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Lifestyle Letter

A Moveable Feast

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ood and Wine. These are subjects near and dear to my always hungry, always thirsty heart. This month we focus on the things that bring us together, specifically around the dinner table. I love to cook, so the kitchen has always been a place where I feel at home. Hopefully, you do as well. If you don't, then you might find the remedy to that unease within these pages!

In this issue, we peek inside the home and kitchen of Josh and Abbey-Jo Eans, owners of Happy Gillis Cafe and Hangout and the Columbus Park Ramen Shop, and newly minted Northlanders. The couple fills their life with food, some simple, some extravagant, but all nourishing to their family of five. With two chefs in the kitchen and three young helpers, the Eans house always has something cooking. For those that don't know a julienne from a chiffonade, there's hope for you, too! The Kearney Culinary Academy is excited to open their kitchens to the uninitiated, and even if you don't leave a chef, you also won't go hungry. Classes run the gamut from basic to advanced, and all ages are welcome. So never fear, those of you that can't boil water. You can always learn!  It's fitting that November is our food and wine issue as many of us gather around the Thanksgiving table. No matter what the menu, we all have much to be thankful for. I know that I am looking forward to sharing turkey and mashed potatoes and pecan pie with my family, playing cards or dominoes afterward and then falling asleep safe in the knowledge that there is more food tomorrow. I know that I'm blessed, and not all have that security. It's in this season of plenty that those without feel it the most. I encourage you to find an organization like Feed Northland Kids to engage with this holiday season and make sure that more bellies are full this year. I know that one of the things that I'm grateful for is the readers of this magazine, those that I am lucky enough to connect with, and those whose stories I'm privileged to tell. Thank you all. 

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Correction: In the October issue, the Gary Crossley Ford Fill the Bus event incorrectly stated that the supplies benefitted North Kansas City schools. In fact, they supported all the school districts north of the river. We regret the error.

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Liberty Hospital Foundation’s 29th Annual Golf Classic

On a sunny September afternoon at Staley Farms Golf Club, golfers and sponsors enjoyed friendly competition and cool drinks, while raising over $97,000 for mission-based programs such as patient/student healthcare assistance, professional education fund, the TreeHouse at Liberty Hospital, and LiveWell grants.

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Adorn Style Show

Harvest Ball Society’s 25th Adorn Style Show was held in September at the Midland Theater. Guests enjoyed shopping, brunch and a fashion show featuring Miss Teen USA, Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff and a few HBS member models. Adorn proceeds benefit charities serving the Northland that support the mission of Harvest Ball Society.

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Good Times

Altitude 970 Ribbon Cutting

Altitude 970, the Northland's newest luxury apartment community, held their ribbon cutting on September 6. Guests toured 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments along with amenities, including fitness and yoga rooms, media room and Cyber Cafe, as well as a heated saltwater pool with hot tub and grilling pavilion.Â

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Michelle Evans, Carah Glover, Teresa Benson

Kelly Jones and Shawn Adams

Abbey Grone and Jana Silvio

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Shelly Singhal, Rebecca DiGerlamo, Leah Gipe, Dan Stanza

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Check out our August Article in the Northland Lifestyle how we support local veterans. www.northlandlifestyle.com/2017/07/teaming-up-to-join-up

There were live auctions and silent auctions, with all money raised going to the Cameron Veteran's home. Many people in attendance were touched by the tribute to our Veterans.  It was an honor to serve those who have served.

RECIPES REMEMBERED RAISES FUNDS On September 27th, Wexford Place Senior Living community enjoyed a special fundraising luncheon featuring classic dishes found in vintage cookbooks. Tables were set covered with tablecloths manufactured in the 40s, 50s, and 60s. This luncheon was also a special way to thank and pay tribute to the countless meals Northland women have prepared for families and friends over a lifetime. Speaker Erica White, Director of the Atkins Johnson Farm

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VFW HOSTS VETERANS DAY DINNER The VFW   Post 7356 Auxiliary invites Veterans,

active

duty

military,

It felt like home the day I walked in. I knew Wexford was where I belonged.

first

responders and their families to our Annual Veterans Day Dinner. A traditional spaghetti dinner will be served at Post 7356 on November 11th from 5 to 7 pm. The Post is located at 10125 Tom Watson Parkway in Parkville, MO. The free dinner is a thank you for veterans' service and to those who ensure our safety. Please join us for fellowship and to learn what the VFW and Auxiliary do for Veterans and the

November Events at Wexford Place

community. For more information con-

(Space is limited. Please RSVP.)

tact Anita Crowell, Auxiliary President, at 816.550.1049 or anita.crowell@yahoo.com.

