Issue 28

Why France?

I recently ran into a friend of mine and our conversation turned to the topic of wine. He told me of his new wine cellar and how he and his wife often enjoyed spending evenings together sharing a bottle. He

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Literary Wine Travel Tales

Vacation is almost over. You are at the airport. You have some loose change, some odd Euros. There is the duty free store. Will it be perfume or cologne, chocolates, Cuban cigars, single malt scotch whiskey, or wine? Wine can

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Finding the Food: Between Lincoln and Omaha

Having grown up in a small town in Northern Minnesota, I always remember going out to eat as getting in the car with the family and ending up at a steak house or a bar and grill up to forty

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Finding the Food: Bellevue, Nebraska

When driving through Bellevue, whether up on Cornhusker or heading down Galvin Road to Offutt AFB, one will see a mind-numbing array of fast food chains, followed by national sit down chains, followed by more fast food chains and so

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Carolina on My Mind

Second Empire is truly one of North Carolina’s finest dining experiences. The restaurants setting takes place in an beautiful old Southern Mansion that was most likely built around the turn of the 20th century.The wood floors, chandeliers, and decorations of

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Outside Looking In

I confess: I was hesitant leaving Portland for Omaha. When the big moving day finally arrived, the experience was solidified when my wife and I packed all our belongings onto a moving truck and began psyching ourselves up for that

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