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Post by mgsports » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:33 pm

Has lots of Commercial that KC needs like Marino's C. Fresh Market,Speedway,Mobil,Sierra,American Mattress,Italian Beef joints and so on.

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Re: Chicago

Post by Riverite » Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:26 am

That seems like a very random list, what do you feel like those spots would add to Kansas City where we are currently lacking?

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Re: Chicago

Post by swid » Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:21 am

Despite posting this on a Web forum, our correspondent is otherwise unaware that this is 2019 and the very same device he's posting from can also order and have delivered the (very limited) subset of items that the durable good retailers with a physical presence here may not carry, and, in many cases, from many of the retailers listed!

Lusting over regional food chains and wishing they'd expand here is overrated (with the exception of Burgerville, which will never happen, and yes, I've chosen that hill to die on regardless).

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Re: Chicago

Post by brewcrew1000 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:32 am

Where is Portillo's

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Re: Chicago

Post by warwickland » Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:44 am

brewcrew1000 wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:32 am
Where is Portillo's
i think the closest one is peoria.

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Re: Chicago

Post by brewcrew1000 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:07 am

I just meant where is Portillo's on his list - The closest one might be Davenport

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Re: Chicago

Post by WSPanic » Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:14 pm

I will agree that it's tough to get a decent Italian Beef sandwich in this town. That place on Prospect that's King's Table now used to have one.

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Re: Chicago

Post by mgsports » Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:52 pm

Bunoa's,White Castle that might not come back,Bentley's Pancake House.

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Post by Eon Blue » Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:11 pm

WSPanic wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:14 pm
I will agree that it's tough to get a decent Italian Beef sandwich in this town. That place on Prospect that's King's Table now used to have one.
RIP Moe’s

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Re: Chicago

Post by KCKev2 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:50 pm

Indeed. Moe's is sorely missed. It had the closest to the real deal Chicago-style Italian beef sandwich in KC. Tower Tavern's version is ok.

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Re: Chicago

Post by Sani » Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:45 pm

While we're making requests for random retail...

I just got back from visiting family in Detroit (Dearborn and Allen Park, to be specific) and I discovered they have 24-hour Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin Robbins drive-thrus. Why can't I get a waffle bowl of mint chocolate chip at 2 a.m. in KC? I feel like Johnson County would support at least one such location.

Also, since Meijer has come up in prior posts: I shopped at the one in Allen Park late one night. It's about halfway between Walmart and Target in terms of classiness, but it's more expensive than both. I can't speak to their health as a corporation or their expansion plans, if any.

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Re: Chicago

Post by mgsports » Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:48 pm

Yes we have Shell but not with Circle K,Homerun Inn,Daddy O's Diner and so on.

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Re: Chicago

Post by brewcrew1000 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:55 pm

Why would any gas station chain come into this market? QT dominates this area. The only gas station I want to see is Kwik Trip (Kwik Star) based out of Wisconsin. It's an actual conveince store unlike QT. At Kwik Trip u can buy bread, veggies (Onions/potatoes for 30 cents a pound), fruit (dirt cheap bananas), eggs (39 cents a dozen), milk (1.99 a gallon), fresh baked goods like cookies and pumpkin bars, they have great deals on meat (like 99 cent bacon wrapped pork loin) or packs for brats for 2 bucks and they are all great prices like u find at grocery store and the stuff is grocery store quality.

It's truly a conveince store, not the overpriced garbage u have at QT. Kwik Trip would blow the QT's down here cause it's stuff u want after work but don't want to run into a grocery store, and need for the house. It's not full shitty taquitos and egg rolls, they have that stuff but it's not the focal point.

I honestly kind hate QT cause it's overpriced and I don't find the food that good.

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Post by Sani » Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:49 am

Kiwk Trip is pretty great. You brought back memories of buying milk in bags when I lived in Wisconsin.

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Re: Chicago

Post by mgsports » Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:38 pm

Illinois has QT look a like Thunderstone. Quaker Stake Lube and Grill. Ponderosa or Bonaza or TGI Fridays back. Gander.

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