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The Food Critics: News, Reviews and Bacon!

Walt Bodine's food critics return with delicious food finds from all around the city. In the second half, listen in as the panel takes a look at the much loved piece of pork known as bacon.



Charles Ferruzza, The Fat City Blog, The Pitch
Chris Becicka, Ingram's Magazine
Gloria Gale, 435 South Magazine

Restaurant News

The Corner Restaurant in Westport has closed and is now for sale.

Original Hereford House building was torn down this week.

Today is World Nutella Day!

Succatash will start opening for dinner next month (hopefully with liquor license)

Restaurants Mentioned

Blue Fin
4800 West 135th Street
Leawood, KS
chinese spinach dip served with fried wonton
wonderful dumplings, noodle dishes are extraordinary

Prime Rib Grill
100 East 20th Street
Kansas City, MO
excellent scallops and prime rib

Frieda's Contemporary Mexican Cuisine
14861 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66223
no burritos or cheese
emaladas - tortillas with mole sauce
fish tacos - beer battered fish
homemade corn milk ice cream

Amore Chocolate Pizza Company
dessert, coffee shop, retail store
4821 W 117th
Leawood, KS
great mayan spicy hot chocolate and chocolate cake
chocolate nachos

Farm House
300 Delaware
Kansas City, Mo
one of the best deals in town
small and large plates
everything was wonderful
great pie!!
saturday brunch with nutella crepes

Special Topic: BACON!!!

The Bacon Explosion
bacon wrapped bacon stuffed smoked sausage

Bacon-Fest: The Other Fundraiser
Rehabilitation Center
August 28, 2010

RJ's Bob-B-Q
5835 Lamar Avenue
Mission, KS
smokes their own bacon before frying it

Pizza Bella
1810 Baltimore Ave
Kansas City, MO
brussel sprouts with pancetta vinaigrette, almonds, dried cranberries

bacon, cont.

(traditionally a pasta with bacon and egg)
great at Jasper's
1201 West 103rd Street
Kansas City, MO

Jerry's Woodsweather Cafe
1414 9th St
Kansas City, MO
BLT with tons of bacon

Crepes on the Square
4 North Main Street
Liberty, MO
bacon, nutella and sea salt crepe

The Drop
409 E 31st St
Kansas City, MO
bacon dipped in chocolate
bacon vodka

The Brick
1727 McGee Street
Kansas City, MO
loaded bacon bloody mary

La Bodega
703 SW Blvd
Kansas City, MO
bacon wrapped dates

Westport Flea Market
817 Westport Road
Kansas City, Mo
excellent BLT

The Peanut
5000 Main St
Kansas City, MO
great BLT

Happy Gillis
549 Gillis Street
Kansas City, MO
BLT with roasted tomatoes

Cafe at Cabelas
10300 Cabela Drive
Kansas City, KS
BLT with enough bacon for a week

Kenny's News Room
3740 Broadway Street
Kansas City, MO
1/2 lb of bacon on their BLT


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