Harry Katz

Missouri grows some of the best varieties of this annual favorite. When homegrown tomatoes are picked at the peak of their ripeness and prepared with top-quality ingredients, they will be the hit of any summer get-together or dinner party. more

Jul 28, 2017 2:23 PM Flavor


Harry Katz

Normally it would take years to track down and taste 150 varieties of tomatoes and 75 types of peppers. At the Tomato Festival in Columbia on September 7, it might take you an afternoon. more

Jul 27, 2017 4:24 PM Flavor


Courtesy Bayou Bar & Grill

Feast on authentic Louisiana and Cajun cuisine at the Bayou Bar & Grill while tapping to lively zydeco music. more

Jul 21, 2017 1:49 PM Flavor


Courtesy Rays of Kelso

A second-generation revival is the driving force behind a prime fine-dining choice in southeast Missouri. more

Jul 20, 2017 6:01 PM Flavor


Sarah Hackman

Colorful macaroons in a neat row, stool seating along the storefront window to watch passersby, and the aroma of buttery pastries make Nathaniel Reid Bakery the spitting image of a Parisian pastry shop. more

Jul 18, 2017 1:49 PM Flavor

Breakfast of Champions

Kirkpatrick's Pancakes

Cake for breakfast? That's ridiculous ... unless you're talking about pancakes—the time-honored American tradition of eating sugar for breakfast. Try these recipes today.

Become An Amateur Sommelier

Wine competition

Brenda Tailwind

Do want to sound sophisticated and cultured? Do want to take pride in Missouri? Learn about our state's rich winemaking history, and impress people with you wine smarts.

Stone Hill Winery