<![CDATA[Eat & Drink News, Recipes & Reviews | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/ en-us Thu, 03 Mar 2016 11:05:53 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 03 Mar 2016 11:05:53 CST Eat & Drink 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Fish — thousands of them — come to Kansas City food desert http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article85972147.html#storylink=rss Dre Taylor started Nile Valley Aquaponics to bring food and hope to his old inner-city neighborhood

He plans to grow tilapia and vegetables on what used to be a vacant lot

So far, the neighborhood and city officials are impressed

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Ten ways you're making your waiter angry http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/article85953532.html#storylink=rss Wichita Eagle’s Denise Neil recently offered waiters and waitresses a chance to share their customer pet peeves

Several responded with tales of mistreatment, rudeness and bad tipping

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 09:01:35 CDT

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Ricco’s Italian Bistro serves up cozy neighborhood vibe along with pasta, pizza, seafood and more http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article85160987.html#storylink=rss Three families opened Ricco’s in 2003 in Shops at College Village at College Boulevard and Quivira Road

Restaurant’s extensive menu features artisanal dishes, seafood, salads, baked pasta and oak wood-fired pizzas

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:07:10 CDT

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KC Fusion: It’s all about cultural mashups that taste good http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/food-issue/article64563582.html#storylink=rss Fusion cuisine, once disdained, is popular with chefs wanting to experiment with flavor and cultural mashups

Even some foods we think of as American classics — doughnuts, bagels, waffles and barbecue — draw on immigrant roots

Korean, German, Japanese, Brazilian and many other cuisines influence the way we eat in Kansas City

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Really pampered pets: Dogs Night Out serves up a four-course meal at KC restaurants http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article84814992.html#storylink=rss Three Dog Bakery teams with La Bodega in Leawood for an evening out for pets and their owners

The dogs chow down on yappatizers and “paw-ella,” while humans order off the regular menu

A portion of the proceeds will go to animal charities.

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Reborn JJ’s restaurant carries on as a Kansas City classic http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article84822337.html#storylink=rss Coming back after the tragic explosion, JJ’s adds a new chapter, with a fresh but familiar vibe and solid, traditional fare

Favorites such as Paco Shrimp and the JJ’s Pride 12-ounce filet remain on the menu

Preparation and seasoning are spot on, although the flavors can seem subtle to today’s bolder palate

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:50:00 CDT

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For Kansas family taking leap into heritage farming, their story must be as good as their meats http://www.kansascity.com/living/article84238852.html#storylink=rss Synergistic Acres sells humanely raised heritage beef, chicken, turkey and pork

Former Johnson Countians have created a market for premium-priced meat through their blog

“Our customers aren’t buying a pork chop, they are buying our story.”

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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 01:35:00 CDT

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KCK-based Tippin’s recalls key lime pies for chance of ‘peanut residue’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article84581482.html#storylink=rss Problem is tied to Kellogg’s recall of graham cracker crumbs

Consumers can return certain lot numbers for a refund

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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 09:05:37 CDT

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Johnson County fathers and sons bond over competitive barbecue http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article83655172.html#storylink=rss Father-son competitive barbecue team started with a mutual love of barbecue and young sons

Several wins and many years later, the Johnson County dads handed off team duties to their now-grown sons

Mad Cow Angry Beaver shares its winning recipes and smoking tips in time for Father’s Day

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Dining naked, from London to Tokyo and Melbourne http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article83880047.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:09:15 CDT

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New dad Ryan Murray is fired up for his first Father’s Day http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article83506317.html#storylink=rss Ryan Murray of Lee’s Summit will be grilling for his first Father’s Day as a dad

Murray won a deluxe grill in a recipe contest

Try Murray’s winning recipe for Flank Steak Philly Sandwich

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Lighten up cream-heavy lobster bisque http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/cooking-101/article83531122.html#storylink=rss JCCC chef apprentice Charles Armstrong creates a recipe for lighter lobster bisque

The soup skips heavy cream in favor of a parsnip-potato puree

Be sure to use a blender instead of a food processor and strain the soup

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Martha Stewart gets into meal kit business http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article83649532.html#storylink=rss Cooking like Martha Stewart is about to get easier.

