These can’t-miss spots are pushing boundaries and defining local flavor – but most importantly, they’re the restaurants we want to return to again and again. Here, we share our picks for this year’s best new restaurants that have opened in Springfield, Missouri, from November 2018 to October 2019.

If you’re in the mood for steeply discounted cocktails and tasty small plates, look no further than the Holy Grail of after-work outings: happy hour. Springfield’s happy hour scene is expansive, approachable and totally delicious, offering juicy sliders, upscale apps, half-priced wine and co…