Issue 29

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Review: MCC Sage Student Bistro

For Food & Spirits Magazine’s quarterly roundtable review we paid homage, and a visit, to what has become, literally, an institution in the Omaha food scene – The Sage Student Bistro (32nd & Sorenson) at the Institute for the Culinary

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Vivace Review: Putting a New Menu to the Test

For Food & Spirits Magazine’s quarterly round-table review we hit Vivace located in the Old Market (1108 Howard St.). Having been around for nearly 15 years, Vivace recently went through a revamping of their menu. Still doing contemporary Italian cuisine,

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The Worth of a Recipe

A recipe is defined as a set of directions accompanied by a list of ingredients that describe how to prepare something. Great cooks consider themselves great because they have a deep repertoire of recipes they have either created or mastered.

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Popcorn: The American Snack Food

I  grew up in the 80’s. My sister had hair that would hit the doorframe if she didn’t duck, my brother bought me a Loverboy cassette tape for my 12th birthday, and all photos of me from this era include

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Taxi’s Grille & Bar: An Omaha Classic Reviewed

For Food & Spirits Magazine’s quarterly review we hit an Omaha classic at Taxi’s Grill & Bar at 120th and Blondo (1822 N 120th Street). Taxi’s was opened in 2002 by the original owners of The Neon Goose (also an

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Cuthills Vineyards

While all of Nebraska’s Vineyards and Wineries give us something different on the wine shelf than the norm, Cuthills has given the wine world wines that can found nowhere else. This all started as a dream of Ed Swanson’s over

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24th Street: The Longest Street In The World

Where’s the buzz that should be surrounding 24th Street?  Where’s the “24th Street has a lot to offer”, or the “Hey man, have you checked out 24th Street?” There is a misguided idea is that 24th Street is about as

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FSM’s Interview with Cat Cora

Cat Cora will host The Food Bank’s 8th Annual Celebrity Chef Fundraiser on February 26th. I was able to catch up with her by phone and ask her some questions about her career in food and what makes her tick.

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Reviewed: Anthony’s Steakhouse

For Food & Spirits Magazine’s latest round table review we ventured to an Omaha standard – Anthony’s Steakhouse located at 7220 F Street. Anthony’s Steakhouse has been an Omaha mainstay for over 40 years. In it’s early days Anthony’s seated

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Bitter Little Fella

I frequently swear that I could never be a vegetarian. It is the “taking an oath” kind of swearing rather than the “embarrassing your mother” kind, but I am still pretty belligerent as it is happening. I do all sorts

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