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Onion jam recipe defies expectations http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article83860462.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 23:33:17 CDT

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Despite raging wildfires in 2015, no smoke damage to wine grapes in Washington state http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article83269482.html#storylink=rss Vineyards in the state were at risk of smoke damage due to last year’s wildfires, which engulfed a million acres

A tasting proved the smoke did not seep into the grape skins

Grape growers and winemakers are learning to work around variable conditions, from freezes to fires

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YaYa’s Euro Bistro aims to please with Sunday brunch buffet and menu packed with house favorites http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article82699587.html#storylink=rss Owned by local PB&J Restaurants, YaYa’s has locations in St. Louis, Denver and Little Rock

YaYa’s Euro Bistro serves up small plates, pastas, chops, seafood and oak-fired pizzas, craft cocktails and a robust wine list

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Thu, 09 Jun 2016 08:13:07 CDT

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KC takes smoke beyond meats, and 35 other sizzling stories http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/food-issue/article16280207.html#storylink=rss Chow Town’s 2015 Food Issue explores new ways KC chefs and bartenders are using smoke. Our annual roundup also showcases what’s new on the city’s food scene.

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McCormick Distilling taps Missouri’s bourbon heritage http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article81964067.html#storylink=rss McCormick Distilling Co. in Weston has a 160-year-old story that begins on the American frontier

The original distillery was shuttered in 1984, but recent demand for bourbon spurred the company to restart production

Although the first barrels of whiskey won’t be ready for a few years, visitors can tour the facility to see how the bourbon is made

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Tue, 07 Jun 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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A self-sustaining fish farm in a KC food desert http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article85954582.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 10:00:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article85954582.html Cool inner-city aquaponics project to grow tilapia and veggies http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article83937617.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:49:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article83937617.html Citrus makes cocktails "come alive" in time for summer http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article85541382.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:12:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article85541382.html Anita's Cuisine makes every visit feel like home http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article85352432.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:56:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article85352432.html Mini-muffins bursting with blueberries and tangy lemon http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article84847827.html#storylink=rss These antioxidant-rich blueberry muffins don’t need a pat of butter

They get their moist crumb from Greek yogurt, as well as extra fiber from white whole-wheat flour

Use mini muffin pans for portion control

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Interpreter speaks the language of food with refreshing Key lime dessert http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article84840617.html#storylink=rss Laura (Moreno) Thompson has gravitated to the kitchen ever since she was a child

She believes if you can read, you can learn to cook

She shares a recipe she adapted from Paula Deen for Frozen Key Lime Mousse Cheesecake

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Cindy’s Kansas Kitchen: Marinated vegetables on the grill http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article84865072.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:30:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article84865072.html First-time farmers raise meat the old-fashioned way http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article83649257.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 11:23:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article83649257.html 'Dogs Night Out' offers dogs and their humans a gourmet feast http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article84003547.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:42:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article84003547.html Sous vide at home? It’s easy perfection http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article83890187.html#storylink=rss In the 7 months since I tried sous vide cooking, I’ve cooked some of the most moist and flavorful meats and veggies I’ve ever eaten

That might seem like it’s bragging, but it’s not

Sous vide is easy and regulated – but there’s one thing you might find lacking

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Rachael Rutter’s Energy Ball recipe offers room for creativity and treats to share http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article81947887.html#storylink=rss Rachael Rutter of Olathe views cooking and sharing food as a form of self-care

A therapist and counselor, she says there is no replacing our human need for physical and emotional nourishment

Her recipe for Energy Balls can be adapted to suit individual tastes

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Mini cheesecakes are a crowd-pleasing treat http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/cooking-101/article82028062.html#storylink=rss JCCC chef apprentice Evyn Pearson shares a recipe for a family favorite

Raspberry Swirl Mini Cheesecakes are topped with Chantilly cream and chocolate sauce

Their small size makes them easy to serve

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