Issue 28

The Dumpster: In the Raw

On a recent jaunt to Hawaii’s Big Island, I was introduced to the traditional bowl of raw ahi stirred up with soy sauce and sesame seeds, called poke. Although it looked like an exposed brain, I fell instantly in love

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Sodas Which You May Not be Entirely Aware of: Ski Soda

Hey folks, here we are again at your favorite quarterly vintage soda review feature. This time I’m going to take a look at Ski Soda. Or I should say WE are going to take a look at Ski Soda. I

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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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Wine Recommendation: 2015 Meadowcroft Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc

2015 Meadowcroft Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc – 93 Points I’m more or less a red wine drinker, full stop. That being said, when summer rolls around, I can’t help but crave “patio” whites; those light, crisp and refreshing wines

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Letter from the Publisher: Issue 23

Welcome to the latest issue of Food & Spirits Magazine, our 23rd. We’re happy to have put this issue in front of you and we hope you enjoy it. This last quarter has been a rough one for the Omaha

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The Dumpster: Salad Barred

When I order a cheeseburger, the waiter asks me how I want it. With cheese? What kind? Onion, lettuce, and tomato? They don’t invite me into the kitchen so I can muck around and build it myself. Yet that’s what

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Sodas in Which You May Not Be Entirely Aware of: Grapefruit Kiss

The soda featured in this quarter’s S.I.W.Y.M.N.B.E.A.O. is Grapefruit Kiss. I’ll be honest with you – this one was difficult for me to choose. It’s just a real classy soda, and I am reminded of my lowly station when in

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The Dumpster: Knowing your hash from a hole in the ground

If the big bomb hits tomorrow or ISIS hackers succeed in melting down our power grid, I’ll be happy living off the three-day supply of leftover minestrone my wife made. There’s half a roast chicken in the fridge too. If

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Sodas Which You May Not be Entirely Aware of: Green River

Okay folks, here we are again. Your favorite quarterly column showcasing rare and desirable sodas is finally back. This time we will be exploring Green River – I’m quite excited about this featured soda. First, we will look at a

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Basil vs. Zucchini

Every year at this time we make a few notes regarding the hits and misses of our backyard garden so we can do better next year. Basil and zucchini were big producers this year, but what if you don’t have

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