New Yorker going to KC for a week
I will be in Kansas City next week for work.
We are staying near the Sports Complex and my client is near Country Club Plaza.
Any must eat recommendations?
We will be renting a car, so it does not have to be within walking distance.
Hmm... here are my suggestions, just to hit some unique/new local spots:
-ChefBurger (Lunch, gourmet burgers in the new Power & Light District, by 1924 Main guy)
-Bristol Seafood (in Power & Light, also great happy hour)
Crossroads (right outside of downtown)
-La Bodega (tapas, great happy hour)
-Pizza Bella (Lunch- same guy as 1924)
-Grand Street Cafe
-The Mixx (lunch)
Your iconic places would probably be Stroud's Arthur Bryant's(so you can say you've been there)and LC's. Mix in some Neicie's and Peachtree.
What ever you do don't order a "New York Strip" you will likely be lynched especially if they fidn out you are from New York. Make sure you order a Kansas City Strip instead. That said my recs are as follows:
Lulu's Noodle Shop in the Crossroads
McCoy's in Westport
La Bodega on Southwest Blvd.
Piropos in Parkville ( I wish you luck finding it though)
while you're hear you might as well swirl the BBQ Circuit. Everyone has their favorites, but near the Plaza is JAck Stack Fiorella BBQ and my other favorite is Arthur Bryant's which is at 18th & Vine. Not much out by the Sports Complex area.
Peachtree is good, Southern Food. They used to be in 18th & Vine - I think they are moving/moved to the Power & LIght District (upcoming downtown area near the Sprint Center).