Play with Your Food
PHOTOGRAPHER & WRITER
A featured story for Topeka Magazine, highlighting food & fun spots around town. The story included The Pennant, Axe & Ale and The Tee Box.
Head to downtown Topeka for a little fun with your food.
Embark on a delightful summer adventure in downtown Topeka, where The Pennant promises a unique blend of food and fun. This two-story dining haven boasts a vintage arcade on the second floor and a first-floor four-lane bowling alley, providing a lively atmosphere for dates or gatherings with friends. The star of the menu is the "Get Elote of This" burger, a local favorite blending Mexican street corn flavors with chipotle ranch, showcasing the creativity of Pennant bartender David Delgadillo. Dive into a challenging yet enjoyable decision-making process when selecting from an enticing array of fries, each complementing the diverse burger choices. Cap off the experience with a legendary milkshake, adding a sweet note to your culinary journey.
For a golfing escape, head to The Tee Box, a unique indoor golf center offering the state-of-the-art Trackman system. With a dedicated staff ensuring a memorable experience, enjoy not only the immersive golfing but also a diverse menu featuring cracker-thin, crispy gluten-free flatbread pizzas. Sip on the summer-perfect Birdie Lemonade, a tequila-infused delight with a crisp tartness. The Tee Box goes beyond golf, offering a playful twist with a basket of donut holes, brunch options, and plans for a Bloody Mary bar.
For a different kind of thrill, visit Axe & Ale, a women-owned venue that combines axe throwing with a fully stocked bar. Enjoy snacks like Cashmere Popcorn and Stumpy's Extreme Peanut Butter dip while sipping on Topeka's local brews or a wine slushy. Join league nights for axe throwing or simply relish the unique atmosphere, making it an unforgettable experience in downtown Topeka.
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