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Food Critics: News, Reviews and Great Pie!

Find out where to go and what to eat with The Food Critics on the Walt Bodine Show.


The Food Critics are:

Charles Ferruzza, The Pitch
Gloria Gale, Gusto with Glo
Mary Bloch, The Independent


Restaurant Guide for Friday,
Oct 2, 2009

Critic's Recommendations

The Iron Horse
100 South Main
Parkville MO
(railroad cars)
really good, vegan tamales were delicious

RA Sushi
11638 Ash St.
Leawood, KS
good but very loud

Fire Wok
5818 Johnson Dr
Mission, KS
closed on Saturday night.
buffet for lunch and dinner
cheap, time warp decor

El Camino Real
903 N 7th St
Kansas City, KS
authentic mexican tacos
great enchiladas
watch them make the tortillas

Poco's on the Blvd has re-opened
3063 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO
breakfast, lunch 7 days a week
dinner Thur - Sat
big buffet

1924 Main
Kansas City, MO
great noon time combo meal

Cafe Tempo
JCCC Campus
(inside Nerman Museum)
great meal, patio
upscale cafeteria
beautiful desserts!

Villa Capri
8126 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS
sicilian-american sweet red sauce
great breadsticks

Green Dirt Farm
"farmhouse dinner"
near Weston
eat for 2 1/1 hours in a barn

Jay WaLe's bakery & bistro
503 N 6th St
kansas city, ks
great pastries!
hidden gem!

Caller Recommendations

Los Caldos
713 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS
octopus ceviche
burrito mojados

Restaurant Veracruz
731 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, ks
very fresh
dining room from 1930's


Special Topic: Pie!

You Say Tomato
2801 Holmes
Kansas City, MO
great homemade pies

The Farm House
3rd and Deleware
Kanas City, Mo
brown butter cookie crust!

Crisps at Cafe Sebastian in Kemper Art Museum

Little Richard's Family Restaurant
301 N. 291 Hwy.
Independence, MO
great homemade pies

Rob's Cafe
15014 E Hwy 40
Kansas City, MO
homemade pies
peanut butter/chocolate pie is divine

Hawthorne House Pie Room
6008 NW Bell Road
Parkville, MO
12 different pies all homemade
order special pies

The Upper Crust Pie Bakery
(basement of Prides) in Westport
115 Westport Rd
Kansas City, MO
several varieties everyday,
special order pies too

Pie Lady
13408 Santa Fe Trail Dr
Lenexa KS
incredible pies!

Leona Yarborough
10310 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Shawnee, Kansas
boisenberry pie!
nice, tart, lemon meringue pie
10 homemade pies each day

Niece's Restaurant
5932 Prospect
Kansas City, MO
great pie!

Crum's Heirlooms
Pies on Sat at
Parkville Market

Central Standard Best Food KC