The Antler Room is about to open on Hospital Hill, plus the week’s restaurant events

Adapted from The Pitch

Since March, Leslie and Nick Goellner have gone over every detail of their soon-to-open new restaurant, the Antler Room. And it shows — their buildout of the space at 2506 Holmes Road (formerly Chips and Dips Mediterranean Café) is subtle and sophisticated, with custom woodwork in each room that highlights …

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Sneak Peek: The Antler Room Creates a Striking New Space in Kansas City

Adapted from Feast Magazine

When a restaurant’s owners radically remodel a space before its debut, most diners only see the “after” part of the story. But recently, Leslie and Nick Goellner opened the doors to The Antler Room to view the construction progress and design of this much-anticipated 3,000-square-foot restaurant. The Goellners signed a …

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Rooster and the Hen and The Antler Room Get Back to Their Roots

Adapted from Feast Magazine

When chef Nick Goellner is cooking, his bottom lip protrudes. It’s the only indication of his quiet, contained intensity during dinner service, which culminates, for him at least, in carving eight Aylesbury ducks in less than five minutes. He has to make it pretty, too: After he’s done, chef Michael …

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Nick and Leslie Goellner Ink Location for The Antler Room

Adapted from Feast Magazine

One of the most anticipated restaurants of the year has found a permanent home. Chef Nick Goellner and his wife and front-of-house business partner, Leslie, announced this week that The Antler Room will open at 2506 Holmes Street by September. Formerly home to Chips and Dips, the space is located …

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Aylesbury Duck Stock

Adapted from Pete Dulin

Aylesbury duck stock sounds haughty. Perhaps because the duck breed originally hailed from England. The preparation of this stock, and how this duck carcass of British ancestry wound up in my stockpot, begins with last night’s dinner. I attended a five-course pop-up dinner with wine pairings jointly hosted and prepared …

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