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AWARDS
 
 

Top of the Hill Awards:


Zen Zero - Best Asian & Overall 2nd Best Restaurant 2008
La Parrilla - 2nd Best Mexican
Genovese - 2nd Best Italian

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Armando Paniagua mention in LJ World article.
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Armando, our Chef/Co-Owner's recipe for Wakarusa Valley Roasted Beet Salad is featured in The Best of Jayni's Kitchen Cookbook, over 180 recipes from the award-winning televison show. Sunflower Publications, Lawrence, KS, p. 79.
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"With its superb food, Lawrence's Genovese reclaims a notorious Italian name" - Pitch Weekly, May 2008

 

Now that a single gallon of gas costs nearly as much as a pack of cigarettes, a 12-ounce can of Red Bull or a box of Purina dog treats, friends of mine refuse to drive long distances to go out to eat. Even adventurous souls who didn't think twice about traveling as far north as Liberty or way out south to Olathe for a meal are singing a different tune: "Can't you think of a new restaurant closer to my house?" Well, yes. But sometimes one has to venture outside one's comfort zone — or at least I do. I love driving to Lawrence for a little gastronomic getaway that includes eating several pastries at WheatFields Bakery & Café, then making a mad dash into Brits for a few Cadbury chocolate bars and a bag of Mint Humbugs. After a brisk walk up and down Massachusetts, I'm ready for some serious eating..

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"Saturday at the Farmer's Market." - Free State Studios, July 2007

 

Chef/Co-Owner Armando Paniagua was featured on Jayni's Kitchen TV Show at Sunflower Broadband/Channel 6, a local Lawrence cable TV station. The show was filmed at the Lawrence Farmer's Market on July 17, 2007. His recipe of Wakarusa Valley Farm Roasted Beet Salad included locally raised organic Chioggia beets, fresh fennel, garlic & fresh thyme from the Wakarusa Valley Farm in outskirts of Lawrence.

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"Italian infusion - Chef brings know-how cultivated on coast to new downtown restaurant" - Lawrence Journal World, June 27, 2007

 

Armando Paniagua realizes he’s going against the grain.


He’s been working at restaurants in California for 17 years, most recently as chef at a Rose Pistola in San Francisco — a much-lauded restaurant in a city known for its cuisine.

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" New restaurants open downtown " - The University Daily Kansan, June 13, 2007

New downtown restaurants are hoping students have a taste for unique foods.

Owners of Genovese Restaurant, 941 Massachusetts St., and Ingredient, 947 Massachusetts St., said they can be successful in the crowded Lawrence restaurant market if residents and hungry students, are willing to sample their cuisines.

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