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Alex 2/10/17 Date Night: Kansas City Style | Kansas City Moms Blog Date night is like an oasis in the dry, exhaustive, harsh desert of parenting. It can feel like forever to get there, but once you’re there, it’s paradise. Here are some ideas for date night in the heart of Kansas City. (It was […]

2/2/2017 Ardie A. Davis Dallas/Fort Worth beats Kansas City big time on barbecue tacos per capita. We are not at a loss for excellent to so-so tacos, but good luck finding barbecue tacos in Chow Town. We have tortillas. We have smoked meat. But the two are seldom married in our major barbecue restaurants. Breaking […]

2/1/2017 Adam Schaumburg We’re excited to announce Yelp’s Top 50 Places to Eat in KC in 2017! Here at Yelp, we’re obsessed with the food scene in this wonderful city and love being the word-of-mouth guide for locals and visitors alike to discover the hidden (and not-so-hidden) gems. Whether it’s a local household name or a new […]

We asked Foursquare which restaurant has the most people checking in on its Swarm app in each state. The results: Americans still love pizza, beer and tacos — but there are a few surprises. One dumpling place made the list (in a city known for seafood), a Disney restaurant has the most check-ins for Florida, and […]

BY JOYCE SMITH On Veterans Day, many restaurants and retailers are saying thank you to veterans and active military members with special discounts. Many of the offers require proof of I.D. or a uniform; be sure to check ahead. ▪ Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City: Free lunch at Horizons Buffet from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

A visit to the bustling Q39 (1000 West 39th Street) usually requires a wait — particularly if you’ve come for barbecue on the weekend. Owner Rob Magee aims to ease your pain, beginning December 1. That’s when he expects to open an expansion on the west side of his current space, accommodating nearly 100 additional […]

BY DAVID EULITT deulitt@kcstar.com Chicken wings at Q39 The barbecue at Q39 is amazing, but that’s not breaking news anymore. The biggest surprise is the restaurant’s spin on barbecue chicken wings, served as a six-piece appetizer. Even with the menu proclaiming “world’s greatest chicken wings,” I was dubious. No longer. Rational people can disagree, but […]

Article: Q39 founder Rob Magee’s barbecue philosophy: hot and fast Author: BY JILL WENDHOLT SILVA Publisher: The Kansas City Star Date: OCTOBER 26, 2016   Rob Magee of Q39 has his finger on the pulse of Kansas City barbecue and, contrary to conventional wisdom, the future is hot and fast, not low and slow. At […]

      Jenn Tosatto’s New Bar Program Makes Q39 a Drink Destination Article: Jenn Tosatto’s New Bar Program Makes Q39 a Drink Destination Author: Natalie Gallagher Publisher: Feast Magazine Date: Oct 24, 2016  Who knew a barbecue joint could be known for its cocktails? Since it opened on 39th Street in April 2014, Q39 has […]