Category Archives: Restaurants

Restaurant Review: Zoe’s Kitchen (3.5 to 4 stars)

Our department administrative assistant left a post card invitation on my desk for a new restaurant opening on the Country Club Plaza.  So I took a short walk down the hill from the office to Zoe’s Kitchen, nestled next to … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: El Potro Mexican Cafe & Cantina (2 Stars)

El Potro Mexican Cafe & Cantina 2 out of 5 stars Location:  Bonner Springs, Kansas (in the old Mazzio’s building west-northwest of the K-7/US-73 and I-70 interchange) A couple of our friends mentioned that a new Mexican restaurant had opened … Continue reading

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Article: Answers to what every Kansas Citian should know about KC barbecue

Answers to what every Kansas Citian should know about KC barbecue http://www.kansascity.com/2013/09/10/4471633/take-a-quiz-what-every-kansas.html Barbecue pop quiz. I didn’t do too bad, but I live and work in the KC area. How did you do?

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Article: Palm Oil In The Food Supply: What You Should Know

Palm Oil In The Food Supply: What You Should Know http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/07/25/205486197/palm-oil-in-the-food-supply-what-you-should-know Canola or soy bean oil is a better alternative. Avoid snack foods even better.

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Restaurant Review: Accurso’s

Over the last couple of months, I’ve enjoyed taking the brief jaunt down the street to partake of a different lunch selection from Accurso’s Italian Restaurant.  Today marked my fourth return visit and the weather almost tempted me to request … Continue reading

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Veggie Bliss with a Side of Jazzy Friends

I whirled through Wednesday like the gusty winds whipping through the Midwest the past few days.  The minute I dropped off my last rider, I rushed home, ran in the house, snatched some cash from Terry, switched van keys for … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Gyros Village (Leavenworth, Kansas)

Update March 2013:  I’m a little slow, apparently, because this restaurant closed last Summer.  I guess Terry and I should have gone back and been good patrons. On Wednesday evenings, my husband and I grab a quick bite to eat … Continue reading

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Recipe Test: Stromboli (via King Arthur Flour)

Stromboli: King Arthur Flour Recipe My daughter continues providing meals to her father (and I benefit as well).  One of her suggested menu items happened to be stromboli.  She called her boyfriend last night for the recipe, but he had … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Luigi’s (Leavenworth, Kansas)

Terry surprised me by taking me out last night to a new (at least new to us) local Italian restaurant.  Located in the renovated (again) old bakery at 7th and Cherokee, across for the newly updated Haymarket Square.  I remarked … Continue reading

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Not by Bread Alone

Decadent describes my husband’s first pecan pie.  See for yourself.  You’ll have to take my word on the richness of the flavor though: Terry didn’t provide me with a link to the recipe.  When/if he does, I’ll update this post. … Continue reading

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