In January, Barbara Harper, 71, was fatally shot while driving home from her night shift at the post office. Harper’s murder was a case of mistaken identity, as her alleged killer was seeking to avenge an incident at a strip club. The crime would likely be unsolved were it not for surveillance cameras that captured… Continue reading Could cameras and other tech solve KC’s violent crime epidemic?
I hope that you’ve enjoyed this literary and visual feast of all things Kansas City barbecue. Before you leave this figurative table, I offer a benediction — really, a rallying cry. Calvin Trillin, one of the biggest fanboys that Kansas City has ever had, once famously compared the “City of Fountains” to Rome. In that… Continue reading Why Kansas City needs to start celebrating its own BBQ as much as Texas does
Al Habashi House This humble Middle Eastern eatery serves its food on Styrofoam plates and plastic trays, but the vibrant dishes and generous portions here are fit for royalty. For around $9, order the house combo featuring fresh baba ghanouj, falafel, tabouli, salad and rice, or get it with protein — the lamb and beef… Continue reading Our favorite restaurants in the Columbus Park and River Market neighborhoods
1 Free State Octoberfest The oldest brewery in Kansas captured fall in a bottle — you can almost hear fallen leaves rustling with every sip. 2 Paulaner Oktoberfest Wiesn Germany’s best-selling Oktoberfest beer uses three types of hops and a nice dose of dark barley for a complex but quaffable brew. 3 Warsteiner Oktoberfest A… Continue reading 8 Oktoberfest beers you need to try this fall
Wednesday night is taco night at The Bite in River Market, and every single table is full. Patrons are happily enjoying colorful plates of plant-based nachos, pozole and ceviche, chatting with one another, laughing like they’re all in on a good secret. Taqueria Vegana has been hosted once a week at City Market sandwich shop… Continue reading We’re craving these vegan nachos right now
Now Open Fresh Fish in Brookside Fans of Jarocho chef Carlos Falcon’s omakase dinners, offered by reservation at his two Veracruzstyle seafood restaurants, can now enjoy a third option with this budding restaurateur’s new venture. Sayachi Sushi and Oyster Bar (6322 Brookside Plaza, Kansas City, Mo. 816-437-7513) is open in a space formerly belonging to… Continue reading What’s happening in KC food and drink this October 2019