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Seg. 1: Queer Eye Food-Styling. Seg. 2: Holiday Cocktails. Seg. 3: South Asian And Indian Food.

Segment 1: A make-over with the Fab Five.

The owner and chef of Succotash in Kansas City recently food-styled the lifestyle book: "Love Yourself, Love Your Life.”

Segment 2, beginning at 16:43: How to stock your holiday bar.

Get instructions for making a lifestyle writer’s signature holiday cocktail, the Mulled Mule, which combines pomegranate juice, cinnamon, and agave spirits.

Segment 3, beginning at 23:33: Keeping warm in the winter with Indian and South Asian cuisine.

South Asian food offers an impressive range of spice, from mild to spicy hot, and offers dishes that are meat-based, and vegetarian and vegan friendly. The food critics share their favorite Indian meals and restaurants in the metro.

People don't make cameos in news stories; the human story is the story, with characters affected by news events, not defined by them. As a columnist and podcaster, I want to acknowledge what it feels like to live through this time in Kansas City, one vantage point at a time. Together, these weekly vignettes form a collage of daily life in Kansas City as it changes in some ways, and stubbornly resists change in others. You can follow me on Twitter @GinaKCUR or email me at gina@kcur.org.