I was a resident of Lawrence, Kansas from 1983 to 1989. During most of this period, I was a student at the University of Kansas. This look back is biased a little bit towards this era. Even though I have lived in the area since the early 2000s, I don’t think I’ve dined at any Lawrence restaurants since then. I need to change that!
I’ve long been a fan of New York-style pizza for years, often making an effort to seek it out locally. I was very excited to hear about the opening of Pizza Tascio in North Kansas City.
In the last issue of this newsletter, I looked at Kansas City’s signature cuisine (beyond barbecue). This week let’s look at what are Kansas City’s signature dishes. These would generally be recognized by many people as the popular dish at a specific restaurant.
Several decades ago, when I was living in the Washington, DC area, a local radio station (WTOP?) ran a contest to find D.C.’s signature food. This was an interesting question,
Excellent Mediterranean grill located inside a gas station in Waldo. Love their falafel wraps!