|Tio was tops in 2009|
For over a decade we've honored, in the pages of the "Best of Kansas City" issue, the men and women who really make a restaurant work: the chefs, bartenders, waiters and waitresses. Last year's nod for "Chef of the Year" went to Celina Tio, who had just opened her Brookside bistro, Julian.
Sometimes, you get lucky enough to stumble upon a front-row seat to the stuff you only hear about in R. Kelly sex tape cases.
Two years ago, Scott Oliver was riveted to the sight of his friend getting peed on during a fight his friend and another guy were having outside of Lucky Strike in the Power & Light District, reported the Missouri Lawyers Media blog. Oliver alleges that his voyeurism was punished by six security guards, who put him in a choke hold and kneed him in the side and stomach. He claimed that he suffered at least two broken ribs and a concussion from the attack.
Sade announced a series of tour dates for 2011, its first world tour in a decade. According to LiveNation, the U.K. group is coming to town, but there's no date announced quite yet. Sade's latest album, Soldier of Love, was just certified platinum. (Insert "Smooth Operator" joke here.)
Check out the video for "Soldier of Love" after the jump.
Taking away accused
webcam whacker Samuel
P. Logan's law license was pretty much a formality after a federal grand jury indicted the 45-year-old, who was a partner at big-ass Overland Park law firm Foulston Siefkin.
The key word here is was because your partners likely aren't down with you jerking off in your office while allegedly trying to convince a 14-year-old girl to have sex with you. Of course, he was really allegedly playing his skin flute while propositioning a cop pretending to be the young girl.
The notoriously rowdy nightclub, Club NRG, is shutting its doors. The Star reports that the former Club NV is closed for business and owner Del Hedgepath is fielding offers to sell the building at Admiral and McGee -- and he has six months to dump the space.
Breaking bottles, slapping patrons, urinating off of the club's balcony and getting shot in the butt: just another night at the now-defunct nightclub. For more details on Hedgepath and the club's dramatic past, read Mandy Oaklander's report over at the Plog.
arrived. But if you want to know about the change in seasons, simply
look at menus and grills across town to see that we're craving autumn
foods. Fat City has compiled a list of the Top 10 fall foods that we
spend the rest of the calendar year thinking about:
10. Tailgating meats (above). Grilling in the parking lot adds a special flavor. As to the genesis of that flavor? It's either the new marinade you're trying or the 300-pound guy applying full body paint in the spot next to yours.
Chovy's Italian from Meadville, PA!
Is there going to be a parade?
Chop't! DC/NYC-based chain that makes the most incredible chopped salad combos with local, healthy ingredients…
Steuben's Restaurant from Denver!!