Local Speak-Easies Harken to Olden Days

March 4, 2018 · Posted In: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Nightlife, Omaha Magazine

As hard as it is to believe now, a small group of extremists once managed to take over the United States government. Their goal was simple: make everyone stop drinking liquor. Prohibition lasted from 1920 […]

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 […]

West African in West Omaha

March 1, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Chaima Dan-merogo Maradi often gets asked for the story of why she left Africa for the United States 15 years ago, but her answer is usually just three words. “I followed love,” she says, referring […]

Chase Thomsen

February 23, 2018 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

A former Dundee-area eyesore is now one of the hottest places in Omaha to scarf down eggs and waffles. For years, a decaying, vacant service station sat near the roundabout that connects Seward, Happy Hollow, […]

Quick and Easy

February 18, 2018 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, 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 […]

Makin’ Bacon

February 12, 2018 · Posted In: Home, Omaha Home, Recipes

Perfecting a fat slab of bacon at home is a skill worth practicing. Your friends and family will thank you. Bacon is made by dry-curing or brining pork belly and then smoking the slab(s). Most […]

Legendary Legacy

February 11, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Places, Restaurants

Despite his retirement from a long, fruitful career in the restaurant business, Chuck Caniglia can still be found doing what he loves best. “You caught me with my hands full. I’m making homemade Venice Inn […]

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 […]

Retro Glamour

January 12, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Fashion, Restaurants

The new Monarch Prime & Bar lends itself to bold and polished looks. Sleek silhouettes, tailored fits, a little bit of romance and everything that sparkles and shines make for a lush escape from the […]

Venezuelan Street Food

December 28, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Restaurants

The most common misunderstanding new customers have when approaching El Arepón is that they’re going to walk away with a platter of tacos or some other Mexican fare. “South American food is not the same […]