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 to the westRead 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

10 Spooky Cocktails To Get Your Halloween Started

Bourbon Butterbeer Cocktail

I don’t know about you, but I love to have a great spooky cocktail to fit the theme of Halloween! We asked some of our blogger friends to share some of their spookiest cocktails with us! Here are 10 of our favorites for you! Be sure to check them all out on Instagram and giveRead more

The Shipwreck – a Rum and Lillet Cocktail

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

A great rum cocktail that is tiki-ish and so tasty! Check it out!   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 lotRead more

Blueberry Mint Sorbet Sparkling Rosé Float

Blueberry Mint Sorbet Rose Float

This summer we have totally been into all sorts of frozen drinks and desserts, which is somewhat of a departure from our typical drinks, but with the hot weather we have been having recently, serving anything frozen and frosty is going to be delicious! Our Blueberry Mint Sorbet Sparkling Rosé Float checks both the dessertRead more

Watermelon Raspberry Frosé (Frozen Rosé)

Watermelon Raspberry Frosé-A Rosé cocktail

With the hot days of summer fully in effect and with everyone looking for great ways to beat the heat, why not turn to something fun, fruity and frozen? One of the big drink sensations sweeping the nation totally checks all the boxes for a great summer treat, the Frosé! We came up with ourRead 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

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

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

A tart tipple sure to quench your thirst!

Some great spring cocktails to celebrate the warming weather!   Those first warm days of spring always feel so wonderful, the warm sun, twittering birds and spring plants bursting into flower makes you want to sit outside and just enjoy shaking off the winter doldrums. What better way to celebrate these glorious days than toRead more