Michael Sanchez’s Inspiration

August 5, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Why would a young, healthy finance graduate of California State University-San Marcos leave a prestigious and lucrative job in the world of Southern California banking to run a restaurant in Ralston? For Michael Sanchez, a […]

Local Farm-to-Table

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

Nick Strawhecker reaches down and opens the oven. There are two whole, cooked chickens resting on the platter within the large industrial appliance. One chicken looks well proportioned, intact, and almost seems to sit rigid […]

The Evolution of Omaha Farmers Market

August 1, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

It’s 8:30 a.m. and shoppers are standing by the Ed Welchert Produce stall in Aksarben Village on any given Sunday in the summer. The Omaha Farmers Market won’t open for another 30 minutes, giving Donna […]

Omaha Offers a Travel-Worthy Food Experience

July 26, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Food & Drink

There are numerous reasons why visitors travel to Omaha. Some are in the city for business or a convention, while others come for an extended weekend getaway to see attractions like the zoo and museums. […]

Dinner, Drinks, and a Show At the Holland

July 23, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Dinner and a show is essentially the “little black dress” of nights out on the town. The combo is always relevant, always in style, and it looks great on everyone.  Since opening in 2005, the […]

We All Scream for Ice Cream

July 18, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Places, Restaurants

Growing up in the second half of an earlier millennia, the lilting jingle-jangle chimes of an ice cream truck was my soundtrack to summer. The common Fudgsicle had the power to induce a Pavlovian response […]

A Culinary Master in the Making

July 4, 2018 · Posted In: Chefs, Omaha Magazine, People

The metal crank wouldn’t work. Witney Stanley had to think of a solution fast. The pressure heated up the kitchen at the Pinnacle Bank Expo Center in Grand Island. The clock ticked tauntingly. Thirty minutes […]

The Pick of the Zip

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

Omaha has been named one of America’s “Best Cities for Foodies,” yet we often find ourselves in a self-imposed rut by heading to the same diners for breakfast, the same cafes for lunch, and the […]

Choo-Choo-Choosey Sushi

June 25, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

Who needs a menu with pictures when the actual dishes are floating past your table on a carousel conveyor belt? Yamato Sushi Train & Grill leaves little to the imagination with Omaha’s only sushi train. […]

Entryway

June 20, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, Recipes

July is always a busy time of year—full of activities, family reunions, picnics, baseball games, etc. And don’t forget barbecues!  This issue, I’m passing the DIY baton to another do-it-yourself guru. Gary Dunteman is a competitive […]