2016 Plaza Art Fair

Country Club Plaza

The 85th Annual Plaza Art Fair

Held Friday, September 23, 2016 through Sunday, September 25, 2016, The Plaza Art Fair encompasses nine city blocks and welcomes a crowd of over 250,000. Featuring 240 artists, the Plaza Art Fair is atop-ranked, national art event with three live music stages and over 25 featured restaurant booths. It continues to be a weekend of people simply celebrating art and each other, as well as Kansas City’s unofficial welcome to the fall season.

2016 culinary arts

Broadway Restaurants (map)

Brio Tuscan Grille
Food: White Bean Dip with Artichoke Salad; Lobster Bisque; Beef Carpaccio; Burrata & Ciabatta; Burrata & Prosciutto Sandwich; Braised Beef & White Cheddar Sandwich; Chicken Club Sandwich; Lasagna; Kale Caesar Salad with Chicken; Tiramisu. Drinks: Beer; Cocktails; Wine; Margaritas; Frozen Peach Bellini; Vodka Lemonade.

Coal Vines
Food: Meatballs; Meatball Sandwich.  Drinks: White wine; red wine; sangria; assorted beers.

The Granfalloon Restaurant and Bar
Food: Burgers; BBQ Pork Sandwich; Burnt End Nachos; Bratwurst; Tequila Chicken Wrap. Drinks: Beer; Full Bar; Bloody Marys; Sangria.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood
Food: Southwestern Style Crab Cake Sandwich; Roasted Salmon Salad; Barbacoa Tacos; Chocolate Bag Cone with White Chocolate Mousse and Fresh Berries. Drinks: Red Sangria; White Sangria; Margaritas; Red Wine; White Wine; Beer; Cocktails.

The Melting Pot
Food: French Quarter Shrimp; Chocolate Fondue with Dippers - Strawberries, Oreo & Graham Cracker Marshmallows. Drinks: Sangria, Bloody Marys; Tipsie Turtles; Red Wine; White Wine; Margaritas; Beer - Bud Light; Boulevard Wheat; IPA; New Belgium.

O’Dowd’s Little Dublin
Food: Angus Beef Sliders; Spicy Chicken Wrap; Irish Nachos. Drinks: Full Bar.

Plaza III The Steakhouse and The Club At Plaza III
Food: Steak Sandwich; Blackened Salmon Sandwich with Pepper Slaw; Steak Soup; Chips. Drinks: Beer; Wine; Martinis; Manhattans; Soft Drinks.

Zócalo Mexican Cuisine & Tequileria
Food: Lobster Tacos; Carnitas Tacos; Grilled Chicken Tacos; Chicken Nachos; Guacamole. Drinks: Beer - Modelo, Bud light, Stella Artois, Goose Island IPA; Senorita's; Classic Margaritas; Tropical Red Bull Margaritas; Red Sangria; Jalapeno Coolers.

Central St. Restaurants (map)

Bo Ling’s
Food: Egg Roll; Crab Rangoon; Sushi Roll; Sichuan Pork Dumpling; Dan Dan Noodles with Pork; Sesame Chicken; Ginger and Garlic Shrimp; Vegetable Fried Rice; Homemade Almond Cookies. Drinks: Soft Drinks; Iced Tea; Bottled Water.

Chuy’s Mexican Food
Food: Chicken Carbon Tacos.  Drinks:  Assortment of Beers; Bloody Mary’s; 3 different Margaritas

Classic Cup Café
Food: Thai Chicken Pizza; Lamb Gyro; Hummus; KC Beef Dip; Mustard Chicken Club; Artichoke Spread; Black Bean Chili; Pulled Pork Street Tacos; Brownies; Cookies. Drinks: Draft Beer; Bottled Beer; Cocktails; Wine; Lemonade; Soft Drinks; Bottled Water.

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
Food: Jambalaya; House-Made Meatballs; Prime Rib Sliders. Drinks: Water; Soda; Sangria; Wine; Beer.

Fred P. Ott’s
Food: Burgers; Bratwurst; Hot Dogs; Pulled Pork; Chips & Queso; Pulled Pork Nachos. Drinks: Draft Beer; Mixed Drinks; Fireball; Wine.

