Drinks

At Big Kahuna’s—aka “BK Gas ’n Grill” at the 8 Mile Marker—picnic tables adorn the rustic wood patio with—of course—fabulous lake views, and the groovy, vintage-looking bar is the perfect place to chill on those warm summer days. The restaurant offers appetizers, salads, tacos, sandwiches an…

While outdoor dining in swimsuits and flip-flops may be a casual affair, the food served up by Franky and Louie’s award-winning kitchen is anything but. This is the kind of place where chefs create one-of-a-kind dishes using fresh veggies and exotic fruits, and bartenders craft signature coc…

Tucked away in a gentle cove on Lake of the Ozarks’ 22MM, the Creole-influenced Shorty Pants restaurant has been a favorite among Lake locals and visitors for more than 15 years. The sound of waves rocking nearby docks mingled with zydeco streaming from overhead speakers melts the stress awa…

The first thing that caught my eye at the Royal Catch Bar & Grill was the row of glass dispensers filled with infused Svedka vodkas. Pineapple, cucumber, watermelon, and cherry mingled with vodka, ready for use in sweet cocktails. But there were also infusions I had never seen before:  B…

Everyone scrambles to make plans for weekends at the Lake: local grocery stores are bustling and party preparations abound. But while some stock their shelves with dozens of ingredients for Pinterest-fail cocktails, Canadian Mist is leaning into what they're calling the "red cup cocktail" — …

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Tucked away in a gentle cove on Lake of the Ozarks’ 22MM, the Creole-influenced Shorty Pants restaurant has been a favorite among Lake locals and visitors for more than 15 years. The sound of waves rocking nearby docks mingled with zydeco streaming from overhead speakers melts the stress awa… Read more

Everyone scrambles to make plans for weekends at the Lake: local grocery stores are bustling and party preparations abound. But while some stock their shelves with dozens of ingredients for Pinterest-fail cocktails, Canadian Mist is leaning into what they're calling the "red cup cocktail" — … Read more