<![CDATA[Chow Town: Food & Restaurant Blog | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/ en-us Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:32:27 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:32:27 CDT Chow Town 60 Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue opens in Lee’s Summit, its first restaurant built from scratch http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19774536.html#storylink=rss On Monday, Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue opened its fifth barbecue restaurant in the Kansas City area. The restaurant at the SummitWoods Crossing Shopping Center at 1840 N.W. Chipman Road in Lee’s Summit is the first one built according to its own blueprints.

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‘Fast Eddy’ Maurin designs wood pellet cookers for barbecue http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/food-issue/article15394286.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Jefferson House B&B in West Side serves ‘British with a twist’ breakfast http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/food-issue/article16288511.html#storylink=rss Peter and Theresa Robinson of Jersey, an island in the English Channel, have opened a bed & breakfast in Kansas City’s artsy West Side neighborhood. The morning menu includes Toad-in-the-Hole and Scotch Eggs.

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Trip into the woods rewards with morel mushrooms http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19589640.html#storylink=rss Last week, Dave Eckert wrote about morel mushroom hunting season being upon us in the Midwest. He got a chance to go hunting with Morel enthusiast Chad Tillman and was rewarded with a bag of morels.

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:48:42 CDT

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This doctor knows the prescription for award winning beer http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19397859.html#storylink=rss Hank Puls is a home brewer — an award-winning home brewer. In December, he won 75th Street Brewery’s 2014 Home Brew Competition.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:39:04 CDT

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New Lancaster General Store offers step back in time http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19371999.html#storylink=rss New Lancaster General Store offers a step back in time paired with wine tastings and a large modern inventory of locally produced food and beverages.

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Learn how to make sausage at Kurzweil’s Country Meats http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/food-issue/article16289693.html#storylink=rss The popularity of artisan foods has piqued interest in DIY classes on brewing, butchering, canning, pickling, bread-baking and cheese-making.

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Excelsior Springs’ Wabash BBQ draws on its tie to railroad history http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19324905.html#storylink=rss A good entrée to try on your first visit to Wabash BBQ in Excelsior Springs is the Piggyback Combo with an add-on order of burnt ends. If you’re solo you’ll have take-home leftovers; otherwise, two to four can graze on this combo with ease.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:07:10 CDT

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Broiled crabcakes leads to culinary ephiphany http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19221981.html#storylink=rss Learning to appreciate food can lead to wonderful culinary experiences. For Craig Jones, it was broiled Maryland crabcakes that opened his mind and changed the way of not only eating out, but the way he cooks at home.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:25:42 CDT

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Kansas City’s Uncommon Stock answers call for bone broth http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/food-issue/article16288604.html#storylink=rss Uncommon Stock serves up bone broth, an old remedy suddenly trendy for health and beauty.

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Frannie Franks coffeecakes have the taste of nostalgia http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/food-issue/article16089473.html#storylink=rss Frannie Franks got its start when graphic designer Jill McEnroe made her mom’s coffeecake recipe when she didn’t have money to buy her boss a bakery cake. Now it’s a semifinalist for “Shark Tank.”

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Chef Gina Stipo brings Ecco La Cucina to Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19137399.html#storylink=rss Kansas City has become a “hot spot” for guest chefs and food artisans the past three to four years. Gina Stipo, an Italian-American chef, was one of the latest to past through Kansas City.

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Joe Krizman III shares the secret of his Croatian cabbage rolls http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/food-issue/article13454468.html#storylink=rss Joe Krizman III carries on his family’s 76-year tradition of handcrafting Eastern European sausages at Krizman’s Sausage in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood of Kansas City, Kan. He shares a recipe for Croatian sarma, which uses fermented, not fresh, cabbage leaves called “sauerheads.”

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Olathe cook creates garden-fresh fare that feeds body and soul http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article19034967.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Ken Schefter, a transportation manager who lives in Olathe, Creating meals based on locally grown ingredients. “I appreciate all the hard work Ken puts into our garden,” his wife, Mandy, says. “It’s really a beautiful thing to live life simply — harvesting and preparing fruits and vegetables directly from our backyard. It doesn’t get any fresher than that.”

