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What is Springfield-style Cashew Chicken and Where to Find it
What is Springfield-style Cashew Chicken and Where to Find it

What is Springfield-style Cashew Chicken and Where to Find it

Cashew Chicken is a staple of Chinese cuisine, found in Chinese restaurants around the world. But Springfield-style Cashew Chicken — that’s a treat that requires a road trip to southwest Missouri in search of the restaurant and chef that brought…

Find the Nation’s Largest Cheese Store in Missouri of all Places
Find the Nation’s Largest Cheese Store in Missouri of all Places

Find the Nation’s Largest Cheese Store in Missouri of all Places

Anyone traveling between Kansas City and Branson Missouri via Highway 13 plans their journey around a stop midway in Osceola, population 800. Located on the northwestern shores of Truman Lake, savvy travelers know they will find the 11 cleanest restrooms…

How Winston Churchill Found His Way to Fulton Missouri
How Winston Churchill Found His Way to Fulton Missouri

How Winston Churchill Found His Way to Fulton Missouri

As innkeeper Cathy McGeorge showed me to my room at the Loganberry Inn in Fulton, MO, she pointed to a doorway covering a back stairway leading to the attic. “Don’t worry,” she said. “There are no ghosts or goblins hiding…

“Gone Girl” Shooting Locations Cape Girardeau, Missouri
“Gone Girl” Shooting Locations Cape Girardeau, Missouri

“Gone Girl” Shooting Locations Cape Girardeau, Missouri

“Gone Girl,” the best selling novel by Gillian Flynn, is one twisted novel. And the 2014 movie, starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike and Neil Patrick Harris, is equally twisted and so visual. But I love them both because it’s well…

Askinosie’s Authentic Chocolate Shop in Springfield, MO
Askinosie’s Authentic Chocolate Shop in Springfield, MO

Askinosie’s Authentic Chocolate Shop in Springfield, MO

Springfield, Missouri may be an unlikely destination for chocolate lovers, but those who seriously knows chocolate knows that Askinosie Chocolates is a reason to find Springfield. When you walk into the former railroad supply building, your nose tingles with the…

Exploring the Lewis and Clark Trail in Illinois and Missouri
Exploring the Lewis and Clark Trail in Illinois and Missouri

Exploring the Lewis and Clark Trail in Illinois and Missouri

The Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804 – 06 remains one of North America’s great travel stories and adventures. A small group of men, one woman, a baby and a dog exploring a region as yet undocumented by non-native explorers.…