FIRST ACCREDITED IAYT YOGA THERAPY TRAINING PROGRAM IN KANSAS CITY FINDS HOME IN PARKVILLE Om Prana Yoga announces a collaborative agreement with Yoga Yoga of Austin, TX to

Wednesday, November 8th at 7:00 pm A Brief History of Clinical Trials and What’s on the Horizon for Alzheimer’s Presented by: Eric D. Vidoni, PT, PhD,

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designation in the industry. Om Prana Yoga is a studio in the Kansas City Northland that has been training Yoga Teachers at the 200-hour level since 2014. The addition of Module 1 of this program allows yoga teachers to obtain an advanced 500-hour registration and then continue with their training. For more information, contact: info@ ompranayoga.com or visit OmPranaYoga. com/yoga-therapy-teacher-training CONTINUED >

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DOBIES HEALTHCARE GROUP APPOINTS NEW PRESIDENT As Dobies Healthcare Group celebrates its 25th year, the healthcare marketing and branding company, led by founder and Chief Executive Officer Carol Dobies, has named Julie Amor, MHA, as President.  In her new role, Amor will implement corporate growth strategies, manage workforce strategies, expand firm offerings, enhance the company’s social purpose initiatives and oversee corporate policies. In addition, she will continue her role as Chief Strategy Officer, working directly with clients to develop competitive marketing and positioning strategies. Amor has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare strategy, marketing, branding, and operations. Prior to Dobies Healthcare Group, she was Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communication, at The University of Kansas Hospital (now University of Kansas Health System). Amor earned her Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree from Park University after completing her bachelor’s in Marketing Communications from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Before

KU,

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FEED NORTHLAND KIDS OPENS IN-SCHOOL PANTRY Feed Northland Kids, an organization devoted to reaching out to the food insecure in our own backyard, has realized a long time dream with the creation of an in-school pantry at Winnetonka High School. Hunger follows  elementary-aged students and their long-term goal is to continue to provide access to food as they advance into other schools. School administration and staff are very supportive and the pantry has been well-received by the students. A huge thanks to our endowment supporters, who’ve made this endeavor a reality. For more information, visit FeedNorthlandKids.org.  20

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Hot Spot

Repeal 18th

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ARTICLE RACHEL MURPHY | PHOTOGRAPHY JOEL SCHNEIDER

NORTH KC GETS THE BAR AND BISTRO IT HAS BEEN MISSING

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f you're looking for a craft cocktail north of the river, the pickings, just a few short months ago, were slim. Now though, the North Kansas City Armour

