Share the spirit of Kansas City with loved ones near and far this holiday season. With unique experiences, traditional treats and locally made products you’ll have a gift for everyone under the tree.
When it’s cold outside these Kansas City, KS comfort food dishes will bring the warmth from within.
Pho from Vietnam Café
This classic Vietnamese dish fills a giant bowl with broth, rice noodles and your choice of meat like beef, meatball or chicken. To make the dish completely your own, each dish comes with a place of herbs, lime, sprouts and jalapenos. Vietnam Cafe
Burnt End Chili from Woodyard BBQ
Woodyard’s smoked burnt ends add a heartiness to this twist on a cold-weather staple that
By Rebekah Baughman on November 4, 2019
Oh by gosh, by golly. It’s time for mistletoe and holly, and all the merriment that comes with another holiday season! Whether it’s discovering traditions around the world, creating your own spirited décor, seeing Christmas tree lightings or visiting the big guy himself, Kansas City, Kansas is filled with ways to get you in the festive feeling.
By Natalie Fieleke on October 17, 2019
At a pizza making class at 1889 Pizza Napoletana, old world technique meets eclectic style, and fun and learning mingle like basil and mozzarella on a Margherita pizza.
By Rebekah Baughman on October 11, 2019
October NASCAR races are upon us, meaning thousands will gather in Kansas City, KS for one big, adrenaline inducing, engine roaring weekend. No matter who you’re bringing with you to the Hollywood Casino 400 or any of the NASCAR events happening October 18-20, you can keep the heart-thumping good times happening all throughout the city with these fun things to do 10 minutes or less from Kansas Speedway.
Barbecue and tacos are without a doubt the first types of cuisine outsiders think of first when they hear Kansas City, KS. However it’s a local secret that delicious, piping-hot pizza is never too far from reach. October is National Pizza Month! In Kansas City, KS you’ll find plenty of spots to grab your slice of the pie.
Fall in the Midwest arrives with crisp air, trees transformed into orange, yellow and red wonders, and the lingering smell of bonfire sticking to your sweater. It welcomes in annual events and seasonal activities saved only for this special time of year. If you’re doing fall in the Midwest, you’ll want to make these five ideas your official bucket list for celebrating this autumn’s arrival in Kansas City, KS.
1. Check out some of Kansas City’s favorite festivals
The Kansas City Renaissance
By Mindy Hargesheimer on September 19, 2019
“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.”
A nod to the classic film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, which exemplifies the art of living life to its fullest: Be spontaneous, rebel against your normal routine, and plain and simple, just HAVE FUN! And, what better way to stimulate the senses in Kansas City than by placing yourself in the passenger seat of an authentic NASCAR car as a professional driver reaches speeds of 170mph and sends your heartbeat through the theoretical roof!
Each fall ushers in a new crop of U-pick apples, with memories of time spent wandering orchard rows together and smells of delicious spices simmering on my stove. And I’m again reminded that the very best things in life – time spent with family and simple, delicious food – need not cost a lot of money.
By Rebekah Baughman on September 4, 2019
Let’s be honest, we all love to experience those memories that make us look back and think, “I was so in the moment I forgot to take any photos!” There’s also something satisfying (maybe some of us are more willing to admit it than others) about snapping the perfect fall photo, complete with warm tones, leaves, pumpkins and maybe even a glass of red wine. So if you are in search for that one seasonal backdrop, here’s a few spots in Kansas City KS that will seamlessly flow with your fall aesthetic.