Quick and Easy

December 8, 2017 · Posted In: Family Guide, Recipes

This chili is a perfect chilly day recipe. Keep these ingredients on hand for busy days. No worry about thawing chicken for this recipe. Simply open a few cans, add some spices, and within 20 […]

Skeet’s Barbecue

December 5, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

I was convinced that they were out of business. Skeet’s Barbecue’s small internet footprint consisted of several online reviews and an unofficial Facebook page for “Skeet’s Ribs and Chicken.” The listed phone number was disconnected, […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Fancy Food in Historic Buildings

November 17, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

When Jennifer Coco and business partner Tom Simmons started thinking about opening a new restaurant somewhere in town, they considered a historic building in Dundee. After all, the local celebrity chef’s namesake, J. Coco (at […]

Jose Dionicio’s Year of Change

November 4, 2017 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

The chef responsible for some of Benson’s hippest eateries had a tumultuous year in 2017. Taita closed (February); Ika Ramen and Izakaya relocated to the former site of Taita a few blocks east on Maple […]

A Taste of the Great Gatsby

November 3, 2017 · Posted In: Restaurants, Reviews, Web Exclusive

The Monarch Prime & Bar resembles a scene from The Great Gatsby. Bartenders whip up whimsical cocktails; servers dance around with trays of food and drinks; meanwhile, poshly clad guests enjoy a whirlwind of happenings. […]

Italian Harvest in West Omaha

October 26, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Restaurants, Web Exclusive

Dante Ristorante Pizzeria may be known best for its wood-fired Italian pizza, but when chef Nick Strawhecker teams up with sommelier Adam Weber on a harvest tasting menu, foodies in town should take note. On […]

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 […]

October 20-22 Weekend Entertainment Picks

Posted In: Entertainment, Events, Food & Drink, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this weekly newsletter here PICK OF THE WEEK: Friday, Oct. 20, to Saturday, Oct. 21: No matter what you think of Russia, the country has brought us some incredibly talented composers. Catch Rachmaninoff […]

Viva la Gusto!

October 12, 2017 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Restaurants

Roberto W. Meireles left Cuba when he was 14 years old. After years working as an engineer in Florida, he eventually found himself in charge of Omaha’s only Cuban restaurant, Gusto Cuban Café. Meireles’ journey […]


 
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