Midwest Meets Northwest

August 20, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

When Seattle-area transplants Darrell and Laura Auld opened Twisted Cork Bistro in 2008, the cozy restaurant near 107th and Pacific streets accommodated just a couple of dozen guests and was open only at lunch. The […]

Pinot and Pumps

August 12, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Reviews

While customers filled up their cars with gas, I filled up on a five-course meal and knocked back glasses of fine California wines. A gas station is the last place most people would go for […]

A Way With Words

May 3, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

Curiosity and wit, a knack for communicating visually, and a keen ability to capture disillusions and desires. Those are just a few qualities displayed in the work of Ed Ruscha, a California-based painter regarded as […]

May the Swartz Be With You

March 2, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Reviews

After being offered a third helping of matzo ball soup, Marilyn Monroe once famously quipped, “Isn’t there any other part of the matzo you can eat?” While the classic Jewish soup may not be everyone’s […]

Frankly Delicious

January 20, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Reviews

Its offbeat location next to a gas station may make some first-time visitors to Finicky Frank’s a little apprehensive, but diners shouldn’t be dissuaded. The small, locally owned cafe in Omaha’s Florence neighborhood has a […]

Umami

October 18, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Reviews

My first thought when I saw the crowd of customers waiting to be seated at Umami: Good thing I made a reservation. Diners occupied every table, booth, and bar stool at the city’s latest and […]

Obviously Omaha

July 9, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

For many food lovers, there’s nothing like a good steak. A steak with plentiful marbling and a ton of flavor. A steak perfectly cooked with a seared crust and tender, juicy center. While local gourmets […]

Little Espana

April 9, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

Taking advantage of an unseasonably warm, 70-degree day in late February, I settled into an outdoor table at Little España to enjoy the sunshine, sip sangria, and savor the flavors of Spain. The Rockbrook Village […]

The Big Easy in the Big O

March 17, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

One of America’s great food cities, New Orleans, is steeped in history, culture, and fantastic flavors. From beignets to étouffée, the Southern city’s distinctive cuisine attracts food lovers worldwide. Perhaps the best way to satisfy […]

Birrieria El Chalan


 
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