**Official Kansas City Thread**

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Pilot, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. BaaBaaBlackFleece

    BaaBaaBlackFleece Active Member

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    hey guys.....rarely post here, but this thread had to bring me out from under my rock......

    kc here, would love to see about a meet-up!
     


  2. Pilot

    Pilot Senior member

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    Alright so I had Arthur Bryant's and it was pretty legit. Got the burnt ends. Trying Gates today.
     


  3. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Senior member

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    Which Gates location?
     


  4. Pilot

    Pilot Senior member

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    Main st. south of downtown
     


  5. S-Town

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    Gate's blow Arthur Bryant's out of the water. I don't want to eat BBQ in a place that isn't grimy. I got a little flustered the first time I went to Gate's and they yelled their "HI, MAY I HELP YOU?" I was about 10 deep in line and couldn't even see the menu yet. The Combo and a Half sandwich is awesome. Get extra pickles on the side too.

    Rosedale on SW Blvd is really good too! On their menu for beer, they have the options: pint or quart. I ordered a quart thinking it'd be a big glass, but they handed me a 32 oz. bottle of Bud and a little disposable plastic cup.

    Also, check out Westport Flea Market for a burger...if it's still around.

    Man, I miss KC. It's the midpoint between my current location and my family's home, so I get to pop in a few times a year.
     


  6. Prada_Ferragamo

    Prada_Ferragamo Senior member

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    Westport Flea Market is still around.

    Gate's is nasty
     


  7. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Senior member

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    I'm an Okie Joe's guy; Woodyard is also pretty damn good.
     


  8. Pilot

    Pilot Senior member

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    Arthur Bryant's was way better than Gates.
     


  9. S-Town

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    I think most people try both, find out they like one better, and never look back. Don't get me wrong, I'd eat Bryant's everyday if someone placed it in front of me.
     


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    lc's stomps everything in town barbeque related
    they have bars on the windows you know it's bomb
     


  11. mainy

    mainy Senior member

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    btw jussa heads up but halls plaza is carrying simon spurr now. at least they had a rack of it last week. sooo that should definitely hit 70% off next end of season
     


  12. JhwkMac

    JhwkMac Senior member

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    sooo that should definitely hit 70% off next end of season
    [​IMG] never been to LCs but as far as BBQ I think some places have certain dishes better than others. At Oklahoma joe's I get the carolina style pulled pork sandwich, Gates does really good burnt ends, and arthur bryants ribs.
     


  13. JhwkMac

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    I'm not sure if anyone has heard of the store Hudson and Jane in Brookside. They have probably the best stuff in KC. Arnys, Mackintosh, bespoke shirts out of new england, RLPL, savile row accessories, etc.

    Rick, the owner, has graciously offered to host our first KC meeting. I believe he will also provide wine and beer.

    How's that sound?
     


  14. Prada_Ferragamo

    Prada_Ferragamo Senior member

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    Damn. This threak should be resurrected. I believe Hudson and Jane used to on the plaza. HOw do you know the owner by the way?
     


  15. JhwkMac

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    Just from visiting the store. it's now at the Crestwood shops in Brookside, there's a male side and female. I went in today to browse and talked with him about how there are quite a bit of styleforum Kansas citians so he offered to host. heres their site: http://www.hudsonandjane.com/
     


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