Food & Wine

Inaugural Italian Festival attracts 15,000

Fifth and F streets were jam packed with spectators last Saturday as they enjoyed the sounds of Italian music and sampled different treats. That’s because Lincoln had an inaugura ...

Buying from local farmers a win-win situation

I like to shop local. Besides saving at least 40 minutes roundtrip on the freeway, I’m doing my small part in helping the economy. And local small-business owners and their st ...

Italian culture, Lincoln’s heritage celebrated in Saturday's festival

Know and Go: What: Lincoln’s inaugural Italian Festival When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Where: Downtown on 5th, E and F streets Info: 408-7503 Downtown Lincoln wi ...

Mark Adams has grown grapes here since 1999

Name: Mark Adams Age: 63 Residence: Lincoln Family: Mark Adams is married to Therese Adams. They have four children and seven grandchildren. The couple owns the Rancho Roble Vin ...

Come hungry, leave full

Dillian’s Bar and Grill, which is often thought of as a place to go in town for drinks and socializing, is now also a place to have a good meal at a reasonable price. My husband ...

Senior Cafe

Senior Café Senior Café is at 472 E St., Lincoln. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance by calling Kelly Lowery, Senior First Site manager, at 645-1419 or the Auburn of ...

Community Briefs

The musical “Little Shop of Horrors” will be performed by the Del Oro High School drama department at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 11, 12 and 13. Tickets, availab ...

Don’t forget Sunday is Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday, and if you’re looking for something special to do with your sweetheart in Lincoln, we’ve got the goods. If it is an overtly public display of ...

New Mexican food restaurant coming to Lincoln

Fans of Mexican fare will have a new place to find tacos, enchiladas and burritos in Lincoln. The new restaurant is called Casa Ramos, and will be opening Jan. 25. Their opening t ...

Thanksgiving Donations Being Accepted at Salt Mine

The Salt Mine is looking for Thanksgiving themed food donations, so they can put together at least 300 Thanksgiving food boxes for needy families in Lincoln. Food can be dropped of ...

Balsamic chicken is a simple, yet delicious dish

We eat a lot of chicken at our house (obviously! I think next week might be chicken, too), and I’m always trying to come up with new ways to serve it. Time is also of the essence ...

Heat bringing you down? Chill out with this cool soup

When I talked about this recipe, all my co-workers either gagged or rolled their eyes. When I brought it in, however, all I heard was “yum!” I love soup any time of the year, b ...

Spring mushrooms are perfect opportunity to bring out the polenta

It’s porcini season and, if you look really hard, you can find these tasty mushrooms — fresh — in local markets from now through the middle of July. While dried porcini are ...

Make mom proud - visit the Lincoln Farmers' Market

Since staying at my parents’ home while waiting to move here, my mother often tells me that my diet is horrible. My mom’s exact words are, “If you keep eating like that, yo ...

Markets make it easy to eat veggies

Besides school vacation starting, the beginning of summer means two seasonal farmers’ markets return to Lincoln. A certified farmers’ market is typically an open-air market ...