Boulevard corridor is exploding with nightlife options. Repeal 18th is the new-

est and arguably, one of the most delicious. The space, which used to house firefighter hangout Johnny's Back Yard, has been completely transformed into a sleek dining room. The bar now stocks a library of whiskeys and other spirits, most of which are put to use in their extensive craft cocktail list, envisioned by bar manager Darrell Loo. Loo has a long history in the mixology world and has brought back some old favorites, like the Geisha, a mix of Oolong Tea infused Ford's Gin, lemon, grapes, and Peychaud's Bitters with a chrysanthemum blossom floating in the top. The drink beautifully blends the floral notes of the tea and gin with the bright acidity from the grapes and lemon. It's a genteel cocktail but one that can hold its weight against more robust drinks.  They also feature a full menu of classic cocktails. A whiskey sour is worth a go at Repeal 18th, as they ditch the sweet and sour mix that pollutes most well whiskey sours and instead incorporates fresh lemon juice and an egg white so that its frothy top can be dotted by Angostura bitters. Or try a daiquiri, like the kind Hemingway used to drink. Here's a hint: It doesn't come out of a blender.  But if you go to Repeal 18th and only drink, you're doing yourself a disservice. Executive Chef Bryan Sparks has introduced a menu that is perfect for a quick lunch when you're out and about or need something to nosh on as you listen to live jazz in the open air courtyard out back. Four fire pits make a great date spot on a chilly but dry November evening.  The menu is prime for sharing, featuring a large selection of small plates. Some of the standouts are the veal sweetbreads with brown butter sauce and lemon creme fraiche or the steakburger sliders with bacon jam and shallot marmalade. Monkfish corndogs offer a little whimsy as the lower priced fish subs in nicely for lobster. Or get healthy with the roasted Brussels sprouts in a bacon mustard vinaigrette.  For a heartier appetite, there are entrees, sandwiches, and flatbreads. One of the things that Repeal 18th does best is pork belly. While many put pork belly on a menu, few can make it quite a tender as they do. The pork belly BELT is piled high with thick slabs of pork belly and topped with a fried egg. Add a pile of hand cut fries, and you're in for a very happy lunch.  This being Kansas City, of course, there are some BBQ-inspired dishes as well. The best of the lot is the NKC BBQ flatbread. The chewy but thin crust is topped with a generous helping of that same pork belly along with bacon jam, caramelized onions, onion straws and drizzled with creme fraiche. Kept to oneself, it's a hearty meal. Shared, it's a great appetizer. If you added a plate of their parmesan truffle fries with roasted garlic aioli and fresh herbs, you'd be set.  The thing that NKC, and the Northland for that matter, has been missing, is a cocktail bar and small plates concept to rival those in the Crossroads. Not anymore, Northland. There's a shaker waiting to be filled for you at Repeal 18th. 

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Beet Cured Deviled Eggs with Curry Filling and Mango Chutney

Bryan Sparks - Executive ChefDarrell Loo - Bar Manager

Monkfish Corndogs with Mango Ketchup

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KEARNEY Culinary Academy New culinary center wants more cooks in the kitchen

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KEARNEY CULINARY ACADEMY (CON TI N U ED)

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K

ansas City’s food scene has gone well

four-course meal with wine pairings. She says she’s

beyond just burnt ends for years, and

been impressed with the variety of classes and is

we’re finally getting some well-deserved rec-

excited about a new option for area residents.

ognition. So there’s no reason the Northland

“It’s an incredible opportunity for anyone in

shouldn’t be a part of that growing tradition.

Kansas City, but especially the Northland,” Porth

Opening this past summer, the Kearney

says. “I think anyone would enjoy it.”

Culinary Academy is whetting the appetite

As a Kearney High School graduate, Weir even-

of area residents, who are excited to improve

tually found her way to medical school at UMKC but

their own skills while enjoying some of the

quickly learned she was on the wrong career path.

best flavors of the region.

“When I was trying to figure out what I

Located on Jefferson Street in downtown

wanted to do with my life, my dad was like,

Kearney, KCA opened in the previous La

‘Whatever you do, just make sure it’s some-

Fuente Mexican Restaurant space after it

thing you enjoy,’” she says. “I tried to think

moved out. The center offers something for

about what made me happy, and it was being

everyone: classes for children and adults

around friends and family and my kitchen.”

teaching everything from cake decorating

That led to culinary school and then a certification

to making homemade pasta; “demo dinners”

from the Court of Master Sommeliers. Eventually,

where guests can watch an area chef prepare

she ended up back where she got her start.

a full dinner before digging in; even a newly opened pastry shop. For Carey Weir, a chef who had just hit pause on her own catering company, the opportunity seemed to materialize quickly.

