The new location in the Shoppes at Stadium shopping center is slated to open in early fall.
The new concept is meant to offer play-and-eat experiences similar to facilities like Topgolf.
The city’s first stand-alone brewery offers more adventurous brews that aren’t readily available in the area.
Chef Lee Gustin is excited to share his fresh, chef-driven menu with the community.
Cambodia native Tola Mam moved the business from Boonville, Missouri, to Columbia last fall.
Boiling is key: It gives the bagels a thick, dark golden-brown crust while still allowing them to rise.
The café employs people with intellectual and developmental differing abilities and other barriers to employment.
As home cooks embrace bread baking, interest in flours made from whole and ancient grains is on the rise.
Although the cottage industry has been on the rise for years, the pandemic has led to a renewed interest in the business model.
We’re saying goodbye and good luck to publisher Cat Neville.
The family-owned coffee shop and roaster is located in an old hat factory.
Along with his two brothers, Davis hopes to teach home cooks skills that they’ll actually use in their kitchens while simultaneously pleasing their palates.
Tara Gallina, co-owner of Winslow's Table and Vicia in the St. Louis area, discusses how customer entitlement negatively impacts the dining experience.
The restaurant offers St. Louis-, New York- and Chicago-style pizzas to its customers.
The indulgent dish starts with the restaurant's from-scratch pepper Jack mac topped with smoked in-house pulled chicken, barbecue sauce and french fried onions.
Its pints are also available at grocery stores and shops across the state.
The pulled pork sandwich combines what D. Rowe's does best: barbecue and sandwiches.
This summer, the popular food truck will launch a brick-and-mortar concept with the same buttery biscuit sandwiches served alongside new dishes and drinks.
The restaurant is a favorite of soldiers stationed at nearby Fort Leonard Wood.
Now called the Boonville Sale Barn Cafe, this is where Spencer created the cheeseburger that Columbia diners know and love.
The winner of the new competition will represent the United States in the prestigious Best Sommelier of the World global competition.
Look for Korean-style pancakes, kimchi jjigae and more.
The self-taught chef fuses Asian flavor, French technique and American comfort foods to create the menus at her Columbia, Missouri, restaurants.
The Certified Beer Server shares his favorite food and beer pairings in town, suggests how you can improve your wine knowledge at home and more.
The owner of Pasta La Fata recently started making more varieties of fresh pasta and selling meal kits – and she doesn’t plan on stopping there.
Swai – a white-fleshed fish with a neutral flavor – is lightly battered, deep fried and then seasoned.
The newest addition to the mid-Missouri restaurant scene offers equally astounding food and drinks in a whimsical setting.
True/False Film Festival 2021 will be an outdoor, communal celebration of resilience and the arts. Running from May 5 through 9, the fest will inhabit the 116-acre Stephens Lake Park for an in-person experience that maintains awareness of current circumstances, meets a need for shared joy and brings world-class nonfiction film, music and visual art to central Missouri.
This weekend, break out of the city and dine somewhere new.
Students who get to enjoy Weir's lunch program learn about where their food comes from and about dishes from different cultures.
Featuring gorgeous designs and nutrient-rich ingredients such as elderberry and turmeric, these chocolate confections are one-of-a-kind.
Charcuterie boards are having a major moment, but you don’t have to look far to stock yours.
Local restaurant professionals reflect on the year that changed everything – and where we go from here.
The Social Room was previously known for its funky speakeasy vibe.
For 15 years, the restaurant served some of the best fried catfish and fried chicken in Columbia, Missouri.
Chef Greg Atkinson will wrap any delicious flavor combination – from shrimp gumbo to a Big Mac – in a tortilla.
Not quite ready to dine in at a restaurant yet but still looking to get out of the house? On a nice Missouri day, these Columbia spots are perfect for patio drinking and dining. Things are changing quickly amid COVID-19 and with fluctuating weather, so check in with your restaurant of choice…
The city’s pioneer microbrewery offers seven beers on tap, wood-fired pizzas and more just two blocks from the old Missouri State Penitentiary.
The new food-focused digital magazine will explore farming, food production, culinary history and cooking across the country.
At a time where social distancing and extra precautions are being encouraged because of the outbreak of coronavirus around the United States, many restaurants are emphasizing their carryout and delivery options or making them available for the first time. But as the state of Missouri reopens…
Stop by for a light lunch at the market or enjoy a fine-dining experience at the bistro – you won’t be disappointed by any of the options here.
The ghost kitchen from Coley's American Bistro offers a bevy of sandwiches with the star being crispy, hand-breaded chicken tenderloin.
Set to open in a few weeks, the new space will offer its signature small-batch light roasts alongside from-scratch baked goods and deliciously light fare.
The gastropub is a local favorite for stylish American dining.
There’s never been a better time to order takeout. Almost every restaurant across the region now offers a form of takeout and delivery, but some are going above and beyond with new dishes – and, in some cases, entirely new menus – designed to taste just as good out of a to-go box as they do …
Look for Italian beef, hot dogs, chicken wings and more.
From blood orange-caramel to coconut-milk chocolate to dark chocolate with macadamia and Hawaiian sea salt, there’s something for everyone.
Also referred to as a delivery-only restaurant, cloud kitchen or virtual brand, the concept is having a major moment as restaurants continue to grapple with COVID-19 restrictions.
From pizza to beef tenderloin to tamales, there's no shortage of great takeout available.
Fans of IPAs, keep an eye out for the release of a new brew named after the reigning bare knuckle fighting champion and Ozarks-native, the Hillbilly Hammer.
If you’re not in the mood for a burrito, owner Maribel Torres also serves up chilaquiles, tacos, sope and more with a smile.
The BL Double-T features thick-cut bacon, field greens, tomatoes and tomato aïoli on wheatberry toast.
This new breakfast and lunch spot will offer twists on comforting deli classics.
Cold nights call for hot, hearty meals – that are maybe even a little spicy – to warm you up from the inside out. If you're looking for something that will stick to your bones, here are some comforting dishes in Columbia that fit the bill.
Pulled pork gets piled on Texas toast with gravy and mashed potatoes for this dish.
While the industry-specific relief of the RESTAURANTS Act was not included, Congress did not forget restaurants entirely.
Fulton Café takes a classic café menu and adds Cuban dishes with big flavors.
These Missouri-based coffee roasters offer carefully roasted beans.
As one tumultuous year comes to a close and a new one begins, we’re celebrating those paving the way to a brighter future in our region’s restaurant industry. From the farm to the kitchen to the front of house, these individuals deserve the spotlight not only for their talent, grit and deter…
Across our region, these chefs, bartenders, farmers and more are making names for themselves.
Look for fried wings, chicken and waffles and rib sandwiches.