Westport Café and Bar celebrates 5th anniversary with 10 fresh new menu items and 5 new seasonally-inspired house cocktails

KANSAS CITY, MO. (June 29, 2015) – Westport Café and Bar’s fifth anniversary celebration continues this month with the announcement of a fresh dinner menu featuring 10 new items including three hors d'oeuvres, one sandwich and six entrees. The French-inspired bistro also debuts five new, seasonally-inspired cocktails, joined by three favorites from previous years. Additionally, Westport Café and Bar will continue to celebrate its fifth anniversary through Tuesday, June 30 by offering guests Pommes FREEts, a complimentary order of its famous Pommes Frites with any purchase.

New Menu Items

Developed by chef owners Aaron Confessori and Richard Wiles, the new dinner menu pulls from Westport Café and Bar’s French-inspired roots, featuring simple, fresh ingredients and classic flavors. The new menu items are available now as follows:

Hors D'Oeuvres:

Charred Corn and Tomato Soup, $6

Terrine Chicken Liver and Foie Gras, $10

Crispy Lamb Terrine, $12

Salades et Sanwichs:

Broadway Butcher Pastrami (Russian dressing, gruyere, sauerkraut), $14


Rainbow Trout (sauce verge, pine nuts, cous cous), $22

Lamb Pappardelle (San Marzano, Grana Padano), $18

Grilled Faroe Island Salmon (wilted kale, haircots verts, mustard beurre blanc), $23

Crispy Fried Chicken with macaroni gratin, $18

Mustard braised pork shoulder with creamy polenta, $20

Sliced Hanger Steak with salsa verde, $21

New Seasonal Cocktails

Developed by longtime bartender Bronson Kistler, the five new cocktails utilize fresh ingredients combined with seasonal herbs and spices, as well as interesting craft spirits and house-made syrups. The cocktail menu is now available as follows:

New House Cocktails, $10:

Pickwick Club – Citadelle Gin, Orgeat, orange blossom, lemon, egg white

Consul – Famous Grouse Scotch, Mezcal Vida, Dolin Rouge, Falernum, bitters

Le Claire – Ketel One Vodka, red bell pepper, lime, all spice, sparkling wine

Devil in Trinidad – Angostura 5-year rum, chili-infused Aperol, Cherry Heering, lemon

Gardenia – Boodles Gin, Dolin Blanc, lemon, mint, dash of Absinthe

House Cocktails back by popular demand, $10:

Whiskey Smash – Four Roses Bourbon, honey, peach, lemon, mint

(House Cocktails remaining on the menu include: Charlie Sour, Brother’s Keeper and Miracle on 43rd)

Classic Cocktails back by popular demand, $9:

Aviation – Hayman’s Old Tom Gin, Luxardo Maraschino, crème de violette, lemon

Brown Derby – Buffalo Trace Bourbon, grapefruit, lemon, honey

(Classic Cocktails remaining on the menu include: Old Fashioned, Suffering Bastard, Champagne Cocktail and Pimm’s Cup)

About Westport Café and Bar

Westport Cafe & Bar is a casual Parisian-inspired Bistro in the dining district of Westport, combining the spirit and styles of both casual Europe and old New York City. Westport Café & Bar offers French-inspired cuisine, craft specialty cocktails, along with a boutique wine and beer list. Chef Owners Aaron Confessori and Richard Wiles execute classic French-style dishes using simple, fresh ingredients and serve a full menu daily from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Experience classic dishes like the popular Steak Frites paired with handcrafted cocktails infused with fresh fruits, herbs and spices resulting in one-of-a-kind libations. An afternoon happy hour from 4 – 6 p.m. and late night menu from 10 p.m. – close feature a selection of half-priced menu items as well as specially priced beer and wine. Every Saturday and Sunday, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the restaurant offers one of Kansas City’s most popular brunches, rivaling any found in brunch-savvy New York City. All brunch plates, like the signature Chicken Hash or Brioche French Toast, are paired with a complimentary brunch cocktail, juice or coffee. Westport Café & Bar is available to host large groups and accepts reservations. For more information, visit, “like” its Facebook page at, follow on Twitter at @WestportCB, follow on Instagram at @WestportCafe or call (816) 931-4740.