Parlor KC

Last Saturday I had the amazing opportunity to try out Parlor. A new restaurant concept opening THIS FRIDAY in the Crossroads - 17th and Locust, behind Double Shift ;)

It was quite the experience! Seven different restaurants to choose from, two full service bars (one upstairs and one downstairs), several areas to relax, an awesome patio upstairs, and beautiful murals throughout.

I had a great time, to say the least. The food. WOW! Incredible. There is something for everyone's tastes there, even my kids' who can be pretty picky.

Let's start with the downstairs.
When you walk in you are greeted with lovely hosts but also great sitting spaces to just hang out, relax, enjoy. To the right is the living room area. There's a fantastic fireplace with great seating. To the left is more of a lounge/den type area, more seating but also fun pictures of local Kansas Citian's plus books, maps, shirts, and hats.

If you walk down the hall from the den area you'll go past the b…

Beer release, KC Brewery Hop 2019 event, and two beer fest!

This week is loaded, like a baked potato ;)


* Trivia:
- Flying Saucer
- Crane Brewing
- Grains & Taps
- Free State Brewing
- Waldo Pizza (Waldo)
- Brew Lab
- Bier Station (music)

* Open Mic at East Forty Brewing 6-9pm
* $4 beers on the wall at Flying Saucer KC 4-7pm

* Trivia:
- HopCat
- iTap
- Mockingbird Lounge

* Music - Bier Station
* Amber BloKC release at Cinder Block Brewing 4-9pm
* Coconut Porter release at Happy Basset Brewing Co. 5-10pm
* Crane Brewing - local's night
* Double Shift Brewing - growler Wednesday sales!

* Bingo - HopCat
*  Iron Rail Brewing job fair 9am-2pm
* Lawrence Beer Co. tap takeover at RBar & Patio starting at 4pm
* Backyard BBQ Fundraiser at Cinder Block Brewing 5-8pm, $1 of every beer sold will be donated to Camp Quality!
* Live music - Lawrence Beer Co.
* Books on Tap at River Market Event Space 5-8pm (need tickets!)
* Dubious Claims celebrity bartender 6-10pm
* Nintendo Night at The Rino 7pm

First weekend of SEPTEMBER!

WOW! We're already in September and the calendar is packed full!

Thursday - 
* Paris of the Plains cocktail festival 9am through midnight, runs through Sunday! You do need tickets
* India Pale Lager release at Crane Brewing 4-9pm
* Monthly LBG (Lawrence Brewers Guild) Hoppy Hour at Mass St. Fish House & Raw Bar 4:30-7:30pm
* Dubious Claims celebrity bartender 6-10pm
* Beer & Bingo at HopCat 7pm
* Crane Brewing & Stockyards Brewing tap takeover at HopCat

Friday - 
* First Friday's - West Bottoms & Crossroads
* Barley Bus Tours
* Art Westport 2018 - Westport, runs through the weekend
* Happy Hour at Crane Brewing 2-5pm
* Its Just a Phaze bottle release at Crane Brewing 2-9pm
* Monk's Roast Beef truck at New Axiom 5:30-9:30pm
* Greek Fest 2018 and goes through Sunday - 6-10pm
* Live music at Martin City Brewing Co 7-11pm

Saturday - 
* Barley Bus Tours
* Learn to home-brew Kombucha at The Brewkery 9-10:30am
* Bottomless brunch at Ruins Pub 10am-2pm
* Kansas City C…

KC Brewery Hop 2019

Finally, the moment I have been waiting for all year!

KC Brewery Hop 2019, local beer calendar, is for sale!
Each calendar is $20/each + MO tax. There are options to ship (with $2.00 shipping fee) or pick up - you can pick up September 14th at Crane Brewing where I will be for KC Brewery Hop pop-up event!
If that date doesn't work with your schedule, we can work together so we can meet up and I can get you your calendar. 
It has been really fun working with all of the breweries involved, the dogs, and my photographer Ashley. Words cannot describe how grateful I am from wall the support I have received during this project!
Click HERE for direct link to purchase! 
Please feel free to message me with any questions - if you are wanting to order 10+ calendars, please contact me so I can provide a special discounted price!
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Missouri Pit Bull Rescue! I have a fairly large goal I am hoping to reach for them, though I don't know how much that…

August is almost over...

