Posts tagged "local dining"
The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining

The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining

The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining Neighborhood gathering spot gets intimate with the outside By Rhiannon Ross A middle-aged man in blue jeans and a white ball cap stands next to a parking sign, dragging on the last of a cigarette. Near his feet, a plastic bucket filled nearly to the brim with water,...
Vintage Dining: Happy Gills Cafe & Hangout

Vintage Dining: Happy Gills Cafe & Hangout

Happy Gills Cafe & Hangout Experiencing the simple joy of ‘Kitchen sitting’ Words: Rhiannon Ross From the solo perch of the high chair as a youngin, we grow and descend to the lowlands of the communal kitchen table. Sounds play on the memory during that transition, including the scrape of kitchen chair legs scooching across...
Vintage Dining: Henry's Tea Room

Vintage Dining: Henry’s Tea Room

Henry’s Tea Room The magic of yesteryear at Henry’s Tearoom Words: Rhiannon Ross When I was five years old, I’d skip around the perimeter of my Grandma Nora’s tiny house in southwest Missouri, bellowing: I’m late, I’m late for A very important date. No time to say hello, good-bye, I’m late, I’m late, I’m late....
Vintage Dining: Brown & Loe

Vintage Dining: Brown & Loe

Brown & Loe A new spot serves up classic comfort food in the River Market district Words: Kirsten Hudson It’s Friday night. The bell of the new Kansas City streetcar chimes as it whirs by the entrance to City Market. Tomorrow, the market will come to life as people flock in from all over the metro to buy fruits and veggies, sample...