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Sugar, Spice & Everything Nice

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Written by Tamara Styer / Photographed by Robert Piper

As seen in the Premiere Issue of Branson Foodie Magazine, now available for order!
When people say that a picture is worth more than a thousand words, this one pretty much sums it up! Here’s the story of what we experienced on our day trip to Sugar Leaf Bakery & Cafe. And contrary to what we expected, it’s much more than beautifully decorated cakes and perfect little cupcakes!

SUGAR LEAF BAKERY & CAFE is a sweet treasure hidden among the Christmas stores and art galleries of the Grand Village Shops in Branson, Missouri. We found Sugar Leaf while trolling the social media world of Instagram for stunning photos of delicious food. And there we saw some of the most beautifully decorated cakes we could imagine. Little did we know that they also serve brunch and lunch at their beautifully decorated restaurant. A photo of a bowl full of buttercream frosting and some perfectly pink cupcakes later, we had to go check the place out. …

Fish & Chips at White River Fish House

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Written by Tamara Styer / Photographed by Robert Piper

As seen in the Premiere Issue of Branson Foodie Magazine, available for order!

YOU DON’T HAVE TO go to Britain to find a good version of salty, crispy fish and chips. On our adventure to experience every dish in Branson, Missouri, we came across the White River Fish House on the Branson Landing. Floating on Lake Taneycomo and emanating the smoky, meaty aroma of grilling steaks and burgers, we just had to try it.

Upon entering the Fish House, our eyes are treated to an expansive space filled with nautical emblems of a bygone era. Giant beams carved out of driftwood, old wooden canoes and thick ropes adorned with colorful floats, pulleys and other salvaged ship parts. The restaurant, with its antique oars, ship lanterns and even a collection of nautically themed books, is the seafaring sister of Bass Pro Shops, which is located just yards away on the Landing. While the decor is whisking us away into a Neptunian whimsy, we are suddenly …