Blackberry Sazerac and a visit to St. George Distilling

A blackberry sazerac cocktail featuring St George Spirits Absinthe Verde sits ready to drink.

Check out our visit to a Bay Area Distillery on our latest trip!     Have you ever smelled a room filled with perfectly ripe pears? Luckily we have and it is amazing, especially when that room happens to also hold a craft distillery!  Regular readers know we recently were out in California on aRead more

Earl Grey Manhattan and a Visit to Anchor Distilling

An Earl Grey Manhattan cocktail

 A Tour of Anchor Distilling in San Francisco and a Rye Whiskey cocktail! See our great experience!   A lot of folks we know collect things like a t-shirt or a magnet from the places they travel, but what do we come home with? Bottles of delightful spirits of course! One thing we love toRead more

A Trip To Wine Country – Visiting the Russian River Valley

The Caves at Thomas George Estates Winery!

More of our trip to California Wine Country – Russian River Valley, Alexander Valley and Dry Creek, along with Napa and Sonoma Valleys! Cheers!     We got to northern California about a week after the fires had broken out and headed up towards our vacation rental near Guerneville, which is a small town toRead more

Napa is Open and Needs You!

A toast to great friends at Frog's Leap Winery!
A toast to great friends at Frog's Leap Winery!

If you have watched the news over the last few weeks, you probably saw some footage of the horrific wildfires that swept through Santa Rosa, California and the nearby Sonoma and Napa Valleys. If you have a trip planned in the next few months, you might be tempted to cancel your trip and stay atRead more

24 Hours in Kansas City – A Foodie Getaway!

The Smoky Cocktail at SOT

Whenever we travel and no matter the destination, we always pack one thing, our appetite! We love traveling to places just to discover new places to eat or drink, and usually our plans revolve about what restaurant, winery, brewery or cocktail bar we can visit! We recently took a quick trip just down the roadRead more

Food and Fun – The KC Flavor Festival at Worlds of Fun

KC Flavor Festival - BBQ Wings and Burnt Ends
Chargrilled BBQ chicken wings and KC Style BBQ Burnt Ends along with beer from Kansas City's Cinder Block Brewery!

This past weekend we made the short drive from Omaha down to Kansas City to check out the KC Flavor Festival at Worlds of Fun! The KC Flavor Festival is a new event that Worlds of Fun is holding that celebrates the rich heritage Kansas City has when it comes to food, local brews, winesRead more

Wine and Dine – A Wine Feast with Dante

Dante Ristorante Pizzeria - Tuscan Wine Dinner featuring Baracchi WInes

Check out one of our favorite Omaha restaurants, Dante!     When one of your favorite restaurants asks you to come in and work with them to create a special cocktail to be offered on the menu for a special wine dinner, you jump at the chance! We were asked by the fine folks atRead more

Dining with Dante – A Summer Menu Preview

Dante Pizzeria Summer Menu Preview

When most people think about fine dining in Omaha, they typically think about heading down to the Old Market and all of the many well known restaurants that dot that district. However, there is one fine dining place that stands on its own way out in West Omaha that most people don’t think of whenRead more

A True Dine and Delight at Dante – A Spring Menu Preview

Dante Spring Menu Preview
Wood Roasted Nebraska Waygu with Sweet Potato Gratin

Living in Nebraska, we are surrounded by some of the world’s best farmland and farms who provide many of the restaurants we love to eat at with the produce and products they use to create some fantastic food. However, we do live in a state that has four seasons, so the winter months can tendRead more

Bringing the Table to the Farm

When people hear we are from Nebraska, we commonly hear the old cliche about how flat it is and how it seems like one big cornfield. And while the one big cornfield thing is true in some areas, there is a growing number of small farms who have chosen to take a different path andRead more