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 […]

Keep Calm and Never Mind the Ghost

Posted In: Encounter, Food & Drink, Publications, Restaurants

Opened on September 30, 1996, Upstream Brewing Co. celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Ask owner and founder Brian Magee to explain how Upstream has thrived for so many years, and he talks mostly about […]

Hot Dogs of the Future

July 28, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Food & Drink, Publications, Restaurants

There’s a slight cognitive disconnect when one first encounters Mick Ridgway’s vegan hot dog cart. It’s not his plant-based frankfurters, which reject those sacrosanct animal ingredients—including snouts, lips, and buttholes of pigs—that are encased in […]

The Soda Shop

July 21, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Food & Drink, Publications, Restaurants

Summertime. The perfect weather for cold sodas, smooth malted milkshakes, and double-dip cones. Remember visiting the soda fountain as a kid? Remember plunking coins in the jukebox and taking your date for one root beer […]

Sisterly Grub

July 15, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Restaurants

Sisters Cafe is your typical small-town eatery—with a delightful globe-trotting twist. As diners approach the restaurant on historic downtown Plattsmouth’s Main Street, they’re greeted with whimsical signage featuring a pair of flitting butterflies, one decorated […]

Fat BBQ Shack

Al Fresco Fever

May 27, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Restaurants

The stars and seasons have aligned, giving you free time on a beautiful day. Birds chirp, parks bustle, flowers bloom. Eager to enjoy a cage-free couple of hours, you urgently text friends from your desk: […]

Contemporary Pub Fare

May 20, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Food & Drink, Publications, Restaurants, Reviews

Jackson Street Tavern offers contemporary American cuisine in a casual atmosphere. Chef and co-owner Deke Reichardt is hesitant to label it “fine dining.” He explained, “People have a lot of options in this neighborhood and city, […]

Ready for Omaha

April 29, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Restaurants

Mention ramen, and the comparison to cheap packages of the staple college dorm food seems obligatory. Though powder-flavored instant ramen is a poor attempt at the real thing, it’s more likely that your first run-in […]


 
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