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  • Porto do Sul

    Brazilian Steakhouse

  • Harvest Table

    with an array of hot and cold items

  • Traditional Brazilian Steakhouse fare

    full Churrascaria experience

  • Offers a menu in the bar area

    for those in the mood for a lighter meal

  • Newly renovated second private dining room

    for your groups of up to 140 guests

Upcoming Events at the Power & Light District!


Join us this Friday, September 30th, at a kick off party for Back in the Swing,
one of Kansas City's cherished philanthropic traditions.
A $5 donation to Back in the Swing gets you a pink wristband good for great food and drink specials, prizes and lots of fun! All proceeds go directly to Back in the Swing. For more info on Back in the Swing and its impact on Kansas City, visit

Also on Friday:
The Oktoberfest Tasting Event features a tasting of Oktoberfest Beers from 4-8PM,
a complimentary Official KC Tasters Glass & Tasters Note Pad and live music with
Run Forrest Run!
Stick around for a FREE concert featuring The Zeros on the KC Live! Stage.
The concert is free to attend and open to the public, ages 21 and older.


On Saturday, October 1st, the Tour de BBQ hits the streets of Kansas City!
The Tour de BBQ course is an award winning route that takes you literally on a tour
of Kansas City's best barbeque joints throughout the metro area.
Rest stops are every 10 miles at Kansas City's famous barbeque restaurants.
The Tour de BBQ concludes at the KC Live! Block with a free concert by Parachute and Vedera.
The Tour de BBQ believes in supporting national and local efforts in the fight against cancer. Proceeds from the event support LIVESTRONG and The University of Kansas Cancer Center.
Tour de BBQ
KC Live! – 1330 Grand Blvd.
Saturday, October 1st

Genovese Wine tasting

Robert Mondavi Wine Tasting featuring Michel Krevenas of Constellation Premium Wine Co.on Thurs., September 22, 2011 at 6:00 pm
$45/person (not inclusive of Tax & Gratuity)

Grilled Farm Raised Atlantic Salmon over Crispy Prosciutto de Parma with Backyard Produce Micro Greens & Lemon Caper Aioli
Robert Mondavi Private Selection Sauvignon Blanc

House made Lobster Ravioli with Lobster Cream Sauce
Robert Mondavi Private Selection Private Chardonnay

Braised Kickin Bull Ranch Oxtails with onions, celery, carrots, garlic, tomatoes & fresh herbs.
Served over white corn polenta.
Robert Mondavi Private Selection Meritage

Wood-fire Rotisserie Steve’s Meats Ribeye with Blackberry-Fresh Herb Butter over
Salad of Watercress with Warm Pancetta Dressing & Shaved Parmesan
Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Don't miss the next one!


Tasso's Greek Restaurant

Tasso’s is now offering Movie Nights complete with a meal in our dining room and then your favorite movie or televised sports event in an adjacent 16 seat custom theater with state-of-the-art equipment. Let us customize your event in comfort!

The newly remodeled outdoor patio located in the back of the restaurant is the perfect place to relax and enjoy our special $3.50 appetizer menu and our new Tasso’s Tea: a refreshing mix of iced tea vodka and lemonade.

For your private party needs, we can accommodate up to 40 guests in our private dining room or cater your off-premise party for up to 1,000.

Our family thanks you, and we look forward to when you will come to Tasso’s and experience the ART OF GREEK HOSPITALITY! Menus here

Kali Orexi and Bon Appétit.

fall menu items at Buca di Beppo

Check out the new fall menu items at Buca di Beppo:

Spinach, Prosciutto & Tomato Salad: Baby spinach, fried prosciutto, fresh tomatoes, julienne red onions and feta cheese tossed in a warm Italian vinaigrette.

Lobster Fonduta: Fonduta sauce, diced tomatoes and chiles, cream and lobster meat mixed together and cooked until bubbly, served w/house bread sliced and topped w/garlic oil and parmesan baked until golden brown.

Lobster Fra Diavolo Pizza: Thin crust pizza topped with spicy rosa sauce, shredded mozzarella & provolone cheese, lobster meat and parmesan cheese. Garnished with crushed red pepper and parsley

Bucatini Ala Enzo: Pancetta and fried Prosciutto with sautéed button mushrooms and peas tossed in Bucatini pasta and parmesan cheese.

Spaghetti ala Norma: Sautéed onions and garlic, diced roma tomatoes, fried eggplant, fresh basil, parmesan and feta cheese tossed in spaghetti pasta.

Penne ala Vodka: Sautéed garlic, diced roma tomatoes, crushed red pepper and penne pasta tossed in a creamy vodka red sauce topped with parmesan cheese.

Lobster Spaghetti: Lobster meat tossed with sautéed garlic, red scampi butter sauce, crushed red pepper on a bed of spaghetti pasta.

Braised Beef Ravioli: Raviolis filled with braised beef, asiago and parmesan cheese, served in a Chianti marinara sauce.

Mushroom Ravioli: Raviolis filled with sautéed portabella mushrooms and mozzarella cheese tossed in a creamy roasted garlic sauce.

Butternut Squash Ravioli: Raviolis filled with butternut squash and parmesan cheese tossed in a sage brown butter sauce.

Lobster Ravioli with Shrimp: Raviolis filled with lobster served in a scampi sauce with shrimp.

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Bo Ling's Specials

Richard Ng has some new specials on the way, and we're excited to give you a sneak preview! At long last, we're bringing an authentic sweet and sour pork to the menu. Tender pork loin, lightly breaded and fried with a home-style sweet and sour sauce! It will be served along with some delicious new items on our brand new specials menu. Keep your eyes peeled the next time you stop in for dinner!

