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Old Aug 16, 12, 9:11 am   #1
 
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Inside-Security Sit-Down Restaurant at MCI-Kansas City

If it helps make a decision about a Kansas City (MCI) connection on Southwest......there's now a sit-down table-service restaurant inside security for the Southwest gate area. It's upstairs, with elevator access across from gate 41.

It's called the "Pork and Pickle" --- menu has the usual burgers ($11), big cobb salads ($7-15), sandwiches, brats and an emphasis on BBQ ribs, chicken and brisket . Unexpected are mussels from PEI ($16), and a list of a dozen distinctive beers.

Serves breakfast all day.

Run by HMS/Host, although I dreamed of a branch of Arthur Byrant's BBQ.

(fyi--posted in the SW forum, rather than in Midwest-KC since access is only from SW gates at MCI)
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Old Aug 16, 12, 9:20 am   #2
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Good news for connecting pax, as those gate areas can get very crowded at times. Nice to have a place to escape if you have an hour to kill...
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Old Aug 16, 12, 8:24 pm   #3
 
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Nice to know. I fly in and out of MCI several times a year. It is good to know that I can go ahead and clear security and still have a sit down place to have a bite. (Not to mention the occasional 3-hour connection.)
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