The Star’s Jill Wendholt Silva hosts a Chow Town Facebook Live with chef Renee Kelly of the farm-to-table show from Lifted Spirits, where master distiller Michael Stuckey gives them a sneak peek at the history and mystery of their soon-to-be-released absinthe.
At Lifted Spirits Distillery in Kansas City, Chow Town host Jill Wendholt Silva visits with Chef Renee Kelly about her new farm-to-table TV show, “Harvest With Renee Kelly.” The pair visited with Michael Stuckey, head distiller of Lifted Spirits, to learn more about the locally grown grains he uses to make the company’s line of craft spirits, and about the mystery of absinthe.
Online sweets purveyor Candystore.com has analyzed 10 years worth of candy sales data to determine the most popular Halloween candies in every state. Texas, for instance, prefers Starbursts. What does your state crave?
Barbecue reporter Jill Silva is taking a closer look at barbecue around KC. Today she tastes highlights of the menu at Fiorella’s Jack Stack as it marks 60 years. Her list includes Crown prime beef short ribs and lamb ribs.
Updates for Blue Springs, Country Club Plaza, the Crossroads, downtown, Lawrence, Leawood, Lee’s Summit, Lenexa, Liberty, midtown, Overland Park, River Market, west Plaza, south Kansas City, south Plaza, Kansas City, Kan.
Chef Ruben Arnanz teamed with James Beard Award-winning chef Debbie Gold for a six-course masterpiece meal highlighting Arnanz’ love of local produce and Gold’s passion for international collaboration in late August.
Polly’s Pop in Independence bottles artisan soda flavors with cane sugar and plenty of nostalgia. The brand, which got its start 1925, fizzled out in 1967, but Independence Square developer Ken McClain has revived Polly’s Pop. Today, the antique machinery is maintained by Michael Hahn and churns out nine flavors — including pineapple and black cheery — bottled in a former Western Auto on Maple Street.