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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

Events Calendar

There’s still time to get tickets to Full Moon Friday at Powell Gardens this Friday, August 31st. Don’t miss out on a specially hand-crafted cocktail, light appetizers, and a stroll through the gardens. Tickets are only $30 to this beautiful, moon-filled evening.

Make plans now for Family Fun with Labor Day Weekend Specials at Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival is a non-stop celebration of Independence, Missouri as the starting point of the great westward expansion of the United States.

Kansas City Irish Fest | Friday through Sunday
  • 30 Celtic rock and traditional Irish bands on 7 stages
  • Over 20 heritage workshops, exhibits and genealogy
  • Let your kids experience our massive Children’s Area
  • One of the top three largest Irish festivals in the nation
  • Daily passes are $10, and weekend passes are $25. Additional packages are also available. For more information and a schedule, go to
  •  Renaissance Festival | Opens Saturday
    September 1st - October 14th | Open Weekends and Labor Day| 10am - 7pm Rain or Shine
    Open Columbus Day, October 8th |10am - 5pm, is a full-fledged collection of food, drink and entertainment celebrating the Renaissance Era in all its old-timey glory.  Each weekend features a different theme, and special events. Adult tickets are $19.95 at the gate and $16.95 in advance, with special ticket packages also available. Go to for a complete schedule and list of activities.

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    Chef d'Ablaing invites you to a menu preview event

    Reserve your place at the table for Chef d'Ablaing's new menu reveal


    Be among the first-tasters of Chef Charles d'Ablaing's new menu at a multi-course dinner featuring his latest seasonal creations. Seating is on a first reserve basis. Dinner is Tuesday, August 28. Cost is only $35 per person, excluding beverages, gratuity and tax.

    Chef's Tasting Menu

    Conch Hush Puppies
    Chaz Salad
    Veal Oscar or Atlantic Salmon, Shrimp Campanelle
    Picanha Brazilian Style Sirloin
    Chef's Duet of Desserts

    BABY ANNOUNCEMENT: Only 1.5 Tons & 192 Inches

    Please help them in welcoming the newest member of their family, a Mercedes Sprinter Van

    The Mercedes Sprinter is the talk of the industry Nationwide and perfect for corporate groups and just a night out on the town.  The sprinter offers a spacious interior with 6′ 4″ of head room, luxury leather wrap around perimeter seating, and plenty of leg room when you sit down as well as for your luggage in the rear for your group.  The Sprinter is equipped with 2 flat screen TVs with DVD, stereo sound system with CD Player.
    Carey Limousine Reservations call 816.471.1234 or 1.800.808.1131 

    Happy Hour Mestizo

    How about ending your day with Happy Hour at Mestizo? 

    Bontanas and Compatir items are $2 off from  4-7pm and 9pm-close and daily drink specials are fantastic! 

    The office closes at 4, doesn’t it?


    RA Sushi Introduces Fruity Frozen Cocktails to Tame the Summer Sun

    Just in time to squelch the summer heat, beginning August 1, RA Sushi Bar Restaurant is introducing two new frosty libations at RA Sushi in Leawood. Cool down with the Frozen Fuzzy Momo Bellini, RA’s take on a popular Italian cocktail, or the Frozen Red Bull Cherry Bomb, a refreshing icy treat that packs a punch.

    The Frozen Fuzzy Momo Bellini features RA’s twist on the famous Italian cocktail. A sophisticated slushy, it’s an icy blend of sparkling white wines, Cruzan Rum, yuzu, peach and strawberry purée. For a drink with a little more kick, try RA’s Frozen Red Bull Cherry Bomb. Red Bull and vodka have been taken to the next level, with a generous helping of Three Olives Cherry Vodka, TY KU Soju, orange juice, and a splash of Monin Cherry. Grab one by the horns, and get ready for a wild ride!


    Pizza Bar's Summer Bash

    This isn't an ordinary event because it will one of Pizza Bar's largest events. We will be giving this party everything we've got. How about a Dunk Tank, Confetti Cannons, and Lasers? How about Grilled Food, UV Vodka Snow Cones, and Jello Shots? How about whatever else we can come up with to please your senses for the evening?

