SCAA Welcomes 2015 Board President Tracy Allen

Aug. 1, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Tara Smith for SCAA Phone: (562) 624-4100 Email: tsmith@scaa.org SCAA Welcomes 2015 Board President Tracy Allen SEATTLE, Santa Ana, Calif. (April 21, 2015) The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), a non-profit trade organization and world leader in coffee knowledge development, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Allen, CEO of Brewed Behavior, as the ...

The Gin & Tonic Project - 17 Recipes from La Bodega

July 30, 2015

Are you a Pompelo, Pimienta or Pepino? La Bodega’s G&T Project Puts a Twist on the Classic Gin and Tonic There are certain things you can expect when you travel to Spain, one of those is to find their national drink, the gin-tonic, everywhere. Having started in northern Spain, the gin and tonic has spread becoming the national drink and ...

Next Neighbor’s Place Potluck set for Aug. 25 at Roeland Park Community Center

July 29, 2015

The next Neighbor’s Place Potluck dinner at the Roeland Park Community Center will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 25. These events are presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District and offer an opportunity for the community to get together and enjoy a night to socialize and dine together. There is no cost for ...

Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run 2015

July 27, 2015

Alexis Rewalt invites you to join us on Saturday, September 26th of 2015, at Shelter #8 in Shawnee Mission Park, for the Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run 2015. Proceeds of this event will benefit the Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center. This is the Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run event to benefit, and draw ...

KC Kosher BBQ Heating Up

July 21, 2015

For Immediate Release KC Kosher BBQ Festival Heating Up Overland Park, KS, July 21st, 2015 • Fabulous food and fun Slabs of beef ribs, saucy burnt ends, juicy smoked chicken, and award winning pit smoked beans can all be found at the Fourth Annual KC Kosher BBQ Festival on Sunday, August 16, 2015. This free and open to the public ...

Bastille Day celebrated with Bubbles Around the World event at Chaz on the Plaza

July 1, 2015

July 1, 2015 – Kansas City, MO – The culinary team at Chaz on the Plaza presents a tasting of sparkling wines from the world's most noted appellations Tuesday, July 14 from 5 – 7 pm. The event includes the tasting, a full glass of participant’s favorite sparkling wine or Champagne, caviar and artisan cheeses. In addition, A La Mode ...

Food Equality Initiative is Chosen as Whole Foods Market’s Community Giving Day Recipient

June 9, 2015

Amy Goode FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 06/09/15 Food Equality Initiative, Inc. 785-766-5874 foodequalityinitiative@gmail.com Food Equality Initiative is Chosen as Whole Foods Market's Community Giving Day Recipient Overland Park, KS- Food Equality Initiative, Inc. (FEI), a Kansas non-profit that works for low-income people with Celiac disease and food allergies, has been chosen as the June recipient of Whole Foods Market's Community Giving ...

Rebecca Creek Distillery Takes Craft Spirits to Kansas

June 9, 2015

KANSAS (June 9, 2015) – This month, Kansas will see a new face on its whiskey and vodka shelves. Rebecca Creek Distillery and Standard Beverage Corporation are supplying Kansans with the taste of Texas. Rebecca Creek Distillery spirits will be found in various cities throughout the state including Manhattan, Wichita and Kansas City. Rebecca Creek Whiskey – The whiskey boasts ...

Next Neighbor’s Place Potluck set for June 30 at Roeland Park Community Center

June 4, 2015

Neighbor’s Place Potluck dinners at the Roeland Park Community Center are now offered monthly, with the next one taking place on Tuesday, June 30. Each month, the community can get together and enjoy a night to socialize and dine together presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. There is no cost for these ...

Michael Smith Restaurant Celebrates Eight Year Anniversary With Memorable Wine Dinner

June 3, 2015

Chef Michael and Nancy Smith are pleased to announce an anniversary wine dinner. "Eight years in the Crossroads Art District," says Chef Smith. "We've enjoyed every minute. The community of restaurateurs, gallery owners and the people that come here, make this one of the best neighborhoods in the city." On July 12th at 6:30PM Michael Smith will host his eighth ...

Selfie Contest (Concurso Autofotito) Has Patrons Snapping and Posting at Tortilla Ranch

June 3, 2015

The very first 'selfie' was captured in 1839 when Robert Cornelius jumped in front of his own daguerreotype and waited about 30 seconds for the image to burn into the plate. But if Bob was around today, he'd be snapping selfies (autofotito in Spanish) at Tortilla Ranch Mexican Grill in Overland Park. Tortilla Ranch is awarding $25 gift cards to ...


