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The Food Critics News, Reviews and Great Tacos

The Food Critics return with restaurant news and reviews. In the second part of the show, we look for the absolutely best tacos in our area.

By Walt Bodine Show, Aug 7, 2009

Kansas City , Mo. –

The Food Critics are:

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



Restaurant News

Lydia's Heirloom Tomatoe Menu in August
101 W 22nd St, Kansas City, MO‎
Try the basil ice cream

KC Masterpiece (college blvd and metcalf) has closed. May re-open in Blue Springs.

Restaurant Guide for Friday,
Aug 7, 2009

Portias Cafe
4830 Truman Rd
Kansas City, MO
good food, waitresses that call you honey
Best patty melt, handcut fries

Los Alamos Market y Cocina
17th and Summit
Kansas City, MO
mexican equivalent of OK joes
Great food, eat-n-go

10681 Mission Rd
Leawood, KS 66206
(913) 381-5678
new chef, definately better, new menu

The Farmhouse
300 Deleware, (Rivermarket)
Kansas City, MO
Locally sourced food,
Open for lunch, brunch
soup, sandwiches, salads
great blt, fried green tomatoe and goat cheese, awesome pie with brown butter crust

Dog and Shake
1640 S. Hillside
Wichita, KS
real, homemade onion rings

502 Nichols Rd
Kansas City, MO 64112
Happy Hour, 3 - 6 pm
Great small plates for $2.95

The Sweet Guy
74th and Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO
lunch, 11 - 4 pm
really good sandwiches
really, really, really good cinnamon rolls, very good gelato

4950 Main St,
Kansas City, MO‎
now has gluten free pizza

Liver and Onions?

Yarbrough's Family Restaurant
10310 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Shawnee, Kansas 66203

Corner Cafe
4541 NW Gateway Ave,
Riverside, MO

‎Mimi's Cafe
11885 W 95th St
Overland Park, KS‎

Tatsu's French Restaurant
4603 W 90th St
Prairie Village, KS

Aixois French Bistro
251 E 55 St
Kansas City, MO

Best Tacos?

1360 Walnut
3 korean tacos for a $1.00

1617 Main St
Kansas City, MO
best fish taco in a wonton shell

Cafe Sebastian
Kemper Museum of Art
4420 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO
fish tacos

Oak 63
408 E 63rd St
Kansas City, MO‎
tilapia fish tacos

2512 holmes
Kansas City, MO
fish tacos

many locations
fish tacos

Two Amigos
75th and I-35
really good and fresh tacos

El Camino Real
903 N 7th St, Kansas City, KS
make tortillas right in front of you
#1 choice of Charles Feruzza

Lucias Taqueriea
24 hwy just past Noland Rd
pulled pork tacos

St. Joseph, Mo
make own shells and sauce
steamed beef

La Fonda el Taquito
800 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO‎
deep fried chicken tacos
great salsa bar

McCormick & Schmidts
Country Club Plaza
Kansas City MO
Shark Taco

Los Corallas
9th and Broadway
deep fried tacos
shredded chicken

Cancun Fiesta Fresh
40th and Pennsylvania
Westport, KC MO

El Ranchito
80th and Metcalf
Overland Park, KS
california type burrito

Tienda Casa Paloma
82nd and Metcalf
Overland Park, KS

Burrito King
3300 W 6th St, Lawrence, KS‎
great soft taco

Avenue's Bistro
338 W 63rd St, Kansas City, MO‎
fish tacos!

Rudy's Tenampa Taqueria
1611 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO
famous for fish taco
grilled white fish

87th & Frontage
Overland Park, KS
late night and drive through

Dixon's Chili
9105 Hwy 40
Indep, Mo
delicious tacos (all you can eat)

El Pueblito
810 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO
authentic mexican dishes

Vera Cruz
Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS
barbacoa taco
4 tacos for $4.04

39th and Main
Kansas City, MO
fish tacos on soft corn tortilla

Rudy's Pizzaria
Lawrence, KS
Taco Pizza

The Foundry at McCoys
4057 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO
wonderful fish tacos

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