The Food Issue

The Food Issue

Boo Yah grills pork for the people

Buu Gia Nguyen launched his Boo Yah Asian-fusion food truck last August. Nguyen’s family was part of a wave of Vietnamese refugees who settled in the United States in the mid-1970s. He shares a recipe for his signature dish, Boo Yah Lemongrass Pork Chops.

The Food Issue

Get ready to slurp: More ramen shops are coming to KC

Chef-driven ramen is a top trend for 2016, with several new shops popping up. Shio Ramen Shop chef Patrick Curtis says the dining public benefits from multiple styles of ramen. He will features traditional shio and shoyu broths, as well as fusion options. The noodles will be made on his Yamato noodle machine from Japan.

Videos

Vain Foods infused vanilla products

Business partners Kate Banks and Charlie Hammond pair high-quality vanilla beans from around the world with spirits under the Vain Foods label.
Tammy Ljungblad The Kansas City Star
Vain Foods infused vanilla products 1:31

Vain Foods infused vanilla products

How we created the smoke food issue cover 5:49

How we created the smoke food issue cover

Video: Kansas City Star Food Issue 2015 3:51

Video: Kansas City Star Food Issue 2015

Take a tour of the J. Rieger Co., a whiskey distillery in Kansas City's East Bottoms 1:16

Take a tour of the J. Rieger Co., a whiskey distillery in Kansas City's East Bottoms