The Best of Kansas City!

Thank you Kansas City for voting us the Best Chinese Restaurant in Kansas City in Kansas City Magazine! To be voted the best in Kansas City in our 30th year in Kansas City has special meaning to us. We've also been named one of the top ethnic restaurants in Kansas City by Ingram's Magazine. We're so honored and grateful to get your votes, we're working hard to make sure we'll be the best for years to come!


Stroll along 14th Street

Stroll along 14th Street and enjoy live jazz in the Kansas City Power & Light District
on Sunday, September 18th from 11am-9pm.

PLUS, park for $2 at the KC Live! or Main Street parking garages and take
complimentary trolleys to check out the new Kauffman Center of the Performing Arts
Open House, from 11am-5pm.
From 11am-2pm, listen to live jazz while you dine during brunch and/or lunch. Participating restaurants include Maker's Mark Bourbon House & Lounge, Bristol Seafood Grill,
Gordon Biersch Brewery, Fran's Restaurant and Bar Louie.
At 2pm, the live music begins on 14th Street and continues throughout the day with the legendary Ida McBeth headlining the festival at 7:30pm.

Performance Schedule Includes:
11am: Doug Talley Duo - Main Stage on 14th Street
11am: Matt Otto Duo - Boutique Alley on Main Street (1350 Main)
11am: Will Matthews Duo - Bristol Seafood Grill
Noon: Mark Lowrey - Maker's Mark Bourbon House & Lounge
2pm: Latinside All Stars - Main Stage on 14th Street
3:30pm: Boys & Girls Choirs of Kansas City - 14th Street
4:30pm: School of Rock - Main Stage on 14th Street
5pm: Wes Blackman & Round Midnite featuring:
Lady D & Darryl Terrel - Main Stage on 14th Street
7:30pm: Ida McBeth - Main Stage on 14th Street
Event held rain or shine. Event will be moved to KC Live! if weather is an issue.
14th Street Jazz Fest
14th & Walnut Streets
Sunday, September 18th
11am – 9pm


Did you know that every Wednesday Pachamama's brings you a list of delicious red, white and sparkling wines for only $15 and $20 dollars?

This weeks list includes:


nv cristalino cava

2009 quadri pinot grigio

2010 tilia torrontes

2008 shoofly ‘buzzcut’ white blend

2008 eco carmenere

2009 eguren reinares tempranillo


2010 wise guy sauvignon blanc

2010 NxNW riesling

2009 liberty school chardonnay

2009 leese fitch pinot noir

2009 coltibuono chianti

2008 waterbrook cabernet sauvignon

Once-in-a-lifetime, Make-Your-Own-History Crescendo

The Kauffman Center opening is a once-in-a-lifetime event. In honor of the momentous occasion in our neighborhood, we're creating our own once-in-a-lifetime crescendo. And positively everything in our store is included.

10% - 50% savings on all fine antiques and antique accessories.
30% - 50% savings on all home decor and home accessories.
20% - 50% savings on all fashion accessories and gifts.
10% savings even on just-arrived holiday decor items.

Of course, a crescendo by its very nature is limited. Ours starts this Thursday, September 15, and ends Sunday, September 25. Don't miss it.

(All sales are final during the Crescendo Savings Event. Not valid on prior purchases. Consignment items, services and restaurant are not included.)

1644 Wyandotte Street Next to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO 64108 816.221.4713
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Just in time for the opening of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and the Fall theater season, The Majestic Restaurant is launching our new late night small plate Curtain Call Menu - served Thursdays 8-10PM & Fridays & Saturdays 9-11PM.

Join us after your next show for a light supper, cocktails and dessert!

Also, check out recent changes to our appetizer and happy hour menus including our housemade "Corndogs", Tuscan White Bean Puree with Black Tuffle Oil, and our Majestic Gallette (crispy potato pancake with grilled portabellos, roasted red peppers, carmelized onions, and manchego cheese topped with balsalmic reduction).
More information

Gilbert, Whitney & Co.

September Classes at Gilbert, Whitney & Co.

Simple Art of Braising
Saturday, September 17 - 6-8pm - $42

Braising makes tough cuts of meat tender and flavorful. Learn easy recipes to create tasty, meaty meals. We will make beef enchiladas, chicken tacos and cider braised pork chops. We'll finish it up with Flan - a wonderful, creamy custard dish. Come braise with us!

Tuesday, September 20

Italian Cooking: Gnoochi
- 6-8pm - $42

We will explore many different types of Gnocchi such as potato, sweet potato and ricotta. We will also dabble with sauces, including: pesto, gorgonzola cream and a fabulous red sauce. To finish up the class we will create a wonderful tiramisu dessert.
Call Gilbert, Whitney & Co. at 816.836.0567

What to do with Chicken
Tuesday, September 27 - 6pm-8pm - $42

The first of many classes that are all about chicken. During this class we will learn how to prepare Chicken Marsala, roast a whole chicken and for dessert, a fabulous Marscapone Espresso icebox cake. Let us show you the many things you can do with chicken.

Call Gilbert, Whitney & Co. at 816.836.0567

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Happy Hour

Come to Maker's Mark Bourbon House & Lounge EVERY Monday for our Reverse Happy Hour known as Prohibition Night! Be a high roller in your own mind - Kicks off at 9:00PM!

$5 Martinis
$3 Domestics
$5 Stogies
1/2 Price Bourbons
1/2 Price Appetizers

More Happy Hours Here

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