Issue 28

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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Gotta Have It: Garlic Roaster

Turn your kitchen into a fun place to create the meals to enjoy with friends and family with some of my tried and true gadgets. This is my all time favorite gadget. It makes easy work of a quick sauté

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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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Romantic Valentine’s Day Restaurants

Valentine’s Day is almost here, the day to celebrate your love. It’s a wonderful thought to cook a gourmet meal, complete with fabulous wine; but unless you’re a gourmet chef, that’s a lot of pressure. What if you burn dinner?

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Only You … Only Here

Getting together with friends and family? Good food and good company are reasons enough to celebrate; but whether it is a holiday, a big sporting event or just being together, do it in a way that only you can do,

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Reviewed: 7 Monkeys

For Food & Spirits Magazine’s second review we ventured out west to check out 7 Monkeys located at 15805 West Maple Road. 7 Monkeys, started by Lincoln natives David McBride, Kent Forke and Bret Schnittgrund, have been open for just

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Celebrity Spotlight: Buddy Carlyle

A graduate of Bellevue High School, Buddy Carlyle started his baseball career in 1996 with the Cincinnati Reds, where he spent three years before being picked up by the San Diego Padres. In his 11 years on the mound, Carlyle

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A Spin on Comfort Classics

Food is a big part of tradition, and Fall is the time of year for comfort foods. The long, cold winter is not far away, and we crave something warm and familiar for dinner. There are many places to find

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Gimme Sushi

Due to its landlocked status, the Omaha Metro isn’t usually the first place people think of when sushi is the subject. Fortunately, those who enjoy this Japanese staple have plenty of local options. Here are Food & Spirit’s top three

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Local Food

Over the past three decades (since about the Carter-era energy crisis) there has been a swirling whisper in this country about the safety, sustainability and quality of our conventional food supply. Myriad experts have pontificated differing views. Scientists blame the

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