Food lovers unite!

Food. It's a subject that I rarely get tired of talking about. Even in February, when I should be eyeball deep in a very healthy diet, my obsession is finding the most enjoyment from each bite. Luckily, I like fresh fruits and vegetables, lean meats, seafood and finding recipes to combine all of them.

Take A Bite out of Stigma

More than 400 guests sipped and savored bites from Kansas City's finest restaurants and beverage vendors at 
Take a Bite Out of Stigma: A Culinary Experience. The fundraiser benefited ReDiscover's programs and services and also raised awareness about behavioral health needs.

Around Town

Kansas City will welcome a new professional basketball team to the area in 2016. The Kansas City Majestics, Lady Eagles will be making their debut this coming summer. The Kansas City Majestics will be the first women’s professional basketball team since the Kansas City Mustangs (1992-1996). Keeping the tradition alive of great basketball is a passion of the head coach…

Seattle Fish Company International Lands in Riverside

Seattle Fish Company International brings the bounty of the world’s oceans to Kansas City. The company recently moved its wholesale seafood operation in November from the East Bottoms to a new 29,300-square-foot facility in Riverside. The Kansas City facility is modeled after its Denver-based sister company, Seattle Fish Company. Founded in 2004, the Kansas City operation has introduced an innovative…

Food from the Pacific Rim

Owning three businesses while juggling three small kids is no easy feat, but Angel Wong and her husband Jeremy Teong make it look easy. In addition to Angel’s Nails on North Oak, Wong and Teong also own Lemon Tree frozen yogurt in Liberty. Now their newest business is right across the street: The Rim, an Asian fusion restaurant that focuses…

Pour On The Health

The Andersons also offered to sort out a few myths and facts about olive oil: “Light” Extra Virgin Olive Oil – There is no such thing as a light version. You can’t take the calories out of olive oil. This label is a marketing/selling point. “The Greener The Better” – Color has nothing to do with the quality of olive…

Northland Kitchen Is Designed To Be Seen, Not Hidden

For Broker/Agent Candi Sweeney, nothing’s more satisfying than matching a client with the perfect home. More often than not, that match hinges on the suitability of a single room—the kitchen. Sweeney, a member of the Reece Nichols Wolfe-Sweeney team, which is the #1 resale team north of the river, says, “The kitchen really is the most important room in the…

Vino Pair: Finding the Perfect Pairings

Lasting impressions are created through taste buds. Entertaining friends, a new client or anyone worthy of being impressed by the best food or drink creates a challenge to serve unique and memorable cuisine experiences. Chefs worldwide make a living off people’s taste buds. Sadly, most of us are not chefs. Vino Pair, in Parkville, Mo. has created a business to…

My name is Rachel and I have Advanced Dinner Party Delusion Syndrome

I have a confession--I have advanced dinner party delusion syndrome. ADPDS affects many in my age group, especially those that have cable and have watched anything on the Cooking Channel. ADPDS is when you have unrealistic expectations for what your home kitchen can accommodate and how many people are truly comfortable in your house. I have always loved entertaining. I…

Luigi’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar

If you haven't noticed, the quaint downtown areas of the heart of America have been struggling lately. Big box stores, chain restaurants and suburbs have been the death knell for Main Street USA. Luckily, downtown Liberty seems to be escaping that fate and, after a bit of turnover, has a great lineup of boutiques and restaurants to choose from. Luigi's…

Linden Baptist Church’s Reindeer Games

Linden Baptist Church welcomed parents and children in the Northland area on December 12. The day included lunch, games, and a free shopping area for kids as well as photos with Santa Claus himself!

Shoal Creek Living History Museum’s 
Visit from St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas dropped in on the Shoal Creek Living History Museum on December 5. Guests mingled with actors in period dress, mailed letters to Santa and celebrated St. Lucia Day. Boy Scouts led tours of the grounds.