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November 2016

Flyover

As you approach the front entrance of FlyOver, you’ll be greeted by stacks of firewood. The white oak, hickory and apple wood logs fuel the wood-fired oven that anchors one end of the open kitchen. The restaurant burns through a full cord…

Animal Companion Co-workers

LOUIE, CLEMENTINE & MOLLY Visionworks Marketing Group 204 Peach Way. Suite H |  www.visionworksgroup.com When Visionworks owner Lili Vianello first started her business, she worked out of her home and had two dogs. That meant she…

Local Food, All Year Long

With the changing seasons, the warm, humid weather of summer that screams farmers markets, sweet corn, peaches and tomatoes shifts into colder months and shorter days. All summer, week by week, students, young professionals, families…

Of Poppies & Pantries

Driving toward Columbia, I passed a unique food truck: Kraft Foods Mobile Pantry, the truck’s logo said, operated by the Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri. I gave a thumbs up to the driver — my show of support for an…

Contra Dancing

November puts us smack in the middle of the fall contra dance season, as good a time as any to familiarize yourself with this timeless and invigorating communal activity. Contra dances are so called not, as I once thought, because of some…

Light As Clouds

Gnocchi is one of my guilty pleasures. When done right, these soft dough dumplings are like silky little potato pillows that cradle your favorite sauce. The secret to achieving that pillow-like texture? • Use potatoes, like russets,…

Cornucopia

November is shaping up to be a fun month for movie lovers, with intriguing films cropping up in a number of genres. A sampler includes notable indie titles like the family drama “Manchester by the Sea” and the Sundance darling “Loving,”…