Issue 28

Posts From April Christenson

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April Christenson

April Christenson

Seeing Purple: Lavender adds flavor and flair to food and cocktails

In the past few years, lavender has been popping up more and more frequently as an ingredient on bar and restaurant menus. With its vibrant purple hue, sweet floral aroma and distinctly herbal qualities, lavender is incredibly versatile and can

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Adventures in Cheesemaking

A seemingly endless stretch of cold, short, grey days from November to February makes some of us want to put on sweatpants and binge watch Netflix until Daylight Savings Time begins. But that’s going to get old, fast. Ok, maybe

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Craving Sushi? Omaha’s Got You Covered

It’s late in the afternoon on a lazy summer Sunday, that time of day between lunch and dinner that’s typically a lull at most restaurants. A time to clean up after the lunch crowd has dissipated and get ready for

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Coffee Talk

Coffee… it’s one of the oldest, most universally enjoyed beverages in the world. Brewed in the Middle East as far back as the 15th century, coffee has some serious staying power. And it’s no wonder. It tastes delicious, contains energizing

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Localmotive Food Truck: Changing late nights in the Old Market

On any given Friday or Saturday night, you’re likely to find a group of hungry people congregating on the corner of 11th & Jackson in the Old Market. Until recently, there weren’t many options for late night food in the

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Vegan Vs. Paleo

If you’ve hosted a dinner party recently, this may sound familiar. “Will there be a vegan option?” “Should I bring a gluten-free alternative?” “Is this grass-fed beef?” Now more than ever, people are rethinking what they eat. Gone are the

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Counting Calories

Diners who frequent Panera Bread restaurants may have noticed something new on the menu in recent months. No, it’s not a new sandwich or salad. It’s the calorie count of each item and it may surprise you. That Sierra Turkey

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