Issue 28

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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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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12 Types of Gift Giving For Foodies in Omaha

It’s the end of the year and in Omaha that usually means cold temperatures, snow and holidays full of good cheer and good company.   If you have foodies on your gift list and are struggling to find that perfect gift,

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An Osso Buco Recipe to Remember

The leaves are falling, there’s a chill in the air, your breath is visible and every step crunches the leaves underfoot releasing the aromas of fall that fill your nostrils with memories of the past and a longing for all

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Anne and Craig McVeigh Bring Beacon Hills Take on American Comfort Cuisine Back to Where Their Food Careers Started

It is back to the future for Anne and Craig McVeigh and their new Beacon Hills restaurant at 6750 Mercy Road in Aksarben Village. The restaurateurs got their industry start at M’s Pub and the Garden Cafe in Omaha before

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Chef-Owner Jenny Coco Proves She Can Hang with the Boys

In the male-dominated culinary field men get the lion’s share of attention. In Omaha, Clayton Chapman and Paul Kulik headline a deep roster of acclaimed chefs. But at least one woman, Jenny Coco, has proved her chops compare with anyone’s,

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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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