Issue 30

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The Joy of Mayonnaise

If cuisine1 is the coming together of traditional food ways in the presence of a regional larder, then no diatribe on local food could pretend to breach the subject without focusing at least a little bit on technique. To say

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Romantic Valentine’s Day Restaurants

Valentine’s Day is almost here, the day to celebrate your love. It’s a wonderful thought to cook a gourmet meal, complete with fabulous wine; but unless you’re a gourmet chef, that’s a lot of pressure. What if you burn dinner?

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Only You … Only Here

Getting together with friends and family? Good food and good company are reasons enough to celebrate; but whether it is a holiday, a big sporting event or just being together, do it in a way that only you can do,

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Letter From the Publisher: Issue 2

I’m proud to present the second issue of Food & Spirits Magazine. Although it was only a little over three months ago that we premiered our first issue, so much has happened in that time. We’ve made adjustments and changes,

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Reviewed: 7 Monkeys

For Food & Spirits Magazine’s second review we ventured out west to check out 7 Monkeys located at 15805 West Maple Road. 7 Monkeys, started by Lincoln natives David McBride, Kent Forke and Bret Schnittgrund, have been open for just

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Celebrity Spotlight: Buddy Carlyle

A graduate of Bellevue High School, Buddy Carlyle started his baseball career in 1996 with the Cincinnati Reds, where he spent three years before being picked up by the San Diego Padres. In his 11 years on the mound, Carlyle

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Mojitos in the Metro

If you haven’t yet tried a mojito, now is the time. This sweet, minty libation originated in Cuba and is rapidly seeing a resurgence in American popularity thanks to movies like Miami Vice, and a serious internet marketing campaign from

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Omaha’s Best Cosmopolitans

Ask any woman what her favorite cocktail is, and chances are she’ll say the Cosmo. A Cosmopolitan is a delicious pink martini made with 4 parts vodka, 2 parts Cointreau or Triple Sec, 2 parts Cranberry Juice, and 1 part

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Oktoberfest in Omaha

The first Oktoberfest was held on October 12, 1810, as a celebration of the marriage between King Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. Unusual for the time, the common class was invited to attend a public ceremony. The party

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The Characteristics of a Great Wine

After tasting a great bottle of wine, have you ever asked yourself why you liked it? Most people willy-nilly take in the hedonistic pleasures that the wine evokes without any analysis. The purpose of this article is to outline the

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