The Best Vegetarian BBQ in Kansas City

The Best Vegetarian BBQ in Kansas City

Kansas City has been a BBQ town since the early 1900’s when Henry Perry arrived from Memphis and started smoking meat in a trolley barn near 18th & Vine. The BBQ in KC is characterized by three things: the wide variety of meats (even fish) that are used; the...
Date Night

Date Night

For almost 13 years, Brian and I have tried to keep the weekly ‘date night’ alive and well in our marriage. While it has certainly been easier for us as DINKs (dual-income, no kids), it can be a challenge to remain creative — there have been...
Travel By Food

Travel By Food

Yesterday was Brian’s birthday. In the Beard house, this usually means one thing – dinner out, preferably foody and new (at least to us). Enter, Affäre. This trendy, German tapas restaurant, located in the Crossroads District, was the perfect choice for...
Warming Up Winter

Warming Up Winter

In my last post I blogged about places that are nice to eat at in the winter if you’re in Kansas City. Another place that I love, and mentioned back in October, is Room 39. Brian took me there on Friday night for a belated Valentines’ dinner. The...
Cozying Up

Cozying Up

On the eve of what is rumored to be our first snowstorm of the winter, I was thinking of all the places I like to be when it’s cold outside. I am hoping for a work from home day with Brian tomorrow, especially good because he’ll spoil me with a really good...

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