini french dips

Coffee Girls
75th and Washington (Waldo)
Kansas City, MO
cool minimalist decor, smoothies, sandwiches

Westside Local Restaurant
16th & Summit
Kansas City, MO
beer garden outside with long communal tables, local food items, deviled eggs, fresh beets, sandwiches, grass fed burgers,

Cafe Trio
4558 Main
Kansas City, MO
outside deck is a real scene. calimari, pizza, small plates

Los Cabos Restaurant & Rooftop Fiesta
1867 Village West Pkwy # D10
Kansas City, KS
Deep Fried stuffed avacado, 8 different salsas, habanero salsa, cucumber vinegar salsa, rooftop dining, mexican short ribs

Paradise India
7119 W 135th Street
Overland Park, KS
lunch buffet is fresh and good, vegan and gluten free dishes

Woodyard BBQ
3001 Merriam Lane
Merriam, KS
fabulous ribs, out of this world!, real burndt ends, darling patio

Chaz on the Plaza
Rafael Hotel
325 Ward Pkwy
Kansas City, MO
tuesday night singer Monique was really great nice and attentive service, scallops, catalan style spinach with garlic, pine nuts


West Chase Grill
119th and Roe
Leawood, KS
1960's style restaurant, retro food, lava cake

Good Brazilian Restaurant in town?
Em Chamas,6101 NW 63rd Ter
Kansas City, MO

Frozen Treats

July is National Ice Cream Month!

Homemade Idea from caller: freeze grapes, thread on a toothpick, mix chilled vodka with grapejuice and add frozen grapes

Paletaria Tropicana
830 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City, MO
makes own popsicles, gelato, ice cream, always busy

Christopher Elbow
1819 Mcgee St
Kansas City, MO
upscale ice cream with intense homemade ingredients

4535 W 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209
tart Korean frozen yogurt

Tasty Freeze (brand new)
15902 E Hwy 24 (Independence Ave)

Fresher than Fresh Snow Cones
17th and Summit
Kansas City, MO
open 2 - 9 Saturdays
all natural, real syrup, herb flavoring, espresso & mexican cane surgar, lemon prickly pear, grean tea and pea, watermelon basil.

The Sweet Guy
7439 Broadway
Kansas City, MO
gelato, orange cream, honeydew

Osteria il Centro
5101 Main St
Kansas City, MO
frozen rasperry gelato ball encased in chocolate shell

Shatto Milk coming out with Roasterie Coffee Ice Cream-
in grocery stores like Brookside market

KC Juice
4141 Pennsylvania Ave
fantastic smoothies

Whole Foods
91st and Metcalf
artisan wine sorbet, amazing!

non dairy suggestion?
Miami Ice
1624 W 39th St
Kansas City, MO
gourmet snow cones, sorbets, ice cream

Murray's Ice Cream and Cookies
4120 Pennsylvania Ave
Kansas City, MO
chocolate fromage

101 W 22nd St
Kansas City, MO
black pepper sorbet, tomatoe buttermilk ice cream

7660 State Line Rd
Prairie Village, KS
green tea, mango, strawberry, coffee ice cream balls wrapped in rice dough

Paleteria Chihuahua
7769 Quivira Rd
shawnee Mission, KS

Paleteria Chihuahua
901 Kansas Ave
Kansas City, KS

Sylas & Maddy's Home Made Ice Cream
1014 Mass
Lawrence, KS
coffee ice creams are great

Georgetown Pharmacy's Old Time Soda Fountain & Espresso Shop
5605 Merriam Drive
Merriam, KS
get a 'green river"

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