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May 2022

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Breakfast

According to owner Scott Pass, “Nothing beats a hot, scratch biscuit.” In December, Pass applied for his business license for The Biscuit Center. The business, located in Como Cooks Kitchen, is just now entering its soft opening. The menu…

The Surprising Taste of The B.F.G.

Photos by L.G. Patterson While riding in an Uber on my way to work, I began to think about how cumin and bell pepper marry together in food so well, and how that may work in a cocktail. My first attempt didn’t really pan out — the use of…

Transplanting Hope

Photos by L.G. Patterson Did you know that 33% of adults are at risk for kidney disease? And in the U.S. alone, more than 90,000 people are on waiting lists to receive a kidney. Meet two Columbia individuals: one who is critically seeking…

A Recipe For Success

Photos by L.G. Patterson Judith Lee and Nancy Wilson have discovered the essential ingredients that make for a long-lasting friendship — a load of fun, a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants attitude and just a pinch of the serious stuff. Their…

Matchbook Memories

Photo by L.G. Patterson Bullwinkles Many college students in the 1980s remember Bullwinkles for happy hour specials and good entertainers, including singer Sheryl Crow. The nine-time Grammy winning artist in college could often be found…

A New View: Summer

Assignment: Opening Day for the Kansas City Royals The Location: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri Nothing signals the start of summer like Major League Baseball. In February, I was concerned that summer wouldn’t happen…

Understanding Weight Loss

Photos by L.G. Patterson Have you ever heard the saying, “You can’t outrun a bad diet?” What about the idea that if you want to lose a pound of fat each week you simply need to eat 500 fewer calories each day? Here’s one of my favorites:…

Beautiful Bling

Styled by Madelyn Jones | Photos by L.G. Patterson No matter the reason, sometimes it’s nice to add a little sparkle, a little glitz, a little bling. So we went to the experts, and Betz Jewelers and Buchroeders Jewelers provided some of…

New Syrian Eatery Debuts

Photos by L.G. Patterson When Ahmad Alkadah came to Columbia in 2016, he came with a dream: A better life for his family certainly, including his wife, children and mother. But he also dreamt of opening an authentic Syrian restaurant,…
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