Eating Around the Globe

Kansas City Foodie Scene

To explore the wide array of international flavors and classic dishes from around the world, one doesn’t even need to leave this amazing Midwestern city to snag a much-needed cultural experience. Check out our guide to the locally owned and authentically prepared ethnic dishes surrounding us and get ready to eat your way around the globe! 

Mali Thai Bistro

Family-owned and hailing from Northeast Thailand, here you’ll explore the authentic, flavorful cuisines with favorite dishes like tiger cry beef, potstickers, and Lemongrass beef. Indulge in traditional soups and salads, and the sweet and savory curries, noodles, and stir-fry dishes that incorporate colorful vegetables and flavorful herbs and spices. 579 SE Melody Ln

Roots Seasonal Cuisine 

Scratch-made featuring fresh ingredients and clever preparation, Roots’ food and craft cocktail menus are rotated seasonally featuring exciting new offerings while also preserving favorites like Arancini, Chimichurri Potato Skins, Shrimp Etouffee, and Red Velvet Cheesecake. 940 NW Pryor Rd #M

Chef Aristo’s Eatery - With a motto of making people happy through food, Chef Aristo Camburako brings his hospitality and Food Network experience to the community with his Greek heritage influencing his favorites dishes like the loaded gyro, sun-dried tomato basil pasta, and his award-winning Orange Jalapeno blast wings. 862 SW Blue Pkwy

Ika Grill - This Chinese + Korean Chef influenced restaurant boasts a full sushi bar featuring classic dishes as well as new takes on old favorites. With an extensive menu including options like Smoked Salmon Ragoon and maki rolls like the aptly named “Kansas” Kani roll, Ika’s fusion of Asian flavors combined with the minimalist, yet warm interior aesthetic is appetizing. 11725 Roe Avenue 

Blue Koi Noodles & Dumplings - For authentic, comfort Chinese cuisine, feast here on savory noodle and dumpling dishes and multi-flavored bubble teas. Blue Koi’s open kitchen setting and outdoor patio are amongst the lively energy of Mission Farms and share the likes of lettuce wraps, wonton noodle soup, and Chinese Style Pot Roast. 10581 Mission Rd

Magic Noodle - Come enjoy Chinese dumplings and the hand-pulled noodles complemented by Bella, the resident robot serving up appetizers and desserts to accentuate the unique hospitality experience within a sleek ambiance. 8013 W 159th St

Taste of Africa - Here you’ll find East African spices and ingredients that elevate dishes like samosas, stew, pilau, and entrees featuring goat, beef, chicken, and fish. Start with fried plantains followed by peanut butter chicken or the vegetarian pilau platter and add sauteed cabbage or lentil stew. 11240 W 135th St

Paros Estiatoria - Upscale Greek fare with a modern twist, the Paros Estiatoria menu features quintessential offerings like Saganaki, Dolmades, and Moussakas amongst a broad selection of authentic Greek lunch, dinner, dessert, and wine selections. 10561 Mission Rd

Ayoma Ramen - For delectable, Japanese ramen, hop into Olathe-based Ayoma Ramen where you’ll enjoy slurping up a variety of flavorful Ramen bowls and devouring small bites like Gyoza and Pork Buns. 14960 W 119th 

Cafe Vie - Authentic Asian fusion dishes infused with eastern world flavors, Cafe Vie is a Korean x Vietnamese fast-casual restaurant offering selections like Beef Pho, Steamed Pork & Red Bean Buns, & Shrimp Spring Rolls. 10330 Metcalf Ave


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