Critics might lament the death of local journalism whilst conveniently forgetting that Kansas City has a proud tradition of politely ignoring controversy and complaints.
Here's a telling quote from a local foodie newsie . . .
"Since Thursday, I've seen exactly one local chef say anything about this piece publicly. I don't find that surprising, per se, but it does seem noteworthy."
Translation . . .
KANSAS CITY DIDN'T REALLY CARE ABOUT PORT FONDA #METOO DRAMA AND THE STORY DIDN'T RESONATE WITH LOCALS!!!
Actually, that's too bad because the newies did a nice job with it . . . For those who haven't checked out the report yet:
Still, for a town with formerly vibrant foodie scene, it's noteworthy that the local industry is so beleaguered amid COVID that they seemingly don't have the wherewithal to cancel the already closed restaurant.
Developing . . .