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Friday, July 24, 2009

This week's "Best of Fat City"

Posted by on Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 5:13 PM

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Taco Bell's beloved, iconic Gidget

These are the posts we think were the top stories this week in Fat City.

Gidget dies! No, no, not Sandra Dee from the 1959 movie Gidget (Dee died in 2005) or the very-much-alive Sally Field from the 1965 Gidget TV series. Tragically, unexpectedly, the "semi-retired" former spokesdog for the Taco Bell chain went to Chihuahua Heaven this week.

A new restaurant, Westside Local, opened for business.

We discovered why some saloons used to be called buffets.

 Remembering the soft drink that was Blue Pepsi.

Inspired by local diarist Gloria Squitiro, Fat City's new blogger Jonathan Bender shows us all The Top Ten Places To Be Seen in Kansas City 

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Friday, June 26, 2009

This week's "Best of Fat City"

Posted by on Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 4:07 PM

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Jaime Warren

We're thinking these were the Top Stories this week in Fat City:

The fast food industry girds itself for next month's minimum wage hike.

We look for the Top Ten cinnamon rolls in Kansas City and learn from Fat City visitors that there are more than ten...

Owen Morris sips the new Boulevard Pilsner and wonders if it's a lawn beer.

Thursday was National Catfish Day and serious fried catfish lovers weighed in.

The secret of a perfect Margarita

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, June 19, 2009

This week's "Best of Fat City"

Posted by on Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 4:43 PM

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We're thinking these were the top stories this week in Fat City:

The Top Ten Milkshakes in Kansas City

Recession Relief: Sunday night suppers at Cafe Europa

The extreme debate about alcohol in moderation

It's time to go out and pick blueberries!

The Godly gourmet

The pros and cons of being a Hooters waitress

 

(Image via Flickr: The Smoky)

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Friday, June 5, 2009

This week's "Best of Fat City"

Posted by on Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 5:20 PM

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We're thinking these were the Top Stories on Fat City this week:

Owen Morris has grainy thoughts about Grape Nuts cereal

Miss Cinerama of 1957 is ready for her close-up, 52 years later

 Love 'em or hate 'em: Domino's Bread Bowls

Farmers Market and Dunkin' Donuts in St. Joseph

Was Coors ever really good?

Friday, May 22, 2009

This week's "Best of Fat City"

Posted by on Fri, May 22, 2009 at 4:19 PM

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We're thinking these were the top stories posted on Fat City this week:

 

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Friday, May 1, 2009

This week's "Best of Fat City"

Posted by on Fri, May 1, 2009 at 4:42 PM

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We're thinking these were the top stories posted on Fat City this week:

Charging for bread and butter

Guilty Pleasures: The Burger Joint

Cool Hand Luke can eat six saltines in a minute

Weekend vegetarian? Weekend hippie?

Tasting wine the Riedel way

 

 

 

(Image from Flicker: Roboppy)

 

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Friday, April 24, 2009

This week's "Best of Fat City"

Posted by on Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 5:20 PM

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We're thinking these were the top five posts this week on the Fat City blog.

The Best Fake Burger

Happiness is not another Chinese buffet

McDonald's launching new burger

Tom Watson: Foodie

1,000 brown M&Ms

 

 

 

Friday, April 17, 2009

This week's "Best of Fat City"

Posted by on Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 7:51 PM

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We're thinking these were the top stories posted on Fat City this week.

The Comings and Goings at The Legends

Rainy days, Mondays and Sorbet

Owen Morris has a Schlitz moment

Burgers and stuff at Phil's Coffee Shoppe & Grill

Beer Wars: The Movie

 

 

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Friday, April 10, 2009

This week's "Best of Fat City"

Posted by on Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 5:07 PM

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We're thinking these were the top stories posted on Fat City this week:

Some restaurateurs let customers decide what price they'll pay for a meal

Owen Morris taste tests the new alcohol-flavored snack Pub-Corn

Brunch, The Musical opens in New York to mixed reviews

Need a job? Get in line to become a server

Believe it or not: Restaurant customers gone wild!

 

 

 

 

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Friday, March 27, 2009

This week's "Best of Fat City"

Posted by on Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 5:59 PM

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We're thinking these were the top stories posted on Fat City this week:

Bluestem owner Colby Garrelts is a James Beard Award finalist

Young inventor creates beer-flavored popcorn

Sheridan's Frozen Custard an official tenant of Kauffman Stadium

Chef Linda Duerr, laid off at J.J.'s Restaurant, looks for a new job.

Smitten by Campo Lindo Farms

 

 

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