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1987

The Squire Best of Kansas City - Best Chili

2000

The Pitch - Best Place to Eat after Midnight

2001

The Pitch - Best Burger

2007

The Pitch - Best Milkshake

2008

Playboy.com America’s 10 Best Burgers

2009

The Pitch - Best Diner

2010

The Pitch - Best Place to Eat after Midnight

2011

The Pitch - Best Diners in KC

2011

The Pitch - Best Cheap Eats; Best Late Night Eats

2011

Hamburger America - Top 150 Burgers in America

1998

Kansas City Magazine - Little Diners Reveal the Soul of the City

2000

Kansas City Magazine p.45 The $5 Lunch

2000

Kansas City Magazine p.82 - My Bohemian KC

2001

Kansas City Magazine p.115 - A Beason in the City - & a Cheeseburger

2002

Kansas City Jewish Life p. 12-15; 18 - A Story of Growth and Change

2007

Urban Times p.36 - The Reclamation of Urban KC

2008

My Midwest p.30-32 - Insomniac’s Guide to Kansas City

2008

Urban Times p.14-15 - Town Topic Sparks!

2008

P.56 Hallmark Dream Book

1967

KC Star 5/14/67 - Office, Hub for Town Topic

1967

The Missouri Restaurant Assoc. June 1967 - 30th year in Business Marked by Town Topic

1976

KC Star 8/17/76 p.8A - “Late Night Snacks - Stomachs can be Satisfied”

1978

KC Star June 1978 - “Results of the First and Last Star Hamburger Contest”

1986

The Sun 10/8/86 p.6A - “Nostalgic hamburger diner to reopen”

1988

KC Life Downtown, 4/20/88 p.13 “Spotlight on Town Topic”

1995

KC Star 9/19/95 B1 - “Short-order Cook is long on the job”

2000

The Sun 4/7/00 p.12C “Johnson County on $5 a day.”

2000

KC Star 10/2000 p.A1 “Road to White House winds through KC”

2003

KC Star 7/20/03 Metro p.4 “Hot Wheels and Hot Cakes” TT rated #9

2005

KC Star 5/3/05 - “As landmark restaurants prove, theres no single recipe for success”

2010

The Pitch, 6/3/10 - “This iconic trio of diners is still talk of the town”

2012

KC Star 4/13/11, “Celebrity Chef Bourbains Tour of KC Flavors”

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