The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released new information on the accidents and arrests that took place during the Fourth of July holiday weekend across the state with a report showing that seventeen people died in traffic crashes this year -- and hundreds were arrested for drunk driving. The h ... More >>
Oh, it's so ON! Matt Gaines of Smithville (between Kansas City and St. Joseph) did not take kindly to the billboard recently erected by 1090 AM, a Catholic radio station in his hometown.
What is it they say about watching laws and sausage get made?Missouri legislators have recently passed or attempted to pass at least a half-dozen state laws or resolutions written nearly word-for-word by a conservative corporate interest, according to an investigation by Progress Missouri. ... More >>
Image via Show Me ProgressIf you haven't heard (which is likely), Friday's rally drew 4,500 to Kiener PlazaCorrection: This post initially stated that the "right-to-work" bill was part of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce's "Fix the Six" campaign. It is not. The Missouri Senate today is deba ... More >>
The James Beard Foundation this morning announced the semifinalists for its annual awards (link PDF). Gerard Craft of Niche, Kevin Nashan of Sidney Street Café and Kevin Willmann of Farmhaus are among the semifinalists in the category "Best Chef: Midwest."In addition, Glenn Bardgett, the wi ... More >>
Sidney Street Café (2000 Sidney Street, 314-771-5777) will host "Operation Charcuterie!", a six-course dinner to benefit Operation Food Search, on Tuesday, September 28. This dinner is the culmination of an event organized by Kevin Nashan, owner and executive chef of Sidney Street Café, to incr ... More >>
What do you do when your bar's no longer permitted to serve alcohol? For two partners behind Manifesto in Kansas City, the answer was easy: You go mobile. Manifesto opened in April of last year to praise and positive press. But in March the restaurant that leased the bar its speakeasy-style space ... More >>
A small shoutout for local favorite Ted Drewes Frozen Custard in the May issue of Bon Appétit magazine. As part of its travel issue, the magazine offers a list of what to buy, what to eat and what to drink in each of the 50 states. A Ted Drewes chocolate concrete is Missouri's "what to drink" selec ... More >>
How long will the current salmonella outbreak last? How about another two years? (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)China considers a tough new food-safety law. (AP)The New York Times visits the acclaimed Smithville, Missouri, restaurant Justus Drugstore.