Around the BLOCK

Aixois Brasserie

Aixois in Crestwood is practically an institution. But owners Emmanuel and Megan Langlade needed a new challenge, and downtown needed an upscale venue that would appeal to businessmen/women during the day, and concert or theatre goers and couples on date night during the evening.  Serving one of the city’s longest happy hours during the afternoon, and even […]

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Kona Grill

Kona Grill is one of those chains I’m willing to patronize. I enjoy the food and I love sitting by the open windows on a delightful spring day. A relatively new menu gave me an excuse to have lunch there the other day. Since my last visit, they’ve added a number of outdoor tables, though […]

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Happy Hour at Pierpont’s

Pierpont’s is a gorgeous restaurant within Union Station that opened when the old train depot was renovated in 1999. Primarily known for its steak and seafood, it also has a fun and extremely reasonable happy hour. It’s offered from 11 am to close on weekdays, and from 4-6 pm on weekends, in the lounge only. […]

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North in Leawood

Liquor laws in Kansas are still a bit antiquated, so Kansas restaurants can’t offer the traditional Happy Hour specials,  but that doesn’t stop them from finding a way to give their customers a good deal. Check out North‘s “mid-day menu from 3-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. All items are $6 or under and include their […]

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Bristol Bar and Grill

The Bristol in the Power and Light District has a Happy Hour that is budget-friendly AND has outstanding food. With a broad selection of $4, $5 and $6 appetizers, you can have a drink and eat well for under $20, which at the Bristol is no small feat. We sampled tamales with corn, lobster and […]

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