If you go ... Kansas City, Mo.

Where to eat


813 West 17th St.



Jackfruit BBQ, rainbow tacos, mushroom medleys, and other all-plant-based and gluten-free dishes. Main dishes from $8.

Bluebird Bistro

1700 Summit St

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Casual-upscale spot serving

KC favorites using sustainable,


organic produce and naturally raised bison and other meats. Entrees from $10.75.

Chaz on the Plaza


Award-winning restaurant in

The Raphael Hotel (below) serves farm-to-table cuisine.

Entrees from $22.

Where to stay

Hotel Phillips

106 West 12th St.


This Art Deco gem offers great downtown views, and 217 rooms. From $149 per night.

The Raphael Hotel

325 Ward Parkway


126 elegant rooms and suites

in an Italian Renaissance Revival building. From $189.

What to do

National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

100 West 26th St.


Galleries of artifacts and a war chronology. Adults $14, seniors, students $12, children $8.

American Jazz Museum

1616 East 18th St.


With Negro Leagues Baseball Museum admission: Adults $10, children under age 12 $5.

Negro Leagues Baseball


1616 East 18th St.


Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

4525 Oak St.


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