Issue 28

Bitter Little Fella

I frequently swear that I could never be a vegetarian. It is the “taking an oath” kind of swearing rather than the “embarrassing your mother” kind, but I am still pretty belligerent as it is happening. I do all sorts

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Omaha Standard : M’s Pub’s Lahvosh

There is a history of civilization that is only discoverable through the dogged and deft perusal of restaurant menus. The forgone lists of the things we once served each other for lunch are supreme fodder for the culinary anthropologist. I

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Off the Eaten Path: Sweetbreads

Turn on, tune in, eat out. Much as Timothy Leary put in words the driving idea of the 60’s LSD culture, today we must adapt this to our culinary adventures, wherever they may take us. Trying new things is nothing

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Publisher’s Pick: Laos Thai Kitchen

Following along the lines of last issue’s Publisher’s Pick, picking the place that I hear the most about during the span of a couple months, I latched on to another old-school Omaha place that seems to be somewhat of a

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Taxi Trouble

It was just after midnight on one of those unbearably hot and humid summer nights and my friends and I were ready to drift to the next bar. On a night like tonight, we realize, there was no way that

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Beer Concoctions?

Heretic. I guess to be branded one, depends upon which religion you subscribe to. For the zealots among us, and when it pertains to beer, the word heretic is used to segment the population – those that are purists –

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Basement Brewing

Home brewing – two simple words that can spark the interest of beer expert and novice alike. Every time I mention I am a home brewer, I get asked seemingly thousands of questions about this awe inspiring hobby. Questions that

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5 of Our Favorite Summer Decks and Patios

It’s the breeze on your face and a cool glass with condensation dripping down your fingers that makes outdoor dining unbeatable, and a number of restaurants and bars offer outdoor seating that is just perfect for enjoying the waning days

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Smokes and Stuff

Having spent my first two articles talking about general cigar smoking and purchasing knowledge I figured it was about time to touch on all stogies brothers in arms: booze. As a disclaimer I would like to state that you don’t

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Deconstructing a Classic – ‘Corpse Reviver’

Classic cocktails and their permutations are alive and well, making appearances on an ever-increasing number of cocktail lists. This necessitates, in my opinion, an exploration of some of these ‘classics’ in greater detail. Should you happen to run across one

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