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417 Magazine's RestauranTour

417 Magazine's RestauranTour

417 Magazine’s delicious new event, 417 RestauranTour, launches this fall.

Cook Like the French with Chef Roland Parny’s Cookbook

Cook Like the French with Chef Roland Parny’s Cookbook

Chef Roland Parny of Fordland’s La Galette Berrichonne has released A Taste of the Berry cookbook, and it’s filled with more than 100 tried-and-true French recipes. We snagged a copy and tried...

August 2017 Foodie Updates

August 2017 Foodie Updates

Find out what’s cooking in the region’s restaurant scene.

Review: Vespa Kitchen’s Retro Vibes

Review: Vespa Kitchen’s Retro Vibes

Vespa Kitchen, created by Metropolitan Grill owner Pat Duran and chef Peter Tinson, offers up a retro diner feel with a menu that brings blue plate fare up several notches. It’s a don’t-miss...

 Review: Elle’s Patisserie’s Remodel

Review: Elle’s Patisserie’s Remodel

Every trip to Elle’s Patisserie feels like an indulgence. Now, we’ve added the savory lunchtime sandwiches to our Elle’s go-to menu items, and we couldn’t be happier.

Watch Missouri State University’s Emmy-Nominated Kitchen Competition

Watch Missouri State University’s Emmy-Nominated Kitchen Competition

Missouri State University’s Emmy-nominated kitchen competition is back for its third season. Here’s what’s cooking this time around.

 Heirloom Tomato Dishes Around 417-land

Heirloom Tomato Dishes Around 417-land

The time is ripe for fresh, juicy heirloom tomatoes. Here are some ways to enjoy them around 417-land.

Local Restaurants Donate Sales to Local Charities

Local Restaurants Donate Sales to Local Charities

Local restaurants dish out and donate part of their sales to local charities and use their culinary chops to give back to the community.

Food Lovers Handbook

Food Lovers Handbook

A field guide for the best meat, cheese, eggs and more in 417-land.

Discover Fashionable Finds at Ozark’s HuckaBella

Discover Fashionable Finds at Ozark’s HuckaBella

Two Ozark natives came together this spring to open HuckaBella Boutique & Marketplace, a fashion-forward spot filled with local lines, vintage treasures and gifts for all ages.

Emerson Park, Local Men’s Grooming Line Transports with Scents

Emerson Park, Local Men’s Grooming Line Transports with Scents

Style is more than a look; it’s a feeling and an essence. And no one knows that better than Michael Doss, who created men’s styling product line Emerson Park with moody fragrances and quality...

3 Ways to Rock Culottes

3 Ways to Rock Culottes

Get inspired to rock culottes confidently with some inspiration on us. One pair is all you need for date night, brunch on the weekend and even work (yes, it’s possible!).

The Dos and Don’ts of Graphic Tees

The Dos and Don’ts of Graphic Tees

That comfy T-shirt no longer needs to be relegated to stay-at-home days. With these helpful tips from 5 Pound Apparel and STAXX, you can rock the graphic tee as part of a stylish outfit at the...

How Amy Blansit Invented Solely Jolíe Makeup Clearing Palettes

How Amy Blansit Invented Solely Jolíe Makeup Clearing Palettes

A Springfieldian discovered how her support bracelet could inspire a new beauty product.

Stylish Books for Your Home

Stylish Books for Your Home

Grab the most stylish reads from local shops to inspire self love and decor projects. It’s the perfect thing to do on a hot afternoon, plus these finds will add visual spice to your bookshelves...

Top Dentist 2017

Top Dentist 2017

Teeth feeling achy? Smile losing its luster? If it’s time to see a dentist to perk up your pearly whites, look no further than these 103 professionals in 417-land who were voted as the top of...

Meet Mercy’s Golden Retriever Healer, Pria

Meet Mercy’s Golden Retriever Healer, Pria

At Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Springfield, the professionals helping patients regain mobility aren’t always of the human species. A special staff member gives patients a boost, and she does it...

Slide to Branson for Summertime Snow Tubing

Slide to Branson for Summertime Snow Tubing

One of Branson’s newest attractions opens next month with a new kind of downhill thrill: synthetic snowtubing at Branson Zipline at Wolfe Mountain

The Veggies You Need to Plant in August

The Veggies You Need to Plant in August

Everything tastes better when it’s fresh from the garden, and a hearty harvest isn’t just for the summer. With planting tips gleaned from University of Missouri Extension resources, we created...

Steve and Pattie Hood’s House Above Table Rock Lake

Steve and Pattie Hood’s House Above Table Rock Lake

Steve and Pattie Hood’s lake home, The House at Two Rivers, sits high above Table Rock Lake. Cindy Love Interiors designed a style that’s a mix of travel-inspired vision and a love for natural...

Take a Springfield Bicycle Tour

Take a Springfield Bicycle Tour

Enjoy a scenic bike ride and learn a few fun facts about the city with Springfield Bicycle Tours.

Food Lovers Handbook

Food Lovers Handbook

A field guide for the best meat, cheese, eggs and more in 417-land.

Area Elementary School Students Are Now Being Treated Via Telemedicine

Area Elementary School Students Are Now Being Treated Via Telemedicine

Thanks to a grant funded by the Missouri Foundation of Health and with the help of the Children’s Miracle Network, students with minor illness symptoms are being treated without leaving the...

 Review: Elle’s Patisserie’s Remodel

Review: Elle’s Patisserie’s Remodel

Every trip to Elle’s Patisserie feels like an indulgence. Now, we’ve added the savory lunchtime sandwiches to our Elle’s go-to menu items, and we couldn’t be happier.

5 Best Places to Splash in 417-land

5 Best Places to Splash in 417-land

Indulge in one last sweaty hurrah before it’s back-to-school time. The area’s splash fountains and water slides will do the trick.

Two 417-landers Biked from Canada to New Mexico

Two 417-landers Biked from Canada to New Mexico

One route, thousands of miles and just you and your bike. That’s all there is to the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. That and a lot of pedaling.

We Tried a Gyrotonic Class at Dynamic Body

We Tried a Gyrotonic Class at Dynamic Body

Writer Lillian Stone took her hunched shoulders to Dynamic Body in search of some spinal TLC via the Gyrotonic Method.

Yum of the Month: Instant Karma’s Mushroom Poutine

Yum of the Month: Instant Karma’s Mushroom Poutine

Don't miss the yum of the month at Instant Karma Gourmet Hot Dogs in Joplin

Drink of the Month: Indian Summer from The Coffee Ethic

Drink of the Month: Indian Summer from The Coffee Ethic

Sip the drink of the month from The Coffee Ethic