Whataburger broke ground Thursday in Blue Springs on its new restaurant.The company held a private event with the mayor, city council, Chamber of Commerce and other civic leaders.Whataburger will open four stores citywide with locations in Independence, Lee’s Summit, Overland Park, Kansas. All four stores are expected to open by the end of the year.Whataburger announced partnerships with the Kansas City Mavericks and the Metropolitan Community College at Penn Valley.The company is currently hiring managers and other positions. Whataburger was founded in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1950.

Whataburger broke ground Thursday in Blue Springs on its

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Thanks to TikTok, my palate has become accustomed to adventurous flavor combinations like watermelon and mustard, peanut butter and Doritos, and my personal favorite, pickles and Kool-Aid (I promise, it’s actually good!). The internet consensus as to whether these pairings are actually good remains unknown. But there’s one new recipe that has received overwhelmingly positive reviews since it was posted by TikToker Bee Tinoco, and that’s pineapple with Malibu coconut rum, aka Adult Pineapple.

Pineapple and coconut is already a top-notch fruit combination, so infusing pineapple with Malibu seemed like a total no-brainer to me. When I took my

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New food hall brings eclectic flavors to Midtown’s Colony Square:  

What’s better than a hot new restaurant opening in Midtown Atlanta?

How about nearly a dozen of them, all located under the same roof!

Everything from pizza to tacos to Japanese cuisine is represented at Politan Row at Colony Square, a new food hall opening this week in the Midtown mixed-use development.  

Executives say the idea

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There are a surplus of Chinese takeout restaurants in Pensacola and quite a few more Chinese buffets, but coming up at the end of June, a slightly elevated, sit-down Chinese restaurant will become an option for foodies, courtesy of a well-established local chef and business owner. 

Chuck Nippon, the owner of Nippon Sushi at Cordova Mall, will hit on another one of his entrepreneurial goals when he opens Taipei Asian Cuisine this summer on North Davis Highway. 

“There’s really no nice Chinese dining restaurants here,” Nippon explained Thursday morning. “I wanted to have a really nice, clean and classic Asian

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