Best Of Columbia 2021

In honor of the 15th anniversary of Best of Columbia, let’s take a little trip down memory lane. In the first year of Best Of, our March 2007 issue, Sycamore won Best New Restaurant, Jim Riek won Best Male TV News Anchor and Gumby’s won…

Funnel Cake Fun

Photos by LG Patterson When walking through a fair, you will smell a variety of foods. One food smell stands out more than the rest: funnel cake. Once you have smelled a funnel cake, the aroma is embedded in your brain forever. Funnel…

Mobile Meals

The 2019-2021 COVID crisis challenged area businesses like never before. But some crafty cooks opted to put the “pan” in pandemic and open food trucks. These relatively recent additions to our city’s cruising cuisine scene prove that movers…

Moments in Time

There is no question that history can sometimes be forgotten, but thanks to an anonymous gift to Columbia College, students and the community can now view timeless photos by world renowned photographer Bruce Davidson. Davidson’s…

A Man of Mystery

Local author Kevin Doyle is living a double life. But, unlike the characters in mystery and detective novels like the ones he writes, his second identity isn’t a secret.

Nature versus Nurture

After more than a year of being stuck at home, parents are finally venturing out and socializing with other adults. Babies certainly need quality time with their mothers and fathers — but they also need it with Mother Earth..

TACOS

Tacos are taking the country by soft-shelled storm. Whether you prefer yours atop a corn tortilla or tricked out with all the toppings, Columbia’s Mexican food scene is nothing to shake a side of salsa at.

2021 Cutest Pet Winners

For the second year, we went searching for the most adorable animals in Columbia. We received entries in the form of dozens of dogs, a cache of cats and a passel of pets to populate our unique pet

One Versatile Vehicle

Biscuits have a multitude of savory and sweet preparations. Two of my favorites are strawberry shortcakes and biscuits and gravy. You can make a double, or triple batch of biscuits in the morning, and use some for B&G at breakfast, then…
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