Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink

Why ice is nice: Kansas City bartenders say quality cubes matter in cocktails

Sixth in a seven-part Cocktail Deconstructed series

Focusing on ice’s essential role in crafting the perfect cocktail

Clarity, density and flavor all matter in making the perfect ice

Cooking 101

Meaty scallops are a summer delight

JCCC chef apprentice Isaac Dominguez creates a light dish featuring scallops. The shopping list includes a few specialty items, or try the easy substitutions instead. Here is Dominguez’s recipe for Seared Scallop on Escarole and Potato Salad With Vegetable Juice Vinaigrette

Videos

Bikers cruise Kansas City and check out local breweries along the way

The KC Crewsers biked around downtown on Wednesday for a night of pedal pushing and beer drinking. The Crewsers stem from KC Crew, an adult rec sports program with year-round leagues and events.
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Bikers cruise Kansas City and check out local breweries along the way 0:48

Bikers cruise Kansas City and check out local breweries along the way

Ice is a 'luxury' you shouldn't overlook in your next cocktail 1:42

Ice is a 'luxury' you shouldn't overlook in your next cocktail

Rollin' Grocer offers variety, competitive prices to communities without stores 1:44

Rollin' Grocer offers variety, competitive prices to communities without stores

How to make the perfect orange garnish for your cocktail 0:42

How to make the perfect orange garnish for your cocktail