Marisha Brown-Smith grew up around barbecue. As the third-generation owner of Rosedale Bar-B-Q, the oldest surviving smokehouse in the city, Brown-Smith remembers accompanying her grandfather to the family’s shop on Southwest Boulevard to start the smokers. In those days, “pork” mostly meant ribs. When that definition strayed, it was to ham or more exotic fare,… Continue reading Will classic KC pit ham disappear amidst the rise of pulled pork?
Ruby Jean’s Juicery Appease that New Year’s resolution with a stop at the Ruby Jean’s closest to you. The fresh juices, packed with fruits and vegetables, will fit whatever diet you’ve promised yourself to — and more importantly, they’re delicious. Multiple locations | Rubyjeansjuicery.com TikiCat Just because Christmas is over doesn’t mean you have to… Continue reading Kansas City places we love this January 2020
My first introduction to bubble tea came at the Mall of America early in my college years. For eleven of the fifteen minutes respite I got from smoothing out the denim wall at the Gap, I was darting through a pedestrian highway en route to mollify my new addiction. It’s shockingly easy to become hooked… Continue reading Westport’s new bubble tea shop has something for everyone
Every four years, the Winter Olympics surprise Americans by reminding them that curling exists. Teams slide hefty stones down a rink, and the winners land Olympic medals and a spot on the podium. Average Joes across the country are inspired to grab a broom and head to the closest ice rink to see if they,… Continue reading Why the sport of curling is exploding in KC