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 past seven days. This recap is for the week of Jan. 6-12.

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An actual seafood place? In Wichita? This restaurateur promises to bring one to Wichita’s west side.

Restaurants that will open in Wichita in 2018: A long list of what’s coming and when.

Farewell to the crab legs: Wichita’s long-cherished seafood buffet at Legends is kaput, but a fancy new restaurant will soon open in the space.

No more Annex Lounge for Wichita: The 60-year-old restaurant is closed, and its contents are being auctioned.

All the eateries that opened over the holidays: You were busy, and so were they.

Ever had a kolache? You can now, thanks to this new Wichita bakery

Another Reverie: And it’s even prettier than the owner expected

Fried chicken and more: This new restaurant also serves it smoked


Learn to use your Instant Pot: And learn it from a local chef


The most romantic Kansas restaurant is in Wichita: So says this popular food website

The construction is bad, but awesome patio seating is near: Patience is needed for diners on Douglas

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