Michael Forbes Bar & Grille

Michael Forbes Bar and Grille ushers in winter with 50-cent cups of homemade chili

First-day-of-winter special offer will be available all day on Thursday, Dec. 21

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2017) – Michael Forbes Bar and Grille will welcome the winter season with 50-cent cups of Executive Chef Matt Cross’ homemade chili on Thursday, Dec. 21, the first day of winter. The recipe is Cross’ grandmother’s and has special childhood memories for the executive chef. The first-day-of-winter cups of chili, which are topped with cheddar jack cheese and green onions, will be offered during lunch and dinner service, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.  


Also on Thursday, Michael Forbes Bar and Grille will offer a 7-ounce bistro filet topped with one of three sauces – garlic, demi glace, or soy mirin – and served with mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables for $11.99. The steak special is offered every Thursday during lunch and dinner.


About Michael Forbes Bar & Grille

Michael Forbes Bar & Grille is a local, upscale-casual restaurant in the Brookside neighborhood, serving Kansas City diners for more than 35 years. Known casually as “Michael Forbes,” it features a lunch and dinner menu with more than 50 made-from-scratch items, as well as brunch on Saturday and Sunday and daily specials every day of the week. Happy hour is from 3 – 6 p.m. and a late-night happy hour is offered starting at 9:30 p.m., every day of the week. Michael Forbes also offers full catering services for off-site events like weddings, business meetings, corporate events and private parties. For more information, visit