    Contact Vaughn at / 816.799.2362 for full details - Not only will this night be infinitely entertaining but we're also Giving Away $500 for the host who brings in the most people. You will get this prize in Cold Hard Cash plus a Composite of your Group and a Plaque with your name and group name to be immortalized in Pizza Bar.

    We'll also be giving away $50 Gift Cards, Tanning Packages, Water Park Tickets, and More for the many contests we'll be running. This includes a Wet T-shirt Contest, Hula Hoop Contest, and Sumo Wrestling. So come prepared.

    Pizza Bar's Summer Bash will be held on Friday August, 10th 5pm-3am. Your guests are welcome to Check in Anytime from 5pm-12am to count towards your grand total.

    This should be plenty of time to start your campaign to become President of Pizza Bar. Prepare yourself for the biggest party Pizza Bar has ever seen.
    August 10 at 5pm until August 11 - 3am


    Cheeseburger in Paradise Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Nonprofit Partnership to Help End Childhood Hunger

    Cheeseburger in Paradise®, a restaurant known for its one-of-a-kind beach party atmosphere, celebrates 10 great years this August by giving back to its new nonprofit partner Share Our Strength® to support its No Kid Hungry® campaign.  Throughout the month, guests can also enjoy weekly deals, gifts and a special celebration at the end of the month.

    During August, Cheeseburger in Paradise will donate $1 for each ‘Birthday Burger’ sold, with a minimum of $10,000 donation to Share Our Strength.  Share Our Strength is a national nonprofit with the goal of ending childhood hunger by 2015 by connecting kids living with the threat of hunger to the nutritious food they need and  educating them and their families about healthy,  affordable eating. The anniversary month will mark the beginning of a partnership with Share Our Strength as part of the nonprofit’s No Kid Hungry campaign to make sure every child in the U.S. gets the food they need, every day. 

    “Cheeseburger in Paradise is proud to celebrate 10 years of great food and fun atmosphere with a new nonprofit partner whose goal is to end childhood hunger in America,” said Casey Barile, Cheeseburger in Paradise director of marketing. “The partnership with Share Our Strength will raise money throughout the month of August to help support the No Kid Hungry campaign.  We’re also excited to have the opportunity to thank our fans and celebrate with extra savings and gifts.”

     Cheeseburger in Paradise guests can join in on the celebration with weekly deals and gifts at each restaurant location.
    • Week of August 6, guests will receive a birthday card that includes a voucher for $10 off their next visit. 
    • Week of August 13, the first 200 guests at each location will receive a free special anniversary gift.
    • Wednesday, August 22, Cheeseburger in Paradise will host its ‘BIG Anniversary Celebration’ including double points for Board Members, and a special dessert for each guest. 
    • To culminate the month-long celebration, guests can sign up to attend a special 10th Anniversary Celebration Event during the week of August 27.   See locations for details.
    For more information about Share Our Strength and No Kid Hungry, visit

    Don't Miss the Neon Trees in a Free Concert this Friday at KC Live!

    Don't miss one of the hottest FREE concerts of the summer! KC Live! presents the NEON TREES this Friday, August 3rd! Catch hits like "Every Body Talks" and "Animal". The free show is part of the weekly Coors Light Friday Night Live! Summer Concert Series, presented by Mix 93.3 and The Pitch. The party starts at 8pm. Admission is free. Must be 21+.

    Grab your friends and head to KC Live! early to enjoy cheap beers from 4-7pm during the city's BEST HAPPY HOUR

    Clear10 volka

    Come make history at the first ever in-store tasting at Ensminger’s Liquor Store on the NW corner of College and Quivira. 

    Experts will be on hand from Olathe’s own award winning Clear 10 Vodka serving up samples of their signature vodka and the brand new DIZZY – a three expresso-flavored vodka in cooperation with The Roasterie.   

    Friday, August 3rd  and Saturday, August 4th  from 4-7pm.   

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