As farmer’s market season hits its summer stride, fresh from the farm ingredients often take center stage. But Missouri is also home to many wild ingredients, which are highly sought after by area chefs, and in many cases next to impossible to cultivate.
In the first of a new series called Sound Bites, created in partnership with Sauce Magazine, producer Libby Franklin goes into the woods with forager Ryan Maher, owner of Missouri Wild Edibles.
St. Louis' Joe Marrocco of Kaldi's Coffee is already a champion barista. As the top scorer in the South Central regional competition earlier this month, Marrocco heads to the United States Barista Championships this weekend as a man to beat. Nationals are underway in Houston, where competitors are judged on a number of factors, including taste, technical skills, and presentation. We caught up with Marrocco during a recent practice session.
On January 18, 2011, the very last batches of Kodachrome film were processed at Dwayne's Photo Lab in Parsons, Kansas. Webster University students and faculty were there to witness that last run, which included 100 rolls of their own.