Wichita: Keep your eyes peeled for a Chef Gordon Ramsay sighting. He may be in town or headed to town. File photo AP
Wichita: Keep your eyes peeled for a Chef Gordon Ramsay sighting. He may be in town or headed to town. File photo AP

Dining With Denise Neil

Denise Neil has the latest Wichita restaurant news, with comings & goings, recent reviews and more.

Dining With Denise Neil

This week in Wichita dining: Openings, closings and tasty things to do

By Denise Neil

dneil@wichitaeagle.com

November 10, 2017 12:29 PM

UPDATED November 10, 2017 12:33 PM

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 last seven days. This recap is for the week of Nov. 4-10.

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OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS

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Charlie’s Pizza Taco is moving on: If you didn’t’ get one in the last five years, it’s too late.

A new restaurant at Maple and Ridge: Whatever could it be?

Welcome to the Jungle: A fun new restaurant is making the corner of Ninth and Waco even tastier.

Another Picasso’s: The east-side finally has its own

THINGS TO DO

Where veterans can eat free this weekend: A whole lot of Wichita restaurants want to serve vets at no charge.

A Jewish Deli for one weekend only: Fans of deli food can get what they crave at this one-day event.

Gingerbread Village: If you have kids, get to this sweet event. You won’t be sorry.

NOW YOU KNOW

Doo-Dah Diner: The Market: The Wichita favorite is getting a next-door market plus more parking and more hours.

Wichita baker will be on TV with Ree: One of our own will be on Food Network’s “Christmas Cookie Challenge” later this month. And Ree Drummond is the judge.

A Gordon Ramsay makeover? Rumor has it the famous chef will be in town to film a reality show at a Wichita restaurant.

Free Starbucks? There’s a deal that’s good until Monday

Little Debbie doom: The snack maker is about to kill off one of its own.

Wichita baker will be on Food Network

Andrea Walters, owner of Andy Kay's Cookies, will be on the Nov. 20 episode of Food Network’s “Christmas Cookie Challenge.” (November 9, 2017)

Making sweet memories with family

For years, Wichita-area families have created one-of-a-kind gingerbread houses at Assistance League of Wichita's annual fundraiser, Gingerbread Village.