By Joyce Smith, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Oct. 29--BLUESTEM GETS TOP RESTAURANT RATING: Zagat Survey has rated beginner Bluestem as Kansas City's No. 1 restaurant for food.
"This sophisticated New American newcomer named after a variety of prairie grass offers grazers an eclectic, adventurous menu that balances the flavors of local seasonal items to sublime effect," according to Zagat's 2005 America's Top Restaurants Survey.
However, on the negative side: "What with it being so expensive -- habitues hope it will soon get over its growing pains." The restaurant opened in mid-March at 900 Westport Road. …