National Tequila Day

How fitting that National Tequila Day would fall on a Monday. I naturally used this occasion to drag all my friends out to one of my new favorite Mexican spots in KC, Teocalí on Holmes just a mile outside of downtown. We all shared some pitchers of margaritas in celebration, and while the margaritas here... Continue Reading →

National Hot Dog Day

While there was one local hot dog place I was intrigued to try in celebration of this day (Up Dog, I mean come on, the name itself is hilarious) it unfortunately didn't fit into my schedule this week, so I settled for some grilled at home on the good ole electric grill. I did, however,... Continue Reading →

National Ice Cream Day

I spent National Ice Cream Day doing everything you're supposed to do on a perfect July summer Sunday: hanging at the pool, grilling some amazing chicken thighs and topping it off with a sweet treat, all in the company of good friends. And when you're already so comfortable poolside, why leave to go get ice... Continue Reading →

National French Fry Day

As French fries are one of my favorites food groups (i.e. curly, waffle, steak, etc.), I was having trouble choosing a favorite to feature today, so I decided it would be the perfect time to try something new. Based on a friend's recommendation, our group headed up to North Kansas City (which we should really... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Day

I spent Chocolate Day hitting up two of my favorite local chocolatiers in the Crossroads Arts District of downtown Kansas City: Christopher Elbow Chocolates and Bizz & Weezy Confections. My first stop was Christopher Elbow, located on McGee Street. Elbow has been crafting his unique and delicious creations here for many years now, and is... Continue Reading →

National Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day

So far it seems like summer is full of nothing but an array of different ridiculous ice cream days, but hey, you won't hear me complain. And so in honor of National Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day, I continued my rounds of local Kansas City ice cream shops and enthusiastically headed to what sticks out... Continue Reading →

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