Starting The Kansas City Season Of Boozing

Overpriced cocktails are a Kansas City tradition but this public radio guide celebrates the newfound hipster practice of paying $15 AND TIP to some guy with a over-styled beard or very tired hottie bartender with a lot of tattoos to make a fruity-ass drink. Checkit:

Food Critics: The Best Cocktails And Happy Hours In Kansas City In 2019

In February, The Monarch Bar in Kansas City was nominated as a 2019 James Beard Award semifinalist for Outstanding Bar Program. That same month, the cocktail bar and lounge received an award from Cheers Magazine's Beverage Excellence Awards for Most Innovative Beverage Program.