Issue 30


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Publisher’s Pick: Laos Thai Kitchen

Following along the lines of last issue’s Publisher’s Pick, picking the place that I hear the most about during the span of a couple months, I latched on to another old-school Omaha place that seems to be somewhat of a

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Taxi Trouble

It was just after midnight on one of those unbearably hot and humid summer nights and my friends and I were ready to drift to the next bar. On a night like tonight, we realize, there was no way that

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The Regulation Fixation

Rugged individualists. Mavericks. Working class capitalists. These are some of the phrases that describe one of America’s last great hopes, the small business person. These are people with a variety of backgrounds from their race, education and national origins to

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Spring BBQ Review

Considering that the summer is nearly upon us and nothing speaks to the summer like the smell and taste of kick ass barbecue, we thought the next food review for Food & Spirits Magazine should have at least something to

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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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The Joy of Mayonnaise

If cuisine1 is the coming together of traditional food ways in the presence of a regional larder, then no diatribe on local food could pretend to breach the subject without focusing at least a little bit on technique. To say

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The State of the Omaha Restaurant Scene: The Past, Present and Future of Change

So just who do I think I am, anyway? Well, maybe the luckiest guy around. For a lot of reasons, but for today’s purpose, because I have spent the last thirty years doing something that I love, and making a

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Reviewed: Espana

For Food & Spirits Magazine’s inaugural review we decided to go with a different format than the usual food review. Rather than just one reviewer, we sent five different people, representing different levels of the culinary food chain, to give

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