Primo Without Prima Donna

March 18, 2016 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Cedric Fichepain is the head chef at Le Voltaire, a French restaurant he has owned and operated since 2001. The upscale West Omaha hotspot is routinely one of the best-reviewed restaurants in the metro area […]

Joy of Cooking

January 15, 2016 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Joyeon “Joy” Wang is an artist. Her medium? Computers and fish.  Wang, a trained graphic designer and sushi chef, operates Maru Sushi & Korean Grill with her mother, Boksoon Park. Formerly Han Kuk Kwan Korean […]

Sitting Down, Slowing Down

October 15, 2015 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications

The vibe of Market House restaurant hits customers in the face upon walking in the door—almost literally. The dark interior doors of former tenant Vivace have become a lime hue that projects the type of […]

Thunder-bird’s Eye View

July 17, 2015 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 Omaha Magazine. It’s lunchtime in the Omaha Press Club’s spectacular Spiro Agnew Oak Room and Steve Villamonte is humbly puzzled as to why anyone wants to interview him. “Christine’s […]

The Scratch & Sniff Method

May 8, 2015 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Article originally published in May/June 2015 Omaha Magazine. I meet Chad Lebo at Whole Foods early on a Wednesday evening. He’s made his way to the café section by way of the store’s cured meats area, […]

Chef Jason Hughes

March 24, 2015 · Posted In: Central Omaha, Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Since assuming the executive chef position at Happy Hollow Country Club in 2013 Jason Hughes has emerged as one of the city’s new culinary stars, introducing a strong farm-to-table regimen there. Not only has his […]

Labor of Love

January 19, 2015 · Posted In: Business, Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, People, Restaurants, Reviews

In his first venture, The Grey Plume, chef/owner Clayton Chapman succeeds in proving an old-fashioned belief true: Food made with love truly tastes better. Chapman now extends that truth across Farnam Street in Midtown Crossing, […]

Taxi’s Grille and Bar

Big Mama, Bigger Heart

Isa Chandra Moskowitz

November 4, 2013 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Cookbook author Isa Chandra Moskowitz has a lot on her plate right now (yes, that was a cheap pun. Moving on). She’s just released her eighth vegan cookbook, Isa Does It, she’s wrapped filming an […]