Food + Flicks Stories

Film festival gearing up

February 4, 2015
Following the success of September’s TopCon Geek Expo, Jim “The Gypsy” George is preparing to host an independent film festival in April. The Top To...

Dunkin Donuts opens

February 4, 2015
Topeka’s newest doughnut store opened for business early Wednesday, joining two other nearby stores specializing in the glazed, filled and frosted confec...

Costner-backed film opens

January 29, 2015
Here is a brief look at the new films opening in Topeka on Friday, Jan. 30: The Loft Rating: Rated R for sexual content, nudity, bloody violence, language...

New City Cafe rebranding

January 27, 2015
Although New City Cafe shuttered its doors in early November, owner and chef Luis Guillen is coming back to the food service industry, if only once a week...

Spin Pizza expanding

January 25, 2015
Four local investors are bringing Kansas City favorite Spin Pizza to Topeka, along with the concept of “premium fast casual” dining. Topekans Brent Bol...

Godfather's offering wings

January 20, 2015
Both Godfather’s Pizza locations in Topeka — 5300 S.W. 17th and 1835 N. Topeka — soon will offer six flavors and two types of chicken wings for hungr...

McAlister's to open Friday

January 12, 2015
McAlister’s Deli, the last of the planned businesses coming to the Crosswinds Commons, will open 10:30 a.m. Friday at 1129 S.W. Wanamaker. “We’re get...

Chow Time Buffet will open Jan. 8

January 4, 2015
Chow Time Buffet #8 is bringing a wide variety of food and an emphasis on health, its management said Friday afternoon. The restaurant will open Thursday,...

La Siesta closed

December 22, 2014
After almost 60 years in business, La Siesta, 201 N.E. Woodruff, is closed for good. The Topeka Capital-Journal reported Nov. 13 the longtime Oakland stapl...

Restaurants open on Christmas

December 21, 2014
For those who love the holidays, but don’t like the cooking and cleaning, there are multiple restaurants in Topeka that will remain open on Thursday for...