Ranking 'Best' Kansas City Restaurants

This list is a bit frou frou for our tastes but still proves youthful for reference and might provide some ideas about where where to take a lady friend.

Here's the word . . .

"Plenty of successful restaurants are bastions of consistency and tradition. In our rankings, we admit a preference for restaurants that showcase personal touches and a cook’s perspective."

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The 40 best restaurants in Kansas City right now

Sleepy downtown Grandview is home to the DMV, a barber shop, a model train store and an amazing and thoroughly unexpected scratch-made breakfast and lunch spot. That's Housewife, where owner-chef Anna Sorge's enthusiastically Midwestern menu includes memorable daily soups and croissants that shatter into buttery shards upon impact.