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Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri is a beautiful historic railroad station. The building has been completely restored and now serves as an entertainment hub for the metroplitan area.

Perfect Presentation at Pierpont’s Restaurant

Pierpont’s Restaurant is a premier seafood and steak house located in Kansas City’s Union Station. A visit to this restaurant is like a step back in time to when the station was built in 1914. The architecture is awe-inspiring, and there are many hidden gems tucked inside. The expectations for a dinner at this type of establishment are high. We were sure we would not be disappointed.Continue reading

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Shady History at Majestic Restaurant

Just about everyone who has driven by 931 Broadway, in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, has seen the bright red awning over the entrance of The Majestic Restaurant. The building started life over 100 years ago as the Fitzpatrick Saloon. Built in 1911, the same year Jim Pendergast (Boss Tom’s older brother) passed away, it housed the saloon and a bordello. At that time, it resided in the center of the city, and became a key location in its future. Continue reading

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An Upscale Casual Experience at J. Gilbert’s Steakhouse

If you ask someone where to get the best steaks in the Kansas City metro, you will get just as diverse number of suggestions as if you had asked about barbecue. If pressed for an answer, J. Gilbert’s Steakhouse, at 8901 Metcalf Avenue, is the one we would have to pick. Kansas City is historically a stockyard town, and with that comes the love of meat. We have had the pleasure of visiting many good steakhouses throughout the metro, but to pick a favorite requires you selecting just one. Continue reading

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Dining With Flair at Third Street Social

We were looking for a restaurant, that presented dining with flair, in downtown Lee’s Summit. We decided to visit Third Street Social, which is located at 123 SE 3rd Street. Third Street in downtown Lee’s Summit, Missouri offers up an eclectic collection of dining opportunities. Burgers, tacos, wings, bar grub, pizza, and many other food groups are presented in around two dozen locations. All of these are in this downtown area, and all within a short walk from each other. It would be safe to say that just about every level of dining option is covered. Here you will find anything from fast food joints to fine dining restaurants. Continue reading

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KC Restaurant Week

The new year brings with it an opportunity to expand your horizons. It is the time of year that people make all sorts of resolutions, so why not make one to try a new restaurant. We enjoy trying new places, but there is always the concern that we will not have an enjoyable experience. With the price of eating out always on the rise, people are looking for ways to maximize their enjoyment without breaking the bank.Continue reading

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Sensational Seafood at McCormick & Schmicks

McCormick & Schmicks Seafood and Steaks Restaurant is located in the heart of the Plaza on 47th Street. The beautiful glass dome perches atop the rotunda shaped building. The location offers a birds-eye view looking south towards Brush Creek. This upscale eaterie offers a good selection of fine dining menu options, all prepared with quality in mind. As you approach the restaurant entrance, you will come upon an outdoor seating area. On one side there are a handful of tables, which make for a nice al fresco dining experience on good weather days. On the opposite side is an outdoor fire-pit area designed for casual gatherings. Here is a great place to wait if your table isn’t ready.Continue reading