Although American-born chefs usually shy away from the word “fusion,” they continue to draw creative inspiration from its melting pot of influences. Even some food we think of as American classics draw on immigrant roots. Global cuisines influence the way we eat in Kansas City.
African Chicken Curry packs a punch of flavor thanks to a wide variety of spices. For Sarah Brischle, children’s ministry director at Resurrection Downtown, it is delicious reminder of her years living in Kenya and Uganda.
Kansas City’s bartenders are increasingly letting what is growing in the garden inform what they're mixing in cocktails, and there’s no reason home bartenders can’t as well. From the garden to the glass is a growing movement for cocktails.
Oven-Roasted Salmon With Thyme Vinaigrette is fresh, flavorful and perfect for entertaining because the recipe doubles easily, says Kansas City cook Peggy Ewing Casper. And the vinaigrette is so tasty, you’ll want to make extra.
Spring Fruit Tart is among the baked treats in Kevin Bogan’s repertoire. The dessert from the director of traditional blended worship arts for the Church of the Resurrection uses strawberries and other seasonal fruits.
Martin City Pizza & Taproom is creating Martin City @Mission Farms in Overland Park. The new restaurant will have 12 to 18 taps, most featuring Martin City Brewing Co. beer, as well as sandwiches, salads, entrees and oysters.
Indiana-based ClusterTruck is a new delivery-only restaurant serving downtown Kansas City, the River Market, and the Crossroads District. After customers order online, the food is made to order and delivered — all in an average of 21 minutes.