From wood-fired dishes to affordable farm-to-table fare to crispy fried chicken, these are the can’t-miss spots that have opened in Kansas City from December 2017 to October 2018.

Editor's Note: Our best new restaurants are listed in alphabetical order.

April is a Kansas Citian by way of New Mexico, worker bee, freelance writer and photographer, food, music, animal and travel lover.

Jenny is Feast's contributing editor for Kansas City. She brakes for chef's coats.