Issue 30

The Dumpster: The Slow Cooker

Millions rushed out to buy an Instant Pot, this year’s hot kitchen gadget. Many were disappointed to discover the Instant Pot didn’t deliver that kind of pot. It didn’t even deliver instant. But it is a pot. You can bake

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Season’s Change

How a Dundee anchor and Countryside newcomer keep their menus dynamic and their guests coming back for more. The Christmas tree is down, the New Year’s ball has dropped and the Valentine’s roses are no more.  The big holidays are

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Supper Club: Chaima’s African Cuisine

The Supper Club is a part of Metropolitan Community College’s TriOmega Chapter at the Institute for the Culinary Arts. Each month the students travel to visit a dining establishment in this fine city. One can look around the campuses at

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Our Favorite Patios Around Omaha in 2018

  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

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The 1939 Nazi Diet at the Fontenelle Hotel Amber Room

The Fontenelle Hotel opened in 1915, the Blackstone in 1916. The two hotels and their restaurants competed as Omaha’s iconic images of gracious hospitality. On September 1, 1938 the nazis started their blitzkrieg assault of Poland. Warsaw surrendered on September

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Farine + Four Opens Its Doors

The sun rises over Leavenworth Street every morning, streaming through Farine + Four, a daytime restaurant and bakery. Arriving at 4:30 a.m. isn’t always easy according to Ellie Pegler, the owner, who begins baking and prepping before the sun even

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Nebraska Journalist-Author Genoways Takes Micro and Macro Look at the U.S. Food System

It should come as no surprise that a writer, who chronicled a year in the life of a Nebraska farm family, exposed the dangers of a broken American food system and is now researching Mexico’s tequila industry, has always marched

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Harvesting Food and Friends at Florence Mill Farmers Market, Where Agriculture, History and Art Meet

The ‘Mill Lady’ is hard to miss at the Florence Mill Farmers Market on summer Sundays. She’s the beaming, bespectacled woman wearing the straw hat adorned by sprays of plastic fruit and vegetables. Market vendors include local farmers, urban ag

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Sage Student Bistro Hits All the Right Notes

Textbooks say multiple star fine dining restaurants have three defining qualities: Delicious and beautifully plated cuisine. A wait staff that provides top-notch service. A welcoming atmosphere and luxurious ambience. That is what the textbooks impart to every student going through

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Destination Date Night: A month by month guide for an enjoyable night out for you and your significant other

It’s a brand new year full of optimism and opportunity. During that goal planning remember to take care of yourself and those around you as well. We are fortunate in Omaha to have so many magnificent eateries to choose from

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