June 2, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Neher June 1, 2015 913-599-5539 Megan@mnpr.biz PARISI CAFE INTRODUCES COFFEE SODA Seasonal menu features a long list of summer baked items and new twist on coffee KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When Kate Blackman, Parisi's director of menu development, added a little carbonation to one of their favorite single-origin brews, the marriage of the fizz ...


June 2, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Neher June 1, 2015 913-599-5539 Megan@mnpr.biz CRAZY GOOD EATS PARTNERS WITH LOCAL CHARITY FOR GRAND OPENING BENEFIT Guests are invited to celebrate the new restaurant, support a local charity, and participate in festivities OLATHE, Kan. – Crazy Good Eats, on the southeast corner of 151st Street and Mur-Len Road in Olathe, Kansas, will celebrate ...

50 Plus plans new social outing to Prairiefire on June 16

May 21, 2015

Participants can discover one of the area's newest shopping, dining, and entertainment districts during a new mid-June social outing being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Prairiefire Lunch and Chocolates or Gelato is the name of this program. Participants will have lunch at the Paradise Diner, and then get about 30 minutes ...

Mario Galan, Executive Chef from Avenues Bistro to Participate in Taste of KC

May 21, 2015

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Yolanda Bordallo Marketing Manager yo@makedigitalgroup.com (816) 929-0711 Mario Galan, Executive Chef from Avenues Bistro to Participate in Taste of KC KANSAS CITY, Mo.? Executive Chef, Mario Galan, from Avenues Bistro in Brookside will be battling for the Gold Fork on Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Live Block ...

Chefs battle under a bridge to benefit kids!

May 12, 2015

Cook For Courage is a culinary collaboration for a Kansas City cause. Six local Kansas City chefs will enter into a friendly rivalry for one night on the 12th St. Bridge in the Historic West Bottoms. When: May 31 Where: 12th Street Bridge Who: Catch Colby Garrelts of Bluestem and Rye; Howard Hanna of The Rieger Hotel Grill and Exchange ...

The Best of Napa Valley Comes To Michael Smith May 12th

May 6, 2015

Save The Date - The Chappellet in May wine dinner comes to Michael Smith restaurant in the crossroads art district on May 12th at 6:30pm. Wines of the Chappellet Vineyards will be paired with a menu from James Beard Award winning chef Michael Smith at his restaurant at 1900 Main street, KCMO and is not to be missed by the ...

Local Kentucky Derby party benefits the LLS!

April 30, 2015

Big hats, bowties and a bunch of bourbon-inspired food & drink! Bet on Louie’s Wine Dive to have the best watch party for the 141st Running of the Roses. We are teaming up with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” and lucky for you…the Good ‘ol Southern Party will roll for four hours! We ...

New Foodie Fridays program for 50 Plus begins May 15

April 22, 2015

Try a new restaurant with a fun and active group during a new program being offered this spring and summer by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Foodie Fridays is the name of this program, which offers participants a chance to visit a different restaurant on the second or third Friday of each month. ...

Winnetonka High School 40th Class Reunion

April 21, 2015

Graduates from the class of 1975 The Griffin was chosen because in mythological history it represented intelligence and strength. It portrays the combined features of a being with the head, talons, and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. The colors cardinal red and gold were the colors of choice. The Class of 1973 had spoken...they were ...

Wine Tasting Jazz Dinner at Stanford’s Comedy Club

April 21, 2015

For immediate release: Media contact: Rachel Raile 913-400-7500 stanfordscomedyclub@gmail.com Somerset Ridge Winery and Stanford and Son’s Comedy Club & Restaurant offer an evening of wine tasting, fine gourmet dining and live jazz music. Cocktail hour of wine tasting hosted by wine expert Cindy Reynold’s and staff Five course gourmet meal created especially for the evening by Chef John Scott. Live ...

Professional Women’s Group Lands In Lawrence, Kansas; Partners With Popular Venue

April 12, 2015

For Immediate Release: April 12, 2015 Contact: Laura Wynn LJ Holding Co Inc (913) 396-3494 Laura@LauraWynn.com Linking Women Networking Organization Launches First Local Chapter in Partnership with The Oread Hotel Lawrence, Kansas: Linking Women Networking Organization, a national membership group connecting professional women, has added a chapter designed to engage and expand businesses operating in the Lawrence, Eudora, Topeka and ...

Winslow’s BBQ Adds Live Music On The Patio To Friday Nights

April 9, 2015

Enjoy live music on Downtown Kansas City’s largest patio this Friday, April 10, 2015 KANSAS CITY, MO. – April 8, 2015 – Winslow's BBQ, located in the historic Downtown Kansas City, City Market, is kicking off its long-standing tradition of live music on its patio this weekend. Winslow’s patio transforms into a stage for local bands on Saturdays and Sundays ...

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