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Red Seal is Simple, Maybe Too Simple

Wamp’s Wisdom Red Seal Ale from North Coast Brewing Co. in Fort Bragg, Calif., is billed as an American amber ale. It pours a deep copper with a sticky white

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Drowning in Delicious Delirium

Wamp’s Wisdom Delirium Nocturnum is an 8.5 percent alcohol offering from Huyghe Brewery in Belgium. Pour is lively with lots of carbonation. A head of tightly packed bubbles lingers, marking

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Fallin' for that Lovin' Oven

By Rachel Birdsell TFW Contributing Writer Preamble Ramble Recently, two of my sisters moseyed down from Kansas City for a short visit with their favorite sister. One day we were

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Double Wide is no Trailer Trash

Wamp’s Wisdom Boulevard Brewing Company in Kansas City offers Double Wide India Pale Ale (IPA) at 8.5 percent alcohol as one of their Smokestack Series beers. It pours a rosey

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School House Cafe Fails the Test

Preamble Ramble When I wrote my review for Hugo’s cheeseburger, I received a lot of emails letting me know where other great cheeseburgers can be found in the area.  So,

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Beer of the Week

Wamp’s Wisdom Kostritzer Schwarzbier is a 4.8 percent alcohol, black lager from Germany. It pours a dark black with mahogany highlights on a lit edge. A white head dissipates quickly.

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Firestone Walker’s Double Jack

Double Jack IPA is an imperial India pale ale from Firestone Walker in Paso Robles, Calif. The brewery ferments in the Firestone Union oak barrel system that utilizes 65-gallon American oak barrels that impart a unique flavor.

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Opa for Komos Cafe

Kosmos is what I consider to be Greek “fast food,” so it’s only fitting that it’s in a former fast food building. Thankfully, the food at Kosmos sits much better on the palate and on the stomach than most other fast food.

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Tasting The Truth

Dark Truth Stout from Boulevard Brewing Co. in Kansas City pours black with no highlights and a creamy tan head. My trick to find the color of a black beer is to light a match behind an edge of the glass, thereby giving away a dark beer’s actual color.

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No Reason To Be Crabby

The menu at China Cafe is rather vast, much like a menu should be at a good Chinese restaurant. I finally decided on the crab rangoon as an appetizer and the shrimp with Chinese vegetables as an entree, which came with an egg roll and a side of fried rice.