“Kind of like a bad penny, I found my way back here,” she jokes. “People think it’s really cool. There’s not really anything like this up in the Northland.” Her commitment to the region seemingly has no bounds. She has already initiated a partnership

“It’s just been kind of a whirlwind,” says Weir.

with Kearney High School that allows students to

Now the president of the culinary academy,

run a mock restaurant at the culinary academy

Weir was involved with a local bistro when she met

on Wednesday nights. They create a menu and

Mike Wrenn and Becky Cole, the financial backers

execute it to offer a traditional dinner experience

of KCA. The two encouraged Weir to open the

to the public—just $40 for a four-course meal.

center in the vacant building last December, and

Future goals also include offering more

after a soft opening in June and July, the schedule

advanced classes for both youth and adults,

is already full through the end of the year.

possibly opening a barbecue academy (this

The new endeavor has already attracted the

is Kansas City after all), and continuing to

occasional participation from some big-name

expand its partnership with Shatto Milk

area chefs, including Debbie Gold, executive

Company. The dairy offers fresh-food options

chef for The American Restaurant, and Michael

from KCA through its home-delivery service.

Foust, chef and owner of The Farmhouse—part

In the meantime, KCA will continue to

of the same talent helping Kansas City make its

offer a variety of upcoming classes, including

mark as a culinary destination.

“Mexican and Margaritas,” one of its most pop-

In just a few short months, the new facility

ular, as well as a three-week series creating

has become a popular destination for intimate

updated and fun varieties on the traditional

wine dinners, fun classes, family activities,

Thanksgiving dinner. It’s all in an effort to find

even a fun girl’s night.

ways to expose more people to the culinary

“It’s supposed to be kind of a fun, social environment,” Weir says. “There’s something for anybody here.” Melissa Porth lives in Lawson but works across the street from KCA. She attended one of the early demo dinners that offered a chef-prepared,

delights offered in this region. “The community’s been fantastic,” she says. “Anything we can do to get more involved, of course, we’d love to participate.” For a full list of classes or to learn more, visit KearneyCulinary.com . November 2017 | Northland Lifestyle

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AT HOME

WITH THE EANS JUST A COUPLE OF CHEFS IN LOVE

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J

osh Eans is a man of few words. He's the antithesis of a TV chef—boisterous,

loud, ego-driven. Instead, Eans prefers a laidback but focused vibe in the kitchen, where his staff for beer dinners at Happy Gillis Cafe and Hangout, which routinely sell out, works together like a well-oiled machine. The people that cook with Josh typically cook in other well-known kitch-

ens—The Antler Room, The American, The Reiger. But they come back for him, whip out their tweezers, and go to work. Of course, Josh is part of a team. His wife, Abbey-Jo Eans, is just as educated, creative and food-obsessed as he is but she brings the bubbly—not champagne, but a genuine cheer that people are there to eat their food and make memories at their tables and chairs. Where Josh is soft-spoken, Abbey-Jo is opinionated. They are a balanced couple and one that is slowly but surely making their mark on Kansas City's culinary scene.  You'll have to excuse me if I speak of them in glowing terms. Full disclosure: I've known and worked with the Eans for many years and am happy to call them friends. With this piece, I was able to uncover the story of how they became the Eans, and what part food plays in their life, beyond the obvious.  Josh and Abbey-Jo met here in Kansas City, in a Christian discipleship program. Abbey-Jo, who grew up in New York, was 19 when she moved to Kansas City to be with her mother and complete the program. Josh came from Arizona. At the completion of the program, they began dating. Even then, food was a theme.  "Cooking was just one of the things that we liked to do. For our first date, we made a tiramisu and watched a movie. We've always liked going out to eat and exploring new flavors. We used to love going to the salad bar at Price Chopper and building our own salads, just because we got to experiment," Abbey-Jo laughs.  Love bloomed over Price Chopper salads, and the pair got married in Kansas City. After a year, they decided to take the real plunge and moved to Arizona to enter the Scottsdale Culinary Institute. It was there that they found their strengths--baking and pastry for Abbey-Jo and the road to chef for Josh.  CONTINUED >

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That road is long and difficult. After graduating, they moved again, this

This was a crossroads for the Eans. While Josh was garnering

time to St. Simons Island to complete externships. Josh was placed in the

acclaim for his innovative menus, the nighttime schedule left little

catering division of the resort island, while Abbey-Jo found her place in the

time for their growing family, which quickly grew to include a daugh-

pastry department. Three weeks after their move, with few belongings but

ter, Caroline. While enjoying breakfast with Abbey-Jo's mother at

plenty of drive, the pastry chef left and left Abbey-Jo to run a 5-star resort

Happy Gillis one day, they had an idea.

pastry program. In a sink or swim situation, they made it work.