L’Ecole Culinaire
Food: L’ecole Poutine - Braised Beef, French Fries, Cheese & Cognac Peppercorn Sauce; KC Poutine - Oven roasted Pulled Pork, French fries, Cheese, Smoky BBQ Sauce; Southwest Poutine- Pulled Chili Chicken, French Fries, Cheese, Green Chili Sauce; Cheddar Ale Poutine - French Fries, Cheddar Ale Sauce, Bacon; French Fries. Drinks: Beer; Wine; Bottled Water.

Topsy’s Popcorn
Food: Hot Dogs; Sausages; Pepper/Onions; Flavored Popcorn; Ice Cream. Drinks: Limeades; Water; Soda.

Ward Parkway Restaurants (map)

The Capital Grille
Food: Signature Steak Sandwich with Herbed Goat Cheese and Balsamic Onions; Citrus Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Sriracha Mayo and Fresh Arugula; The Capital Grille Cheeseburger; Jumbo All-Beef Hot Dog; Parmesan White Truffle French Fries.
Drinks: Boulevard Pale Ale; Boulevard Wheat; Miller Lite; Bud Light; Stoli Doli; White Wine; Red Wine; Bottled Water; Bottled Soda.

Gram & Dun
Food: Asian Pig Wings; Burnt End Mac & Cheese; Chicken Tenders & Fries; Brat & Chips; Beef Fat Fries; Kettle chips. Drinks: Wine; Domestic & Craft Beers; D-Cup and Horsefeather Cocktails; Bottled Water; Coke; Diet Coke; Sprite.

The Oliver
Food: Chicken Tacos; Signature Smoked Pork Shoulder Dip; Sloppy Joes; Chicken Tenders & Fries; French Fries; Potato Chips. Drinks: Domestic & Craft Beers; Wine; Sangria; Moscow Mule and Summer Babe cocktail; Bottled water; Coke; Diet Coke; Sprite.

Tomfooleries Restaurant and Bar
Food: Burnt End BBQ Sandwich; Chicken Street Tacos; Hand-Pattied Double Cheese Burgers; Bacon Mac & Cheese; Creamy Espinaca Dip with Tortilla Chips; Chicken Tenders; Buffalo Chicken Tenders; Toasted S’mores. Drinks: Full Premium Bar plus Fireball and Rumplemintz shots; Red Bull and choice of flavored Vodkas; Tom’s Famous Bloody Mary; Margarita buckets; Boulevard Beer; Bud light; Miller light; and Premium Wine selection.

Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue
Food: Southern Jack Pulled Pork Sandwich; Brisket Sandwich; Pulled Chicken Sandwich; Beef Burnt Ends; Hickory-Pit Beans; Cheesy Corn Bake; Chips. Drinks: Bud Light; Boulevard Wheat; Wine; Soda; Water.

Fogo de Chao
Food: Grilled Churresco Plate — Sirloin Steak, sausage, chicken breast wrapped in bacon, pork sausage, potato salad. Drinks: Wine, beer and Caipirnha

Kona Grill
Food: Vegan Roll; Spicy Tuna Roll; Parmesan Fries; BBQ Chicken Egg Roll with Honey-Dijon Dipping Sauce; Oriental Salad; Assorted Cookies. Drinks: Beer; Margarita's; Red and White Wine.

Seasons 52
Food: Boneless Beef Short Rib with Grits; Southern Style Shrimp and Grits; Signature Burger; Grilled Chicken Caprese Sandwich; Jumbo Grilled Hot Dog. Drinks: Beer- Blvd. Wheat, Blvd. Pale Ale, Miller Lite, Bud Light, Stella; White and Red Wine; Cocktails- Bourbon Peach Smash, Strawberry Basil Lemonade.

2016 Plaza Art Fair Restaurant Award Winners

Best In Show — Brio Tuscan Grille
1st Place Food — McCormick & Schmick's
2nd Place Food — The Capital Grille
3rd Place Food — Jack Stack

1st Place Booth — The Oliver
2nd Place Booth — Gram & Dun
3rd Place Booth — The Granfalloon