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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 Nov. 11-17.

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The fried pies are saved: And they’re moving much closer to Wichita.

An east-side Dempsey’s is opening: But Ernie Biggs has closed.

Old Town is down a sports bar: But it looks like another one will likely be moving in.

A new restaurant and brewery for the west side: Augustino Brewing Company officially opens this weekend.

East-side Molino’s is closed: But the owners are working on something new.

Taco restaurant closes after three months: There just wasn’t enough Union Station traffic, the owner says.

A beachy restaurant in the middle of Kansas: Take a look inside the new Hurricane Sports Grill.


Nude chefs: Cooking on stage. Tickets are on sale. Yes, this is real.


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QT is adding another dining option: Sandwiches

Native American food is fab: Share Our Food at the Mid-America All-Indian Center lets you try it.

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