New breweries continue to open across the region, but that's not the only news to shake up the beer scene this year. From local malt, yeast strains and foeders to second locations and collaboration brews, these are the biggest, sudsiest stories of the year.

In our seventh-annual Feast 50 issue, we’re highlighting more than 400 winners and runners-up across 50 categories in the Feast 50 Awards, as voted by you in our readers’ choice poll.

‘Tis the season to lounge and dine al fresco. In the cozy town of Columbia, Missouri, tons of wonderful outdoor eateries and bars can be found around downtown and other areas of city. Settle up on one of these patios and enjoy a nice evening with friends and family.

Every year in our annual Tastemakers issue, we say that there’s never been as much creativity or energy in the local restaurant scene as there is right now – and every year it’s true. That’s because the volume of talent and innovation we see year after year only continues to grow and flourish.

Every year in our annual Tastemakers issue, we say that there’s never been as much creativity or energy in the local restaurant scene as there is right now – and every year it’s true. That’s because the volume of talent and innovation we see year after year only continues to grow and flouris…

The craft-beer industry in our region is growing bigger and stronger every day. New breweries are opening with increasing frequency, while well-established ones, both big and small, are expanding production and distribution at home and across the country.

The craft-beer industry in our region is growing bigger and stronger every day. New breweries are opening with increasing frequency, while well-established ones, both big and small, are expanding production and distribution at home and across the country.

Time to pop bottles and clink drinks: This month, we’re celebrating the winners of the 2017 Feast 50 Awards! The August issue, which also marks Feast’s seventh anniversary, is our annual hat tip to the men and women who are defining the flavor of our region.

On Sat., July 1, baristas from around Columbia faced off at Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. for the annual Latte Art Hoedown & Throwdown. Baristas from Lakota Coffee, Fretboard Coffee, Shortwave Coffee and Kaldi's competed to win bragging rights, cash prizes and donated goodies from Barista …

Exploring Missouri wine country is a cinch on the Katy Trail, a 240-mile state park that reaches across most of the state. It’s built on the former corridor of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) Railroad – hence the name. Thanks to Missouri’s German immigrant communities, this section was also …

Missouri wines are made mostly of French-American hybrids – crosses between European Vitis vinifera grapevines and native American grapevines. Outside of the East Coast and the Midwest, grapes such as Chardonel and Traminette are rarely used for wine production, and therefore don’t have the …

The craft-beer movement has been brewing in our region for decades, and yet in just the past five years, we’ve seen an incredible uptick in the number of breweries.

Beer fans face an abundance of options when it comes to year-round, seasonal, collaboration and limited-release brews. Two local beer experts shared their favorite beers released from October 2015 to October 2016: Justin Phelps, a Certified Cicerone® who writes the Saint Brewis beer blog, an…