Issue 29

Sodas in Which You May Not Be Entirely Aware of: Grapefruit Kiss

The soda featured in this quarter’s S.I.W.Y.M.N.B.E.A.O. is Grapefruit Kiss. I’ll be honest with you – this one was difficult for me to choose. It’s just a real classy soda, and I am reminded of my lowly station when in

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Righteous Southern Grub at Dixie Quicks

Dixie Quicks Public House features Southern-Tex-Mex infused dishes reflecting classically trained chef and co-owner Rene Orduna’s many influences. But make no mistake, his good eats are soul food by any other name. He says about any cuisine, “It’s all soul

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Supper Club: Ika Ramen and Izakaya

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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Sweet & Spicy Summer Slaw

Spring is almost over and summer will soon be in full swing. That also means that we Nebraskans, being firmly ensconced in the center of the Midwest, are ready to fully engage into party mode after months of singing the

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Portrait of Bartender: Alex Lund

For this issue’s bartender portrait, I sat down with Omaha native Alex Lund. I’ve known Alex from many of his bartender jobs leading up to his current position, and in the time I’ve known him, I’ve been impressed by his

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Wine Tools and Toys

Wine lovers love their toys. We have aerators, bottle tags, bottle stoppers, coasters, corkscrews, capsule cutters, carafes, decanters, drip screens… and that’s only the first four letters of the alphabet. You’ve got to hand it to the creative thinkers in

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Newly Opened Cedar Lounge Hits the Mark

When Nick O’Connor opened Cedar, one of Omaha’s most recent lounges in November of 2015, his goal was to provide a unique and casual neighborhood bar that focused on the details. Details like lighting, music, art, décor, all-natural cocktails and

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