Dining With Denise Neil

This week in Wichita dining: Openings, closings and tasty things to do

Wichita has a busy restaurant scene, and unless you follow closely along at Dining with Denise and Kansas.com, you might miss some of the delicious developments.

Here’s an end-of-the-week rundown of everything we discovered in the last seven days. This recap is for the week of Oct. 14-20.

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OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS

Old Town bar closes: But now it’s a venue for parties and private gatherings.

Mexican restaurant on the move: Los Compadres will open in a new spot by November.

Yet another Hardee’s: Wichita’s fourth one is opening out west.

THINGS TO DO

Drink beer on a ballfield: Why the heck not?

A pumpkin cookoff at a pumpkin patch: Several Wichita food trucks will be competing at Cox Farm on Sunday.

Last chances for food truck fun: The rally season is almost over. Here’s what’s left.

Greek food, this weekend only: A local chef who once owned a Greek restaurant is selling his hit dishes.

Eat the winning Wichita burger: Grill at Reflection Ridge is offering its championship jalapeno-popper stuffed burger for sale this month.

NOW YOU KNOW

Where did Alton Brown go while he was in Wichita? We tracked his visit, stop-by-stop.

Gator, gumbo and crawfish galore: Wichita’s only Cajun restaurant celebrates its birthday.

How to celebrate National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day: Get one from this bakery

Hot Cheetos fries, tots and burritos: These strangely delicious dishes are trendy in Wichita.

Burger Battle drama: It’s always a good idea to have a cook team from Sedgwick County EMS

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