Eat & Drink

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A Belgian pale ale seduced Kellen Duryea

Kellen Duryea fell in love with beer when he tasted a rare Belgian pale ale in college. Now the 32-year-old history nerd is putting his passion to work as general manager of Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, one of Kansas City’s most brew-centric bars.

Eat & Drink

Tweak, taste, think: How to make a cocktail your own

The birth of a signature cocktail starts with mastering a classic cocktail, then tweaking the ingredients one by one, say pros in Part 7 of The Star’s The Cocktail Deconstructed series. PopFest, Aug. 26-29, is a great way to sample drinks and get advice from reigning cocktail champs.

Chow Town

Local cookbook author’s novels are steeped in flavor

Judith Fertig’s second food-centric novel “The Memory of Lemon” revolves around the drama of a high-society wedding. Her main character, a pastry chef, has an intuitive knack of tasting people’s emotions. Fertig spoke about her book at a recent lemon-themed luncheon at Webster House.

Videos

Food Truck Friday at The Kansas City Star

Join us Sept. 2 for delicious food and fun on the corner of 18th & McGee in Kansas City. Sponsored by Pip's Burgers and Goose Island Brewery.
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Food Truck Friday at The Kansas City Star

Pastry chef opens a food truck which is a big circus of sugar 2:02

Pastry chef opens a food truck which is a big circus of sugar

Next generation of McDonald's to open in St. Joseph 1:02

Next generation of McDonald's to open in St. Joseph

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The Gaucho Way