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Heart of Spain: Little Espana

Memories of Old España My love of tapas and Spanish cooking began when I went to my first Spanish restaurant in a large city about 20 years ago. When I moved to Omaha, I found España, a much-loved Spanish restaurant

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8 of Our Favorite Places for Brunch

Brunch has been a trending craze in the national food scene for a while now and Omaha is no exception. Our Metro area abounds with plenty of great options to enjoy a weekend brunch. Here are eight of our favorite

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Sam & Louie’s Pizza is an Elkhorn Family Affair

Henry Ford is quoted as saying, “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”  For the Nolan family of Elkhorn, Ford’s words reflect not only this family’s spirit, but their thriving business and giving impact

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Passing the Torch at the Dundee Dell

In the wake of Piccolo’s closing, leaving Omaha one less signature Italian steakhouse, the Bohemian Cafe announced it would serve its last Czech specialties in September. So when rumors surfaced Pat Gobel was selling the city’s oldest pub, the Dundee

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Good Life, Great Food: Celebrating Omaha Restaurant Week

For some people, spring break is the week they look forward to all year long. For these landlocked travelers, there is nothing quite as exciting as journeying to the beach for a few days in the sun. For others, there

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Food Caddie Delivers Dozens of Omaha’s Top Restaurants

We’ve all been there: Unable to find the time to make dinner, not wanting to leave the house due to weather, simply too tired to muster up the energy to cook anything or perhaps wanting to order lunch for the

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Two Tales of LeadBelly

In most cases, a red herring is a clue left at a scene; a distraction meant to mislead others from the trail. For Mike Martin, a red herring means more than simple bait and switch. “A red herring is a

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Our Favorite Patios in Omaha

With the break in the cold temperatures and spring making its appearance, patio season is now in full effect. The ability to enjoy beers and cocktails on a deck is, once again, ours for the taking. With that in mind,

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Righteous Southern Grub at Dixie Quicks

Dixie Quicks Public House features Southern-Tex-Mex infused dishes reflecting classically trained chef and co-owner Rene Orduna’s many influences. But make no mistake, his good eats are soul food by any other name. He says about any cuisine, “It’s all soul

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Avoiding the High Cost of (Wine) Education

Anyone who has ever sat in gridlock on the 405, or even just hit I-80 at the wrong time of day, has in the very least considered the merits of becoming a small airplane pilot.  When I investigated this possibility

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