The Iowa-based 801 Restaurant Group showcases a New York-style steakhouse in 801 Chophouse--its flagship restaurant with a 1920s atmosphere. The group is also behind Pig & Finch Gastropub and 801 Fish.
A Kansas City, Missouri, original, J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood is named in honor of a hometown hero. Restaurateur Joe Gilbert was considered a hospitality icon, who, during his heyday, operated more than 66 restaurants nationwide. He passed away in 1983.