You Won’t Find Bats Here, Just Good Spirits and Food
If you are looking for a James Beard Foundation award winnig chef, Kansas City is the right place to be. The metro is fortunate to have many finalists and award winning restaurants and chef’s menus to check out. Among thos is Celina Tio. Recognized by the James Beard Foundation, Tio’s restaurants incorporate her creativity and style. The Belfry Lounge, offers a collection of craft beers, bourbons and an eclectic small menu. This comfy location is a popular spot for friends to gather for an evening of conversation.
At The Belfry Lounge located in the heart of the Crossroads, you won’t find bats, just a good local haunt. They do have spirits though; in the form of one of the best bourbon lists in the city. The atmosphere is comfy featuring 20 beers on tap, dozens more on tap, over a hundred whiskeys and a small menu of creative global eats created by award-winning Chef Celina Tio. The Belfry provides the opportunity to join their popular beer club. Membership is $40 and includes a cubbie for your drinking mug, swag, special discounts on food and drink and first dibs on beer dinners and events that Chef Tio hosts throughout the year. In addition, The Belfry is adding more wines on tap and her most popular craft cocktail, “The Grand Fashion,” a take on an Old Fashioned, will also be put on tap. If you have a special event, then Collection which is in the same building may be perfect for you.