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Funky Vibes at Fric & Frac

Have you ever walked into an establishment, and immediately knew it was a neighborhood hangout? Fric & Frac, at 1700 W. 39th Street, exudes this feeling from the moment you enter. Locals chat casually from table-to-table. Servers call out the names of customers entering the restaurant. Even the menu is filled with background stories behind the naming of key dishes. This local eatery certainly gives off a youthful, hipster vibe, but the clientele seems to cover most all ages.Continue reading

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A Combined Effort at Homesteader Cafe

One of the best things about maintaining your own travel blog is being able to select the places you write about. We find that some of our best articles are those that revolve around a great back story. This is why we love doing restaurant articles. There are so many great life stories out there just waiting to be told. A prime example would be Homesteader Cafe located at 100 E. 7th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.Continue reading

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Long Standing Tradition at Dagwood’s Cafe

The Rosedale section of KCK is filled with small to medium sized businesses, in and around the “Boulevard”. This area was founded early in the city’s life, and has had it’s ups and downs over the years. Flooding has always been a fear of the residents and business owners in this low lying land. While these trials have tested, and broken many companies, some have remained steadfast through the years. One of these is Dagwood’s Cafe at 1117 Southwest Blvd. Upon entering, you find diners lining the counter or spread out at the tables. People on their way to work mingle with families enjoying a break from their hectic days. Everyone seems to be relaxed here, and the coffee flows freely.Continue reading

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Making Waves at Mason Jar Brews & Burgers

A lot of buzz around Kansas City, Kansas of late has been focused on Mason Jar Brews & Burgers, a newer restaurant located at 941 North 74th Drive. Located about 1/2 block south of State Avenue on 74th Drive, the restaurant is in what used to be an old water-slide park, which some of you may remember from years ago. The building has also served as a local watering hole, but now Mason Jar has taken the reins. This is quickly becoming one of our go to spots when we don’t want to drive too far for a meal.Continue reading

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Real Food For Real People at Wolfe-es Restaurant

The residents of Armourdale are hard working people who value their money, but enjoy spending time with their neighbors. This is apparent when you visit Wolfe-es Restaurant located at 842 Osage Avenue. The Armourdale area of Kansas City, Kansas is one of the older sections of the city. What began around 1880 was a base for many of the meat packing companies that called Kansas City home. The area has been subjected to near total devastation from floods in 1903, and again in 1951. Through all of this, many families have continued to call this area home. Continue reading

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Pull Up to Paul’s Drive in

Every city has a handful of places that are wildly popular, and well known. In Kansas City, Kansas, one of these is Paul’s Drive-in located in the Armourdale region. Those who frequent Paul’s know that it will never be known as a health food store. That is not what their business is founded on. Paul’s serves up the type of greasy spoon food that is packed full of flavor. I’m not sure when they first opened, but I do know they have been serving up baskets of delicious food for as long as I can remember.Continue reading

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Shopping Break at Fuddrucker’s

The Legends Shopping Center, in Kansas City, Kansas, is laid out similar to many of the newer outdoor style malls. The majority of the restaurants are strategically placed around the perimeter of the shopping and parking areas. In this outer ring is where you will find Fuddrucker’s, along with a smattering of other eateries. Most of the retail shops are connected by walkways, in a somewhat central corridor.  This allows patrons to find accessible parking for dining without the need to pass by a multitude of shops.  Continue reading