<![CDATA[Chow Town: Food & Restaurant Blog | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:15:00 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:15:00 CST Chow Town 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com National Lasagna Day? Now that’s a holiday you can sink your teeth into http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article92571252.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:46:32 CDT

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Some lighter, healthy options at KC restaurants for these hot summer days http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article92379077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:48:04 CDT

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Westport’s Doughnut Lounge partners with Filling Station coffee shops http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article92453452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:28:41 CDT

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Missouri blackberries are plump and ready to pick http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article92089662.html#storylink=rss Diane told me this may be one of her best years in the 10 years that she has been raising fresh blackberries

I worked on some different recipes including a sweet blackberry and Mascarpone tart and fresh blackberries with my mother’s famous chantilly cream

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:11:20 CDT

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If you want to ‘get fat,’ you’ll have more fun in Missouri than Kansas, says Thrillist http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article92010197.html#storylink=rss Thrillist recently posted: “Ranking all 50 states by how fun they are to get fat in”

Missouri was lauded for frozen custard; Kansas was dinged for lack of White Castles

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:22:36 CDT

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Fancy foods take a bow at a New York show and a Brooklyn vendor http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article91907332.html#storylink=rss Producers show off their products to buyers

In the meantime, a Kansas City cheese expert trolls the displays for adventurous new flavors

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:00:00 CDT

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With copious cucumbers comes a medley of meals http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article91898947.html#storylink=rss Now’s the time to consult your mental list of favorite cucumber dishes and maybe add some new ones

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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:03:00 CDT

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The unexpected brunch: six KC spots you’d never think of for my favorite meal http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article91880912.html#storylink=rss Sushi? Barbecue? Oysters? Yup, it all works surprisingly well

I found great weekend morning meals at places I’d been to only for dinner or happy hour

Jax Fish House, RA Sushi, Top Golf and more are serving it up

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:00:00 CDT

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A taste of Kansas City’s food history, with roots in Westport http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article91750172.html#storylink=rss JCCC’s Andrea Broomfield has written the first comprehensive culinary history of KC

Westport marks the birthplace of our food, beverage and hospitality industry

Join Broomfield for a video walking tour of Westport

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Learning to fall in love with food again http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article91697547.html#storylink=rss Kari Kovzan of Leawood had an eating disorder and gluten intolerance, but she’s found joy in food again

Kovzan eliminated gluten, dairy and eggs from her diet and began using a slow cooker to prepare meals

Try her Fish Tacos recipe for the slow cooker

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Chicago serves up a feast of Italian accents and flavors http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article91680507.html#storylink=rss Animale turns overlooked organ meats into delectable dishes

Rabbit livers, sweetbreads and beef tongue are highlights

And Eataly is like Disney World for lovers of Italian food and wine

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:10:39 CDT

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Menu Debuts: poptails at Hotel Sorella, Egg White Grill at Chick-fil-A and more http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article91384982.html#storylink=rss Rosso at Hotel Sorella offers frozen cocktail flavours on sticks called poptails

Chick-fil-A introduces Egg White Grill, its first new breakfast entree in a decade

Freddy’s brings back its Funnel Cake Sundae and Cicis offers its first sharable dessert, the S’Mores Dessert Dip

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 05:52:00 CDT

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Delectable fresh fish dishes served up at KCK’s Jarocho Pescados y Mariscos http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article91231202.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City, Kan., restaurant features Mexican seafood

The menu has options of small plates, soups, various seafoods in lobster broth, ceviche, entrees and lunch

Heaps of butter, garlic, spices and irresistible flavor complemented the fish dishes

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:47:13 CDT

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Meatball District adds Sunday brunch; Crossroads to gain a restaurant, lose a building http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article91160767.html#storylink=rss Meatball District Kitchen + Bar will offer Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ryan Brazeal bought two Crossroads buildings a year ago. He’ll put a restaurant and office in one, but now has to demolish the other building

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:42:51 CDT

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Tres leches cake is a cool summertime treat http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90998082.html#storylink=rss This sponge cake is a popular Central American dessert and it gets its name from the three milks it is soaked in

Sponge cakes are light and fluffy because of all the air whipped into the eggs

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:07:09 CDT

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It’s time to declare July National Fried Chicken month http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90719497.html#storylink=rss Fried chicken should rate right up there as the No. 1 picnic food in America