"My mom actually said it. She said, 'You guys just need your own

St. Simons Island led to Atlanta and an apprenticeship for Josh at

Happy Gillis. You need somewhere with daytime hours, and you can

the now-shuttered Seeger's. While the five-star restaurant was a great

do it together. That's it; I'm just going to ask God to give you your own

opportunity, it came at an inopportune time--the couple had just found

Happy Gillis," Abbey-Jo says.

out they were pregnant. In an empty apartment, the couple faced what

While God's timing is His own, He does answer prayer, in the Eans' experi-

they both say was the hardest period of their life. Seven days after the

ence. A few months later, after a guest chef dinner at the American, featuring

birth of their son, Elliot, they moved back to Kansas City, bought a

Happy Gillis owner, Todd Schulte, Josh made an interesting connection.

house and started looking into husband and wife restaurant ventures.

"After service, Todd just sort of casually mentioned that he was

Josh found a job at the now defunct 40 Sardines, then run by hus-

thinking of selling Happy Gillis. I just thought 'Why would you want

band and wife team Debbie Gold and Michael Smith. This entry into

to do that? That seems like the ideal situation'. I talked to Abbey-Jo,

the world of Kansas City's independent restaurants opened the door

and she said, absolutely," says Josh. After securing financing, they

to relationships that they still maintain today. After creating menus for

purchased Happy Gillis in December of the same year.

The Drop and Blanc Burgers and Bottles together, and adding a son,

If you've never been to Happy Gillis, it can be described as a culinary

Henry, to the brood, Josh left the Blanc concept and took a position at

hug. The bright yellow walls enclose only a few tables that are coveted

The American under his former chef, Debbie Gold. When she decided

during the weekend brunch rush. The menu of sandwiches, salads,

to move on, he took the position of interim Executive Chef.

and soups rotates based on the availability of local produce, and their

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biscuits and gravy routinely make 'best-of' lists. Their Line Cook Lunch continues to evolve and be one of the best sandwiches in the city. The Line Cook 5.0 features chicken liver mousse, pork terrine, pickled daikon radish and carrots, jalapenos and cilantro on ciabatta bread. Happy Gillis, under the Eans' tutelage, has become breakfast and lunch for the culinarily adventurous but with plenty of options for the more staid of palate.  Not content to keep things simple, the Eans turned the storage space behind the restaurant into the Columbus Park Ramen Shop a short year and change later. After using the crowd-funding platform Kickstarter

Eldest son Elliot is a budding chef himself.

Middle son Henry is Abbey-Jo's most particular palate.

to raise funds, they began the wave of ramen shops that now counts four in their number. With their shop, they gave Kansas City a crash course on 'traditional' Japanese ramen, with a Midwestern twist. Over their years of growth, child rearing and making their way in Kansas City, the Eans have found a solid community of other chef-owners. They say that the community is small but supportive here because everyone knows the struggle.  "We all realize what comes with owning our own businesses. And Kansas City is very proud of its own. We all like to support each other," says Josh. So what do chefs eat when they come home after a long day of slinging ramen and avocado toast? The Eans make full use of their kitchen in their new home in the old Briarcliff area. After sharing the upstairs apartment in the same building as Happy Gillis, they hopped the river this year into what they consider their forever home. While there may be a stereotype of chefs eating cold leftover Chinese with an easy egg on top, such is not the fare in a family home like the Eans'. "When you have kids, you don't really

Daughter Caroline helps in the kitchen.

