Issue 28

The Dumpster: Molding Opinions

Before the dawn of refrigerators, back when humans made ice cubes by banging chunks of glacier against their foreheads, food storage options for leftovers were simpler. You either 1) ate it, 2) it rotted, or 3) it rotted and you

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Bar Chat: The Dundee Dell

The Dundee Dell, a true Omaha institution, is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. I sat down recently with Monique Huston, general manager of The Dell, for a peek behind the curtain of this legendary pub. FSM: Describe the restaurant.

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Beers Reviewed

Lucky Bucket Lager ABV: 4.5% Average Rating: B Lucky Bucket is the newest brand taking to the local market, and upon sampling their Lager I have nothing but high hopes for their next batch. The Lager features a copper hue,

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Food Service Warrior: When is Over-Pouring Out of Line?

How many people go to the bar because they know they are going to be over-poured on the drinks they buy? From the people I have talked to, it’s not very many. Most people like to know how much they

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Food Service Warrior: On the Line and Behind the Scenes

How many people that have never worked in the kitchen think they have what it takes?  I am going to guess maybe 1 out of 10 people actually do.  There are a lot of misconceptions about working in a kitchen.

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The Dumpster: Saying It with Meat

At Christmas we often show our love with a salami. I don’t know how Hillshire Farms survives the rest of the year, but during the Christmas season business booms as neatly packaged grassy nests of unrefrigerated salami and warm wet

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Food Service Warrior: Rules to Live By

When arriving at the restaurant you have chosen, the perfect scenario would be to walk in the door and be greeted immediately, have a table ready for you and your favorite spirit in your hand within five minutes. Well, we

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Letter from the Publisher: Issue 3

Welcome to the third issue of Food & Spirits Magazine. The last quarter has been an exciting time for us, and for Omaha, and a lot has happened in a seemingly short time period. Food and Spirits Magazine will present

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Libation Conversation: Crafting the Perfect Cocktail

Let me just start by saying that I think wine is terrific, and for that matter so is beer. There are a nearly infinite number of wines and beers available to those inclined to pursue them but, in the end,

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The Publisher’s Pick: Market Basket

Every day, in the course of putting the magazine together, I get the opportunity to go in and out of so many of the wonderful restaurants Omaha has to offer. Along the way I see many things I wish I

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