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Missouri Congeniality

Where to eat, drink and shop in Kansas City
Tasting Table's Guide to Kansas City
Photos: Courtesy of bluestem, Novel, Bier Station, Local Pig, Underdog Wine Co. and Voltaire

When we say "Kansas City," you most likely think "barbecue."

And though locals will certainly still defend their smoked ribs and burned ends, a new Midwestern cuisine is emerging in KC that showcases pork instead of smothering it in smoke and sauce.

Here are the smokin' restaurants, bars and shops in the Missouri city right this very minute.

Justus Drugstore 106 W. Main St. Smithville MO 64089 816-532-2300 The Rieger Hotel Grill & Exchange 1924 Main St. Kansas City MO 64108 816-471-2177 Port Fonda 4141 Pennsylvania Ave. Kansas City MO 64111 816-216-6462 Chai Shai 651 E. 59th St. Kansas City MO 64110 816-260-5203 Grünauer 101 W. 22nd St. Kansas City MO 64108 816-283-3234 Voltaire 1617 Genessee St. Kansas City MO 64102 816-472-1200 Q39 1000 W. 39th St. Kansas City MO 64111 816-255-3753 bluestem 900 Westport Rd. Kansas City MO 64111 816-561-1101 Novel 815 W. 17th St. Kansas City MO 64108 816-221-0785 Café Provence 3936 W. 69th Ter. Prairie Village KS 66208 913-384-5998 Manifesto 1924 Main St. Kansas City MO 64108 816-536-1325 Harry's Bar & Tables 501 Westport Rd. Kansas City MO 64111 816-561-3950 Julep 4141 Pennsylvania Ave. Kansas City MO 64111 816-216-7000 Ça Va 4149 Pennsylvania Ave. Kansas City MO 64111 816-255-3934 Bier Station 120 E. Gregory Blvd. Kansas City MO 64114 816-548-3870 Little Freshie 811 W. 17th St. Kansas City MO 64108 816-656-5444 The Better Cheddar 604 W. 48th St. Kansas City MO 64112 816-561-8204 Oddly Correct Coffee 3940 Main St. Kansas City MO 64111 Local Pig 2618 Guinotte Ave. Kansas City MO 64120 816-200-1639 Underdog Wine Co. 319 E. 55th St. Kansas City MO 64113 816-286-4139

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