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PTs Coffee Roasting Co.

1635 S.W. Washburn Ave., Topeka

Flying Monkey was rebranded PTs Coffee Roasting Co. on July 19, 2012.

Flying Monkey Handcrafted Brews is a cafe specializing in serving Direct Trade Coffee and Espresso and select brews from Micro-Breweries, including The Blind Tiger. The Monkey is located in the College Hill District at 17th & Washburn next to Washburn University.



The Burger Stand

1601 S.W. Lane, Topeka

The Burger Stand opened on Sept. 8, 2011.

Robert Krause started one of Topeka's trendiest eateries — New City Cafe — and his newest creation, The Burger Stand, opened in College Hill. With gourmet burgers & fries, The Burger Stand will raises the ante on the gourmet burgers. Featuring two bars with more than a dozen craft beers on tap plus pool and ping pong tables.



Lazy Toad Restaurant, Sports Bar and Lounge

5331 SW 22nd Place, Topeka

Todd Howell's exciting new sports bar & restaurant opened in the Fairlawn Plaza Mall in April 2011. Howell, a partner in Bullfrog's Live for nine years, has created a spectacular new place that holds more than 300. Live music on the weekends.

The restaurant features home style food with favorites such as chicken and meatloaf as well as New York-style pizza.



Old Chicago

1231 SW Wanamaker Rd, Topeka

Old Chicago is a regular stop for adventurous beer drinkers. More than 100 names are on its World Beer Tour Hall of Fame in Topeka after drinking 110 different beers in stock. Old Chicago is filled with Chicago memorabilia, including Chicago band album covers and old Chicago newspapers. Its specialty is deep-dish Chicago-style pizza.



Tailgators Sports Pub and Grub

2025 S.W. Urish, Topeka

Brrr. Tailgators boasts the coldest aluminum bottles of beer in town -- downright frosty. Watch the big game in a smoke-free environment on one of 18 TVs, including a 6-foot projection screen. No need for smokers to feel left out. Tailgators offers a heated and air-conditioned patio. When the weather is nice, the glass garage doors on the patio are opened. Food and drink specials every day.



Pigskin's Sports Bar

2833 SW 29th St, Topeka

Boss Hawg's added Pigskin's next door in 2003 as a separate bar but with same great food. It has a sports decor with wood furniture, lots of character, several beers on tap and smoking. It's a great place to watch a game -- and check out the half-price menu from 10 p.m. to midnight. "Beer, sports and barbecue go together real well," the late owner Hank Lumpkin once said.



Oscar's

1424 S.W. Lane St., Topeka

Oscar's is one of the original College Hill bars. It has daily drink and food specials, serving burgers, fries, roast beef, and mashed potatoes and gravy. College students hang out here, but a number of older regulars also frequent Oscar's.



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