The Morel of the Story

February 24, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Home, Omaha Magazine

Morel-mania usually begins around mid-to-late April. Inconsistent Midwestern weather prevents forecasting the exact start of morel mushroom season year-to-year. Morel (aka morchella) mushrooms begin to flush en masse when spring rains alternate with patches of […]

Lenten Fish Fries

February 23, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Places

Lent in Omaha—a time of repentance and moderation for devout Catholics—is synonymous with crowded lines of happy, drunken people waiting for heaping piles of deep-fried fish. Parishioners and non-churchgoers alike rejoice with the approach of […]

The Big Easy in the Big O

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 […]

In Bloom

Posted In: Chefs, Nutrition, Omaha Magazine

Just as bright yellow dandelions emerge throughout the city in spring, Dandelion Pop-Up will re-emerge in the Greater Omaha Chamber Courtyard, adding a dash more culinary color to Omaha (at 13th and Harney streets). Dandelion […]

Mexican
 Perfection

February 22, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

When Anthony Bourdain was asked what food trend he would like to see in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), he said, “I would like people really to pay more for top-quality Mexican food. I […]

Duck Call

February 21, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Recipes

To hear Omahan Dennis Schuett tell it, he has launched a new product that really is … all it’s quacked up to be. It’s actually an old product—duck fat. The French have used the versatile, […]

Jason Brasch’s Epic Drink

February 10, 2017 · Posted In: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Mary Tudor’s bloody reign over England in the 16th century—when she turned the nation back to Catholicism, burned heretics at the stake, and killed some 300 Protestants—is believed to have inspired the world’s most popular […]

Brew Almighty

Groovy Gravy

January 12, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Food & Drink, Publications, Restaurants

UPDATE (Jan. 12, 2017) : After the publication of the January/February issue of Encounter Magazine, Cask Republic announced that it would no longer sell poutine. “We realize that the food aspect, especially the poutine, was […]

Birrieria El Chalan


 
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