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The Food Critics: News, Reviews and Cajun/Creole Food

Walt Bodine's Food Critics return with delicious food finds from all around the city. In the second half, listen in as the panel searches for some good Cajun or Creole food choices in our area.



Charles Ferruzza, The Fat City Blog, The Pitch

Mary Bloch, Around the Block

Restaurant News

Boozefish in Westport now has a Saturday brunch

American Restaurant Executive Chef Debbie Gold will be one of the contestants on Bravo's "Top Chef Masters"

The 9th Annual Village Crawfish Festival
April 24, 2010
A benefit for Head Start of Shawnee Mission, Kansas.


Critics Reviews:

Blue Fin
4800 W 135th St, Leawood, KS specialty is noodles
also has traditional Chinese food menu (you have to ask for it)

Hamburger Marys
101 SW Blvd, Kansas City, MO
wild place, vivacioius
big, juicy burgers
great service

2601 Holmes, Kansas City, MO
wonderful spinach salad

Los Cabos
10551 Mission Rd, Leawood, KS
huge patio
americanized Mexican
offers over a dozen salsas

931 Broadway, Kansas City, MO
live piano music
steaks are speciality

En Chamas
6101 NW 63rd Terr, Kansas City, MO
go with an empty stomach

Caller Question: Where can we find a good Korean restaurant in town?

Chungs's Rainbow Korean Restaurant
10326 Metcalf, Overland Park, KS

Choga Korean Restaurant
6920 W. 105th St, Overland Park, KS

Chosun Korean BBQ
12611 Metcalf, Overland Park, KS



Special topic: Cajun and Creole

Starker's Restaurant
201 W 47th St, Kansas City, MO
Shrimp Po-boy
Fried Green Tomatoes with Poached Shrimp and Creole Remoulade

Bristol (4 locations around town)
has great gumbo

Oklahoma Joe's
3002 W 47th Ave, Kansas City, KS
(during lent) Po Boys
Red beans and Rice

Tower Tavern
401 E 31st St, Kansas City, Mo
excellent Muffaletta

Westport Flea Market
817 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO
great Shrimp Po Boy

Boudreaux's Louisiana Seafood
224 N. Fourth St
St. Joseph, MO 64501
worth the trip to St. Joe
blackened chicken pasta, fried alligator

Jazz- A Louisiana Kitchen
1823 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO
lots of good choices

Johnny C's Deli
7012 Universal Ave, Kansas City, MO
(not open on the weekend)
best Muffalata in town

Caller Question: Where can you find fresh crawfish in our area?

Chinatown Food Market
202 Grand Ave, Kansas City, MO
get their live crawfish in on Saturday mornings

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