Issue 27

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Erik Totten

Erik Totten

Erik Totten is the founder and publisher of Food & Spirits Magazine in Omaha, Nebraska. He's worked in publications for the last 21 years at all levels. As well as serving as a writer, designer, photographer and editor, he's also founded two publications which have allowed him to grow into being a publisher, which he would describe as his 'true calling'.

Letter From the Publisher: Issue 27

Welcome to the newest issue of Food & Spirits Magazine, our 27th. With this issue we are just one issue away from our 10th anniversary. To commemorate the event, you’ll find some of our old issues scattered among the current

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Letter From the Publisher: Issue 26

Welcome to the 26th issue of Food & Spirits Magazine. As we approach out 10-year anniversary, everything is rolling along quite nicely for us here at the magazine (finally!). This issue is loaded with some outstanding content that we feel

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Omaha Native and Chicago Restaurateur Keeps Pushing

Omaha native and Chicago restaurateur Terry Alexander recently opened two more of his farmer and fishermen homage Publican locations, with Publican Anker and Publican Tavern at O’Hare going live in the last several months. The original Publican and the location

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SamFam, Herbe Sainte Team Has Their Sights Set on More

SamFam, LLC, the team behind recently opened New Orleans-influenced restaurant and bar, Herbe Sainte, has their sights set on two more concepts that will make their debut in Omaha in the coming year. Della Costa will open in Midtown Crossing

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Letter from the Publisher: Issue 25

Welcome to the new issue of Food & Spirits Magazine, our 25th. As we move into a new year, 2017, FSM will be approaching our 10th anniversary. While we have some exciting things in store for next year, 2016 isn’t

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Portrait of a Bartender: Mary K. Gross

I sat down with Mary K. Gross for this issue’s bartender portrait. I’ve known Mary for a while and have always appreciated her cozy ‘bar-side’ manner. She also makes some great cocktails (or in my case, pours some great shots).

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Food & Spirits Magazine Announces 2017 Event Schedule

2016 was a great year for events at Food & Spirits Magazine. Along with the 8th Annual Omaha’s Largest Pizza Review continuing its streak of being sold out every year, we also kicked off the inaugural Omaha Doughnut Shootout and

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Portrait of a Bartender: Linda Lichtenwalter

I sat down with Linda Lichtenwalter for this issue’s bartender portrait. Linda has written for Food & Spirits Magazine in the past, mostly in her capacity as a pastry chef for Modern Love, but she can turn an outstanding cocktail

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Letter from the Publisher: Issue 24

Welcome to the 24th issue of Food & Spirits Magazine. This issue also marks our ninth year anniversary and we’re proud and honored to have served our readers and the Omaha food and spirits community for (what feels like) so

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Food Caddie Delivers Dozens of Omaha’s Top Restaurants

We’ve all been there: Unable to find the time to make dinner, not wanting to leave the house due to weather, simply too tired to muster up the energy to cook anything or perhaps wanting to order lunch for the

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