Hearth Bread Company

Hearth Bread Company

  Over the weekend I discovered Hearth Bread Company, owned and operated by pastry chef and baker Dylan Low in Weston, Missouri. I was in Weston to research Green Dirt Farm’s new Creamery for a story in Northland Lifestyle’s July issue. The...
Tiny Goats, East Bottoms, Kansas City

Tiny Goats, East Bottoms, Kansas City

Kansas City never ceases to amaze me. This past weekend’s sunny weather and clear blue skies made it irresistible to head outdoors and explore. I found myself driving to the East Bottoms, West Bottoms and downtown in search of old brewery buildings to photograph...
Magic Places in Kansas City:  The Ship

Magic Places in Kansas City: The Ship

The Ship is one of several magical places in Kansas City. This West Bottoms cocktail lounge has a storied history that dates back to 1935, when it was located at 411 East 10th Street. I remember going to the original Ship in the early Nineties shortly before it was...
Grapefruit

Grapefruit

  Whenever I eat citrus fruit, I feel like I’m eating part of the sun. Today we take access to oranges, grapefruit, lemons, limes and other citrus for granted. California’s oranges weren’t widely available until the mid-late 1800s when the...