Issue 26

The Dumpster: The Year of Eating Dangerously

Before we buttered our first roll, before the glasses were filled, before we had a chance to say grace, my mother set down the platter of turkey and announced: “Everybody—save the neck for Dad.” There was a pause as our

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Wine Wishes

Dear Santa, Once again, thanks for the terrific Christmas. The time spent with family and friends, the gifts, the food… everything was spectacular, as usual. I can hardly wait for next year. Speaking of which, I thought I might get

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Beer Chat: Nebraska’s beer can revolution

Once thought of as the official vessel of the American adjunct lager (AKA: macro lager), the aluminum can has become somewhat of a darling in the craft beer world. At this point, well over 500 breweries across the nation are

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The Foundation of a Craft Cocktail

One of Sour, Two of Sweet, Three of Strong, Four of Weak. – Bajan Rum Punch recipe In making cocktails there is one mantra to keep in mind, and that is the poem above. Dating from the days before the

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FSM’s 2015 Happy Hour Map & Guide

Happy hour is a tradition and an excellent way to treat yourself after a long, hard day at work or to take it easy on a Saturday or Sunday. Omaha has a bar, restaurant or pub to suit every craving

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Babysitting After Midnight: Happy Hour

It’s many people’s favorite part of the day. That moment when you get to walk out the doors, get into your car and leave work behind. The second favorite? Happy hour. With so many great options around it’s easy to

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Talk Radio Show ‘It’s Saturday Morning’ to Feature Food and Spirits Discussion

What are your plans for the weekend? Looking for a new place to dine or enjoy a few spirits with friends? Are you wondering what shows, charity or local sporting events you could attend? An interesting one-hour lifestyle show, It’s

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Becoming a Professional Bartender with the USBG

The United States Bartenders’ Guild is a non-profit organization dedicated to securing the professional future and reputation of bartenders through the provision of comprehensive education and training, incredible networking opportunities, competition platforms, healthcare benefits and more. For the past year,

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Arrivaderci Vivace

My partner, Ann, and I said goodbye to an old friend this past month and I suspect a lot of you did as well. That’s what it was like selling our business, Vivace, after 21 years. That’s about 7,700 days

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Lincoln’s Tapas Experience: Sitting down at Sebastian’s Table

The most recent endeavor from the Ground Up Restaurants group is giving a Spanish twist to locally sourced food. Sebastian’s Table serves up tapas, sangrias and a wine list that focuses on various offerings from Spain. Having already experienced and

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