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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…

Celebrate Mom with Brunch

Mother's Day is Sunday, and if you're looking for something special to do with mom this year, there are several options for a special holiday brunch in mid-Missouri. At voco The Tiger Hotel, there are four different seatings for brunch…

Way Beyond Wine

For the owner and winemaker at Fence Stile Vineyards and Winery near Kansas City, the ultimate high point of making wine isn't just about producing highly palatable pours. Shriti Plimpton also pours her heart and efforts into giving her…

Günter Hans Changes Han(d)s

Günter Hans European Pub & Café announced it's under new ownership. After nine years of successful ownership, founder Lydia Melton has decided to turn her attention to consulting and other startup ventures. Morgan Wright will take…

A Mighty Fine Wine & Dine 

Join the sommelier and the rest of the staff at Glenn's April Dinner and Wine Series on Tuesday, April 12. Guests will enjoy a four-course dinner crafted by Glenn's executive chef, as well as a sommelier-guided tasting of wine pairings.…

Making A Case For The Vase

… you don't need a case of empty wine bottles, actually. One one will do. Unless you'd like to make nifty — and thrifty — gifts for family and friends. All you need is one empty and a minimal number of supplies and tools. Five simple steps…

Tap Into Random Facts

If you triumph at trivia and love random facts and inane info, check out the trivia night happening Wednesday, April 13, at iTAP from 7-9 p.m. It's free to play and you can win brewery swag, beer and gift cards! If you're not familiar…

Exciting News On Brews!

Opened in 2009, Broadway Brewery has had lots of exciting news to share, including launching its Clear State hard seltzer line last year. And now the brewery has just unveiled some more major changes it has on tap: adding a new taproom at…

Just One MO Insult …

Budlight recently released limited edition Rams' bottles so LA fans can celebrate their Super Bowl win. A bit ironic, wouldn't you say, seeing how Anheuser-Busch started in St. Louis. Of course, it's now known as Anheuser-Busch InBev, after…

Sup & Sip 

If you haven't been to a Glenn's Dinner & Wine Series night, you're missing out! The next one's Tuesday, March 8, at 7 p.m. Here's a taste of what's on the menu: First course = French shallot soup, second course = braised young…

Les Bourgeois Uncorks New Name

The Rocheport winery is rebranding itself as it seeks to be a destination location. Late last month, Les Bourgeois issued a press release announcing the launch of The Bluff Top at Rocheport, which bills itself as a"trailside vineyard…

Bar Tab Battle

Fieldhouse was in the running for LineLeap's Bar Tab Battle -- and won! The bar will bring home a $5K Bar Tab Event. A few select people also won a $50 LineLeap credit. About the competition: Voting started Wednesday, Feb. 16 with…

How’s Your Vino Vocab?

The wine world has a language all its own. Are you an oenophile with a file of facts in your brain? Winespectator.com offers wine quizzes throughout the year and recently compiled a list of the hardest questions from its 2021 quizzes. The…

A Way With Wine

Winemaker's Way is a new feature series from Missouri Wines that profiles the people who create wine across our state. The first feature is on Shaun Turnbull, Head Winemaker at Stone Hill Winery. A native of South Africa, Turnbull…
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