I began writing several years ago as a way to remember the story that was unfolding in the restaurant.  In doing so, I discovered a pleasure in writing and now continue to express my thoughts on more than just food.  I try to write like I am having a conversation and telling a story.  My goal is to be understood.  It doesn’t matter if you agree.  I just want to make sure I’ve been clear in my thought.

Turn your head and cough

Some of you know from previous writings the reason I titled my blog, The Sustained Chef.  I wanted it to remind me that sustainability is an incomplete conversation without addressing...

Why Lincoln?

Nick Goodwin is posting to the Instagram page With the locals this week.  He asked me the question, "Why Lincoln?"  Here's my answer:   Why Lincoln? We came here 24 years ago...

The Food of Fall

Its interesting how it takes one day like today to completely change one's outlook.  The overcast skies, damp air and cooler temperatures signal a distinct change of season.  For me it...

Help Wanted

You've obviously noticed the amount of new restaurants cropping up downtown and surrounding the arena.  This is an exciting season in Lincoln’s culinary scene. It’s good to see people willing...

Why I love this band

We had the privilege of hosting and hearing my favorite band on the planet, The Elders, last Thursday. They played a show at Vega, just a block away from the...

Why you should hear this band.

It’s no revelation to say that music has the power to speak to the soul in ways much more effectively than mere words alone.  Every culture has its songs, hymns...

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