Quartet of owners offers up a divine selection of oils & vinegars

by John BeaudoinA few years ago, Kevin and Debbie Eck, Mindi Woods and Keith Odehnal were all in vastly varying vocational parts of their lives. Kevin was living the corporate lifestyle; Debbie, an advertising representative for The Kansas City Star; Mindi a...

Lee’s Summit’s Pastry Queen: Nicolette Foster

At just 18-years old while taking classes at UMKC, and needing a job, Nicolette Foster walked into McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood and Steaks where she was hired as a line cook. It was her first role in the restaurant industry, and one that taught her the ins...

Growing Farmers Market Demands New Space

by Donnie Rodgers, Jr.The Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmers Market was planted at the corner of 2nd and Douglas in 1991 as part of the newly formed Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street’s efforts to revitalize the heart of our community. At that time,...
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