Tag Archives: coffee

Missouri Eats: Goat Hill Coffee & Soda

When snow-cone shop Little Freshie closed earlier this summer on the Westside of Kansas City, it was hard to believe there could be another shop quite as cute to follow. Luckily, Goat Hill Coffee & Soda snapped up the ready-made space, filling the neighborhood’s need for great coffee, handcrafted sodas and snow cones made with Little Freshie syrups. Tanner Stevens …

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Missouri Eats: Ugly Mugg

Ugly Mugg is downtown Columbia, Missouri’s latest coffee option, but with a twist: alcohol. “We tried to make sure we had a different niche than other coffee shops in town,” says owner Jenny Thompson. Ugly Mugg offers a variety of hot and cold coffee and spirit concoctions. Thompson says the Northern Irishman, nitrogen-infused cold-brew coffee with a house blend of …

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That First Sikeston Rodeo Experience

My husband and I are the proud grandparents of a 4-year-old.  She lives in a Missouri metroarea, and like many grandparents, we want her to experience the natural beauty and diversity found throughout Missouri.  Each year we plan a special trip showcasing a unique “Missouri” experience.  Last year we attended the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo and participated in their Rodeo …

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A Weekend Getaway in Kansas City

If you find yourself looking for a fun getaway this summer, consider spending a weekend in Kansas City. Friday Evening:  After you’ve settled into your hotel, head out to Kauffman Stadium to catch a Kansas City Royals game. The best thing about Friday games in the summer? Fireworks! Watch fireworks light up the sky from your seat at The K …

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Missouri Eats: Doughnut Lounge

Thanks in part to a successful Kickstarter campaign, Jake Randall has had people waiting in line morning, noon and night since he opened Doughnut Lounge in Kansas City’s Westport neighborhood this December. You can expect to find classics like glazed or double-chocolate alongside signatures such as a sheep’s milk cheese-filled Bismarck donut with a basil-root beer glaze. As creative as …

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Your Guide to Missouri Coffee Roasters

Coffee; the elixir of life, the start to every morning, the pick me up that you just couldn’t make it through the day without. To most people, coffee is not only a beverage, but an excitement that gives a feeling of energy to be harnessed from its liquid goodness. Coffee is, in and of itself, an experience. There is no denying that …

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Missouri Coffee Roasters: Brick and Mortar Coffee in Springfield

Brick & Mortar focuses on the art of coffee. They believe in the foundation of what it takes to roast a great batch and craft a great cup of coffee. The team at Brick & Mortar helps build relationships in the community by sharing the knowledge and tools it takes to enjoy great coffee in your own shop or at …

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Missouri Coffee Roasters: Fretboard Coffee in Columbia

At Fretboard Coffee it is all about the beans. Not many coffee roasters can say all of their beans are fair-trade certified, at Fretboard all batches are original and hand-crafted from the best coffee “berries” around the world. Dave Elman began his business in Brooklyn, NY, inspired by what he loves most, “rockin’ and roastin.” By the time he moved …

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Missouri Coffee Roaters: Sump Coffee in St. Louis

Scott Carey at Sump Coffee is a trailblazer in the coffee industry. Focusing on the purity of the cup, Sump has mastered the roasting process, creating the purest brew. Along with the roasts, Scott displays the most in-season beans available and makes sure his customers know exactly what they are getting and where it is from. Scott holds a masters …

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Missouri Coffee Roasters: Parengo Coffee in Sikeston

Colby Williams, owner and roaster at Parengo Coffee, is a jack of all trades in the Sikeston area. Not only does he roast the regions best coffee, but is he also key player in the community. At the roasterie and café, customers are able to “pay-it-forward” by purchasing a specific or general cup of coffee for a local townsperson in …

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