<![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 Fizzy, fermented tea kombucha bubbles up in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article73794507.html#storylink=rss The fizzy fermented tea is spilling into local markets, grocery stores and bars

Three local kombucha companies are expanding to meet demand

Plus: How to brew and flavor kombucha at home

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Hank Charcuterie in Lawrence gives delicious, beautiful twists to local meats http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article73847992.html#storylink=rss Hank Charcuterie in Lawrence is a worthy destination dining spot

Chef and owner Vaughn Good adapted his initial artisanal butcher shop model to include more eat-in opportunities

Menu features rustic cuts of locally raised meat with jaw-dropping flavor and presentation

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:00:00 CDT

Master gardener Gisela Pursel shares bounty with the hungry in KC http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article74108232.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City, North, resident shares her produce with the people in need in the community

She encourages local gardeners to plant an extra row and share with those in need

Try her recipe for Spinach and Feta Squares made with frozen phyllo pastry

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 05:00:00 CDT

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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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:00:00 CDT

Score: Seven Kansas City bars for gamers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ink/ink-food-drink/article72716087.html#storylink=rss In KC, 1990s-themed arcade bars are winning big

So are sports bars with pingpong, pinball, Skee Ball and golf

Here’s what to sip while you play foosball, pool and Super Nintendo

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:59:07 CDT

Mother’s Day specials at Kansas City-area restaurants http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article73849427.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants serving special Mother’s Day teas, brunches and buffets

Send information to jsmith@kcstar.com with the subject line “Mother’s Day”

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:19:43 CDT

Community volunteer Susie Klinock adds a sweet end to the Passover feast http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article72431302.html#storylink=rss Susie Klinock of Overland Park celebrates Passover with a recipe handed down through the generations

Klinock supports community bonds by volunteering for a wide variety of social service organizations

Try her recipe for Passover Sherbet With Chocolate Sauce

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 04:00:00 CDT

Updated: 11 KC beer fests on tap for 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article70316912.html#storylink=rss Local beer lovers have a busy spring and summer ahead

We’ve got info on the Westport Beer Festival, Hopfest, KC Beer Fest, Boulevardia and more

Plus: Brew parties at Zona Rosa, the Kansas City Museum and Worlds of Fun

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Thu, 07 Apr 2016 02:00:00 CDT

To enliven sales, Cheerios will get spiced up http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article72887402.html#storylink=rss General Mills is introducing a pumpkin spice version of the cereal later this year

The brand has suffered from an industrywide U.S. cereal slump

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:21:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article72887402.html
Cast iron cookware: A guide to cooking http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article72455952.html#storylink=rss Cast-iron cookware offers the longest lasting, best nonstick cooking surface available

So why are home cooks scared to pull Grandma’s pan out of the cupboard recesses and season it?

Two local housewares experts offer a step-by-step plan for getting ready to cook with cast iron

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Sometimes you just need a little braciole in your Sunday sauce http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article71314237.html#storylink=rss When it comes to Sunday sugu, slow-simmered tomato sauce, some add-ins are a must

Braciole is a flat piece of veal or beef rolled around a filling and baked in stock and wine

Chef Mirabile loves to serve braciole with a bowl of rigatoni and slow simmered Sunday sugu

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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

The new look for Coke ... more of the same http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article72591977.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:18:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article72591977.html We Want Plates campaign mocks restaurants that serve food on ‘bits of wood and roof tiles’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article71839072.html#storylink=rss Ross McGinnes is fed up with restaurants serving food on anything but plates

So he’s fighting back with a social media campaign called “We Want Plates”

Followers are posting photos of food served in shoes and shovels - and it’s a feast for the eyes

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:44:20 CDT

Buying a year’s worth of meat from farmer neighbors is a bargain http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/cindy-hoedel/article71797112.html#storylink=rss Filling my chest freezer with local meat and poultry is tasty and practical

Buying a half-side of beef means paying a lot up front, but the per-pound price is cheap

