WICHITA — It's a safe bet that no one who goes to Zoobilee on Saturday will leave hungry, but there are several popular restaurants that have been involved with the Sedgwick County Zoo fund-raiser that won't be back this year.
"I just don't feel the event is the same for the restaurants as it used to be," says Darrin Hackney, general manager at Heroes.
Heroes has been a participant for the last 15 years.
Hackney says the event is a good one, but it changed from a cocktail party atmosphere to "just watching people grab food like they've never eaten before."
"When you have food flying out that fast . . . are they really trying your food or is it just (to) curb the alcohol?"