• Farmers-Market-Prices
    Market made: The Columbia Farmers’ Market
  • Sleater-Kinney
    Five songs to know before Sleater-Kinney’s show at The Blue Note
  • Photo by Aditi Shrikant
    A conversation with Traci Payne
  • The staff at Flat Branch Pub and Brewing scramble to serve the lunch rush, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2014. Photo by Jillian Vondy/ Columbia Missourian
    Downtown bistros dish up summer salads
  • Photo by Tim Tai/Missourian
    Meet the mushroom maker: Missouri Valley Mushrooms
  • Flexy has shared the stage with artists such as G-Eazy, Hoodie Allen and Aaron Carter. Photo by J Scot
    Flexy the Artist returns to Columbia
  • Corby Roberts specializes in commercial kitchen sharpening, but he also sharpens knives for individuals at the farmers market. 
Photo by Tim Tai/ Missourian
    A cut above: Blade Runner Sharpening

News & Insight

Sure, you can get Chipotle to your door. But it'll cost the same as ordering two steak burritos, with guacamole, with a drink and a tip for dine-in. You do the math. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.

Stop wasting your money on Chipotle delivery

Food delivery start-up Postmates will deliver Chipotle to your door, for a very pretty penny. Don't waste your bread on overpriced burritos, spend it on something awesome. Like a megaphone


Flagging down Missouri’s bee decline

An MU professor helps beekeepers and farmers work together

Meet the mushroom maker: Missouri Valley Mushrooms

Missouri Valley Mushrooms introduces gourmet ’shrooms to Columbia

Raw deals

From Gouda to cheddar, Golden L Creamery milks Columbia's dairy industry for all it's worth.

A cut above: Blade Runner Sharpening

Blade Runner Sharpening LLC can make any knife slice like new

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Food & Drink

Ingredients preserved and grown locally, such as pickled radishes and redbuds, feature in The Wine Cellar’s Alaskan halibut salad. Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Columbia Missourian

Eat This: Alaskan Halibut, Radishes and Redbuds

The Wine Cellar & Bistro's dish emphasizes spring ingredients

Photo by Alex Indigo/Flickr

Celebrate the Stanley Cup Playoffs with these two Canadian recipes

If you can't beat them (in hockey), join them (in food)

Downtown bistros dish up summer salads

These colorful, inventive salads produce fresh flavors

A woodland baker: Mulberry Grill and Bakery

Hungry patrons travel by foot or wheels for Mulberry Grill and Bakery's homemade goods

Camp Salsa heats up this summer

Students will use fresh produce grown outside Lucky’s to make signature salsa creations  

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Waka Flocka Flame announces presidential campaign

The rapper and apparent candidate will perform at The Blue Note on Tuesday

(Sleater-Kinney performing  to a sold-out Blue Note. The band's set stretched nearly two hours and 20-plus songs.)

Sleater-Kinney sets The Blue Note ablaze

The quintessential modern-punk trio's guitar pyrotechnics and anvil drums ensured the night wasn't about sappy reunions

Five songs to know before Sleater-Kinney’s show at The Blue Note

The pioneering riot grrrl group is back with the No Cities to Love Tour, which stops in Columbia on Saturday

Everything to know about the One Direction split

The heart-throbbing British band has lost a member, but they are not worse off because of it

Q&A with Gregory Alan Isakov

Iron and Wine's folksy opener talks live performance and a new record

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Movie Reviews

Photo Courtesy of Associated Press

Age of Adaline


Photo Courtesy of New Regency Pictures

True Story


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Eat This

Amber Garrett/Columbia Missourian

The new signature DoubleTree Hotel cookie cocktail on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at The Roof.

Drink This: Doubletree Cookie Cocktail

The Roof's delectable new concoction

“I wanted to have Southern dishes that make you sit back and say, ‘Wow!’ Kim Perry says. Perry and her son, Alan, take pride in the diverse menu. Photo by Tim Nwachukwu

Frog legs hop into Columbia at Ms. Kim’s Fish & Chicken Shack

Columbia’s latest Southern cooking addition includes fried frog goodness

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