Apparently there is a great debate waging across the states that I was unaware of until recently, and that is whether chili should have beans or not. Growing up on my mom's chili (*recipe below*) all my life, I honestly never knew there were so many different types of chili, and that it could be... Continue Reading →
Happy Galentine’s Day!
Because Valentine's Day is meh. Actually its origins are kind of dark, which is about the only thing that makes it even remotely interesting. So instead of celebrating the martyr of some dude(s) named Valentine, or the ritualistic sacrificing of animals and whipping of women in ancient Rome, gather your girls and go all out... Continue Reading →
National Pizza Day – A Guide to All the Great Pies in Kansas City’s Crossroads Arts District
As a resident of the Crossroads Arts District in downtown Kansas City, there is no shortage of good pizza near me. And so, in honor of National Pizza Day, I would like to give a little tour of five of my favorite neighborhood spots (in no particular order). Papa Keno's New Kid on the Block... Continue Reading →
Crepe Day – Brunch at Chez Elle in Kansas City’s Westside
I don't consider myself to be much of a crepe connoisseur. I only remember having crepes one other time in my life when I 'made' them myself, but it didn't really count because I just bought the pre-made crepe pastry stuff from the grocery store. So, I decided to venture out and try some from... Continue Reading →