Amanda Long

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Nourish Café & Market: Love, Gratitude, and the Pursuit of Hummus

“Nourish Café & Market is a really unique thing for Columbia,” says Kalle. “Our goal…


Elevating Tradition at Casa Maria’s Mexican Cantina

Quicklybecoming known for its authentic yet modern cuisine, colorful array of cocktails, and eye-catching interior,…


Paws-itively Delicious

How it Began When Kyle Schlosser found himself unemployed during the 2009 recession, he and…


Booches the Legacy that Lives On

The universal and inevitable response to the question “What’s Booches?” is always accompanied by a…


Bringing Joy with Kona Ice

The Beginning In 2013, Cathy and Chris Cook were scouting downtown Columbia for the perfect…

A Tiny Kitchen With Big Flavor

Pizza Tree A Columbia native since 1999, John Gilbreth gained experience in a variety of…

Busy Bee

From Culinary to Apiary: How Jacques Laboile transitioned from chef to beekeeper and owner of Bonne Femme Honey Farm.

Expert Tips for Healthy Dining Out

Eating at a restaurant is one of life’s great pleasures, and Columbia has a diverse…

A Columbia Tradition

If the mere mention of its signature dishes — tortellini with peas and prosciutto, pasta…

Giving Rural Missouri a Voice

Roger Allison feeds his cows on a rural Missouri farm

South Florida style meal

A Family Affair

On occasion, when meeting someone for the first time, there is an immediate level of…

The Art of Foraging

The thrill of eating something you procured with your own hands can give you an appetite for learning more about all the abundance nature has to offer.