Pizza

October 2019

Saint Louis Style Pizza In Kansas City – Leo’s Pizza

By |2019-12-17T05:17:43-06:00October 18th, 2019|Kansas City, KC Dining, Pizza|

It never ceases to amaze us, that one specific dish can have so many variations. A prime example of this is pizza. We are sure that images of various versions of this Italian delicacy are floating through your mind. Not only are there a myriad of ingredient combinations, but these days there is an untold amount of crust options. A visit to Leo's Pizza, at 408 NW Englewood, brought us a new twist, with their Saint Louis style pizza.   Going Old School Leo's Pizza is no newcomer to the Kansas City pizza scene. For over 40 years, they have been slinging dough [...]

February 2019

Sizable Slices At Papa Keno’s Pizzeria

By |2019-11-21T05:15:06-06:00February 1st, 2019|Kansas City, KC Dining, Pizza|

In Kansas City, it seems like just about every weekend brings a different festival. In downtown Overland Park, every 3rd Friday brings a new Local Life get together. (You can read more about Local Life here.) During one of these evenings, we dropped in Papa Kenos' Pizzeria for a slice of pizza pie. Sitting at the corner of West 79th Street and Santa Fe Drive, this local chain offers whole pies, as well as sizable slices. Easy-Peasy Ordering Papa Keno's has a varied menu that includes sandwiches and salads, but we were there for their pizza. We had visited their Crossroads location on [...]

January 2019

Classic Pies At 1889 Pizza Napoletana

By |2019-11-21T05:15:33-06:00January 18th, 2019|KC Dining, Pizza|

There are few dishes that can represent an entire cuisine. Pizza is one of those meals that can easily stand on its own. In KCK, there are a variety of pizza shops, but 1889 Pizza Napoletana stands out from the crowd by delivering classic pies to its customers. We've had the chance to visit previously, but with eats this good, we were happy to make a return. It was a cold day, and we couldn't wait to get inside, since we knew it would be nice and toasty. You may wonder how the restaurant got its name, because we certainly did. According to legend, [...]

December 2018

Stone Canyon Pizza – Fueling Our Shop Small Saturday

By |2019-11-21T05:15:49-06:00December 28th, 2018|Kansas City, KC Dining, Pizza|

Whenever we head out for a day full of exploring, we pre-examine the dining options in the area we plan to visit. This was our second Shop Small Saturday event, and we were excited that it was in Parkville, Missouri this year. Picking Stone Canyon Pizza as our lunch choice was a chance to visit this long time local eatery. With over twenty years in the downtown district, it's a staple restaurant for locals and visitors alike. We want to thank Main Street Parkville and Stone Canyon Pizza for their hospitality. Rest assured all opinions are our own. First Impressions Stepping through the entrance, [...]

August 2018

Picture Perfect Pizzas At Artego Pizza

By |2019-11-21T07:38:56-06:00August 17th, 2018|Kansas City, KC Dining, Pizza|

Kansas City is filled with all kinds of pizza joints. Many are owned and operated by pizza aficionados who studied in Italy or New York or maybe even Chicago. They bring their special perspective to the food they love creating and give us all a nice variety of pizzerias to select from. Once in a while, we run across a pizza shop that blows the doors off of tradition. This is certainly the case with Artego Pizza at 900 West 39th Street. Being so close to the state line means they have a broad base of fans from KCMO and KCK. We want to [...]

April 2018

Chiusano’s Pizzeria – Brick Baked Goodness

By |2019-11-21T05:19:51-06:00April 6th, 2018|Kansas City, KC Dining, Pizza|

A cloudy and dreary Friday evening makes for a difficult date night. One way to bring a little warmth is a visit to a local pizzeria. For a recent outing we chose to dine at Chiusano's Brick Oven Pizzeria in Village West. Located at 1713 Village W Pkwy, Kansas City, KS 66111, this locally owned restaurant offers up Naples style pizzas. Out of the Cold As we entered the pizzeria, we noticed it was pretty busy. That is always a good sign, so we were sure to have a good time. The seating is a mix of tables and booths. There is [...]

October 2017

Neapolitan Style Pies At Spin Pizza

By |2019-11-21T07:32:21-06:00October 20th, 2017|Kansas City, KC Dining, Pizza|

For as long as they have been around, surprisingly we had never visited Spin Neapolitan Pizza restaurant. During a bout of shopping, hunger overtook us, and we stopped by their location at 14230 W. 119th Street in Olathe, Kansas. What we discovered at this locally originated pizzeria has created a couple of new fans of the place. […]

21st Century Delivery at Topp’d Pizza

By |2019-11-21T07:32:39-06:00October 6th, 2017|Kansas City, KC Dining, Pizza|

Pizza is one of our go-to foods, because it comes with so many options. One drawback has always been the long cooking time, but Topp’d has made that a problem of the past.  We visited the KCK location at 3934 Rainbow Blvd. If you are farther south you may want to stop in their newly opened second location at 8750 Penrose Lane in Lenexa. We can only assume that they offer the same menu at both sites. […]

March 2017

Hit the Mother Lode at Pizza 51

By |2019-12-12T07:01:50-06:00March 28th, 2017|Kansas City, KC Dining, Pizza|

*UPDATE* The Mission Road location has closed, but you can still visit their KCMO location at 5060 Oak Street. Some days the good things just fall into your lap. Pizza 51 West, at 5938 Mission Road was one of these good things. On a Sunday afternoon we were running late for having lunch. A quick check of the maps on my phone showed a pizza joint was fairly close to our location. Without any previous research we decided to just wing it, and drop in for a bite. A Little Background As we closed in on our destination we began to wonder if the map [...]

February 2017

Family Rules at Old Shawnee Pizza

By |2019-11-21T07:24:21-06:00February 7th, 2017|Kansas City, KC Dining, Pizza|

You can tell a lot about a restaurant by the length of time it has been in business. Old Shawnee Pizza was established in 1969 by Joe Walker. Looking to provide a better life for his family, he borrowed the money from his father to begin the venture. Years later, seeing the need for more room, he moved to the current location at 60th & Nieman Road. They have since expanded to add a second location in Lenexa, Kansas. We have visited both sites, but prefer the original, as it is much closer to our neck of the woods. […]