Most of us have memories of that special restaurant where they prepare a dish unlike anybody else. Maybe it was the best fish & chips at Arthur Treachers or the onion rings at Paul Bunyan Burgers. No matter what the memory, most of us have one or more special places locked away. Such is the memory I have associated with the burgers and onion rings at Big Bam’s Burgers. I suppose so many of these memories are tied to food, because it is a necessity for our survival. It helps for it be delicious, as well. Located at 5930 Nieman Road in Shawnee, this quiet little burger joint is knocking it out of the park every day. Their burger patties are made fresh daily with 3 ingredients; ground chuck, salt, and pepper. While many claim this, Bam’s actually does it, and the flavor comes through.Continue reading →
Sitting on 30 acres, on the east side of Lake Jacomo is Missouri Town 1855. This open air museum contains more than 25 structures dating from the time just before the Civil War. Interpreters, dressed in period attire, interact with visitors to explain the lifestyle of the era. Although Missouri Town was never an actual town, it was assembled to represent a mid-19th-century Missouri settlement. The assortment of buildings were moved to their current site from other locations in Missouri.