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Food Critics: Late Night Dining

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Coming up on Central Standard Friday, host Charles Ferruzza and the Food Critics share their favorite late night dining spots. Where can you get a good meal after 10 o'clock, but before the last bar closes at 3?

This week's panel includes host Charles Ferruzza, of The Pitch and Fat City Blog, Mary Bloch, Around the Block, Emily Farris, Feed Me KC, and Gloria Gale, of 435 South Magazine.


Charles Ferruzza

Bo Lings (various locations)
Dim Sum is one of the best things they do. Delicious cakes!

Beacon (51st and Main)
Had a really great steak.

Mary Bloch

Remedy Food and Drink (500 W. 75th Street, Waldo)
They've got sandwiches and non-traditional salads. Fresh vegetables. French fries and eggplant fries. Fresh squeezed juices.

The Generous Pour, Capital Grill (4740 Jefferson Street, KCMO)
$25 a person for wine tasting. Can try as much as you want. Only around until the end of summer.

Port Fonda (4141 Pennsylvania, Westport)
Excellent food.

The Local Pig (2618 Guinotte Avenue, West Bottoms)
Homemade sausages, pork chops and "rib-eyes that remind you of Fred Flintstone."

Emily Farris

Aixois Brasserie (1000 Walnut St., KCMO)
A classic French restaurant and bar. Had a delightful lunch. "For two of us, it was very (financially) reasonable." Also a location in Brookside.

Snow & Co. (1815 Wyandotte, KCMO)
Artful frozen cocktails. "I call (them) boozie slushies." They have food too. Nice large space, good place to go with a group.

Gloria Gale

Unforked (7337 W. 119th, Overland Park)
Fabulous kale salad. "Their fish taco is really quite good."

Remedy Food and Drink (500 W. 75th Street, Waldo)
"It's really different."

Stroud's (4200 Shawnee Mission Pkwy Fairway, Kan. / 5410 NE Oak Ridge Dr., KCMO)

Journey Wood-Fired Steaks (777 NW Argosy Pkwy, North KC)
Good salmon.


ABC Cafe (9815 Kessler, Overland Park)

Harry's Bar and Tables (501 Westport Road, Westport)

Jazz (various locations)

Tom Fooleries (612 W. 47th Street, Country Club Plaza)

The Boot (415 Westport Road, Westport)

Westport Cafe and Bar (419 Westport Road, Westport)

The Beer Kitchen (435 Westport Road)
Fancy fries, chips or macaroni and cheese.

Poncho's (3540 Main Street)
24 hour drive through. Terrific nachos.

The Foundry (424 Westport Road)
Deep fried pickles!

The Burrito King (900 Illinois, Lawrence, Kan.)

Chubby's (3156 Broadway)

Urban Table (8232 Mission Road, Praire Village)


The Village Inn (Mission, Kan.)

The Blue Stem (900 Westport Road, Westport)
Good burger and fries.

Fran's (Power & Light District)
Recommended by Lesilie on Twitter. Open 24 hours.

Grand Falloon (Country Club Plaza)


Pocos (3063 Southwest Blvd.)

El Patron (2905 Southwest Blvd.)

Salvadoreno El Pulgarcito (5921 Merriam Drive, Shawnee)