Wild how fast this summer has gone, only two more weeks of August left!!

And guess what... soon you'll be able to purchase our beer calendar, Tap Tour 2019! I am so excited!!!

Anyway, here is your look ahead for what's up this week in the Kansas City beer community!

21 August, Tuesday:
* Trivia:
- Free State Brewing
- Crane Brewing
- Waldo Pizza (Waldo)
- Grains & Taps

* Festbier release party at KCBC 5-10pm
* Music trivia at Bier Station

22 August, Wednesday: 
* Trivia:
- iTap
- HopCat
- Mockingbird Lounge

* Live music Bier Station
* BLVD Wheat specials at The Landing Eatery and Pub
* Halfway Point rally party at Grains & Taps 3-10pm
* Local's night at Crane Brewing
* The KC Live live podcast featuring Nate Sellergren from Dogfish Head at Colony 6pm
* Wine vs Beer dinner featuring Rock & Run Brewery / E&J Gallo Winery 6:30pm - NEED TICKETS/RESERVATIONS
* Siebel beer presentation at Casual Animal Brewing 6:30ppm
* Double Shift growler Wednesday's

23 August…

Last couple of days of July and into AUGUST!

Wow! We are already a few days away from August, the last quarter of the year! Have you gone to East Forty (Blue Springs), Callsign Brewing (NKC), or New Axiom (Lee's Summit) yet? They're open!

Also, do you have your tickets to the beer festivals in August - Hip Hops Hooray and Unico Microbrew Fest (both August 11th) and SEC Beer Fest in Columbia, MO on August 25th (some of our local breweries will be there *cough* City Barrel, Colony, Boulevard, Crane * cough*)!!

Tuesday - 
* BLVD 4 Year cellar release party at Barley's Kitchen & Tap 119th all day (11am-12am)
* Pens & Pints at Casual Animal 6-7:30pm
* Belgian Beer Dinner at HopCat KC (need tickets!) 6:30-9:30pm
* Harry Potter birthday trivia at The Rino 7:30-10pm
* Trivia:
- Crane Brewing
- Waldo Pizza (Waldo)
- Free State Brewing
- Grains & Taps

Wednesday - 
* Expedition of Thirst: Gully Town Sour Grisette + Book Release at Double Shift Brewing 5-8pm
* Martin City Brewing trivia night at Burg & Barrel 6-9pm

7.24 - 7. 29

Last full week of July! What are some things you're looking forward to for the last quarter of 2018?
- school starting back up
- Halloween
- Thanksgiving
- My birthday
- Christmas
- And the most exciting... NEW BREWERIES OPENING!!! *insert raise the roof emoji*

* Trivia:
- Crane Brewery
- Waldo Pizza (Waldo)
- Free State Brewery
- Grains & Taps

* Bier Station Fundraiser for the kitties 5-9pm
* Boulevard Jam Session at Mission Taco Joint 5-7pm
* Martin City Brewing special tapping at Stagecoach Tavern 6-9pm
* KCRC Group Run at Rock & Run Brewery 6:30-8:30pm (more info here)
* Quiz for a cause - Wayside Waifs - at Cinder Block Brewery 7-9pm (more info here)
* Boulevard Beer Dinner at White Horse Cafe 7-9:30pm (more info here)

* Trivia:
- Mockingbird Lounge
- HopCat
- iTap

* Music:
- Bier Station

* Ice Cream for a cause - MOCSA - at Betty Rae's 11am-9pm
* Taproom Series limited release - Blood Orange IPA - at Happy Basset Brewery 5-10pm
* Join Crane Br…