Chef Patrick Micheels

January 3, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Restaurants

It’s not easy to stay humble when everyone keeps talking about how great you are. But Patrick Micheels manages to steer nearly every compliment right back to other people. “I have a team in the […]

Let’s Do Brunch

December 20, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Love weekend brunch? A better question is: who doesn’t? For many, it’s the most important, and most fun, meal of the week—a sweet, salty, savory, often boozy feast where it’s equally appropriate to enjoy eggs […]

Ling’s Namesake in West Omaha

November 12, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Kim Ling, proprietor of Ling’s Asian Cuisine, has a difficult time staying away from the restaurant business.  After successfully running China Road in Bellevue for 27 years with her family, Kim decided the time had […]

Midwest Meets Northwest

October 1, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

When Seattle-area transplants Darrell and Laura Auld opened Twisted Cork Bistro in 2008, the cozy restaurant near 107th and Pacific streets accommodated just a couple of dozen guests and was open only at lunch. The […]

Gladys Harrison: Captain of Big Mama’s Kitchen

September 17, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Restaurants

It takes a family to fill Big Mama’s shoes. Daughter No. 4, Gladys Harrison (general manager of Big Mama’s Kitchen and Catering), knows this all too well. She even keeps a pair of her mother’s […]

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 […]

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. […]

Get Yer Hot Dogs Here!

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

The distinctive “ping” of a baseball meeting a metal bat signals the start of a two-and-a-half-week lovefest in June known as the College World Series. Omahans will once again enjoy a front-row seat to this […]

West African in West Omaha

March 1, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Chaima Dan-merogo Maradi often gets asked for the story of why she left Africa for the United States 15 years ago, but her answer is usually just three words. “I followed love,” she says, referring […]