Tag Archives: Jennifer Janesko

Jennifer: Ready For S’more Art? Q&A with Kurt Flecksing

If this bad economy can result in anything good, it’s creative business thinking.

In fact, competing for the dollars and attention of consumers takes a lot of thinking outside of the box. Continue reading

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Jennifer: Childhood Comforts Nothing to Sniff At

Last week, a summer cold left me blindsided and without taste buds, yet still hungry.

I immediately wanted soup, even with the soaring temperatures. It made me think about how we all seem to seek out what is most comforting, usually something from our childhood, when we were the most vulnerable. Continue reading

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Jennifer: The Kansas City Life, Pandolfi’s, Los Corrals, Boozefish, Grinders, the American

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Jennifer: Weiner, Weiner, Chicken Dinner! Going for the Gold at Grunauer

On an Eastern European vacation, I was fortunate enough to find an extra day to make a stop in Austria.

Of all the places I encountered over those two weeks, Austria stole my heart. Continue reading

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Jennifer: Shake your Moscow Maker

I’ve been out of college a while and so have most of my friends. Although I look back on those days with fondness, I think there should be some benefits to growing older and that includes parties where you don’t have to rummage through a cooler to find the last Bud Light. Continue reading

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Jennifer: Hand to Farm and Farm to Hand

The City Market is near and dear to my heart…

It may have started back in the day when my parents would take a special weekend trip down to Planters. Continue reading

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Jennifer: Fresh Faces For A Stale Summer

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We’re in the heat of summer here in KC. Continue reading

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Jennifer: Westport Cafe & Bar, Il Est Chic!

I did something rarely done in Westport…

I pulled right up to my destination and parked in front of the door at 8:00 pm on a Friday night.

The last time I was in Westport I circled the block numerous times just to pick up a carry out order from Thai Place. Continue reading

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Jennifer: Is it the humidity or is it me? Weak Food Week

I’m not sure what was going on this weekend, but every meal I ordered included some form of disappointment.

Was I irritable from the heat, or just under a stroke of bad luck?

Sonic– Friday, I am already irritated by this bizzaro “no pepper” thing that I am uncovering at Sonic’s around town. Continue reading

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Jennifer: Fire & Ice, Where to Cool Down When the Heat’s on

Fire & Ice

As predicted, we missed much of spring in Kansas City. Instead, we went straight to hot and humid. Continue reading

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Jennifer: The Bloch Blog, Counselor/Connoisseur

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Jennifer: Love Bites – Kiki’s Bon Ton, Antoine’s, Mrs. Peters & New World Bistro

How cruel life can be…

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Jennifer: Ever Try Shatto in the Eye?

The Shatto Farm tour has been on my list of Continue reading

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Jennifer: And tonight I recommend the Snicker Bar Paired with an Exceptional 2%

We are all familiar with the endless chatter regarding wine pairings…

But what if you are not drinking wine? Continue reading

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Jennifer: Jenny Vergara, a Foodie, Made

We may be Midwesterners, but we are a city with some seriously passionate people…

In particular, some serious food-loving people. Continue reading

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Jennifer: Extra Virgin Unleashes ‘Warm Delicate Gift’ Bundle

As I said last week, KC is teeming with food events this spring…

If only we could harvest this kind of delicious action all year long. Continue reading

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Jennifer: FULL PLATE – Eating Out for Good Causes

Sure, your schedule is already packed with annual spring charity events, retail openings and outdoor activities…

But today we are going to talk strictly about food-loving, culinary-based spring events. Continue reading

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Jennifer: Spring is Sprung!

Spring not only brings out the people, but it jump starts area businesses who want to bask in the warmth and dollars that are not so prevalent in those chillier months. Check out the hustle and bustle of KC food and drink below.

River Market is all pins and needles waiting for the restaurant version of the popular Pieroguys Pierogies that currently sells in stores like Cosentino’s Market. Continue reading

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Jennifer: Smash and Grab at Smashburger

There are two ways I enjoy a burger…

The first is the dash through the drive-thru when a serious beef craving hits and I want to enjoy the messy greasiness in private. Continue reading

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Jennifer: Feeling ‘Crabby’ on a Cold & Rainy Night at Jardine’s

Cold rainy nights call for someplace cozy to settle in and be entertained.

I have been to Jardine’s before, but never made a reservation for dinner. Continue reading

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