Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Category - Restaurant/Cafe Spotlight Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:56:56 GMT Come for the comfort food at Carriage Crossing in Yoder, Kan. http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/30/Come-for-the-comfort-food-at-Carriage-Crossing-in-Yoder-Kan-/1174/ Experience cooked-from-scratch flavor in Amish-influenced restaurantLarge restaurants capable of serving tour bus guests and motorcycle groups often cut corners to save time and expense. But when ... Fri, 30 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/30/Come-for-the-comfort-food-at-Carriage-Crossing-in-Yoder-Kan-/1174/ Chef at Lawrence’s TEN Restaurant Creates Special Cuisine for Civil War Dinner http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/19/Chef-at-Lawrence-s-TEN-Restaurant-Creates-Special-Cuisine-for-Civil-War-Dinner/910/ Eric Rillos, the new executive chef at the Eldridge Hotel’s TEN Restaurant, rode into Lawrence with a burning passion for creating amazing cuisine and a reputation of doing just that at fine eating ... Fri, 19 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/19/Chef-at-Lawrence-s-TEN-Restaurant-Creates-Special-Cuisine-for-Civil-War-Dinner/910/ Tuck into fine food at Kansas’ Café on the Route http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/29/Tuck-into-fine-food-at-Kansas-Caf-on-the-Route/815/ The Food Network highlighted Baxter Springs restaurant along Route 66 *CLOSED - January 6, 2013* In the extreme southeastern corner of Kansas lies Cherokee County, the only county in the state that can lay claim to 13.2 miles of Old Route 66. Established in 1926, the two-lane road originally stretched from Chicago to Los Angeles and became famous for the unique communities along “Route 66.” Fri, 29 Jul 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/29/Tuck-into-fine-food-at-Kansas-Caf-on-the-Route/815/ Family-Style Meals in a Mansion B&B http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/24/Family-Style-Meals-in-a-Mansion-B-B/674/ Photo credit: Holton House Bed &amp; BreakfastVisitors often stay for the Victorian décor, plush bedding and spacious bathrooms at the Holton House Bed &amp; Breakfast in Holton, but they usually come for the restaurant and fried chicken dinners served family style. “You don’t have to be an overnight guest to enjoy our meals,” say owners Shaun and Tara Sheegan in our interview, “just come hungry.” Fri, 24 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/24/Family-Style-Meals-in-a-Mansion-B-B/674/ Try Oakley’s old-fashioned drive-in – and classic car show http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/27/Try-Oakley-s-old-fashioned-drive-in-and-classic-car-show/547/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Don-s-.jpg'/><br/>Hankering for a good, juicy burger served up in a classic, 1950s-style drive-in atmosphere? There’s no need to dress up. Rain or shine, pull your vehicle up under the red-and-white-striped awning at Don’s Drive-In Café in Oakley, Kansas. Here, you’ll find a friendly carhop delivering fine, made-to-order fast food to your vehicle window. Fri, 27 May 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/27/Try-Oakley-s-old-fashioned-drive-in-and-classic-car-show/547/ Enjoy live music in historic Shirley Opera House http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/13/Enjoy-live-music-in-historic-Shirley-Opera-House/497/ When canned music no longer sets your toes tapping, you can find live music on the Great Plains that will. Come to the historic Shirley Opera House (formerly the Aberdeen Steakhouse &amp; Pub) in Atwood, Kan., where independent singer/songwriters – performing original material – entertain audiences in an intimate, dinner-theater atmosphere. Fri, 13 May 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/13/Enjoy-live-music-in-historic-Shirley-Opera-House/497/ Baked Goods Rule at Our Daily Bread http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/29/Baked-Goods-Rule-at-Our-Daily-Bread/450/ Famous for its cinnamon rolls and homemade pies, Our Daily Bread Bake Shoppe and Bistro in Barnes is just 50 miles northwest of Manhattan. The historic building’s majestic windows and painted murals belie the company’s humble beginnings, as you’ll learn here from co-owner Cindy Hiesterman.&nbsp; Fri, 29 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/29/Baked-Goods-Rule-at-Our-Daily-Bread/450/ Kansas Café Mixes Home-Cooking and Music Nights http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/25/Kansas-Caf-Mixes-Home-Cooking-and-Music-Nights/283/ Learn about the Emma Chase Café in Emma Chase Café from owner Sue Smith – then stop in for an Emma Burger and Friday Night Jam Session. Fri, 25 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/25/Kansas-Caf-Mixes-Home-Cooking-and-Music-Nights/283/ Competition BBQ, Kansas-Style http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/24/Competition-BBQ-Kansas-Style/173/ Once a month we’ll spotlight a Kansas-operated restaurant or café. For this first feature, we interviewed Derek Cochran, owner of Pig In! Pig Out! in Wichita. Thu, 24 Feb 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/24/Competition-BBQ-Kansas-Style/173/