have the luxury of just having popcorn and a beer for dinner, like you do when you're single!" says Abbey-Jo. "The kids eat what we eat. We don't dumb things down for them,' says Josh. "That just creates picky eaters."  Abbey-Jo agrees. "I mean I don't hand them a bowl of fried eyeballs and expect them to eat them but if I make a salad and they think they don't like it, they still have to eat it. I think that CONTINUED >

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AT HOME WITH THE EANS (CON TI N U ED)

we try to eat simply and even healthily when we can but we also eat out a fair amount. We grill a lot. I like thinking through a dish and all the components that go with it," she says. They are fans of their CSA where they get local produce weekly, but they also load up at Costco. Feeding a family of six (Abbey-Jo's mother also lives with them) is no easy feat, but the pair makes it look delicious.  When it comes to inspirational meals or cult restaurants, the pair is surprisingly down to earth. Instead of chasing Michelin stars, they are focused on trying menus that seem intriguing, like Saison in San Francisco. Or they keep researching for their own menus, like the ramen tour of Chicago that they undertook before opening the Ramen shop. Either way, although they did feed Ferran Adrià when he came to Kansas City, they aren't consumed with not having eaten at his now-closed El Bulli.  As you consider the Eans, their strengths and weaknesses are beautifully apparent. Josh's quiet nature is offset by Abbey-Jo's exuberance and hearty laugh. Her dogged determination at being healthy is tempered by Josh's love of craft beer. The balance is in place, and their family buzzes in a happy orbit because of it. While they sometimes doubt the sanity of opening two restaurants side by side, they are also creating a safe place for Kansas Citians to test the waters of things that sound exotic and familiar at the same time. And at the end of the day, they come home to the family that they have worked so hard to nurture.  As the Eans' culinary journey continues, Kansas City is getting a great deal--a tasty place for lunch or dinner and two stewards of food and family. 

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Hershey has created a fun, casual and imagi-

native experience at the store. Royal Tastings pair wine and cupcakes or wine and cheese with a Weston Wine crown. Or enthusiasts can sample seven or eight wine tastings at the bar. From dry to sweet, a glass or bottle will feature one of the diamond cut varieties, such as a Princess Cut yearround wine or the current seasonal selection, the Briolette fall apple wine. Or a Sangria popsicle. The décor celebrates the whimsical adventure that wine can bring. A royalty theme for sampling the wines feels like Mardi Gras meets good taste. Bachelorette parties and bridal showers have already taken advantage of the venue. Children are welcomed to come in with their parents. Visitors receive a free glass with every bottle. A meeting room and deck expand the opportunities for enjoyment. Weston welcomed the new venue, which celebrates the wine experience on the Missouri Wine Trail, in 2014. A graduate of Truman State University, Hannah provided Jowler Creek Winery owners, Jason and Colleen Goerke, with management for wine tastings, tours, and social media marketing from the inception of the store. She hand selects varieties from each yield. Hershey has now taken over as the owner of Weston Wine Company and is excited to institute even more client-friendly offerings.  One of three entrepreneurs under 30 in the area, Hershey took advantage of University of Missouri-Kansas City  Henry W. Bloch School of Management's small business incubator services to develop a business and financial plan, succeeded in getting investments, and  began thriving at 540 Main Street as part of the town’s network of businesses. Plans for innovative ways to enjoy wine are in the works. For example, a quarterly online subscription service,“Party in a Wine Box”, will allow non-local visitors to continue enjoying Weston Wine in their homes. Weston’s no stranger to vintage- they’ve survived floods and fires and adapted to hemp and tobacco trades. They’ve continued to thrive by welcoming new outlets. What bubbles add to champagne, Hershey's vision for Weston Wine is lighting up wine for both new and vintage friends. 42

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THE NEWEST WINE COUNTRY (CON TI N U ED)

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L

ooking for a new vineyard adventure? Head for the border, the

While every grape has a chance to become a star, many vintners

Mexican border, to Valle de Guadalupe, just 90 minutes south of

believe it’s the blends that best highlight the potential of the region.

San Diego and 15 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean.

