Eating and shopping in Kansas City (continued)


More places to eat and shop in Kansas City:

Zona Rosa
8640 N. Dixson Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64153
(816) 587-8180
“The Zona Rosa —Kansas City’s premier outdoor shopping, dining and nightlife district has something for everyone. Here you’ll find Forever 21, Gap, Baby Gap and Gap Maternity, DSW and Ann Taylor Loft just to name a few. Zona Rosa also got a great array of restaurants and bars like O’doud’s, Tomfooleries, Bravo Italian Cucina, and Abuelo’s which are great for a post day-of-shopping feast.”
Mon – Sat: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 6 p.m.
Individual store hours may vary

The Better Cheddar
Country Club Plaza
604 W. 48th Street (between Pennsylvania and Jefferson)
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 561-8204
“Since 1983, The Better Cheddar has been offering its wide selection of cheese and other gourmet delicacies to customers from all over the Midwest. […] With one of the largest collections of artisanal American cheeses in the country, we are a strong supporter of the many old and new American producers.”
Store Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sat: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sun: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Blue Room
1616 E 18th St, American Jazz Museum, Kansas City, MO
(816) 474-2929
“Named after the famed 1930s Street Hotel club in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District, the Blue Room simultaneously honors the past and showcases the present names in jazz. Come down, bring your instrument and sit in at the weekly Blue Monday Jam – or just take in the sounds of one of Kansas City’s best jam sessions. At the Blue Room, upcoming bands, seasoned veterans of the local jazz scene, national talent and internationally renowned jazz artists share the spotlight.”
Wed and Thu: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Fri: 5 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Sat: 7 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Local Pig
2618 Guinotte Ave, Kansas City, MO 64120
(816) 200-1639
“Local Pig provides the people of Kansas City with a wide selection of steaks, roast, chops, sausages, burgers, and charchuterie.”
Open daily: 10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Power and Light District
1100 Walnut St, Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 842-1045
“Offering over a half a million square feet The Kansas City Power and Light District is the midwest’s premier entertainment epicenter. With more than 50 unique and captivating shops, restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues, the district offers something new for everyone.”

­Bonito Michoacan
1229 East Santa Fe
Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 768-0003
A Mexican restaurant and meat market that hosts an annual Cinco De Mayo Charro Parade and Festival.

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Info compiled by Brianna Bogdan, design assistant.


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