Remember when Brussel sprouts were that stinky side dish your grandma brought to the family gathering that no one wanted to touch, let alone eat!? Well, say goodbye to the boring, boiled Brussel sprouts of your childhood, and hello to these mouthwatering combinations served up by some favorite local KC restaurants! Thankfully, Brussel sprouts are enjoying a comeback and a refreshing reboot on preparation and flavor pairings. At Go Explore KC, we’ve scouted out the best brussels in KC, fried and crispy and/or infused with extras such as balsamic or bacon or breadcrumbs! Each spot on the Brussel sprouts map is an amazing local restaurant, where you’ll find a number of crave-worthy entrees to compliment your sprouts. Use your digital passport to unlock Brussel sprout specials, and don’t forget to claim your exclusive prize after you visit 5 stops!
No need to be a starving artist at this literary-themed pub and patio nestled in Westport, where you’ll find delectable pub-fare, cocktails, and mouth-watering Brussel sprouts, of course. Their take on sprouts involves frying them up with all kinds of goodies such as honey, lemon, walnuts and crispy prosciutto bits! Bring your pals, because your passport will snag you BOGO order of Brussels!
At Strang Hall in historic downtown Overland Park, local chefs have combined their worldly experience and eclectic culinary styles to create a collection of restaurants all under one roof. Book a private dining room, enjoy community dining space, or venture out to the courtyard to enjoy your Go Explore KC perk of free Brussel sprouts with an order of an entrée and drink at not one, but two locations inside Strang Hall. You can find some delectable sprouts at both Anousone and Solstice. Don’t forget, Strang Hall is on the Brew Tour, too, so don’t miss this chance to score two passport punches!
Taps on Main is a Kansas City go-to in the heart of the Crossroads District! At this sports bar and grill, you’ll find upscale bar food and a pour your own beer wall! That beer will go perfectly with some fried Brussel sprouts, complete with bits of bacon and a balsamic glaze. In fact, your Go Explore KC passport scores you a free order of sprouts when you buy a beverage!
Locally owned and operated for 25 years, Grand Street Café is another Kansas City favorite, hailed for its elegant and modern American eats. Visit the Grand St. location downtown, check in with your digital passport, and enjoy their unique take on Brussel sprouts: chicken fried, with pickled shallots, tossed in pecorino pepper corn dressing. Your passport will help make your experience extra classy with a free well drink when you order sprouts!
Since 1978, Anthony’s has been serving authentic Italian food to hungry Kansas Citians looking for an intimate dining experience in downtown KC. Perfect for a date night, use your Go Explore KC digital passport to enjoy a complimentary order of Brussel sprouts when you order two entrees.
Find this casual-yet-chic and modern twist on the classic American-sports bar at Park Place in Leawood. Enjoy signature cocktails, a just-right steak, or a casual burger, and use your digital passport to earn a free side of Brussel sprouts alongside your meal order. The Ainsworth serves sprouts with that crave-worthy combo of bacon and pecans!
Enjoy some crispy Brussel sprouts in this River Market bistro. Brown and Loe’s take on American comfort food cuisine, and their emphasis on using local residents and artisans to supply the much of the establishment’s fresh ingredients, makes them another KC neighborhood favorite. Your Go Explore KC passport means you’ll get a complimentary order of crispy sprouts with your purchase of a sandwich or entrée!
How about some brussels and burgers? At this casual kitchen which specializes in burgers infused with local craft beer, your sure to have delicious, locally sourced, meal. Take it to the next level with fried Brussel sprouts coated in a sweet and spicy herb vinaigrette with bacon and toasted bread crumbs sprinkled on top! Your digital passport knocks $2 off of your sprouts.
Don’t forget that when you visit 5 spots on this tour, you earn a $20 gift card to Strang Hall and a $5 gift card to Taps on Main! Sprouts have their perks!
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