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)