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Comment Archives: stories: Dining

Re: “Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar finally made an oyster eater out of me

Glad you liked those oysters. I can understand why people are squeamish at first; Cold, slimy (in appearance) and definitely a whole animal and I understand most folks like their animal based food to look nothing like an actual animal. But gosh, they are like eating the sea, in a good way. Nothing like them, and worth every penny of the high price. If only I had an income that would support eating them. It's easy to spend $100 if the main dish is oyster.

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Bob on 11/26/2014 at 5:16 PM

Re: “The Des Moines arcade Up-Down is set to replace Hamburger Mary's

This bar is one of my favs in Des Moines! They have all the classics, pin ball machines that they rotate in and out, and more rare games! And ski ball! They host a ski ball league is Des Moines!

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Kim Meyers on 11/22/2014 at 1:52 PM

Re: “The Des Moines arcade Up-Down is set to replace Hamburger Mary's

Will all of the street fighters games be there or not?

Posted by Joey Mang on 11/22/2014 at 5:22 AM

Re: “The Des Moines arcade Up-Down is set to replace Hamburger Mary's

Mortal "Combat"? Killer "Instincts"? Do some googling before going to print.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by Abe on 11/21/2014 at 1:13 AM

Re: “The Des Moines arcade Up-Down is set to replace Hamburger Mary's

Spy Hunter? Elevator Action? Yes, please!

Posted by Angie Ballew on 11/19/2014 at 5:45 PM

Re: “The Des Moines arcade Up-Down is set to replace Hamburger Mary's

Well good luck and hurry up. Oh and stock some pinballs...

5 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by PBWizard on 11/19/2014 at 11:05 AM

Re: “The Des Moines arcade Up-Down is set to replace Hamburger Mary's

If they've got NARC, XENOPHOBE or RAMPAGE, there's going to be some major joystick action.

8==D

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by 8==D on 11/19/2014 at 10:23 AM

Re: “The Des Moines arcade Up-Down is set to replace Hamburger Mary's

There is no food sales requirement in Kansas City for Sunday licenses anymore. The ordinances were changed last year.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by In The Know on 11/19/2014 at 8:33 AM

Re: “Lawrence's Ladybird rewrites the rules for a great diner — starting with the pie

Our family ate there on Sat. GREAT food and pies. The service was as good as we have ever had. Great personalities, helpful attittudes and high mantenance.

Don & Carol Shapley and family

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Posted by Don & Carol Shapley & family on 11/18/2014 at 4:33 PM

Re: “Lawrence's Ladybird rewrites the rules for a great diner — starting with the pie

I have had almost everything on the menu by now (I work across the street) and I have yet to be disappointed. Everything is DELICIOUS and served with a smile. The pie is AMAZING. #wewantpie

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by OzGirl on 11/14/2014 at 12:06 PM

Re: “Lawrence's Ladybird rewrites the rules for a great diner — starting with the pie

Delicious food all three times I have visited. I'll go back!

12 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Alison Daugherty Bauer on 11/12/2014 at 6:02 PM

Re: “Lawrence's Ladybird rewrites the rules for a great diner — starting with the pie

The pies are good, the food is awful!

6 likes, 22 dislikes
Posted by Keith Richards on 11/12/2014 at 2:25 PM

Re: “The Orient perfects an
all-American dish

i like tits and this chicken

Posted by add on 11/11/2014 at 10:10 AM

Re: “Stroud's pans for new customers in southern OP

I don't think they have salt in the kitchen of any Stroud's location.

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by askf on 11/10/2014 at 4:42 PM

Re: “At the American, Michael Corvino perfectly balances ambition and formality

The American is a KC treasure. My Dad came to visit from NY. He has eaten in every 4 star restaurant in NY and in his opinion, the American could stand up to most of them.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Ramblinfarms on 11/07/2014 at 4:11 PM

Re: “At Fud, Heidi Van Pelt-Belle offers vegan fun

PS, they still only accept cash (and checks). I respect that, slow as it may be (screw bank fees). Servers do come to the table . . . ours was OK . . . smiley but a little slappy with the silverware . . . is not having ice in the water a thing? Sure we were a big party, but she forgot someone's order (they were written down) and never apologized or communicated with one of the chefs/ expediters who said that meal would be comped (so that didn't happen).
We did not expect everyone's meal to come out at the same time from that tiny kitchen, so the coordination was impressive. Also, we tried to call ahead to alert of "large party coming" (12), but all we got several times was voice mail announcing their being closed for INDEPENDENCE DAY : ) On Nov. 5, 3014. Yes, I'd go back. Even though the menu is too huge now and you have to get saturated with kitchen smells. Great beverage menu. I really don't know how Heidi gets so much variety out of that TINY kitchen. Amazing. Love that I can get FÜD sandwiches at Nature's Own, too.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Tracy Abeln on 11/05/2014 at 10:11 PM

Re: “At the American, Michael Corvino perfectly balances ambition and formality

Chef Corvino has created some of my favorite dishes this year, and has inspired another favorite...be sure to order The Corvino when dining at Novel. You will not be disappointed. It is luxury. Pure luxury.

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Zeemanb on 11/05/2014 at 8:15 PM

Re: “At the American, Michael Corvino perfectly balances ambition and formality

I went for a wedding and the onion bisque was literally one of the best things I've ever ingested. The rest of the meal was exquisite, and I cannot wait for my next meal there. Now if they can only hire Bluestem's designer....

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by M on 11/05/2014 at 3:58 PM

Re: “At the American, Michael Corvino perfectly balances ambition and formality

It is a great place to eat.
I love the Review.
You cover all the bases.
I am saving my pennies for my next visit.
Plattner created the lofty interior of The American to evoke and celebrate the spatial dimensions of Windsor Cathedral.
A Cathedral dedicated to the lesser, needy and more corporeal Gods of Gastronomy.
Remember Helen Mirren in 'The cook, the wife, the thief, the lover' ?
The delights of The American are certainly are of a more genteel culinary persuasion; less lust, sweat and breathy drama but every bit as saliently memorable as that delicious black comedy.
The only false note on my last visit was the uniform grime on the light bulbs above. They need to be wiped clean of dust and fingerprints.
I looked up from the bar and the bulbs twinkled faintly with what looked like the remnants of a CSI crime Scene.

5 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Will B. Good on 11/05/2014 at 1:29 PM

Re: “Stroud's pans for new customers in southern OP

Any fried chicken is mediocre at best, with mashed potatoes and cooked to death green beans, and you have to PAY for it? No thanks.

6 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by Buster Hyman on 10/29/2014 at 8:41 PM

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