November 28, 2017

Get a quick overview of EJ's Urban Eatery and inside look in the kitchen from John C. Smith.

November 13, 2017

EJ’s Urban Eatery will be hosting our very first Tequila Ocho Dinner Thursday, November 16th at 5:30. 4 courses for $60.00 per person.

1st Course

Oysters Two Ways...
Raw – Served with Lemon-Jalapeno Vinaigrette, Fresh Horseradish and Basil
Char-Grilled – Served with Gulf...

November 13, 2017

October 8, 2017

EJ's Urban Eatery is proud to participate in a citywide culinary event to benefit No Kid Hungry KC featuring small-plate tastings from top KC restaurants and spectacular cocktails including a Bloody Mary SmackDown between rock-star bartenders. 

September 11, 2017

EJ’s Urban Eatery is bringing “Meat and Three” to Kansas City with a modern and refined twist. Executive chef and owner John C. Smith demonstrates how to make squash casserole.

August 29, 2017

August 28, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City’s beloved chef, John C. Smith, will open EJ’s Urban Eatery in the historic West Bottoms Tuesday, Aug. 29 and introduce his own modern version of a traditional “Meat and Three” to the Metro.

With 20 years of culinary experience in a variety...

August 28, 2017

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EJ's Urban Eatery in Kansas City's West Bottoms. The Original Meat-and-three.

 EJ’s Urban Eatery is a classic “Meat and Three” but with a modern, refined twist. The southern
culinary tradition is well-known in The South but new to many in the Kansas City area.

“All throughout the American South, old-school Meat-and-Three restaurants offer affordable,
customizable meals. Now, we are bringing that same idea to Kansas City but with a local twist."


—EJ's Chef John C. Smith