Off the Beaten Plate visits Merchants Pub and Plate to try the duck carnitas.
Carnitas, a mainstay of Mexican eateries pretty much everywhere, usually involves braising or simmering pork in oil or sometimes lard until the meat is melt-in-your-mouth tender.
There’s a lot to love about Mi Ranchito’s “love burrito.” The chicken-stuffed bundle started out as a special at one of the restaurant’s Kansas City-area locations, but customers loved it so much that it eventually earned a permanent slot on the menu.
This week, Off the Beaten Plate feels the love with Love Burrito at Mi Ranchito.
If The Burger Stand is known for one thing — aside from its burgers — it’s probably the fries.
Off the Beaten Plate visits The Burger Stand and tries out the polenta fries.
At first glance, O Café’s jja jang myeon — a Chinese-derived, Korean-adopted noodle dish — looks a bit spooky.
Off the Beaten Plate visits O Cafe Korean Restaurant, 1530 W. Sixth St., for some interesting Korean dishes.
For this week’s Off the Beaten Plate, we decided to try out another Latin American-inspired twist on a popular American dish: the chorizo sloppy José (get it?) at Global Café.
This week, Off the Beaten Plate goes to Global Cafe and checks out the Chorizo Sloppy José.
For this week’s Off the Beaten Plate, we traveled south of the border by way of Italy with Minksy’s tostada pizza.
Off the Beaten Plate visits Minsky's for its Tostada Pizza
If, like me, your everyday breakfast consists of two Eggo waffles hastily eaten on the ride to work, a meal at The Waffle Iron is a particularly special occasion.
Don't let the name fool you — this dish doesn't involve any bread.
Quinoa has a bit of a reputation as a health food, a favorite among hippie types and fitness buffs for its high levels of protein and fiber. It's gluten-free, and not really associated with heavy fried dishes.
We've never met a cheese we didn't like, and the Halum appetizer at Aladdin Cafe (our first experience with the variety) was no exception.
This frozen treat is like two desserts in one — soft, gelatinous mochi (a Japanese pounded rice cake, for the uninitiated) on the outside and a scoop of ice cream on the inside.
If you've ever bitten into a hamburger and thought to yourself, "This could really use more meat," the Mad Greek's Hercules Burger may be the meal for you.
Even the most tofu-phobic might appreciate this traditional Japanese dish from Wa. After all, everything is better fried, as they say.
If you catch a glimpse of the Grilled Glazer from far away, it might appear to be a normal chicken sandwich. Upon closer inspection, though, and it's pretty clear that this is no ordinary meal.