Dave Woods: Bourdain Had ‘No Reservations’ About Joplin

Dave Woods: Bourdain Had ‘No Reservations’ About Joplin

I got excited when I learned Anthony Bourdain was coming to Joplin. I’m a loyal viewer of “No Reservations,” and have long loved his irreverent on-air style. I tempered my excitement with a little caution, though. I wanted to get an interview with Bourdain and write a...

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Fred & Red’s | Visit Joplin MO

Fred & Red’s | Visit Joplin MO

Fred & Red's is an iconic diner and restaurant in Joplin MO serving tamales, chili, hamburgers, cony hot dogs and its celebrated spaghetti red. Since 1923 the restaurant has been serving its legendary chili and today the recipe has remained in-tact. When you order...

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Fred & Red’s Back On the Menu

Fred & Red’s Back On the Menu

The wait is over. Fred & Red's, a Joplin diner that operated for nearly 90 years before closing in 2012, has been sold to David Schaefer, who hopes to reopen the Main Street staple by Oct. 1. Schaefer, who grew up in Joplin but has since moved away, said he always...

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Fred & Red’s | Wikipedia

Fred & Red’s | Wikipedia

Fred and Red's is a historic greasy spoon diner in Joplin, Missouri. The restaurant was started in 1923 and moved to its current location in 1943. The original arrangement and features have remained relatively unchanged through two generations of family ownership. The...

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