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 […]

David & Diane Hayes

September 28, 2017 · Posted In: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Over the past 30 years, “Hayes” has become a big name in the local restaurant and bar scene. With wife Diane now behind him as his partner and “most avid supporter,” Hayes has owned some […]

Fall 2017 Brew Tour

September 22, 2017 · Posted In: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

When temperatures drop and leaves crunch underfoot, Midwesterners crane their necks at the gray sky and try not to think of daily commutes soon to be spent in darkness. The wind is picking up, and […]

Now That’s A Spicy Pickle

September 10, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Home, Recipes

Avid gardeners in the Midwest are familiar with this pickle of a problem. Kitchen countertops are cluttered with cucumbers; family and neighbors have had their fill of cucumber salad; and the refrigerator cannot possibly hold […]

How Do Old-Fashioned Candies Stand the Test of Time?

September 8, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Americans have a taste for sweet foods. According to the American Heart Association, the average American consumes three times the daily recommended intake for sugar. We’ve been eating sweets for quite some time, due both […]

I Wanna Ore-Ida Waffle

September 1, 2017 · Posted In: Family Guide, Recipes

Who doesn’t love tater tots? Mix them with eggs and pop them on a hot waffle iron for a fast, yummy, and filling breakfast. A delicious way to start off a busy work or school […]

Umami

August 23, 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 […]

A Tale of Two Tacos

August 21, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Reviews

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the age of America, it was the age of Mexico. It was the epoch of fast food, it was the epoch […]

From Famine to the Good Life

August 10, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Aisha Al Ramadan first noticed the subtle shift of the checkpoint guard’s face. She knew whatever happened next would change the lives of her family—possibly forever. “What? You don’t want to be Syrian?” The guard […]

The Land of Pharaohs and Omaha Beef Liver

August 6, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

CAIRO, Egypt—Sometime around 2012, I started going to a sausage and liver cart in the middle-class neighborhood of Dokki where I then lived. I was still new to Egypt, having recently moved from the U.S. […]


 
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