Skeet’s Barbecue

December 5, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

I was convinced that they were out of business. Skeet’s Barbecue’s small internet footprint consisted of several online reviews and an unofficial Facebook page for “Skeet’s Ribs and Chicken.” The listed phone number was disconnected, […]

Fancy Food in Historic Buildings

November 17, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

When Jennifer Coco and business partner Tom Simmons started thinking about opening a new restaurant somewhere in town, they considered a historic building in Dundee. After all, the local celebrity chef’s namesake, J. Coco (at […]

A Taste of the Great Gatsby

November 3, 2017 · Posted In: Restaurants, Reviews, Web Exclusive

The Monarch Prime & Bar resembles a scene from The Great Gatsby. Bartenders whip up whimsical cocktails; servers dance around with trays of food and drinks; meanwhile, poshly clad guests enjoy a whirlwind of happenings. […]

Italian Harvest in West Omaha

October 26, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Restaurants, Web Exclusive

Dante Ristorante Pizzeria may be known best for its wood-fired Italian pizza, but when chef Nick Strawhecker teams up with sommelier Adam Weber on a harvest tasting menu, foodies in town should take note. On […]

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 […]

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 […]

Long Live the Reuben

July 16, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Like a typical Midwestern child, Christian Mackevicius grew up outdoors. He was a daredevil with the skateboard, a leader in sports like football, and a patient angler and golfer. However, his childhood was different in […]

Obviously Omaha

July 9, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

For many food lovers, there’s nothing like a good steak. A steak with plentiful marbling and a ton of flavor. A steak perfectly cooked with a seared crust and tender, juicy center. While local gourmets […]

Where to Eat Now

July 4, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Omaha is a foodie’s dream, but like a dream, the panorama is always changing. Omaha Magazine presents this special package as a guide to sampling the newest local offerings from the culinary scene. Many of […]

Baseball and Soul Food

July 3, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

When baseball still ruled as the national pastime, Omaha showcased the game’s still prevalent but loosening black-white divide. In 1947, the year Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier, the barnstorming Omaha Rockets began […]


 
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