Popular Mission Thai Restaurant Opening Second Location In The Northland
Kansas City Magazine
by Tyler Shane
3d ago
Thai Orchid, a strip mall gem in Mission, has been in the Rojjanasrirat family for two generations. After 26 years in business and establishing itself as a favorite with the locals, the traditional Thai spot is expanding. A new Northland location will open this October in the Metro North Crossing complex northeast of US Highway 169 and Barry Road (460 NW Legacy Dr, KCMO).  “We believe in the Metro North project,” says second-generation owner Jonathan Rojjanasrirat. “We think the Northland is growing and needs more food selection for the people. We can only offer so much at Thai Orchid Mis ..read more
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Twelve Things To Do In KC This Weekend, May 23-26
Kansas City Magazine
by Molly Higgins
4d ago
Here are 12 great things to do in Kansas City this weekend, May 23-26, including: Pete Davidson, Union Station Memorial Day Concert and Firework Show and The Cher Show. The Lehman Trilogy This 2022 Tony Award-winning play by Stefano Massini, adapted to English by Ben Power and directed by KCAT Company Member John Rensenhouse tells the century-plus-spanning story of ambition and a family company that changed the world. The Lehman Trilogy follows the Lehman Brothers and their descendants as they fight for the American dream, building their business empire in 1840s Alabama to early-2000s New York ..read more
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Function Junction Set to close
Kansas City Magazine
by Joyce Smith
4d ago
In 1977, Function Junction opened on the Country Club Plaza as a new kind of kitchenware store. It focused on high-quality products that had a great design, were really functional and relatively inexpensive. “I was looking for that niche market that wasn’t a discounter, wasn’t a department store. Good value,” says co-founder Mary Merola. “That would allow me to showcase houseware products. .. anyone could be a gourmet in their own kitchens.” It was so popular it grew to 17 locations in Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. But now the last store – in the Crown Center Shops – is set to close June 30 ..read more
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In Kansas, cannabis remains completely illegal—and Kansans are paying the price
Kansas City Magazine
by Molly Higgins
4d ago
In Kansas, Cannabis Remains Completely Illegal—And Kansans Are Paying The Price Donte West holds a photo of former Lansing bunkmate, Antonio Wyatt. Photo by Annie Bolin. Kansas is one of only four states where cannabis remains completely illegal and Kansans are paying the price for the lack of policy reform in the state. Antonio Wyatt is one person affected by the staunch state laws. What will it take to free him? By Molly Higgins Just before the holidays last December, Antonio Wyatt learned that his petition for clemency had been denied by the Kansas Prisoner Review Board.  Wyatt h ..read more
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Your Favorite Gladstone Deli Now Has Indoor Seating
Kansas City Magazine
by Tyler Shane
6d ago
The Gladstone deli Italian Sausage Co. has gained a cult following with its hefty loaded sandwiches and homemade sausage links. However, the 500 square-foot family-owned spot, nestled in a strip mall, had little seating – just a couple picnic tables outside. A recent move to the space two doors down has given the deli not only more room for seating, but also a bigger menu.  The new 1,100 square-foot site opened earlier this month and seats 38 (7319 North Oak Trafficway, Gladstone, MO). For the deli’s owners, husband-and-wife team Joe and Michelle Brancato, a bigger kitchen means more oppo ..read more
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Fantastic Fungi
Kansas City Magazine
by Tyler Shane
6d ago
Mushroom hunting season is coming to an end, but this woman- owned sustainable mushroom farm will keep you stocked all year round. When Robin Moore left her cushy lab job as a chemist to become a mushroom farmer, she didn’t know just how successful her new venture would be. She started her mushroom farm, MyCo Planet, in 2021 in a North KC warehouse. Now, it’s struggling to keep up with the demand. Lion’s mane, blue oyster, maitake and other gourmet mushroom varieties are flying off the shelves.  Moore uses the sterile techniques of her previous lab work in her vertical farming practice. S ..read more
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Bark & Roll: Wayside Waifs annual FurBall brought out the party animals
Kansas City Magazine
by Dawnya Bartsch
1w ago
The highly anticipated Wayside Waifs FurBall gala Bark & Roll did not disappoint. The annual fundraiser raised more than $2,000,000 for the no-kill animal shelter and its many programs. Through ticket sales, sponsorships, silent auction and a spirited live auction, the approximately $2,006,526 will go to funding the non-profit animal shelters many services. Wayside Waifs serve more than 27,000 pets and people every year through pet adoptions, youth education, canine training programs, foster programs, veterinary care, animal rescue and community outreach. The organization does not euthaniz ..read more
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Enjoy the Outdoor Ozark Oasis of Dogwood Canyon
Kansas City Magazine
by Kathy Boos
1w ago
Discovering Nature’s Splendor Nestled in the majestic Ozark Mountains, Dogwood Canyon is a haven for those yearning to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse themselves in the tranquility of the great outdoors. Located just a few hours drive from Kansas City, this pristine wilderness boasts cascading waterfalls, lush forests, and meandering streams that beckon visitors to explore its wonders. For those looking for a quick weekend escape, a visit to Dogwood Canyon offers a refreshing change of pace. Amidst the verdant foliage and fresh Ozark Mountain air, one can reconnect with ..read more
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Win lunch with Lana Del Rey via KC Magazine and Jazzoo
Kansas City Magazine
by Kansas City Magazine Team
1w ago
One of KC’s most highly anticipated fundraising events is Jazzoo. The “creative black tie” event always promises a good time with food, drink and music. As a sponsor this year, Kansas City magazine is also contributing several one-of-kind raffle prizes, including a lunch with singer songwriter Lana Del Rey. Click here to learn more about Jazzoo. Check out some of the Kansas City and Jazzoo fundraising raffle items. Lana Del Rey Meet and Greet – Lunch for two in a private room at Capital Grille on the Country Club Plaza (excludes alcohol) – date and time to coincide with when Lana is ..read more
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Parkville sees new restaurants and businesses
Kansas City Magazine
by Joyce Smith
1w ago
Downtown Parkville has a new restaurant and another on the way. Prima Facie Bistro and Market plans a summer opening at 12 E. First St., in a former bank building.  The bistro will seat about 150 people with three private dining rooms (one in an old vault, one on a mezzanine level overlooking the dining room), a large bar and patio. It will have a chef-inspired, seasonal menu (steaks, seafood, salads, handmade pastas) and hand-crafted cocktails.  The market will serve boba teas, fresh-squeezed juices, coffee, pastries, salads, sandwiches, entrees, bottles of wine and charcuterie for ..read more
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