Issue 29

Posts From Bill MacKenzie

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Bill MacKenzie

Bill MacKenzie

Bill MacKenzie is better known to many in Omaha BBQ circles as "BBQ Bill." For the past 15 years he has been a member of the Greater Omaha Barbeque Society (GOBS), including serving a recent stint as president. BBQ has been one of Bill's food passions since his college days in the 1980s. As a certified BBQ Judge under rules of the Kansas City BBQ Society, Bill has judged sanctioned barbeque contests in 5 states.

Continental Drift: Lessons learned and unlearned from my time in the Eurozone

Every little boy has his first romantic crush. Don’t tell anyone, but mine was with food: mashed potatoes and gravy, to be specific. Mom used to tell the story of when the family was dining at the precursor of Mr.

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Point and Eat: Fishing for Your Dinner Online

Many readers of this magazine are new to Omaha and looking for a little culinary fun. Maybe you are a recent transplant or are here on business. Or maybe you’re doing the family thing, visiting Aunt Bessie and Uncle Ron,

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Popping Your Cork: Options Abound Across Omaha

“Wine is sunlight, held together by water.”   Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) “Wine is bottled poetry.
”   Robert Louis Stevenson “Up to the age of forty eating is beneficial. After forty, drinking.”   The Talmud, 200BC Winter winds can be most annoying

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Omaha Dining: A 50 Year Retrospective

I have lived in Omaha for half a century. And as it turns out, this city and I have a lot in common. Both of us have grown up…and, um…out, in the past 50 years. And just as you probably

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