Sharna Rittmaster shares her family’s Jewish Fried Chicken recipe

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 06:37:54 CDT

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Andrew Zimmern of ‘Bizarre Foods’ to cook rabbit at Chipotle Cultivate fest http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90680202.html#storylink=rss “Bizarre Foods” host Andrew Zimmern returns to KC

He will host a cooking demo featuring rabbit at Chipotle Cultivate festival at 3:45 p.m. Saturday

Other featured chefs include Michael Corvino, Colby Garrelts, Gerard Craft and Carla Hall of “The Chew”

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 21:18:35 CDT

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Why ice is nice: Kansas City bartenders say quality cubes matter in cocktails http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article90316767.html#storylink=rss Sixth in a seven-part Cocktail Deconstructed series

Focusing on ice’s essential role in crafting the perfect cocktail

Clarity, density and flavor all matter in making the perfect ice

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Tom’s Town Distilling expands distribution in Kansas, Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article90493737.html#storylink=rss Tom’s Town currently has three premium spirits

It is now in about 50 liquor stores and 20 restaurants in Johnson County, Lawrence and Wichita

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:29:28 CDT

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Steakhouses and restaurants beef up KC’s cow town reputation http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90533212.html#storylink=rss Despite the ghosts of former stockyards haunting the West Bottoms, KC emerges as a steak town

Anton’s Taproom and Restaurant as well as J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood are reliable local options

Area farmers provide locally raised steak to a number of KC restaurants

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:23:59 CDT

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Culinary Crossroads: Kansas City’s Westport area http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article91123987.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:43:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article91123987.html KC playwright David Hill’s beef brisket recipe connects family and flavor http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article90331032.html#storylink=rss A clinical psychologist by day, David Hill moonlights as a musical playwright, working from his Prairie Village home

His beef brisket recipe is a family favorite

His play “The Story of the Century” is featured this year at KC Fringe Festival

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Meaty scallops are a summer delight http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/cooking-101/article90304512.html#storylink=rss JCCC chef apprentice Isaac Dominguez creates a light dish featuring scallops

The shopping list includes a few specialty items, or try the easy substitutions instead

The recipe for Seared Scallop on Escarole and Potato Salad With Vegetable Juice Vinaigrette

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:00:00 CDT

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The time is now for homemade peach pie http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90247502.html#storylink=rss Peaches are prolific at the local farmers markets and in grocery stores, too

I prefer freestone peaches, which are those with pits that separate easily from the fruit

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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:17:59 CDT

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Bikers cruise Kansas City and check out local breweries along the way http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article89834407.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 20:24:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article89834407.html Arthur Bryant’s, Gates, Jack Stack, Joe’s Kansas City & Q39 make national ‘must-try’ lists http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article89878312.html#storylink=rss The Daily Meal recognizes four area barbecue restaurants in its “America’s 35 Best Ribs 2016” list

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que is on Thrillist’s “The Great American Bucket List: 50 restaurants to Try Before You Die”

Business Insider puts Joe’s and Q39 on its “The 50 best barbecue joints in America, ranked”

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Tasting teaches some basics about red and white vermouth http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article89694012.html#storylink=rss Vermouth, a variety of fortified wine, originates in Italy and France

The drink is best served cold and would make a nice aperitif

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:00:00 CDT

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Bun Mee Phan blends traditional Vietnamese flavors in fresh fusions http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article89694257.html#storylink=rss Bun Mee Phan is in a small strip mall on North Oak Trafficway

It offers nine meats served in a variety of styles

Owner Jimmy Phan aims to bring both traditional Vietnamese flavors and modern fusion to customers

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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‘Zog’ steak and potato over open flame a Neanderthal classic http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article89544377.html#storylink=rss Today modern pitmasters use shears, injectors, sprayers, mechanical tenderizers and other gadgets before putting their meat into hi-tech cookers

How about treating yourself to meat and potatoes cooked the old-fashioned way over flames and coals this summer?

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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:30:46 CDT

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Chef Jasper Mirabile’s adventures on the key lime pie highway http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article89302997.html#storylink=rss I sampled pies all along the Florida coast

I talked to several pastry chefs from Jacksonville to the Florida Keys

Check out this recipe for key lime pie

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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:04:18 CDT

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