Eat & Drink

Steve Strong produces spirits in a Parkville Commercial Underground cave

Steve Strong, a former rockabilly musician, makes S.D. Strong Distilling vodka, gin, rye whiskey and bourbon from a cave in the Parkville Commerical Underground. “It had this kind of cool bootlegger vibe, and that was the way were going to do all of our branding.” Strong says of what initially drew him to distilling.

Chow Town

Dish with Gish: Savoring summer’s best BLTs

If summer had an official sandwich, it would be the BLT. The classic version tops white bread with a swipe of mayonnaise, juicy red tomato, lettuce and bacon strips, but at several local cafes, you can find variations that go beyond basic.

Eat & Drink

‘Just Mayo’ is not mayo, regulators say

Federal regulators have warned Hampton Creek Foods, the company behind the vegan-friendly, eggless spread that has put a dent in mayonnaise’s market share in recent years, that it is violating the law by “misbranding” some of its products.

Winstead’s closes at 103rd & Metcalf

The diner, at 10313 Metcalf Ave., closed earlier this month. Officials with parent company Haddad Restaurant Group couldn’t be reached for comment. Officials with Metcalf 103 shopping center said the diner’s lease expires later this month.

Healthy recipes win 11-year-old Jasmine Dulan a trip to the White House

Eleven-year-old Jasmine Dulan of Leawood created three healthy recipes that won her a trip to the White House, where she was honored as the Kansas winner of first lady Michelle Obama’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. At a Kids’ “State Dinner” featuring her recipes, she met the President and Mrs. Obama.

Winstead’s closes at 103rd & Metcalf

The diner, at 10313 Metcalf Ave., closed earlier this month. Officials with parent company Haddad Restaurant Group couldn’t be reached for comment. Officials with Metcalf 103 shopping center said the diner’s lease expires later this month.

Healthy recipes win 11-year-old Jasmine Dulan a trip to the White House

Eleven-year-old Jasmine Dulan of Leawood created three healthy recipes that won her a trip to the White House, where she was honored as the Kansas winner of first lady Michelle Obama’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. At a Kids’ “State Dinner” featuring her recipes, she met the President and Mrs. Obama.

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Today's Circulars

New Grandview venue offers breakfast, blues & BBQ

Livingston’s Breakfast Blues & BBQ opened this week just south of the new Truman’s Marketplace in Grandview. The locally owned restaurant offers ribs, smoked turkey, brisket, ham or turkey sandwiches and more, including blues on Friday and Saturday nights.

New Grandview venue offers breakfast, blues & BBQ

Livingston’s Breakfast Blues & BBQ opened this week just south of the new Truman’s Marketplace in Grandview. The locally owned restaurant offers ribs, smoked turkey, brisket, ham or turkey sandwiches and more, including blues on Friday and Saturday nights.

Eat & Drink