Amado Garza, owner of Viñas de Garzas prefers the blends

Recently ranked as one of the Top 50 Travel Destinations in the

because they contain the essence derived from his vineyards and

World for 2017 by Travel and Leisure, this unpolished yet highly

craftsmanship. “Giving structure to each varietal becomes personal

appealing wine region is already being dubbed “the Next Napa”. For

like authorship, and I like to work with that freedom," explains Garza.

many, the appeal lies as much in the adventure and ruggedness of the experience, as in tasting the distinctive wines.

Each wine created comes with a set of varying essences. There are nine basic essences characteristic to all wines: sweet, bitter,

The main Valle del Guadalupe Wine Route or Ruta del Vino, as it is

sour, smooth, acetic, flowery, fruity, oak, and tannin. These essences,

known, stretches along Highway 3 between the cities of Tecate and

although sometimes barely noticeable in some wines, will ultimately

Ensenada. Once the road less traveled, the highway now buzzes with

determine whether the customer likes or dislikes a wine.

constant traffic of Mexican locals and U.S. adventurers alike.

With more than 100 wineries dotting its desert-like terrain, and over

Though the attention to this fertile valley may be new, the industry

150 across the Baja California Peninsula, this laid-back, unpretentious

is old. The region has produced wine since the 1700’s, distinguish-

region holds countless surprises for visitors with its old-world charm

ing itself as one of the oldest wine growing regions in the Americas.

and contemporary tasting experiences. Despite the influx of wine

The ebb and flow of production, along with Mexico’s overwhelming

curious visitors, Valle de Guadalupe remains low-key and un-com-

affection for tequila, brandy, and beer, have long kept wine production

mercial for the most part. It’s reminiscent of pre-tourism Napa.

out of the limelight in Mexico. It’s only been in the last decade that

The region is still new enough and small enough that all of the

the area’s popularity has exploded. With the increased popularity of

wineries here are family-based says Fernando Perez Castro, owner of

the area and the paving of the roads between Ensenada and Tecate,

Valle’s La Lomita and Finca La Carrodilla wineries. “We all live here.

tourism increased and shows no sign of slowing.

When you visit a winery, there’s a great chance you’ll see the owner

The contemporary vineyards and notable restaurants emerging in

or winemaker hanging around.”

The Valle strongly embrace the area’s regional and cultural traditions.

Getting to Valle de Guadalupe is easy. You can drive two hours

This authenticity creates an aura of old-world charm that allows vis-

south from San Diego or fly to Tijuana. Once you’re across the border,

itors to step back in time while enjoying the distinctive wines of this

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modern Mexican wine country.

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With more than 7,700 acres of vineyards, this relatively young, rapidly

airport to the wineries, and to dinner or beyond.

expanding region now produces an estimated 90% of the country's

Your UberVALLE driver will wait for you as long as you need so

wine. The Valle boasts an eclectic blend of French, Spanish, and Italian

you can enjoy the vineyards in Valle de Guadalupe. Once you’re done

grapes. But, unlike every other major wine area in the world, Valle has

for the day, your driver will return you safely to Tijuana or Ensenada.

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Apple Tart Topped with Salted Caramel Ice-Cream

ARTICLE EXECUTIVE CHEF ERIC CARTER PHOTOGRAPHY JANIE JONES

• 12-inch pie crusts

1. Heat oven to 400º F.

• 1⁄2 cup sugar

2. Mix 1/2 cup sugar and the flour in large bowl. Stir in apples. The sugar-flour mixture

• 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour • 4 cups chopped peeled apples • 2 tablespoons sugar

will not all stick to the apples; that’s OK. 3. Spread the apple mixture uniformly from the center of the dough circle to within 2 inches of edge. Fold edge of dough over apple mixture; crimp edge of dough slightly.

• 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

4. Mix 2 tablespoons sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon; sprinkle over apples and dough.

• 1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg

5. Cut 1 tablespoon butter into 5 or 6 small pieces; spread on top of the apples.

• 1 tablespoon butter

6. Bake 27 to 32 minutes or until crust is golden brown. 7. Cut into wedges. Serve warm drizzled with caramel topping.

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