Issue 28

Tasting Pals

Everyone loves a wine tasting. After all, what’s not to like when it comes to sipping vino with your friends. While the wines may highlight the event’s marquis, it is truly the cast of characters assembled that make a wine

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7 Desserts We Love

At Food & Spirits Magazine, we believe dessert rules the culinary roost; the delicious curtain call at the end of a savory meal. No matter how great the entree, how filling the appetizer, and how bottomless the drinks, we always

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Viva La Tomato!

I’m sure many of you are like me in my anticipation of the first signs of spring; the chirping of birds and the first tender green shoots peeking out of the ground signal an end to the cold, dreary clutches

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Support Your Local USBG Chapter

For the past year, I have been working with many of my beloved industry comrades to establish the Omaha-Lincoln chapter of the Unites States Bartenders’ Guild. For those who are not familiar, the USBG is our domestic branch of the

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The Story of Tito’s Vodka

Hi. I’m Tito Beveridge and I’m the founder and owner of Tito’s Handmade Vodka. I’m from San Antonio, Texas. I went to Vanderbilt for a year, then to UT (University of Texas at Austin). I graduated with degrees in geology

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The Craft of the Bar

Cocktails have always been big. Maybe not as big as beer or wine, but bartenders have never been short of orders for a mixed drink, and, understand me, that is all a cocktail is: a mixed drink consisting of at

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Sustain-Table Fare: How technology is bringing Omaha and our oceans closer together

The dynamics of our food consumption are changing faster than ever.  Economic, environmental, technological and social factors contribute to what we choose to eat. Sustainable seafood is at the forefront of these changes. By making educated choices about our seafood

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The Supper Club: Dundee Progressive Dinner

Publisher’s Note: Omega Omega Omega (Tri Omega), the culinary fraternity at the Institute for the Culinary Arts at Metropolitan Community College, strives to provide students with opportunities to apply and develop their skills through unique experiences. One of these experiences

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Favorite Summertime Cocktails

Like food and beer, the cocktail scene has gone through some dramatic revisions over the last couple of years. Craft cocktails are the latest rage, and that follows a big upswing in the popularity of infusions, bitters and other house

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The Modern Lemonade Stand

I am sure we have all worked a lemonade stand growing up with friends of ours. Mine consisted of Kool-Aid brand refreshments, whatever my friends and I could find scattered in the kitchen cupboards. We would sit and, if we

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