Tavern in the Village and Tavern at Mission Farms Launch New Slender Summer Cocktails Featuring Three New Specialty Creations

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KAN. (July 25, 2014) – Tavern in the Village and Tavern at Mission farms officially introduce a brand new lineup of Slender Summer Cocktails, featuring three handcrafted specialty cocktails with fresh ingredients and fewer calories. Created by Director of Spirits, David Smuckler, these seasonally inspired libations will join the extensive specialty cocktail menu at both locations the week of July 28, 2014. 

Slender Summer Cocktails

Slender Margarita – El Charro Tequila, House Sour, Truvia Simple Syrup, Orange Slice, Lemon Wedge 

Blueberry Rosemary Lemonade - Stoli Blueberry, House Sour, Truvia Simple Syrup, Fresh Blueberries 

South Beach Strawberry Swizzle – Bacardi Limon, House Sour, Truvia Simple Syrup, Orange Slice, Fresh Strawberries 

About Tavern in the Village

Tavern in the Village is part of a neighborhood dining renaissance in Prairie Village, Kan. focused on food, friends, and family with a spirited twist for a community destination. Tavern in the Village is locally-owned and operated by Kelly Manning with 20 years experience in the restaurant industry, bringing his vision for a comfortable neighborhood dining establishment to life at 3901 Prairie Lane in the Village Shops in Prairie Village. Tavern in the Village combines a classy casual atmosphere with an American style cuisine to create a dining experience of convenience, assortment and high-quality. The 4,400-square-foot restaurant features 17-foot ceilings, natural stone and a spectacular fire display separating the bar and dining room. Lunch serves Monday –Friday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Dinner serves Monday – Thursday from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, dinner serves until 11 p.m. with Sunday dinner service until 10 p.m. Brunch serves from 10am -2 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. A special happy hour food menu of $6 appetizers and sliders is offered daily in the bar from 4 – 6 p.m. and late night from 8:30 p.m. – close. Daily drink specials are offered during the earlier happy hour, featuring $5 glasses of wine, $2.50 beers, $5 martinis and manhattans. For more information, visit or call 913-529-2229. Learn the latest by liking Tavern in the Village on Facebook at or following Twitter @Tavern_Village. Priority seating reservations can be made at the website.

About Tavern at Mission Farms

Tavern at Mission Farms is a locally-owned upscale-casual neighborhood restaurant that combines a stylish atmosphere with classic American style cuisine. Tavern at Mission Farms offers a gathering spot to experience first-class cuisine with superior hospitality at 10681 Mission Road at Mission Farms in Leawood, Kan. Tavern at Mission Farms is the second Tavern location in the Kansas City metro area in addition to its sister location, Tavern in the Village, which was opened by owner Kelly Manning and operating partner Anthony Zarate in February 2011. The Tavern team brings the same community and family-friendly atmosphere to Tavern at Mission Farms in a 6,380-square-foot space offering a variety of dining options for families, intimate diners or large groups. Tavern at Mission Farms is open Monday – Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. and Friday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. A weekend brunch is available on Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Dinner is served until 11 p.m. on Saturday and 9 p.m. on Sunday. An early and late bar food menu joins a regular handcrafted drink list daily from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 – close. For more information, visit or call 913-215-6588. Learn the latest by liking Tavern at Mission Farms on Facebook at or following on Twitter at @Tavern_MFarms. Priority seating reservations can be made at the website.