Interviews and Profiles
Cover Story: Mike & Beth Fox Uplifting Spirits: The Global Orphan Project Home in the Northland Magazine, December 2011/January 2012 Words: Pete Dulin | Photos: Contributed by The Global Orphan Project Sometimes, the basic needs of people separated by time,...
Food writer (Ulterior Epicure) and photographer Bonjwing Lee co-authored bluestem, the cookbook, with bluestem restaurant co-owners and chefs Colby and Megan Garrelts. The cookbook, published by Andrews McMeel, will be released in November 2011. Below, Lee answers...
Suzanne Frisse, gardener-in-chief and the culinary ace behind Meadowlark Acres gourmet goods, is a free spirit by nature and a colorful person by choice. There’s more to Frisse and her artisan food than meets the eye. Craftsmanship is apparent in her cooking and...
Cover Story: Kids Win With Teamsmile Words: Pete Dulin | Photos: Brad Austin Cars are pulling into Lot J at Kauffman Stadium on a humid summer morning. Fans are not gathering early to tailgate before a big Royals game nor are they heading to the stadium seats. Today...
I have deep respect for chefs that know what they are doing and can execute great food whether it's in a restaurant kitchen tricked out with top grade equipment or in the tiny kitchen of someone's home. Chefs Dave Crum (chef-about-town, formerly with bluestem) and...
Feast Magazine – New York-based author, Saveur editor-at-large, food writer and translator Sofia Perez shares insight into her working relationship with Chef Ferran Adrià and his art exhibition.
Feast Magazine – Catherine L. Futter, Senior Curator of Architecture, Design and Decorative Arts at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, discusses how the exclusive exhibit “Ferran Adrià: Notes on Creativity” made it to Kansas City.
Feast Magazine – Brewers and co-owners Rafi Chaudry and Travis Moore opened Torn Label Brewing Company, a nearly 7,000-square-foot outpost in the Crossroads Arts District, before 2014 drew to a close.
Author Candice Millard discusses River of Doubt, her book that recounts the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s daunting and deadly exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.
Feast Magazine – Grill master Craig Jones – appointed “grill mayor” of 2012 by Food Network – and his wife, Gay, used smoking techniques over live fire to create Savory Addictions Gourmet Nuts.
Executive chef Jonathan Justus and his wife Camille Eklof, general manager of Justus Drugstore: A Restaurant, have built Smithville’s first fine dining restaurant and plenty of people have taken notice.
Feast Magazine – Border Brewing Co. founder and brewer Eric Martens opens the doors to his Crossroads Arts District brewery.
Feast Magazine – Zehua Shang of Shang Tea in Kansas City specializes in white tea sourced from Fujian’s Taimu Mountain.
Food policy expert Mark Winne discusses his book, Closing the Food Gap, and key points from his presentation, The Ugly Underbelly of the American Food System.
Author Jeff Somers discusses The Eternal Prison, the third book in the action-filled Avery Cates science fiction series that combines a noir detective style with a worse-for-the-wear high-tech aesthetic in a dystopian future. Also, read a review of The Eternal Prison.
Sheet music for “Ruby, My Dear” by Thelonious Monk rests on the Steinway Piano in Bobby Watson’s office.
Kansas City Star – Two Kansas City tea entrepreneurs, Zehua Shang and Paula Winchester, each travel to Asia on separate journeys to steep themselves in ways to grow, process and serve an ancient beverage.
What Constitutes Good Food Writing? Sofia Perez, editor-at-large for Saveur and food writer, addresses this question.
An interview with Judith Fertig and Karen Adler, The BBQ Queens, authors of The Gardener and the Grill cookbook.
Kansas City-based author Alex Greenwood discusses his e-book mystery thriller Pilate’s Cross. Learn more about Greenwood’s debut novel, read an excerpt, and watch a trailer for the book created by produced by T2 + Back Alley Films.
The four-course meal that Chef Andrea Sposini from Perugia, Italy will prepare for a dozen guests in Lawrence concludes the series of culinary events scheduled during his Kansas City area debut.
Accomplished jazz artist Tia Fuller shares insight into her career as an accomplished jazz saxophonist, composer, and educator. Read the full interview.
Kansas City-based rock photographer Todd Zimmer is the man behind Zim’s Hot Sauce. Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Zimmer grew up with Buffalo wings.
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