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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'.
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 andRead More
Although Railcar Modern American Kitchen, located at 144th and Blondo, is easily seen from the road, it feels like a hidden gem that seems to have been a bit overlooked in the recent bustling Omaha restaurant scene. Tucked into anRead More
Food & Spirits Magazine recently hosted the 7th Annual Omaha Pizza Review at The Waiting Room Lounge. A sold-out house greeted award-winning musicians Kait Berreckman and Brad Hoshaw, but the star of the show was the pizza from 14 differentRead More
It’s getting harder and harder to start a restaurant in Omaha. With the incredible growth of the quantity, and quality, of the many, many restaurants opening their doors, it’s no longer enough to offer a steak, a side of cannedRead More
Often, throughout the course of running Food & Spirits Magazine, I’m reminded of the food bounty that is available to us living in Omaha. Of course, chefs and restaurants have noticed this, and particularly in recent years, the dining-out publicRead More
What are your plans for the weekend? Looking for a new place to dine or enjoy a few spirits with friends? Are you wondering what shows, charity or local sporting events you could attend? An interesting one-hour lifestyle show, It’sRead More