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"In Kansas City, Mo, a city with an imaginative and evolving culinary scene, Port Fonda has drawn a dedicated following"

Mexican Fare with Flair, The New York Times

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"Swipe a cloth napkin across your lips and let out a squeal of content."

Uniquely Outstanding, The Kansas City Star

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"Believe the hype. Port Fonda is even better than it was on four wheels"

Truck Stop, The Pitch 
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Best of Kansas City, The Pitch
BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT, 2014  BEST TEQUILA DRINK, 2014  BEST SEE-AND-BE-SEEN BRUNCH, 2013  BEST TACO, 2013  BEST CHEF, 2012

 


"What started as a Mexican food truck is now a restaurant and bar with an extensive list of tequilas and mezcals."

Best Bars in America, Food & Wine

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"Think KC is a fly-over city? The man who gave the Midwest fried avocado tacos gives us 12 reasons otherwise"

The Short Order: Chef Patrick Ryan's Guide to Kansas City, GQ

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"At its core, Port Fonda’s nationally acclaimed cuisine is about one thing: love."

Kansas City Food Stars: Patrick Ryan of Port Fonda, This is KC

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"Just off the boulevard is gourmet Mexican cuisine in the unlikeliest of spaces"

Taste: Port Fonda, Kansas City Spaces

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"You'll be planning your next visit before you finish your current meal."

Kansas City 10 Best, USA Today

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"Port Fonda offers authentic food with KC’s culture embedded throughout."

Matt Baldwin's Guide to KC, GILT

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"Patrick Ryan is at the forefront of the culinary revolution in Kansas City, Missouri."

Makers: Patrick Ryan, Made in the Middle

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"Reserve in advance at lively Port Fonda, helmed by Rick Bayless protégé, Patrick Ryan"

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"El Comedor at Port Fonda - it's definitely the best pork butt in Kansas City, hands down."

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James Beard Foundation
2015 Semifinalist, Best Chef: Midwest

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"The James Beard nominated chef puts his unique spin on Mexico's equivalent of chicken noodle soup."

A Twist on Fideo by Patrick Ryan, 435 Magazine

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"Mexican comfort food is kicked up a few notches at this cantina with a rock'n'roll attitude."

In Kansas City, All Things Craft, The New York Times

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