René Orduña

Maker of Chefs, Feeder of Children

Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications

In a culture where top chefs enjoy celebrity status, Omaha Salvation Army Kroc Center executive chef Kevin Newlin manages to stay humble and grounded. In fact, Newlin was confused as to why anyone would want […]

Obviously Omaha

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Recipes

Most holiday foods fall under the heading of “comfort food.” Turkey, ham, or roast beast. Green bean casserole, stuffing, dressing, mounds of mash pitilessly drowned in a deluge of homemade gravy. But if Americans know […]

The Matriarch Behind the Scenes

Midwestern Umami

October 9, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Restaurants

If you have heard anything about Suji’s Korean Grill, it is probably that the restaurant is “Chipotle for Korean food,” an analogy trumpeted from many a Yelp review and word-of-mouth recommendation. It’s an accurate assessment […]

Hunting Fall Oyster Mushrooms

October 7, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Home, Publications, Recipes, Uncategorized

Fall is the season when local woodland wanderers stock cellars with oyster mushrooms. These fungi are no secret to Nebraska mushroom hunters. The white-to-tan fan-shaped, or oyster-shell shaped, mushrooms sprout from the sides of trees […]

Reducing Food Waste

October 4, 2016 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Food & Drink, Neighborhoods, Publications, Restaurants

The night of the Jimmy Buffett concert could not have been more perfect, weather-wise: a calm, near-cloudless 70-degree evening. Packs of Hawaiian-shirted Parrotheads meandered the Old Market’s cobblestone streets in search of 5-o’clock somewhere, food, […]

Reinventing the Classic

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Food & Drink, Publications, Restaurants

Time travel back to childhood. Sink your teeth into two slices of white bread slathered with creamy peanut butter and purplish jam, the sandwich staple of sack lunches and after-school snacks. Can you taste the […]

Obviously Omaha

Ken Stoysich

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Ken Stoysich can tell a lot about a person based on what type of meat they request while standing at his counter. “When someone asks for a tri-tip steak, I ask them what part of […]


 
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