In just five years in business, Laura Norris' Cucina della Ragazza became a Westport institution. The (very) cozy dining room was always more full of regulars than newcomers, and it wasn't unusual to see someone enter the building and then proceed to hug several diners enjoying their meals, like family.
Friday, March 22, 2019
Classic Kansas City Italian Cuisine Comeback
I know, I know . . . Anthony's, Garozzo's or Cascone's is the real deal and this is just a hipster facsimile. HOWEVER, this place represents a "philosophical" return to comfort food and the local culinary class realizing that weirdo fusion creations are novelty and KCMO denizens actually prefer real food. Possibly a place to put on the list this year . . . Take a look: