Tuesday, March 10, 2020

TKC Told You So: Winstead's Broke

We talked about this last week, here's follow-up reporting on our conversation . . . Read more:

Kansas City's Iconic Winstead's Steakburgers Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Writer Calvin Trillin said he was 14 when he "made a firm decision about where the best hamburger in the world was." And, for the Kansas City native, it was Winstead's Steakburgers. Now, the iconic hamburger chain has filed for bankruptcy, although its three stores remain open. On Feb.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Keeps the thug debt collectors away so you can start clean and not lose all you shit.

Anonymous said...

Until this week the stock market was at an all time high, we have full employment, interest rates have never been lower, people are earning more than ever, people's houses are skyrocketing in value, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft are making huge profits - BUT Winstead's can't earn enough to stay in business in a low cost town like Kansas City? We are not talking a downtown London location. They were clearly over their heads.

Anonymous said...


I wish they would have just kept the Plaza location and not ventured out. That is when most of these places crash and burn.

Retro ROCKER said...

It's time to bring in the IN AND OUT BURGER. THE DOUBLE DOUBLE. IF YOU HAVE A QUALITY BURGER. YOU WILL STAY AROUND .OR A CLEAN PLACE.

Phil Cardarella said...

Still the best burger and onion rings in the USA.

Overhyped Shake Shack in central Plaza location hurt.