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Fall = Cider Mill Fun and Yum
Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze
There is no better place to escape for NASCAR families than the Louisburg Cider Mill.  The family operated Mill is worth a drive from the track to visit their country store, pose your family at the pumpkin patch and enjoy delicious favorites including super-yummy cider donuts, fresh cider and a wide variety of other items.  Oh yeah, they make their own soda too!  Their "Lost Trail" is a great rootbeer and cream soda!
Louisburg Cider Mill
14730 Kansas 68
Louisburg, KS
(913) 837-5202
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Get Dirty!
Thursday, Friday Night action with Sprint Cars and Modifieds. Go check out this great track just around the corner from all the NASCAR action. It's the track that Clint Bowyer cut his teeth at and is just minutes away from Kansas Speedway.
Lakeside Speedway
5615 Wolcott Drive  Kansas City, KS
(913) 299-2040
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Best Country Fried Steak Everrrrr!
THE BEST Country Fried Steak on the road.  Hands down!  If you are up for the adventure take a drive to the Cider Mill (above) and eat around the corner at Miss B's.  It's a Local'yocal joint. Go here and then stop off at Louisburg Cider Mill afterwards. That's a good day!
Miss B's Cafe
1006 S. Metcalf
Louisburg, KS
(913) 837-5974

All About the Wood!
If you like your wood...this is your place. Birthed from a Wood Yard that provides wood to several eateries, a bbq joint was born. They do things a lil different too!  This place is favorite of Clint Bowyer's PR rep, and area native,  Kristine Curley.
Woodyard Bar-B-Que
3001 Merriam Lane
Kansas City KS
(913) 362-8000
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Italian in the Mo!
Garozzo's owner Michael Garozzo grew up on "The Hill" in St. Louis, a fantastic italian neighborhood, and has been feeding Kansas City residents great italian food for 22 years.  Try their famed Chicken Spiedini. Wine lovers, this is a place for you as well.
They have four area locations, so check out their site for others. You can call for reservations.
Garozzo's Ristorante
526 Harrison
Kansas City, MO
(816) 221-2455
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The Monster Tenderloin
In the sleepy town of Paola, KS is a monster tenderlion sandwich ready to be awaken.
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Emery Steakhouse
119 West Peoria Street
Paola, KS
(913) 294-4148
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Get Jazzed Up!
While there is one near the track, the original location is worth the ride.  Check out this joint for some Louisiana cookin, cold ones and music. Our recommended location is below. Go to their site for more...
Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen
1823 West 39th Street
Kansas City, MO
(816) 531-5556
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BB's Lawnside Barbecue says "The Best Place for Blues and Barbecue, a perfect KC combination!"
What goes better with good Kansas City Barbecue than a side of Blues? We say, nothing. It's the perfect marraige. BB's Lawnside features ribs and other barbecue favorites from it's 60-year old smoker. They have some of the best live blues around nightly. You can count on the crew being there with MD and Eagle on Saturday night!
205 E 85th Street
Kansas City, MO
(816) 822-7427
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WOW is this place good!  Be prapared for a long wait but it is worth it. Stoud's is a Kansas City tradition dating back to 1933.  It's staple dish is simple, Pan Fried Chicken.  The building is a beautiful old homestead. They have two locations but the one listed below is the original.  The old fashioned Pan Fried Chicken dinners come with a salad or homemade chicen noodle soup, and your choice of Potato, Green Beans and homemade Cinammon Rolls. Yummmmm.
5410 NE Oak Ridge Dr
Kansas City, MO
(816) 454-9600
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German / Austrian cuisine in a spectacular atmosphere. This place brings old world tradition to one of the midwest's best cities.  From Viennese classics, Scnitzels and Sausages this place won't disappoint. Of course, great beer too!  It's a favorite of SprintVision's Eric Morse.
101 West 22nd St
Kansas City, MO
(816) 283-3234
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Hillsdale Bank BBQ says "A lil far away and only open three days a week but our HAND DOWN favorite! THE SAUCE!"
This place is about 40-mins outside Kansas Speedway, and only open three days a week... but Barbecue lovers, that is a hop-skip-and-a-jump for a place THIS good!  Hillsdale is a unique, wood-fired barbecue, in an old bank building. It's one of a kind and so is the food. Try a sampler platter. I'm in love with their burnt ends!  It's a must and one of my favorite places on the road! Their sauce is considered to be one of the best in Kansas.
201 Frisco
Hillsdale, KS
(913) 783-4333

RJ's Bob-Be-Que Shack says: "BREAKFAST Burnt End BBQ Hash...need we even say more?
Everyone in racing should wake up with one mission: To go to Mission, Kansas for Breakfast at RJ's.  The Burnt End BBQ Hash breakfast is awesome.  "Finer than a Squirrel in a Three Piece Suit Breakfast" is what they claim.  I say, sure, whatever!  They have great bbq for lunch and dinner as well.
5835 Lamar Ave 
Mission, KS
(913) 262-7300
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Oklahoma Joe's
With roots from the famed "Slaugherhouse Five" (known as one of the all-time great barbecue competition teams) this restaurant comes with some high expectations. It meets and in some ways exceeds them all.  They are known for all types of barbecue, especially ribs. But try their Hog Heaven sandwich which includes pulled pork and sliced sausage.
3002 w 47th ave
Kansas City, KS
(913) 722-3366
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Webster House
The Webster House is part fine dining, part shopping. Located in a beautifully restored old school building, Webster house showcases antiques and yummy dishes. The building was constructed in 1885! A favorite of our friend Debbie Robinson, you too should check out this unique restaurant.
1644 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO
(816) 221-4713

Florella's Jack Stack Barbecue
It's white linen and cloth napkin atmospher but they do serve good barbecue and atmosphere for a nice sit down meal.  It may not have the character of our other choices but it is a true hot spot for bbq in the NASCAR community.  It's a favorite of the Racing Electronics boys!
101 West 22nd St # 300, Kansas City, MO
(816) 472-7427
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