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Yelp Kansas City Elites Have a (Meat) Ball!



Good things come to those who wait, a lesson Kansas City learned at the first Elite event of 2012: The Great Meat Ball! With instructions to come hungry and dressed like an 80s prom nightmare, KC Elites and their lucky +1s decended on Czar for a night of drinking, dancing, eating and more drinking! Guests enjoyed official Yelp digital watches and sunglasses, perfect for wearing at night!

Yelpers partied like it's 1987 thanks to a retro set by DJ Wake Up In Your Makeup. Everybody got up to get down to the decade's biggest hits. From The Violent Femmes to Madonna to the Beastie Boys, she took us back almost 30 years to the decade of crimed hair and high tops.

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For those who needed a little liquid courage, Czar featured selections from their new craft cocktail menu, all made by Kansas City's own Most Wanted distillery. Cherry bomb shots were an explosion of awesomeness in your mouth, and the punch came pre-spiked. Also on tap, home-town heroes Boulevard Brewing provided a keg of their namesake pilsner. We bet you didn't drink this well at your first prom!

After dancing up an appetite, Yelpers found themselves in spherical food heaven thanks to the kind folks from Magical Meatball Tour. Chefs Ceasar and Venus shared three of their signature recipes, making sure everything went out stayed properly sauced! The traditional and Asian style meatballs were a huge hit, while the vegetarians in the house raved about their black bean and sweet potato specialty.

At the end of the night it was time to crown the event's royalty. Meat Ball Queen Alexis R campaigned on a platform of world peace and totally rocked the talent competition by busting a serious move. She will wear her meatball crown proudly, representing wherever she goes both Yelp and bite sized balls of meat. We couldn't be prouder.

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Until next time, See You On Yelp!

Matt E

Yelp Kansas City Community Manager

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