Main Street Kansas: Newton staple serves up German favorites

Main Street Kansas

Immigrants from Germany make up one of the largest groups of people from Europe to settle in Kansas.

While some of their heritage and traditions are slowly fading across the state, in one town, a restaurant is keeping them alive. 

Since the 1980’s, the Breadbasket has been a staple of Newton’s main street. 

The chef statue out front lets hungry customers know what is on the menu. And on Friday and Saturday nights, it’s the German buffet.

“Being in Newton here, we have the ethnic Mennonite heritage,” explained Chad Lehman. 

Vereneke is a crowd favorite at the Breadbasket, but what is it?

“It’s like a pancake so to speak, with a little bit of filling in it,” explained Jacob Claassen. “I like to put syrup on it.”

Find out more in the video above!

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the KSN News App and stay up-to-date wherever you are. You can even watch KSN News live for free!
Click here to get the app
Get it in the App store
Get it in the Google Play store

KSN Storm Track 3 Weather

Trending Stories