Missouri Eats: Webster House

Webster House_0078 (2)

A restored schoolhouse might not scream fine Southern cuisine, but that’s what you’ll find at Webster House. Executive chef Matt Arnold developed the menu from his time spent living and cooking in North Carolina. Arnold’s interest in Southern cuisine inspired some of the most popular menu items, made with locally sourced ingredients. Diners can find his favorites made-to-order on Webster …

Read More »

Missouri Eats: Kate’s Coffee

Kates Coffee-3

Just a few minutes from the Katy Trail, in the heart of the lush Augusta, Missouri, wine region, sits Kate’s Coffee. The coffee shop and café is located inside a cozy home built in 1905 and is one of several retail shops on the grounds of Oaks Crossing, a conference and event center owned by Randal and Marjorie Oaks. The …

Read More »

Show-Me Pie: the Pies You Should be Bringing to Thanksgiving Dinner

Peggy Jean's Pies comp

Each year, the arrival of fall kicks off baking season in the Show-Me State. The term “as American as apple pie” is not to be taken lightly. The crisp, flaky, golden-brown crust filled with warm, fresh filling combined with the perfect blend of spices and fresh fruit is a blissful fall tradition.  From Grandma’s traditional cherry pie to that original …

Read More »

4 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Branson


Holiday cheer and new traditions await you in Branson this holiday season. Branson’s Most Wonderful Time of Year Parade, the first Christmas parade of the season, happens along the Branson Landing Promenade on November 14 to honor Mr. Christmas himself, the late Andy Williams. Formerly known as the Parade of Stars, the Most Wonderful Time of Year Parade features several …

Read More »

Wandering in Wonder in Missouri


If there is such a thing as the “wanderlust gene,” I probably have it. Although the science isn’t settled, researchers have discovered a gene variant that is linked to a person’s willingness to explore new places, try novel foods, take risks and indulge curiosity. Carried by approximately 20 percent of all humans, it’s called DRD4-7R and helps control dopamine, a …

Read More »

Missouri Eats: The BBQ Saloon

BBQ Saloon-9628

Barbecue and whiskey are everywhere right now, with chefs and restaurateurs pairing the two inherently smoky items together in restaurant concepts across the region. One such recent addition to the St. Louis food-and drink scene is The BBQ Saloon, located in the space formerly occupied by The Majestic Restaurant & Bar at Euclid and Laclede avenues in the Central West …

Read More »

Explore Sea and Space in Bonne Terre

The Space Museum-4

Bonne Terre, an hour south of St. Louis, is the perfect town to curb your curiosity for sea and space. I know you’re probably thinking what I was thinking, “How can this tiny Missouri town provide any insight on sea OR space?” You would be pleasantly surprised, just as I was. Are you an experienced diver? Maybe you’re looking to …

Read More »

Missouri Eats: The Standard Pour

Standard Pour_1123

David Sederholm makes his living managing the financial portfolios of others by day and is enjoying being hands-on with his own investment at night as the owner of The Standard Pour, a new watering hole located in Kansas City’s West Plaza. The neighborhood gastropub opened this summer in the former Boozefish Wine Bar location on Westport Road. The space has …

Read More »

Fall Escapes: Cape Girardeau and Sikeston

Minglewood Brewery-2

It’s fall – that means it’s roadtrip time! Cape Girardeau and Sikeston are the perfect fall escapes. About a two hour drive from St. Louis and two and a half  hours from Memphis, Cape and Sikeston are just thirty minutes from each other and have big fun without the big crowds. Movie buffs will love Cape Girardeau for the Gone Girl driving …

Read More »

Gone Girl Driving Tour in Cape Girardeau

The Bar

How would you like to visit the very same locations that Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Tyler Perry and Neil Patrick Harris helped make famous in the film “Gone Girl.” Cape Girardeau served as the fictional town of North Carthage in “Gone Girl,” which was directed by David Fincher and adapted by Gillian Flynn from her novel. The “Gone Girl” driving …

Read More »