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Wood-fired baking for the lightest crust ever
COLUMBIA, 3/10/17 (Restaurant Review) -- Shakespeare's pizza is no doubt a classic pie.
But for pizza aficionados or folks who just love good food, MidiCi's Neopolitan pizzas are a great alternative. Where Shakespeare's crust and toppings lean heavy, MidiCi serves an air-light treat baked over a wood-fired oven.
The wood-fired effect is a crust more like fresh bread than pizza dough, a hallmark of the pizza-making tradition known as "Neapolitan", which means of or from Naples, Italy.
"The moisture and aroma of the wood allows the crust to maintain its internal softness, as well as ensuring large bubbles inside the dough, and the typical aroma of cooked bread," MidiCi's website explains .
On a lovely late afternoon a few weeks ago, my son and I we...
A quandary resolved
COLUMBIA, 3/13/17 (Restaurant review) -- It's Sunday after church or Sunday School or just that lazy day before the work week ignites and you head out to your favorite brunch destination -- Cafe Berlin -- only to find a line nearly out the door.
What's a hungry person, couple, family, or group of friends to do?
My wife and I faced this quandary a few weeks ago. Fortunately, the answer was as simple as walking across the street to The Wolf's Head Tavern , which served a delicious brunch without the wait.
Seated immediately, I ordered coffee and we both ordered food.
My wife had the pulled pork hash , a surprisingly luscious offering of pulled pork over toasted sourdough, eggs over-easy, and spicy sour cream.
I had the Slinger, kind of a gourmet Stretch , the college-crowd fa...
The Tax Man Cometh
COLUMBIA, 3/8/17 (Beat Byte) -- A Columbia School Board (CPS) Member and incumbent candidate for the April election says a Missouri state income tax lien and Boone County Circuit Court Judgment filed against him have been satisfied, despite records to the contrary.
"This was resolved back in July," CPS Board Member Jonathan Sessions told the Columbia Heart Beat. "It was a mistake with a sales tax form."
Candidates for public office in Missouri are legally barred from election if they have unpaid taxes. Hallsville Board of Alderman candidate Gabe Edwards ran afoul of the same law.
The Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR) filed an unpaid income tax lien for $408.94 against Sessions July 15 of last year. The lien amount included taxes, penalties, interest and filing fees for ...
Walking the walk
COLUMBIA, 2/15/17 (Interview) -- F...