Salt + Smoke: St. Louis, Missouri

Even before arriving in St. Louis, I knew I needed to check out the St. Louis-style barbeque. I started inquiring on the plane about the best place. Then I asked the bellman at the hotel. The recurring name was Salt + Smoke. From a couple of blocks away, I could tell I was almost there,…

The Trophy Room at Old Kinderhook in Lake of the Ozarks

Your reward when you dine at the Trophy Room at the Old Kinderhook Resort starts when you enter the property. At the heart of this 700-acre resort in the rolling hills of Lake of the Ozarks, the Trophy Room Restaurant has been serving up outstanding food and drink to visitors in Mid-Missouri for years. The…

Gamlin Whiskey House in St. Louis, Missouri

With over 300 whiskeys in the Gamlin Whiskey House collection, you’re sure to find something to pair perfectly with your meal. Location: Gamlin Whiskey House located at 236 North Euclid Avenue in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. Menu: The menu at Gamlin Whiskey House is a traditional steakhouse menu with an…

The Metropolitan Farmer, Springfield, Missouri

The Metropolitan Farmer and Chef Wes Johnson are inextricably entwined. When you chat with Chef, his passion for food and locally sourced products oozes from him. He is a true locavore, seeking out local or regional products. With one of Springfield’s three farmer’s markets next door to The Metropolitan Farmer, Chef Wes has developed a…