Ling’s Namesake in West Omaha

November 12, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Kim Ling, proprietor of Ling’s Asian Cuisine, has a difficult time staying away from the restaurant business.  After successfully running China Road in Bellevue for 27 years with her family, Kim decided the time had […]

Reubenesque

October 29, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Of all the flavors of Omaha, one of our most famous is the Reuben. First served at the Blackstone Hotel in the 1920s (and named after local grocer Reuben Kulakofsky), the sandwich can now be […]

Staying Current with Au Courant

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Reviews

If beets are on the menu, I’m ordering them. A beet dish I tried during an August dinner at Au Courant Regional Kitchen was the best I’ve had in a long time. The plate of […]

Escape on Wine Road

October 17, 2018 · Posted In: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Omaha Magazine, Places

Driving into the heart of wine country in Northern California, our chauffeur has to point out where last year’s devastation ravaged the landscape of Sonoma County. At first glance, we only see lush green hillsides. […]

A Smartypants’ Guide to Omaha Pub Quizzes

October 7, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Whether it’s the Game Show Network, Trivial Pursuit, or a simple spat among friends trying to decide who won the House Cup in Harry Potter, know-it-alls pervade our popular culture—and local bars know how to […]

Midwest Meets Northwest

October 1, 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 […]

Gladys Harrison: Captain of Big Mama’s Kitchen

September 17, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Restaurants

It takes a family to fill Big Mama’s shoes. Daughter No. 4, Gladys Harrison (general manager of Big Mama’s Kitchen and Catering), knows this all too well. She even keeps a pair of her mother’s […]

Goodbye, Mother India

September 14, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Web Exclusive

Mother India Restaurant is permanently closing this weekend. Saturday, Sept. 15, will be the restaurant’s last day of business, says Preethi D’Souza. The restaurant is open noon-2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m on its final day. […]

The Last Breakfast

September 3, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

It’s the weekend before the Fourth of July, and The Diner is doing its final breakfast service at the corner of 12th and Harney streets.  Business is brisk, but not frenzied. There’s still a seat […]

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 […]


 
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