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Kentucky Fried Chicken

3920 S.W. 21st St., Topeka

Kentucky Fried Chicken, based in Louisville, Ky., can feed your hunger with chicken, sandwiches and sides, whether you're feeding one person or a big party. Col. Sanders' original recipe fried chicken remains the most popular with the millions of people who eat at more than 11,000 KFC restaurants around the world every day. (Updated 6.11.10)



Kwan Wah

1801 S.W. Wanamaker, Topeka

Whether you're shopping at West Ridge Mall or looking for a quick Chinese meal at a reasonable price, stop by Kwan Wah in the Food Court. One of the mall's original food destinations, Kwan Wah is a must-try for buffet lovers. While you're there, check out the recent remodeling of the Food Court and entire mall. (Updated 3.19.09)



La Fiesta Restaurant

1017 N.E. Seward Ave, Topeka

Located at the entrance to the Oakland neighborhood off the Branner Street Bridge, La Fiesta is a cozy, family-owned restaurant serving homemade Mexican food, including breakfast. (Updated 6.11.10)



Lake Shawnee Golf Course

4141 S.E. East Edge Road, Topeka

Stop at the snack bar after rounding the first nine holes and munch on a burger, hot dog, brat or sandwich. The snack bar serves up beer, mixed drinks and Gatorade. The patio at the clubhouse provides a good spot to kick back and look at the wooded area. The nearby banquet room holds about 80 people and is a popular spot for golf tournaments and the occasional wedding; call for information about reservations. Hours vary depending on the season – sunrise to sunset. (Updated 6.11.10)



Larry's Shortstop

3834 S. Topeka Ave., Topeka

Larry's Short Stop will fuel your belly while you fill your gas tank. In 1985, this gas station started selling chicken and has expanded its menu over the years. Days start off with a variety of breakfast options, from the popular biscuits and gravy to eggs. Later, there are cheeseburgers and french fries as well as meatloaf dinners, chicken and noodles, and beef and noodles. The shop has seating for 25 people, but most people take their orders to go. (Updated 6.11.10)



Lazio's Coffee Bar & Roasterie

2111 S.W. Belle, Topeka

Lazio's is a friendly, laid-back spot where customers can come in for a good cup of coffee, a bagel for breakfast or a sandwich for lunch. Lazio's roasts its own coffee, so break away from your normal brew and try one of its specialty drinks! (Updated 1.29.14)



Little Caesars

3702 S.W. Burlingame, Topeka

Little Caesars is best known for its Hot-N-Ready large pizza. There's no need to call ahead; just walk in and walk out with a 14-inch, one-topping sausage, pepperoni or cheese pizza. Want more than one topping? Call ahead and order your favorite combination. (Updated 6.23.10)



Little Caesars

2620 SW 6th Ave, Topeka

Little Caesars is best known for its Hot-N-Ready large pizza. There's no need to call ahead; just walk in and walk out with a 14-inch, one-topping sausage, pepperoni or cheese pizza. Want more than one topping? Call ahead and order your favorite combination.



Long John Silvers

2746 S.W. Fairlawn, Topeka

Long John Silvers serves up batter-dipped fish, chicken and shrimp meals -- along with fries, coleslaw, hush puppies and corn-on-the-cob -- to nearly 4 million customers a week at more than 1,200 restaurants worldwide. For a change of pace, try the new Freshside Grille menu. (Updated 6.23.10)



Long John Silvers

1500 S.W. 6th St., Topeka

Long John Silvers serves up batter-dipped fish, chicken and shrimp meals -- along with fries, coleslaw, hush puppies and corn-on-the-cob -- to nearly 4 million customers a week at more than 1,200 restaurants worldwide. For a change of pace, try the new Freshside Grille menu. (Updated 6.23.10)