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KC Finds Friday: The Jacobson | Handmade in the Heartland

The Jacobson Burger might be the best burger in KC. Its topped with short-rib marmalade, bone marrow butter and crisp onion straws. Its delicious, sweet and juicy and dripping with flavor.

- Angela Muir


9 MUST-TRY BURGERS IN KANSAS CITY | TheIsKC

“Topped with bone marrow butter, short-rib marmalade and crispy fried onion straws, this is one rich and juicy burger. Split the indulgence—and a sweet greens salad—with your dining companion and soak up the atmosphere while you relax on the Crossroads area restaurant’s awesome patio.”

- ThisIsKC


22 Kansas City Lunches That Are Way Better Than Whatever You Packed

The Jacobson is new to the local restaurant scene, but their arrival has made quite a splash among food lovers. Their mingles like Smoked Salmon Crustini and Stuffed Meatballs are earning rave reviews.

- Finding Kansas City


BEST FANCY BURGER-The Jacobson | The Pitch

“It’s not for the faint of heart,”…”but we sell a hell of a lot more of them than the more traditional burger.”

- Critics’ Choice


The Jacobson Review | Spaces KC

The kitchen knows how to cook, the sommelier knows how to pour a drink, the service staff knows how to make a guest comfortable and the designer knows how to put together an attractive venue. The late hours are sure to work in its favor. All we need to do is keep visiting The Jacobson and watch as it finds its own voice.

- Olney Fisher


The Jacobson | Pitch Slideshow

The Jacobson has a sleek urban space in the Crossroads and a stellar burger from chef John Smith to match the hip decor.

- Angela C. Bond


Raising a glass to the best patios around town | KC Star

The patio has its own bar and an eye-catching fire pit fountain… If that’s not cool enough, there’s a grand piece of art on the patio — Delta Rings, a sculpture by Stretch.

- Jeneé Osterheldt


The Jacobson aims for clever, creative | Kansas City Star

…But unpredictable experiments seem to be part of the aesthetic of chef John Smith’s kitchen at the Jacobson, which joined the Crossroads Arts District dining scene a couple of months ago with a stylish sort of swagger.

- Steve Paul


The Jacobson- Mix, match and share. | 435 Magazine

As for style, think cleanly contemporary; expect sexy yet comfortable. Granite, fire, waterfalls, cinder blocks — a sure recipe for success in this latest addition to the Crossroads.

- Gloria Gale


Seven ultra-chill craft cocktails for summer | Kansas City Star

…The result? A delightful, bright and light tasting potion made from barrel-aged Old Tom gin; all-natural Q Tonic made from Peruvian quinine; housemade cranberry-thyme shrub syrup, and dried cranberries.

- Cindy Hoedel


The Jacobson Review | Spaces KC

The kitchen knows how to cook, the sommelier knows how to pour a drink, the service staff knows how to make a guest comfortable and the designer knows how to put together an attractive venue. The late hours are sure to work in its favor. All we need to do is keep visiting The Jacobson and watch as it finds its own voice.

- Olney Fisher


The Jacobson | Pitch Slideshow

The Jacobson has a sleek urban space in the Crossroads and a stellar burger from chef John Smith to match the hip decor.

- Angela C. Bond


Raising a glass to the best patios around town | KC Star

The patio has its own bar and an eye-catching fire pit fountain… If that’s not cool enough, there’s a grand piece of art on the patio — Delta Rings, a sculpture by Stretch.

- Jeneé Osterheldt


The Jacobson aims for clever, creative | Kansas City Star

…But unpredictable experiments seem to be part of the aesthetic of chef John Smith’s kitchen at the Jacobson, which joined the Crossroads Arts District dining scene a couple of months ago with a stylish sort of swagger.

- Steve Paul


The Jacobson- Mix, match and share. | 435 Magazine

As for style, think cleanly contemporary; expect sexy yet comfortable. Granite, fire, waterfalls, cinder blocks — a sure recipe for success in this latest addition to the Crossroads.

- Gloria Gale


Seven ultra-chill craft cocktails for summer | Kansas City Star

…The result? A delightful, bright and light tasting potion made from barrel-aged Old Tom gin; all-natural Q Tonic made from Peruvian quinine; housemade cranberry-thyme shrub syrup, and dried cranberries.

- Cindy Hoedel