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  • Higher Grounds

    With caramel-laced frappes oozing with sugary sweetness and strong shots of creamy espresso, coffee is alive and...

  • Aloha on a Plate

    The Big Island Grill Hawaiian BBQ offers up tropical tastes with an Asian flair on a menu that’s packed with a...

  • The Perfect Affogato

    Sip on our Drink of the Month at Ben's on the Square in Ozark.

  • Old World New Tastes

    Inspired by traditional Italian cuisine, the folks behind Nonna’s are mixing things up with a new chef’s...

  • A Seat at the Table

    The chef’s table at Metropolitan Farmer has been one of the best-kept dining secrets in Springfield. Until now.

  • Divine Desserts

    The Trappist monks of Ava’s Assumption Abbey are making believers out of fruitcake cynics around the globe.

  • In the House

    Springfield restaurateurs Cody Smith and Jeremy Smith headed downtown to open their second restaurant...

  • Bistro 58

    We head to Bistro 58—the restaurant in Vino Cellars at the Lake in Branson West—for lunch with a view.

  • 5 Best Chicken Sandwiches

    Shake up your burger-and-fries routine this fall by biting into savory, delicious (and often fried) chicken...

  • Grab and Gobble

    Are you the perfect host with not-so-perfect culinary skills? This Thanksgiving, give thanks for ready-made...

  • Curd's the Word

    Edgewood Creamery in Purdy offers the creamy, natural cheeses you didn’t know you’ve been missing.

  • Good From the Ground Up

    After a couple of years behind the counter of The Plow food truck and some time spent running the kitchen at B2...

  • Canyon Grill Restaurant

    We stopped by Dogwood Canyon for a lunch filled with unusual meats and tasty eats.

  • Patio Hop

    With summer’s blazing temps in the rearview mirror, there’s no better way to enjoy the change of seasons...

  • Druff's

    New to the downtown Springfield restaurant scene, Druff’s uses quality ingredients to give the oh-so-favorite...

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  • Let's Do Brunch

    Our guide to the region’s best brunches so you can make the most of your preciously few commitment-free weekends.

  • Guide to Sushi

    Explore the most adventurous offering on local menus, learn how the best chefs are trained for the job and use...

  • Dining Day Trips

    Equipped with growling bellies and full tanks of gas, we sent four writers on a mouthwatering multi-day journey...

  • Best Dishes

    Hope you’re hungry!

  • Best Winter Dishes

    January might be the month of ice storms and sub-zero temps, but the dishes featured here are anything but...

  • Lets Do Lunch

    116 Delicious midday meals to fill your belly and warm your soul

  • Global Dining

    Ready for a culinary adventure that will lead you all the way around the globe? Prepare to feed your adventurous...

  • Guide to Appetizers

    Dining out. It’s one of the most enjoyable pastimes, and when you throw in a seemingly endless list of...

  • The Ultimate Guide to Pizza

    Smack dab in the middle of fancy California–styleflavors and floppy, sloppy East Coast slices, southwest...

  • Dining Discoveries

    If variety is the spice of life, this feature is all the seasoning you need to add a little vim and vigor to...

  • Cheap Eats

    Cheap eats. There’s a certain level of excitement that surrounds these two words when they’re used together....

  • Best Breakfasts

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? That’s what they always say, anyway. And we believe it.

  • Best Italian Restaurants

    Here in 417-land, we love homemade, freshly prepared Italian cuisine. We love plates loaded with tender...

  • Grown in 417-land
  • Best Sandwiches

    We went out and discovered the 21 best sandwiches in 417-land. We even had you submit your own recipes for...

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  • 417 Magazine Cooking Class: A Touch of Class

    Restaurateur Mike Jalili is sharing the recipes behind some of the most popular dishes at his three restaurants:...

  • Cheese 101

    Our editorial art coordinator, Vivian Wheeler, heads to Terrell Creek Farm to learn how to make cheese.

  • Cooking Up Some Comfort

    Whether you’re making a cozy weeknight meal or cooking up a storm to feed the masses during a Sunday football...

  • Broc Your Socks Off

    A local farmer shares how to grow the best broccoli in our 417-land climate, and we share four locally created...

  • Berry Blast

    Veggies and poultry aren’t the only foods that shine at Thanksgiving. Work some color—and flavor—into your...

  • Cooking Class with Chef Patty Wingo

    Join Chef Patty Wingo in the kitchen for a feast full of fall flavors, including autumn bisque, kale salad,...

  • Blast from the Past

    After reminiscing about old recipes, a group of 417-land friends gathered for a throwback casserole party...

  • You Brew You

    With potlucks and tailgating season right around the corner, why not forgo store-bought suds in favor of your...

  • Breaking Bread

    When your next dinner party rolls around, treat your guests to the ultimate in comfort food with a batch of...

  • Grow a Pear

    Just when you thought the fresh juicy fruits of summer were gone, pears plop in to save the day. Learn about...

  • Cooking Class with Level 2 Steakhouse

    Jump into the kitchen with Chef Jeff Luzius from Level 2 Steakhouse at this month’s cooking class, featuring...

  • Cooking with Abuela

    We head to La Michoacana, a Mexican grocery store and restaurant in Monett, to share a bit of cooking and...

  • You Say Tomato

    Tomato season is here, and the freshest way to get a bite out of summer’s best fruit (sorry, watermelon) is to...

  • Patriotic Pies

    Use the season’s freshest berries and a little creativity to wow your family and friends with these festive...

  • Keep it Fresh

    Two local families are changing the salsa game. This summer, check out their tips for making your own.

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  • 7 Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds this month and made us rave. They are ranked by level of...

  • 7 Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds this month and made us rave. They are ranked by level of...

  • Seven Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds this month and made us rave. They are ranked by level of...

  • 7 Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds this month and made us rave. They are ranked by level of...

  • Seven Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds this month and made us rave. They are ranked by level of...

  • 7 Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds this month and made us rave. They are ranked by level of...

  • Homemade Ravioli and More!

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds this month and made us rave. They are ranked by level of...

  • Seven Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds this month and made us rave. They are ranked by level of...

  • Seven Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds this month and made us rave. They are ranked by level of...

  • Seven Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds this month and made us rave. They are ranked by level of...

  • Seven Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds and made us rave. They are ranked by level of yumminess.

  • Seven Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds and made us rave. They are ranked by level of yumminess.

  • Seven Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds and made us rave. They are ranked by level of yumminess.

  • Seven Good Things

    These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds and made us rave. They are ranked by level of yumminess.

  • Leche de Tigre

    A shot glass is filled with ceviche juice and house-made hot chilli sauce. The whole thing is topped with a...

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