What Thom Brennaman said mattered…and why it’s important to me and other Royals fans

I do not know Thom Brennaman very well, if at all. In fact, my knowledge of Cincinnati Reds baseball is pretty minute beyond the surface level stuff. I know about “The Big Red Machine”; the Reds “beating” the 1919 “Black Sox”; Marge Schott and her racist tirades; Ken Griffey, Jr. growing up in Cincinnati and… Read More What Thom Brennaman said mattered…and why it’s important to me and other Royals fans

#RoyalsCity: Waldo Pizza and the allure of “St. Louis-Style” Pie

As someone who grew up in California, pizza has always fascinated me. While “California Style Pizza” is a thing, in a Wolfgang Puck-bastardized way, I never grew up eating the stuff. My dad, who lived in New Jersey for a good portion of his life, was a “New York Pizza” kind of guy which meant… Read More #RoyalsCity: Waldo Pizza and the allure of “St. Louis-Style” Pie

#RoyalsCity: What does“Kansas City Pizza” taste like? A review of Minsky’s

In this edition of #RoyalsCity, I am posting a retrospective on Minsky’s pizza, one of my favorite pizza chains specific to Kansas City. I figure with the weather going to be shit this weekend, and people hunkering down for the Chiefs game, they may need pizza options. Minsky’s and Chiefs in shitty, January weather is… Read More #RoyalsCity: What does“Kansas City Pizza” taste like? A review of Minsky’s

#RoyalsCity: Breit’s Stein and Deli in KCK

A co-worker and I go to Breit’s Stein and Deli so frequently on Friday nights that one Friday afternoon, Google suggested to him on his phone if he needed directions to get to Breit’s that evening. It’s amazing how judgmental technology can be sometimes. And despite Google’s passive aggressiveness, we still went, not just to… Read More #RoyalsCity: Breit’s Stein and Deli in KCK