Issue 26

Bobby Flay Raises the Roof…or Does He?

I don’t remember much from when I was in high school, but one thing does stand out. The Iron Chef New York Special in 2000 is that thing. You see, the popularity of Food Network’s Iron Chef was sweeping the

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Omaha’s Second Annual Doughnut Shootout

The Second Annual Omaha Doughnut Shootout was held February 12th at The Waiting Room Lounge, Krug Park and Reverb Lounge. A sold out crowd of nearly 400 attendees tasted samples from a total of nearly 2000 doughnuts from Hello Sugar,

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A Commoner’s Latent Love of Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a dessert I assumed most people hated. The name alone is off-putting, CHEESEcake. I did not want any cheese in or around my cake. I remember as a small child trying a bit of cheesecake and becoming terribly

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You Cannoli Live Once

So why dredge it out? In light of recent political chaos, the fact that we’ve been wearing shorts in February, and the all-together dissolving of organized society, this writer thought it would be best to focus on a story of

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A Bite of Spring: Spring Rolls Recipe

Spring rolls are a classic Vietnamese appetizer that I discovered in the late 80’s/early 90’s at the long closed midtown Saigon restaurant location. Back then food on TV was virtually nonexistent except for PBS and it was incomprehensible that we

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Sunrise Starters

You just walked into one of your favorite restaurants with family and friends. You’re hungry and a tad indecisive as the menu has so many good choices. You decide to buy some time to peruse, but also satisfy your demanding

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2017 Favorite Burgers Map

Omaha is definitely a burger town. Nebraska is famous for its beef, and the Metro Area boasts many restaurants that (justifiably) pride themselves on a wide variety of burger styles, toppings and preparations. There’s nothing better than a thick, juicy

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Omaha Native and Chicago Restaurateur Keeps Pushing

Omaha native and Chicago restaurateur Terry Alexander recently opened two more of his farmer and fishermen homage Publican locations, with Publican Anker and Publican Tavern at O’Hare going live in the last several months. The original Publican and the location

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SamFam, Herbe Sainte Team Has Their Sights Set on More

SamFam, LLC, the team behind recently opened New Orleans-influenced restaurant and bar, Herbe Sainte, has their sights set on two more concepts that will make their debut in Omaha in the coming year. Della Costa will open in Midtown Crossing

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Chef-Owner Jared Clarke Goes Wood-Fired

Chef-owner Jared Clarke found a niche with his Railcar Modern American Kitchen in northwest Omaha. With it now well-established, he hankered trying a new concept with Timber Wood Fire Bistro in Countryside Village. Since opening in 2016 at the former

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