The Japanese Sidecar A iichiko Silhouette Shochu Cocktail

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochi

One of the coolest parts about developing and writing about cocktails and spirits is when we discover a spirit that was totally unknown to us. Sometimes we find new spirits when we travel (does anyone else love visiting distilleries, breweries and vineyards?) and sometimes we are lucky enough to get a spirit delivered right toRead more

The Prettay, Prettay, Prettay Good Latte Martini and the Desser”Ted” Blueberry Pie Cocktail

Desser"Ted" Blueberry Pie Cocktail with Smirnoff Vodka

A lot of nights after getting the kids down to bed we like to settle down on our couch and watch some TV while blogging about cocktails. While this might seem rather distracting to productive writing, it can occasionally serve as a good point of inspiration, especially when you start to notice that lots ofRead more

The Shipwreck – a Rum and Lillet Cocktail

The Shipwreck - A Rum and Lillet Cocktail for National Rum Day 2017

This summer we have totally fallen in love with rum cocktails thanks to some of the great rums that we have found, plus the opening of a really great Tiki bar in town. Rum is a spirit that evokes a lot of feelings of warm tropical locations, so what better way to keep the feelingRead more

The Galaxy Magic Mule – A Vodka Moscow Mule

Galaxy-Magic-Moscow-Mule-A-Vodka-Cocktail

Back when we were kids and watching Bill Nye the Science Guy on TV, little did we know that some of those science experiments that we played about with would end up being useful when it comes to making drinks! Seeing some of the results felt like magic (especially when you are a kid!) butRead 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

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 at Dante Ristorante Pizzeria to take part in their Tuscan Wine DinnerRead more

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler – A Bourbon Cocktail

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler - A Bourbon Cocktail with Tropicana Premium Juices

We have been having a quite the odd spring this year, with hot weather in the early spring, then cold and rainy weather that has made spring seem rather fleeting the past few weeks. We have been really looking forward to those late spring days where the days are perfectly warm and delightful to sitRead 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

Where the Sea Meets the Sky – A Tequila Cocktail

Where The Sea Meets the Sky - A Blue Nectrar Tequila Cocktail

One of the cool perks of being a cocktail blogger is getting the chance to try out lots of other spirits than the old familiar sorts that we are all familiar with from our days drinking in college. One spirit that we both had some fun if questionable experiences with is tequila. Back in college,Read more