The Italian restaurant closed Sunday in the Hen House Marketplace at 14944 W. 87th St. Parkway, according to the management company for the center. The owners of Carlo’s couldn’t be reached for comment.
Most everyone has an answer to the question, “If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be?” For Craig Jones, it was chef, author and Weber spokesman Jamie Purviance. Earlier this year, Jones got that opportunity.
Small producers are looking for ways to get their locally produced food products into the kitchens of hungry consumers. A food hub for distribution and collection is in the works for 2016. In the meantime, several food entrepreneurs are forging their own models.
Jan Jensen’s Midwestern food roots run deep near Ord, Neb., where she grew up with her grandparents. Today, Jensen, a professional choral accompanist and Cabi fashion consultant, proudly passes down old traditions to a new generation.
Take a dip in the tiki bar trend with tropical-themed cocktails served at Kansas City bars. On the list: A pina colada served in a pineapple, a fish bowl mai tai and a rum punch in a bowl that resembles a flaming volcano.
Channel your inner Joey Chestnut and indulge in an American classic Thursday — it is National Hot Dog Day, after all. If you don’t feel like firing up the grill, there are plenty of options to feast on Kansas City franks.
Shanita McAfee, the founder of Magnolia’s, is relocating to an expanded space at 99th and Holmes. Jeremy Lane and Megan Kendall just signed a lease for their new Homesteader Cafe, opening at 100 E. Seventh St.
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