Lawrence Forking Kansas

Lawrence Forking Kansas

Latest Episodes

011 – Alchemy
September 16, 2019

Alchemy owners Ben Farmer and Joni Alexander-Farmer join us for our 11th episode! We had so much fun chatting with them about their business’s incredible growth from a 400-square-foot coffee shop to the large downtown coffee shop and kitchen they have ...

010 – Lawrence Beer Company
August 09, 2019

Lawrence Beer Company’s president and co-founder Matt Williams and head brewer Sam McClain join us for our 10th episode! We had lots to talk about: the inspiration behind their exceptional beer and food, the wild logistics behind their 2017 opening par...

009 – Leeway Franks & Butcher
July 19, 2019

Lee Meisel of Leeway Franks and Leeway Butcher joins us for our ninth episode! Hear all about how a high school job at a butcher inspired a love of the craft, the inspiration behind his menu of simple foods done exceptionally well,

008 – J. Wilson’s
June 21, 2019

Associate general manager and bar manager Evan Epperson from J. Wilson’s joins us for our eighth episode! Learn all about their transition from Marisco’s to J. Wilson’s, their sustainability efforts, and the local wines and spirits on their drink menu!

007 – Bon Bon!
May 28, 2019

Bon Bon! team Ryan Bowersox, Devin Campbell, and Stephanie Goetz join us for our seventh episode! Hear all about their new building and grand re-opening, their new menu (what old dishes made the cut?!), and how they use Midwestern ingredients to create...

006 – John Brown’s Underground
May 17, 2019

Dante Colombo, Cammie Mitchener, and Logan Oleen from John Brown’s Underground join us for our sixth episode! Learn about how their space went from bank to bar, the process behind creating their newest menu,

005 – The Waffle Iron
April 19, 2019

The Waffle Iron’s Sam Donnell joins us for our fifth episode! Hear all about how an obsession with perfecting panang curry led to an obsession with creating the perfect waffle, how Instagram has influenced his waffle evolution,

004 – Mass St. Fish House & Raw Bar
March 29, 2019

We welcome Laura Klein, managing partner and front of house manager at Mass St. Fish House & Raw Bar, for our fourth episode! Learn all about the logistics of getting fresh seafood to Kansas, where their seafood is sourced from,

003 – Lark a Fare
March 01, 2019

Lark a Fare’s general manager Kyle Bennett and chef Chetan Michie join us for our third episode! Learn all about their journeys through various Lawrence-area kitchens before creating Lark a Fare’s modern Midwest vibe,

002 – Repetition Coffee
February 16, 2019

We welcome Amy Pope of Repetition Coffee for our second episode! Learn about how co-owners Amy and Ryan Pope came back to Lawrence from Paris to start Repetition, what it takes to bring specialty coffee to Lawrence,