Edson Ludwig of Porto do Sul in Overland Park gives pro tips in how to make a Brazilian caipirinha. Some bartenders are taking liberty with the country's national cocktail, which is fine, unless you mess with the muddle.
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Make the perfect Brazilian caipirinha
Broadway Deli coming to the Crossroads
New East Crossroads brewery serving up an eclectic range of beer
Chef Michael Smith relocating and renaming Crossroads restaurant
Jonathan Justus opens new South Plaza restaurant
Pullman BBQ in Parkville
Christopher Elbow new chocolate bars
Behind the scenes at Farm to Market Bread Co.
London barbecue is beginning to turn heads
Create a craft cocktail aboard your next flight
Ibis Crossroads bakery: Toast to Tartines
Lidia Bastianich’s basics of bruschetta
Washington D.C. resident professes his love of BBQ, Arthur Bryant’s
The Crossroads area is getting the Broadway Deli, an authentic Jewish deli that will source meats and recipes from Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen, which has been a Chicago institution since 1942. The Broadway Deli will be at 2101 Broadway.
Chow Town visits Farm to Market Bread Company in Kansas City. Jill Silva, The Star's food editor, will explore the company's rich history and their famous holiday breads: stollen and panettone. Go behind the scenes and see how Italian panettone is made and “spiked" to cool upside down.
On a brief visit to London, Ardie A. Davis scoured the streets to see what Londoners know about barbecue — specifically Kansas City barbecue. At Smokestak in East London, Davis discovered, “This place knows barbecue.”
Messenger Coffee Co. + Ibis Bakery opened at 1624 Grand Blvd. in the Crossroads a few weeks ago. In addition to loaves of bread, customers can purchase bread-based options topped with farm-fresh ingredients, including toast and tartines.
The Star’s Jill Silva hosts a special holiday entertaining Facebook Live with Italian cooking star Lidia Bastianich. Bastianich shows how to create an inspiring trio of bruschetta. She shares recipes, tips and wine pairing for the perfect holiday table from her latest cookbook, “Lidia’s Celebrate Like an Italian.”
Robin Knight, owner of Emily Kate’s Bakery, a wholesale gluten-free bakery in Prairie Village, is collaborating with local pie giant Tippin’s Pies to bring mouth-watering gluten-free pumpkin pies to store shelves in time for the holidays. Watch as Knight and her small staff make some of 2,000 pumpkin pies last week. Gluten-free pies are one of many pie options available for consumers this holiday season.