Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - food Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:07:28 GMT Tuscan Décor, Sunset Provide Romantic Setting at Rooftops in Hays http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/4/Tuscan-D-cor-Sunset-Provide-Romantic-Setting-at-Rooftops-in-Hays/2721/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Fried-Cheesecake.jpg'/><br/> Ahh! Romance is in the air! On the top floor of what was built as an elaborate hotel over 80 years ago, Hubby and I celebrated our anniversary in the comfort of old world ... Thu, 04 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/4/Tuscan-D-cor-Sunset-Provide-Romantic-Setting-at-Rooftops-in-Hays/2721/ Lenexa Spinach Festival connects area past, present and future http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/14/Lenexa-Spinach-Festival-connects-area-past-present-and-future/2653/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Festival1.jpeg'/><br/>A Faces &amp; Places Roadie Blog I met Dylan at the annual Lenexa Spinach Festival. I was snooping around the recipe contest booth, checking out the entries, when I introduced myself. He was ... Fri, 14 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/14/Lenexa-Spinach-Festival-connects-area-past-present-and-future/2653/ Phillipsburg’s The Chubby Pickle Makes You Smile http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/5/Phillipsburg-s-The-Chubby-Pickle-Makes-You-Smile/2261/ With a grin on his face, a gigantic green pickle dressed in a vest, bow tie, and red shoes peers from the window of The Chubby Pickle in Phillipsburg, lifting the spirits of those who are in a pickle or just need a cure for the summer doldrums. Known for its hamburgers and sandwiches, the restaurant also serves up favorites like Breaded Pickle Chips, Toasted Almond Salad, and homemade Spicy Pepper Rice Soup. Thu, 05 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/5/Phillipsburg-s-The-Chubby-Pickle-Makes-You-Smile/2261/ History, Nature Enhance Dining Experience at Old Oxford Mill http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/History-Nature-Enhance-Dining-Experience-at-Old-Oxford-Mill/1686/ Geese honked above as Hubby and I descended the winding wooden steps down the riverbank to a picturesque site – a historic four-story limestone flour mill nestled among the trees along a winding ... Thu, 23 Feb 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/History-Nature-Enhance-Dining-Experience-at-Old-Oxford-Mill/1686/ Kansas: The Top Five Reasons to Celebrate Our State http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Kansas-The-Top-Five-Reasons-to-Celebrate-Our-State/1384/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/DSC_1640-kayak-blog1.jpeg'/><br/>From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, giving and gratitude are hallmarks of the holiday season. When we pause to reflect on the past year – the challenges and joys – it’s a perfect time to appreciate the richness that the land and people of Kansas add to our experiences.In keeping with the season’s spirit of giving and gratitude, we’ve assembled the following top five reasons to celebrate our state. With these timely reminders, plan to enjoy and explore all Kansas has to offer in the coming year. Thu, 08 Dec 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Kansas-The-Top-Five-Reasons-to-Celebrate-Our-State/1384/ Come for the comfort food at Carriage Crossing in Yoder, Kan. http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/30/Come-for-the-comfort-food-at-Carriage-Crossing-in-Yoder-Kan-/1174/ Experience cooked-from-scratch flavor in Amish-influenced restaurantLarge restaurants capable of serving tour bus guests and motorcycle groups often cut corners to save time and expense. But when Mike Miller and his father, Joe, opened Carriage Crossing Restaurant and Bakery in Yoder, Kan., in 1994, they drew from the Mennonite faith’s penchant for thoroughness and quality. Fri, 30 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/30/Come-for-the-comfort-food-at-Carriage-Crossing-in-Yoder-Kan-/1174/