Issue 28

And Now for Something Completely Delicious

I was recently staying with a good friend of mine at an Airbnb in Texas and, since we had a full kitchen available, we decided to take turns cooking the evening meal. Aston had prepared an incredibly delectable meal the

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Omaha Restaurant Matchbook Memories

Restaurant memories are intangible and tangible; taste, smell, ambiance, service, stand-out dishes, dining companions, a romantic evening, indigestion, disrupted sleep, heartburn, hangover, and weight gain, evidenced by increasing belt size. And, there is memorabilia. Toothpicks, menu, napkin, swizzle stick, doggy

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Diversity in Japanese Summer Foods

Japanese soups and noodles are the most versatile food ever, one dish served during the winter with a few simple changes can be enjoyed in a different way in the summer. In the colder months, the most popular dishes will

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8 of Our Favorite Pizza Places

Who doesn’t love pizza? It’s a great way to enjoy a fast and fun family meal, or to start a night out on the town with friends. Omaha is bursting with pizza restaurants, and each one is unique and striving

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9th Annual Omaha Pizza Review Results

Food & Spirits Magazine hosted the 9th Annual Omaha Pizza Review at The Waiting Room Lounge and Reverb Lounge on June 6th at 6:30 pm. Musicians Brad Hoshaw and Kait Berreckman performed. Those attending voted for their top three pizzas

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Tacos and Tequila Take Center Stage at Hook & Lime

The high concept behind Hook & Lime Tacos + Tequila is a small plate nirvana paired with crafted margaritas for a fine dining-meets-street food experience. The changing menu is anchored by tacos and tortas, family-style meals and shareable small plates.

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Paradigm Shifts

Paradigm Gardens is a family owned local business that is dedicated to providing superior horticultural and progressive gardening products and technologies available in today’s growing marketplace.  A paradigm is a set of assumptions, concepts, values and practices that constitutes a

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Bobby Flay Raises the Roof…or Does He?

I don’t remember much from when I was in high school, but one thing does stand out. The Iron Chef New York Special in 2000 is that thing. You see, the popularity of Food Network’s Iron Chef was sweeping the

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Omaha’s Second Annual Doughnut Shootout

The Second Annual Omaha Doughnut Shootout was held February 12th at The Waiting Room Lounge, Krug Park and Reverb Lounge. A sold out crowd of nearly 400 attendees tasted samples from a total of nearly 2000 doughnuts from Hello Sugar,

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A Commoner’s Latent Love of Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a dessert I assumed most people hated. The name alone is off-putting, CHEESEcake. I did not want any cheese in or around my cake. I remember as a small child trying a bit of cheesecake and becoming terribly

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