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May 1, 2013

One on One With Mayor McDavid

PHOTO BY L.G. PATTERSON What was your initial reaction when you found out you won your second term? I was glad the election was over. You spend a lot of time as mayor. You go through a lot of initiatives and a lot of work. You…

Churchill’s Food General

More than a decade ago, Craig Hindelang arrived in Columbia from St. Louis to invest in a bistro on Broadway. He had a passion for food, a culinary school education and a few years experience. After several months of planning, he began…

Some Like It, Hot Yoga

Sliding down noses, dripping down calves and clinging to relaxed foreheads, there is more sweat on this relatively cool spring Missouri day than a sweltering summer heat streak in the bayou. Yet no member of this Columbia yoga studio is…

Just Desserts

Isn’t it sweet to see some color? This tea party for two takes inspiration from the textures and soft shades of Columbia pastries as local broadcast anchors Megan Murphy and Meredith Hoenes show off the latest looks of the season. Indulge…

Let’s Get Together

What’s for dinner? That’s the first question Sarah Cyr has to answer before she can match a wine to a meal. The sommelier and co-owner of the Wine Cellar & Bistro says the wine choices for her table are spontaneous, inspired by menu,…

And Lift Off

PHOTO COURTESY OF TRACY SINES It takes about 15 minutes to inflate a hot air balloon. After it is fully filled by an oversized fan, riders climb over the side of the basket and into a cozy cabin. The pilot blasts the propane-fueled…

Kitchens In Bloom

PHOTOS BY L.G. PATTERSON Columbia has its fair share of fabulous homes, and for 10 years and a good cause, Boone County Council on Aging continues to feature four, fantastic local kitchens on a Sunday afternoon home tour. Kitchens…

Hey, Ricky!

Dear Fancy Bar Chef, My favorite summertime drink is a nice Gin Rickey. Really, I just like gin and lots and lots of limes. I’ve been to your bar and noticed all the different bitters and often wondered if we could add something to the…

Show-Me Dinner Hour

A primary rule of wine and food pairings calls for selecting wines produced in the same area as the food. The bounty of the Show-Me State makes it ridiculously easy to match locally grown foods with Missouri wines. Try this vino…