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Iconic Hays hotspot under new ownership; remodel underway

The Wild Rose, 109 W. Seventh, a longtime bar in Hays, is set to get a new life after being sold to a prominent Hays businessman. While the location will remain a bar, owner Wes Rathbun plans to bring a new atmosphere to the location that it had before, adding food and a variety of activities.
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Hays bakery earns mention for best cake in Kansas

Eat This, Not That, a food-based website that bills itself "the leading authority in food, nutrition and health," has named a Hays bakery on its list of the best cake in every state. The red velvet cake at Augustine's Bakery, 1305 Main, earned a spot on the list for the...
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Dish & Drink KC: A tiki pop-up in Westport this weekend, a new sports bar in Waldo, and your last weekend to order Observation Pizza

Now open: Social debuts as Waldo’s newest sports bar. Though the restaurant Brick + Mortar worked to pull crowds to 7425 Broadway after Tanner’s ended its 20-year stint in the location, the concept never really caught on. The brand-new Social, which is now open to the public, hopes to cement itself as a permanent fixture in the neighborhood.
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Socializing returns just in time for Social in Waldo

Finally, socializing has returned to our realm and the Waldo neighborhood welcomes a new bar and grill, Social. This upscale sports bar at 7425 Broadway replaces the former Tanner’s Bar and Grill. Owners Shawn Larson and Tyler Humar, and general manager, Dave Meeker have a combined 50 years in the restaurant business and are excited about their new venture. As the song goes, these guys “just wanna have fun.” With a 144 inch TV behind the bar, 19 additional TV’s, 22 beers on tap, bottled beer and cocktail specials, live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, having fun is a given.
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Dish & Drink KC: Two new spots for Tacos in Waldo and South KC, and you can now finally drink outdoors in downtown Shawnee

Check it Out: Two new spots for tacos in Waldo and South KC. There can never be too many tacos in this world, and in the past several months diners in Waldo and the adjacent slice of South KC have two new options for fresh, made-to-order street tacos. Both are well worth your time. First, Taco Cacao, a food truck which enjoys a permanent spot at 7927 Wornall Road, just around the corner from KC Bier Company (a visit to both makes for a great afternoon). Taco Cacao is the baby/little cousin to Cacao Restaurante, the underrateed full-service Mexican/pizza restaurant on 103rd and State Line. Taco Cacao, like its parent restaurant, is flavor-forward and playful (its logo features a cartoon pig served up in a taco shell). The menu here is pretty streamlined: choose from six fillings, including birria (more on birria in a sec), chicken al pastor, Tex-Mex ground beef, pork cochinita (a tangy red sauce), Asada (steak), or mixed veg, and then take them home in taco or burrito form.
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Qdoba temporarily closed for staff training

Qdoba is gearing up for the summer traffic and is temporarily suspending operations in order to hold its culinary training and new staffing classes. In an effort to combat the current unemployment trend, Qdoba will be re-training and onboarding a larger number of local Hays workforce.
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Pat's Beef Jerky under new ownership, same tasty jerky

Pat's Beef Jerky in Liebenthal is under new management with the new owners hoping for expansion. Chris and Dana Schumacher took over the business from founder and owner Pat Carver in September upon his retirement. "Pat's Beef Jerky has established itself as a Kansas staple, and we wanted to be...
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Defiance to open family friendly eatery downtown

There’s a lot left to decide about the downtown Hays location for Defiance Brewing Co., but one thing is for sure, all the brewing will be done in barrels, say two of the owners. “Pediococcus lactobacillus,” explained Matt Bender, saying the scientific name without a stumble. Bender on Wednesday was...
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KC style with pitmaster's secret sauce, rock 'n roll

Hays residents Kyle Haselhorst and Andi Johnson were the first customers in the door Tuesday when Bricks Rockin’ BBQ opened for lunch. It was the first time for both of them at the new restaurant on 11th Street, which opened Jan. 2. “I’m having The Drummer,” said Haselhorst, who looked...