Umami

August 23, 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 […]

OJs Enchilada

August 2, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Reviews

Ground beef and cottage cheese on an enchilada. The combination sounds strange, but it tastes amazing. Creamy, melted cottage cheese oozes over hearty meat and shredded lettuce, tucked into a flour tortilla. Douse the whole […]

Matthew Hansen and Sarah Baker Hansen

August 1, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications, Reviews

All memorable stories, written or otherwise, are filled with turning points. Moments when the next step becomes unmistakably clear. Moments when life’s twists and turns, wins and losses, hopes and heartbreaks, serve up the next […]


 
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