Whether you favor an old-fashioned ice cream parlor that scoops up classic homemade flavors or a newer, trendy shop with gourmet concoctions, Kansas City has your ice cream cravings covered!
Among the many reasons visitors and residents appreciate Kansas City is the outstanding agritourism industry. The list of gardens, farms and locally supported farm-to-table eateries seems endless. Here are a few notable stops for the agritourist in the KC area.
The juke box in the corner, the short-order cook behind the counter snatching paper slips from a ring, the sack of burgers you can see through and the to-die-for ice cream sodas that make a child’s eyes light up as big as saucers—these are the stuff of Happy Days, Grease and classic summer flicks. All can be found with a side of nostalgia at our favorite local landmarks, each earning its place in the memory book of locals for generations.
Americans eat 1.2 billion pounds of potato chips annually. Kansas Citians can enjoy chips with a local touch thanks to these local businesses:
While your budget might put the squeeze on dining out regularly at restaurants, don’t completely cross the option off your mealtime menu. Eating out, even occasionally, can help kids develop communication skills and learn acceptable behavior in a public place.