Issue 28

The Dumpster: Fads Gone Bad

As Food & Spirits celebrates its 10th year of persnicketiness and gluttony, I offer my congratulations to Erik the Publisher. In his honor I’ve come up with a top ten list of food fads from the last ten years that

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Paradigm Shifts: Connecting Communities and Local Food

I’m constantly drawn to ways to engage in my life-learning quest of food and its relationship to our commUnity.  This comes natural to me and is my passion.  I enjoy attending, supporting and continuing to educate myself about all the

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The Good Old Days: A Recipe for Goulash

Once again friends we’re getting ready to enter into that mystical time of the year, between summer and fall, where the weather changes from one day to the next. A strong gust of wind and bright chromatic yellow, red and

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Holy Smokes – Look at It Go

So, the deal here is that we are looking back on a whole decade in this issue of Food & Spirits Magazine. I would have thought Erik (El Jefe) would have changed the name of this publication to Grub &

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The Magic of Risotto and Where to Find It

Risotto is an easy to make meal that will impress everyone that you cook for.  It originates from northern Italy and the word riso is the word for rice.  There is a series of stock ingredients that combined with other

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A “Pizza” Omaha

The Omaha pizza scene is an ever-changing carousel of wonderment. Some restaurants are like long-lost friends that remind visitors of eating there since childhood. Others are brand new, bringing pizza unlike any that Omaha has seen before. All pizza is

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Tour de Fork Omaha

A journey around Omaha for those who’ve been away during the duration of our publication Hello my good friend. Welcome back to Omaha. You’re going to be quite impressed with the flavors, sights, aromas and vibe of the Omaha food

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Our Favorite Patios in Omaha 2017

With spring and summer making its appearance, patio season is now in full effect. The ability to enjoy some delicious food, beers and cocktails on a deck is, once again, ours for the taking. With that in mind, Food &

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Paradigm Shifts: Changing Local Buying Habits

It seems that the idea of a “traditional” spring has quickly come and gone to hot intense sunny days, followed by back-to-back storms, once again this year. This quick transition has affected the demands on local produce. As I write

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Sweet Destiny: A sampling of the stellar dessert menus in Omaha to satisfy your sweet tooth.

It’s a warm summer’s evening and you’ve been out enjoying a dinner with friends, a date night, or perhaps you’ve either attended or hosted a barbecue and you’re looking for that evening chaser, to satisfy a sweet tooth to cap

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