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Kobi-Q

For a tour of Asian cuisine, look no further than the Crossroads, where Kobi-Q opened this summer. From bi bim bap to LA-style galbi short ribs to KFC (that’s Korean Fried Chicken wings,…

Afterword Tavern & Shelves

Books and drinks share a striking ability to bring people together and foster passionate discussion. Now they also share a roof at Afterword Tavern & Shelves, a hybrid bar and bookstore now…

In Culinary News

Reading goes hand-in-hand with a good cup of coffee, glass of wine, or cocktail. Maybe a nibble or two. A thought-provoking book can be savored alone, shared with a friend, or discussed with…

Restaurants

Dinner at The 1900 Restaurant

The light of an early summer evening pours through the windows. Soft jazz plays in the background. Modernist chairs comfortably curve around diners who watch as more guests stream in—young women after…

Bars

A Cocktail Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe

SoT (1521 Grand Boulevard) takes its name from the 15th century British English term for a drunkard. Or, maybe it stands for the more straightforward South of Truman. Either way, it means one thing…

Who’s Ready For a Killer Mocktail?

Hey, Boozie Suzie! Need a respite from drinking? Thinking about Alcohol-Free August or Sober September? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you—mocktails. They’re just as light and frothy as you’d expect,…

New Microbreweries

Craft-beer lovers share their creations in nine new microbreweries recently opened in the Kansas City area. Whether they are honoring fallen heroes of the U.S. Armed Forces or fleeing corporate America’s nest…

Chefs

Reservation For One: A Thyme for Everything

For some parts of Kansas City, the Grandview Triangle might as well be the Bermuda Triangle. There’s the fear of being stuck in traffic or getting lost to never return. So, the…

In the Pantry: Oil and Vinegar

The bounty of summer needs very little assistance to shine. A few of my favorite flavor enhancers for summer are available at The Tasteful Olive in downtown Overland Park.   Sicilian Biancolilla…

Ideas and Advice for Planning Holiday Gatherings

Kansas City’s haute gaysoise, in their social wisdom, have developed a useful and amusing colloquialism: “N.I.,” code for “Not Invited.” Some examples of usage might include:  “Where’s Don?” “N.I.” Or: “Ezra would…

Recipes

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