As Kansas City sits perched at the end of one decade of dining and the beginning of another, we look back and marvel at all the incredible new restaurants, coffee shops, bars, breweries and distilleries that have opened this year.

As we look ahead, it seems casual and fast-casual dining continues to rule and we still haven’t had our fill of brunch. Four new concepts from Denver, Colorado, will open their doors this year, and Kansas City will welcome its third food hall with Strang Hall in downtown Overland Park, opening Fri., Dec. 20. 

So, let’s take a look ahead to the 10 places that we are expectantly waiting to open in 2020.