My local beef and pork come in freezer paper, not foam trays and plastic wrap

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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Jimmy John’s offering $1 lunchtime subs Thursday http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article73068052.html#storylink=rss It’s Customer Appreciation Day at the sandwich chain

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:22:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article73068052.html
‘Slow calorie’ draws attention in fights against obesity, diabetes http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article72241902.html#storylink=rss Modern people, who tend not to get enough exercise, are being exposed to the risks of obesity and diabetes

In order to curb obesity and prevent diabetes from getting worse, preventing sudden spikes in blood sugar levels is vital

‘Slow calorie’ is a way of eating so that glucose is absorbed slowly into the blood and sudden spikes in blood sugar are minimized

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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 16:37:20 CDT

Cocktails look beyond sugar to fresh ingredients http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article71150182.html#storylink=rss The trend toward candy sweet “tini” drinks has faded

Today’s bartenders use more fresh ingredients and alternative sweeteners

Part 3 in spirits columnist Anne Brockhoff’s series focusing on the elements of the modern cocktail

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 02:51:00 CDT

Barbecue contestants dish what motivates them http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article74400497.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:28:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article74400497.html Dallas barbecue lovers dispute saying that life's too short to live there http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article73060017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 10:56:20 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article73060017.html KC Council to consider $27 million in public improvements for 18th and Vine http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article73077427.html#storylink=rss Plan has morphed from $7 million last December

City manager said more money is needed to finish the job and “do it right”

Council still must approve bond financing

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:58:48 CDT

How to clean cast iron cookware http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article72663837.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:37:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article72663837.html How to restore rusty cast iron cookware http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article72663857.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:35:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article72663857.html Introducing William Chaney, legendary KC barbecue pit builder http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article71325747.html#storylink=rss Chaney got his first taste for real Kansas City barbecue at age 12 as part-time dishwasher at Charlie Bryant’s Barbecue in 1943

In 1957, Chaney partnered with Archie Pierce to build the original Smokestack pit for Russ Fiorella

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

The Star’s restaurant critic, Jill Wendholt Silva, reflects on ‘City of Gold’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article71330462.html#storylink=rss Documentary profiles L.A. restaurant critic Jonathan Gold

Film presents a multicultural mosaic without casting restaurant critics as snobs

The Kansas City restaurant scene is adding lots of ethnic and fusion cuisines

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 09:00:00 CDT

The Wine Press: Age has its merits, but not all young Bordeauxs age well http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article71187367.html#storylink=rss Wine expert Doug Frost retastes the 2011 and 2013 Bordeaux vintages and is less than enthusiastic

He advises going with whites from those vintages, or to go for 2009 and 2010 if you’re looking for one that will age well

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Dish With Gish: Parkville is a destination for delicious food and other delights http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article70747032.html#storylink=rss Downtown Parkville is known for antiques shops and art galleries

It’s also home to a coffee shop, bakery, candy store and French bistro

Sarah Gish shares her favorite food finds from a recent day trip

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 08:28:00 CDT

Laurie Vaskov Snell’s Spring Potato Salad recipe is a family favorite http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article71161297.html#storylink=rss Lawyer relaxes while working in a vegetable garden she plants near her urban Kansas City home

Red potatoes, Dijon mustard and leeks are the stars of a dish Laurie Vaskov Snell serves on her deck for her family

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 05:00:00 CDT

Food & Wine picks the ‘Best Bars in Kansas City’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article71337607.html#storylink=rss The magazine selected nine bars for its list

Westport’s Julep, Ça Va, Bluestem and Harry’s Bar & Tables made the cut

So did Manifesto, The Peanut and Kelly’s Westport Inn

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 11:14:49 CDT

Kat’s Money Corner: Get the most from your new grill http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article71326332.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 10:05:29 CDT

Providence Pizza in Grandview serving up some delicious pies http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article70284192.html#storylink=rss When the pizza arrived, we closely examined the crust: Nice char on the bottom, great browning and rise

The symphony of ingredients struck a harmonious chord

Brothers Luke and Aaron Salvatore missed the pizza from back home in Rhode Island, so they opened their own shop

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Fri, 08 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT