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Kansas City's 'Cowtown' Heritage

May 14, 2014

Local food critic Charles Ferruzza dives into the 'meat and potato past' of Kansas City's stockyards and steakhouses.
Credit Kansas City Public Library

Kansas City used to be the place, "where the steak is born." Now it's known more for barbecue than steaks and stockyards.

On the first half of Wednesday's Up to Date, host Steve Kraske sits down with local food critic Charles Ferruzza to dive into Kansas City's carnivorous past. 


  • Charles Ferruzza​, food critic.