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  • Blue Bull Bar and Grill

    Blue Bull Bar and Grill


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    The Blue Bull Bar and Grill (BB) sort of snuck up on me this summer.  I’ve been gone a lot and have missed a lot of the news about new places.  Occupying the former Riad’s place smack dab on Park Central Square, the Blue Bull seems to be downtown’s newest place to grab a burger […]

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  • Mille’s Turn of the Century Café

    Mille’s Turn of the Century Café


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    My wife and I planned a nice evening out visiting downtown for a meal and a movie at the Moxie.  We wanted to eat outside since the weather was nice and decided that Mille’s would fit the bill as they have some outside seating. Once we got downtown we discovered that Mille’s was hosting their […]

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  • Smith’s Restaurant

    Smith’s Restaurant


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    I got really excited when I heard that Smith’s Restaurant was opening a location in Springfield.  For those that don’t know, Smith’s original location is located in the small town of Collin’s Missouri located some 20 miles north of Bolivar on Highway 13.   Smith’s in Collins over the years has become a favorite place of […]

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  • Shorty Small’s – Branson Landing

    Shorty Small’s – Branson Landing


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    I had to make a trip to Branson to drop off my niece at the new Branson airport.  I decided that a meal at Branson Landing was in order since we were in the area.  My wife and mother-in-law were along for the ride and we decided to give Shorty Small’s a try since the […]

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  • Billy Sims Barbeque

    Billy Sims Barbeque


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    We have another BBQ restaurant in town – Billy Sims Barbecue (BSBBQ).  They opened up in mid July on South Glenstone near the Supercenter complex where the Boston Market restaurant used to live.  I love BBQ and there are only a couple of places here in town that are my go-to places for this simple, […]

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  • Farmers Gastropub

    Farmers Gastropub


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    Farmers Gastropub has been on my list to visit for a while.  Danny, Steve and I finally got a chance to have lunch again (which has been sort of a rare occasion lately) and we decided a trip to Farmers Gastropub would be in order.  I’ve heard mixed reviews from people I’ve know that have […]

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  • Wayo Sushi Bar & Grill

    Wayo Sushi Bar & Grill


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    Wayo opened up on South Glenstone in the spot formerly occupied by Beano (and Burger King before that) earlier this year.  The week it opened I made a visit with my brother and his family and decided against doing a review at that time as they were obviously working out many kinks. I drive past […]

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  • Lola’s Pastries & Eatery

    Lola’s Pastries & Eatery


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    I recently got a gift certificate to Lola’s Pastries & Eatery in Nixa from a good friend.  Naturally I needed to go spend it, so last week my wife and I headed south to Nixa for lunch. We arrived around noon and found the parking lot to be just about full – which is typically […]

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  • Bee-Stro Café

    Bee-Stro Café


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    The Bee-Stro café is co-located with the Honey Heaven store on the Lawrence photo strip center on South Campbell.  I’m still not exactly sure why I visited the Bee-Stro except that I was told that I was taking my wife, sister-in-law and mother-in-law out to lunch and that was where they wanted to go. We […]

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  • El Sombrero

    El Sombrero


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    Friend Kelly said there was a new restaurant in the Dillions strip mall on West Battlefield road.  My wife and I were driving by at dinner time the other night and discovered it was Springfield’s newest Mexican place call El Sombrero. There were only a couple of tables occupied when we arrived and we were […]

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