From savory cooks to bartenders to pastry chefs, these talented individuals are pushing boundaries either in kitchens of their own or under the direction of some of the region’s best chefs. Meet this year’s roster of rising stars in Columbia, Missouri.

A longtime favorite returned to town, two popular restaurateurs debuted new concepts and a beloved food truck put down roots. These are the can’t-miss spots that have opened in Columbia, Missouri, from December 2017 to October 2018.

Whether you’re a foodie’s secret Santa or you’re just treating yourself this holiday season, there are plenty of delicious gifts to shop for this holiday season. The best part? You don’t have to travel far or have these goodies shipped to you – these tasty treats are all local to Columbia an…

This easy bourbon chai tea is the perfect cozy sip for celebrating with friends and family around a fire.