Food + Flicks Stories

Papa Keno's closes

November 11, 2014
Nearly eight months after opening, Papa Keno's has closed. A Facebook post written Monday night said the pizza place had closed. "We have closed our locati...

Pizza Parlor up for sale

November 11, 2014
After nearly 50 years of being open, Pizza Parlor, 1919 N.E. Seward, is up for sale. A “for sale” sign sits in the window of the Oakland staple, with a...

BBQ team sees glory

November 9, 2014
A Topeka barbecue team is making a name for itself by smokin' its challengers in regional competitions. The Front Door Gang, led by Mike Weibel and Nicole...

Oscar winners traverse space

November 6, 2014
Here is a brief look at the new films opening in Topeka on Friday, Nov. 7: Big Hero 6 Rating: Rated PG for action and peril, some rude humor, and thematic...

New City Cafe closes

November 5, 2014
Months after closing the downtown location, New City Cafe at Gage Center is closed. Owner and chef Luis Guillen said Saturday was the last day the restaura...

The Office closes

October 6, 2014
The Office is closed. The downtown lounge and restaurant, best known for its dueling piano bar, closed its location at 124 S.W. 8th, across the street from...

Jeremiah Bullfrogs closes

October 6, 2014
Jeremiah Bullfrogs Live, a staple of Topeka nightlife, has shuttered its doors after about a decade as a hotspot for live entertainment, stand-up comedy an...

Taco Tico moving

October 4, 2014
Topeka taco lovers may have a bit of deja vu as they drive near S.W. 17th and Fairlawn. Taco Tico is reopening its location at 5222 S.W. 17th. Jeremy Parke...

Film festival celebrates a decade

September 29, 2014
While Keith Van Sickle is excited for the 10th year of the Slash and Bash film festival, he already has his sights set on next year’s event. This year’...

'Maze Runner' comes to big screen

September 21, 2014
Here is a brief look at the new films opening in Topeka on Friday, Sept. 19: A Walk Among the Tombstones Rating: Rated R for strong violence, disturbing im...