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French sorrel’s arrival each spring gives pop to your taste buds http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19033587.html#storylink=rss French sorrel arises in the spring every year as a perennial with soft thin velvety green leaves similar in shape to spinach. The early delicate leaves give a pop of brightness to your taste buds, as sorrel is as tart as a lemon drop.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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Update: Columbus Park Ramen Shop surpasses its Kickstarter goal http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article19002744.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

The campaign for Columbus Park Ramen Shop - Kansas City’s First Ramen Shop hoped to raise $37,000 by April 19. It raised $41,100 from 349 backers. Owners Josh and Abbey-Jo Eans are waiting for contractor bids but could open the shop by July next to their Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout at 549 Gillis St.

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Upcoming culinary garage sale is home chef’s goldmine http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article18848811.html#storylink=rss Slow Food Kansas City holds a Culinary Garage Sale every other year to which raises funds for the organization and other food-oriented local nonprofits and initiatives. Mark your calendars because the next sale will be May 2.

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Get ready Kansas City; It’s almost time for morel hunting http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article18828621.html#storylink=rss If you’re a hunter or a lover of morel mushrooms, your time is at hand.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:09:51 CDT

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Christopher Elbow teams with Häagen-Dazs to present Spiced Pecan Turtle http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article18718878.html#storylink=rss Elbow was tapped to work on one of six ice cream flavors in collaboration with the premium ice cream giant. You can find the pints starting this month.

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Hillsdale Bank Bar-B-Q is open now through November http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article18715647.html#storylink=rss The 2015 barbecue season is now open for Hillsdale Bank Bar-B-Q. When you’re itching for a barbecue adventure in rural Chow Town, Greg and Donna Beverlin are ready to serve you on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays now through through November.

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This lack of education and the increased scrutiny by the FDA due to the Food Safety and Modernization Act of 2011 bring the need for a day where raw-milk cheeses are celebrated and eaten all across the globe. We should call it Raw-Milk Cheese Appreciation Day.

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Explore KC’s growing food scene at Ink’s Middle of the Map Fest Forum http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article18588963.html#storylink=rss Ink’s Middle of the Map Fest Forum features three food-centric events. Among them: A discussion with chefs Colby Garrelts, Howard Hanna, Patrick Ryan and Nick Wesemann about Kansas City’s growing reputation as a dining destination.

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Shelly Iseman’s Honey Brunch Mimosas are a refreshing twist on tradition http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article18400856.html#storylink=rss Shelly Iseman of Leawood, a physical therapist, homemaker and community volunteer, enjoys hosting brunch. Her recipe for Honey Brunch Mimosas from a Colorado junior league cookbook is a family favorite.

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Chili-rubbed fish gives tacos a kick http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/cooking-101/article18404120.html#storylink=rss This recipe for Ancho Chili-Rubbed Fish Tacos was created by Dannette Fortner, a Johnson County Community College student chef who used to shy away from fish. That changed when she learned more about ways to prepare it in culinary classes.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:00:00 CDT By Dannette Fortner

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Mother’s chicken curry signaled a gathering of friends, family http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article18504563.html#storylink=rss New contributor Jyoti Mukharji brings Indian cooking to Chow Town. Mukharji teaches Indian cooking out of her Prairie Village home.

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Boulevard releases Saison-Brett, Love Child No. 5 on Tuesday http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article18407090.html#storylink=rss Boulevard Brewing Co. has several beer releases on tap for Tuesday. Among them: Saison-Brett, Love Child No. 5 and cans of Unfiltered Wheat Beer, Pop-Up Session IPA and Ginger Lemon Radler.

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Taste test: Three-Eyed Raven, Brewery Ommegang’s new ‘Game of Thrones’ beer http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article18402185.html#storylink=rss The latest installment in Brewery Ommegang’s series of “Game of Thrones”-inspired beers is Three-Eyed Raven Dark Saison Ale, a dark brew has a spicy, fruity flavor and a crisp finish. The beer is now available in Kansas and Missouri.

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Comida 2015 fundraiser provides chance to learn about Latin cuisine http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article18095309.html#storylink=rss Comida 2015 is a fundraiser for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City and the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Collaborative.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:34:39 CDT

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Count on traditional Kansas City-style smoked meats at Wyandot Bar-B-Q http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article17961968.html#storylink=rss Kansas City barbecue customers, however, expect more than ribs on the menu — beef, ham, turkey, sausage and burnt ends better be on the menu. Wyandot Bar-B-Q has it all.

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When it comes to desserts, let it be easy http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article17871845.html#storylink=rss When it comes to making desserts, simple, quick and easy has its advantages. Here’s a quick tiramisu recipe that is just as delicious as the more traditional ones.

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