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, […]

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. […]

Umami

October 18, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Reviews

My first thought when I saw the crowd of customers waiting to be seated at Umami: Good thing I made a reservation. Diners occupied every table, booth, and bar stool at the city’s latest and […]

A Tale of Two Tacos

August 21, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Reviews

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the age of America, it was the age of Mexico. It was the epoch of fast food, it was the epoch […]

Omaha’s Korean Connection

June 7, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Reviews

Korean restaurants in Omaha have strong ties to the military community. While many Offutt Air Force Base staffers developed penchants for Korean cuisine during Air Force deployments to South Korea, there are also many military […]

Little Espana

April 9, 2017 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

Taking advantage of an unseasonably warm, 70-degree day in late February, I settled into an outdoor table at Little España to enjoy the sunshine, sip sangria, and savor the flavors of Spain. The Rockbrook Village […]

The Big Easy in the Big O

March 17, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

One of America’s great food cities, New Orleans, is steeped in history, culture, and fantastic flavors. From beignets to étouffée, the Southern city’s distinctive cuisine attracts food lovers worldwide. Perhaps the best way to satisfy […]

Birrieria El Chalan

Year of the Rooster

December 23, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Reviews

Chinese Lunar New Year falls on January 28 this year. The holiday is like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s all rolled into a week of celebrations. This year will be my third Lunar New Year […]

A Taste of Old Times and Reuben Tacos in Old Dundee

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

When I first started coming into the cavernous Old Dundee Bar & Grill, the eatery and I were both much smaller. The eastern portion—the part accessible from the back entrance off of Capital Avenue—was called […]


 
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