Chow Town Live from Clinton's Soda Fountain in Independence
Polly’s Pop in Independence bottles artisan soda flavors with cane sugar and plenty of nostalgia. The brand, which got its start 1925, fizzled out in 1967. It took 15 years for Independence Square developer Ken McClain to revive Polly’s Pop. Today
Banksia, an Australian bakery and cafe in the former Sasha's Baking Co. space in downtown Kansas City, serves savory meat pies and sausage rolls along with sweet treats such as Pavlova, lamington and Iced VoVo biscuits.
Tech N9ne's platinum hit song "Caribou Lou" is the inspiration behind the new Boulevard Brewing Co. beer Bou Lou. The wheat beer with coconut and pineapple is "perfect," says the Strange Music rapper, who recently toured the Kansas City brewery.
Steak'M Take'M, a family-owned fast food restaurant with three locations in Kansas City, put a sizzling twist on Yo Gotti's "Rake It Up." "Steak It Up" features co-owner Micah Ross rapping about "the best cheesesteaks ever."
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.