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wekick Nov 12, 2011 09:02 PM

We probably have KC covered but anything good along Hwy 7 or 13 on the way to Springfield? We would detour for something good. Also anything new or especially good in Springfield?

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    tiomano RE: wekick Nov 14, 2011 12:38 PM

    I had an excellent dinner at Nonna's in downtown Springfield. I was blown away at the number of small cafes, bistros and a stores in downtown. It was the first time I had been there in about 9 years, talk about a huge turnaround. There was lots of foot traffic and parking was definitely a premium. I want to do some more exploring in that area.

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      SFLisa RE: wekick Nov 23, 2011 08:14 AM

      This is probably late but Koehn's bakery and sub shop in Butler is a great local place with great, fresh-tasting sandwiches.

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        tonifi RE: SFLisa Nov 24, 2011 09:44 AM

        tiomano...tell me more! I have had SO little luck in finding good places to eat in Springfield...I like Pizza House and The Grotto, (heck I even like cashew chicken) but I've yet to find something that I love...

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        sueatmo RE: wekick Nov 29, 2011 03:16 PM

        Sorry I'm late to this, but in Springfield try the Metropolitan Grill on E Battlefield. Not groundbreaking, but I had a good meal there.

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