The coronavirus pandemic has made things tough for restaurants—follow capacity caps and social distancing mandates have hit, along with economic uncertainty and some diners who don’t go out.
Mission’s Business District has announced plans to help draw attention and customers to city with its first-ever restaurant week, happening in early March.
March 1st -7th! See you at Mission Restaurant Week
Sushi Karma – Asian Bistro & Bar
Urban Prairie Coffee
Mission Restaurant Weekw ill run from March first through seventh. Similar to Kansas City Restaurant Week that happens each January, restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and breweries participate by having various specials to encourage community business support.
“This event will focus on helping mom and pop shops in Mission stay afloat,” TJ Roberts, an insurance agent at downtown Mission’s Farm Bureau and vice president of the Mission Business District, tells the Shawnee Mission Post. “Mission is a very unique place in Kansas City, it’s like a small-town feel in a big city,” Roberts says. “We want to try to capture a lot of the greatness in some of these small businesses.”
If you’re trying to decide between these restaurants, it happens that our March issue features two of them prominently—look for that next week.
Restaurants that will be participating next week include:
- Ad Astra Market
- The Bar (Mission location only)
- Brian’s Bakery
- The Corner Lalo’s Kitchen
- Energizing Mission
- Estrella Azul
- Foggi Ice Cream
- Longboards (Mission location only)
- Rock Creek Brewing Co.
- Sandhills Brewery
- Salsa Grill
- Sushi Karma
- Thai Orchid
- Topper’s (Mission location only)
- Urban Prairie Coffee