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Massive Meal at Jimmie’s Diner

Our last morning in Wichita brought us to Jimmie’s Diner for breakfast. The owners of the restaurant happened to be there that morning, and we had the pleasure of visiting with them for a while. They made us feel like a couple of the locals, and filled us in on the interesting history of this unique restaurant chain.Continue reading

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Singage for Unforked

Getting Unforked

Not too long ago, Sheridan’s (You know the custard people) launched Unforked. You may notice we rarely feature any restaurants that belong to a chain. Oh sometimes we may include one, if it stands out in some particular way. After quite a few people starting suggesting we visit Unforked, we finally decided it was time to test the waters. There are two locations, one at Crown Center, and the one we visited in Overland Park at 7337 W. 119th Street.Continue reading

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pizza oven

Gourmet Pizza Il Vicino Style

Although we usually shy away from showcasing chains, Il Vicino Wood Fired Pizza is one of those exceptions. While the idea of wood fired pizza is no longer a rare occurrence, toss in that the recipes are all determined by a gourmet chef, and now that’s something special. We visited their Bradley Fair location in Wichita, Kansas to sample their goods.Continue reading

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Old Cowtown entrance.

Prairie Life At Old Cowtown

Being Midwesterners, we were looking forward to our visit to Old Cowtown. Wichita has a lot of similarities to our hometown of Kansas City. Both cities were frontier towns, which grew famous from the cattle trade. Both also have the confluence of two rivers in the heart of their city. It was near this junction that a replica of a 1860’s frontier town came to be.Continue reading

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