Sneak Peek: Expedition of Thirst cover

Sneak Peek: Expedition of Thirst cover

I’m excited to share the cover for Expedition of Thirst: Exploring Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries across the Heart of Kansas and Missouri. Any guesses on where this photo was taken? Hint: It was shot in Missouri. Published by University Press of...
Author Talk at Kansas City Central Library

Author Talk at Kansas City Central Library

Author Talk – Pete Dulin Kansas City Beer: A History of Brewing in the HeartlandSunday, April 23, 2017 | 2 p.m. Central Library, 14 W. 10th St. As part of the Missouri Valley Speaker Series, I will present a talk about my most recent book....
Field Notes: A Visit to Fair Share Farm

Field Notes: A Visit to Fair Share Farm

I visited Fair Share Farm in Kearney, Missouri, in late March. There, I met with long-time friends and farmers Tom Ruggieri and Rebecca Graff. They grow crops for their community-supported agriculture (CSA) members and canned fermented foods like kim chi and...
Females on Fire at Jax Restaurant

Females on Fire at Jax Restaurant

The second annual Females on Fire event at Jax Fish House brought together a collection of talented female chefs and restaurant industry professionals for a five-course dinner with amuse bouche and drink pairings. Held on October 11, 2016, this year’s...
Kansas City Beer: Rochester Beer a Hit in England

Kansas City Beer: Rochester Beer a Hit in England

While researching Kansas City Beer, I came across some interesting facts and trivia about Kansas City’s breweries, including the maker of Rochester Beer. In 1897, Kansas City-based J.D. Iler Brewing Company, also known as Rochester Brewing Company, sent a...