1932 Reserve

1932 Reserve

Upscale dining at a new lake classic When B. Ray Franklin’s hotel was built in 1932, probably few people would have guessed that almost a century later it would be one of the last remnants of the Lake of the Ozarks’ early years. As time and development have changed the landscape of this iconic vacation spot in mid-Missouri, it comes as a surprise and comfort to know that the building is not only...

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Ohana Pizzeria

Ohana Pizzeria

Pizza, pasta and more in a family atmosphere Chris Johnston feels at home in the kitchen. Whether he’s tending to his homemade Alfredo sauce or mixing up another batch of dough for focaccia or slinging an 18-inch-round pizza crust in the air, he knows the food leaving...

Hercules Southern BBQ

Hercules Southern BBQ

Smoked favorites in southeast Missouri Smoke fills the air on the back patio as Alfea Crenshaw tends to the seemingly endless rows of chicken, ribs and pork steaks. He checks to make sure the smoked meats are about ready to be pulled off the heat in time for his...

Boji Stone Cafe

Boji Stone Cafe

Most mornings in downtown Chillicothe you’ll find Brent Kepner where he’s been for the past 14 years; standing outside the front door, cup of joe in hand, greeting the sun and ready to welcome customers. Walking through the front door of Boji Stone Cafe, Coffee House...

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