A Day Away in South KCK
Take exploring your hometown city to the next level. Be the friend who knows all the best spots in town. South Kansas City, Kansas has many hidden treasures to discover, and some of the tastiest food in town. All it takes is one day to complete your next adventure right here in KCK.
Start your day with breakfast at one of KCK’s hidden treasures. Hana’s Donuts is known to be one of the best-kept secrets as far as pastry shops go in KC. Hana's serves up fluffy donuts, chocolate-filled bear claws, apple fritters and donut holes.
Make your way over to the Rosedale Memorial Arch pays tribute to soldiers who served our country in World War I. The Arch, based on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, was designed by Rosedale resident John LeRoy Marshall in 1923. In 1993, a monument was added under the Arch to honor the soldiers of World War II, Korea and Vietnam conflicts.
Have lunch on the patio with friends at Taco Republic. They feature traditional Mexican meats like Barbacoa and Cochinita Pibil atop authentic tortillas and they top it with the freshest ingredients. They create ethnic street food by slow cooking, smoking and braising meats to get exquisite flavor.
Stop in at Spicin Foods and pick up some great spices to take home. Spicin Foods produces high-quality sauces, salsas, and drink mixes. Their sauces range from 1554 Dark Ale BBQ Sauce to a Beyond Insanity Hot Sauce.
Legend has it that in 1889, pizza was created in Naples, Italy, for Queen Margherita of Savoy. When dinner time rolls around stop at 1889 Pizza Napoletana. They are bringing pizza back to its roots by using wood-fired ovens, San Marzano tomatoes for the sauce and “00” Caputo flour for the dough. • Finish out the night with a movie at Boulevard Drive-In. Drive up, relax and watch a newly released film. Don’t forget to grab some popcorn and drinks from the snack bar before the previews end!