Story is an elegant, upscale neighborhood restaurant serving fresh, local, seasonal creative American cuisine with Spanish, French and Italian influences. Story's sleek, modern decor features a 66 seat dining room, bar area and a large patio. Story serves dinner Tuesday - Sunday and Sunday brunch. Story is located in The Village Shopping Center in Prairie Village, Kansas, just 10 minutes southwest of Kansas City, Missouri's Country Club Plaza. Story opened in May 2011 and has won a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and was named to OpenTable's list of top 100 American fare restaurants in the United States. Carl Thorne-Thomsen is the chef/proprietor and is a 2013 James Beard semifinalist nominee for Best Chef Midwest. Chef Thorne-Thomsen is FOOD & WINE magazine's 2013 winner for The People's Best New Chef: Midwest.