Amazing people and businesses doing amazing things in KC. See below for our partners in crime.



The vines and grapes here in the Midwest are underappreciated. Count us as believers in what the talented vintners in the region are doing. Join us for a glass and let's change some minds. 

Amigoni Urban Winery - Kansas City, Missouri

Aubrey Vineyards - Overland Park, Kansas

Baltimore Bend Vineyard - Waverly, Missouri

Fence Stile Vineyards - Excelsior Springs, Missouri

Stone Hill Winery - Hermann, Missouri

TerraVox - Weston, Missouri


Kansas City and its regional brethren brew up some magnificent beer. That's why all beer at Afterword comes from brewers within a few hundred miles of 1834 Grand Blvd.

Boulevard Brewing Company - Kansas City, Missouri

Brewery Emperial - Kansas City, Missouri

Cinder Block Brewery - North Kansas City, Missouri

Crane Brewing - Raytown, Missouri

Defiance Brewing Company - Hays, Kansas

Double Shift Brewing Company - Kansas City, Missouri

Free State Brewing Company - Lawrence, Kansas

Martin City Brewing - Kansas City, Missouri

Piney River Brewing Company - Bucyrus, Missouri

Stockyards Brewing Co. - Kansas City, Missouri

Torn Label Brewing Co. - Kansas City, Missouri

liquor and spirits

The age-old art of distilling grains into something potently refreshing is alive and well in and around Kansas City. A prime place on our bar shelves is reserved for these regional bottles.

Big O! - St. Louis, Missouri

Holladay Distillery - Weston, Missouri

J. Rieger & Co., - Kansas City, Missouri

Lifted Spirits Distilling - Kansas City, Missouri

Mean Mule Distilling - Kansas City, Missouri

Restless Spirits Distilling - North Kansas City, Missouri

Till - Atchison, Kansas

Tom’s Town Distilling - Kansas City, Missouri

Union Horse Distilling - Lenexa, Kansas

Wood Hat Spirits - New Florence, Missouri


Alexandra Overgaard - Finished logo and sketchwork.

Ami Ayars - Created our front door tile mosaic from salvaged 100-year old tile we discovered while renovating the building. Video!

Farmhouse Artisan KC - Big communal table.

Gay Corrado - 'Good Night Moon’ table.

Jami Meek - Interior design wheeling and dealing.

Jesus Vasquez - Charles Dickens table.

Julie Heide - Mark Twain table & outside west mural.

Laura Clark - Artist behind Afterword’s “Bookworm Bitters” logo

Ron Pitz - Fabricator extraordinaire of bar and shelves.

Travis Stewart - ‘The Time Machine’ table.


Baetje Farms - Bloomsdale, Missouri

Bloom Baking Company - Kansas City, Missouri

Burgers’ Smokehouse - California, Missouri

Frisian Farms - Oskaloosa, Iowa

Green Dirt Farm - Weston, Missouri

Jason Wiebe Dairy - Durham, Kansas

Liquid Minded Commissary - Kansas City, Missouri

Missing Ingredient - Kansas City, Missouri

Paradise Locker Meats - Trimble, Missouri

Parisi Artisan Coffee - Kansas City, Missouri