The Big Easy in the Big O

February 23, 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 […]

Fat BBQ Shack

Flagship Commons

June 10, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Reviews

When I am trying to pick a place to go for a quick casual meal, the mall is not usually one of my top choices. That changed when Flagship Commons opened at Westroads Mall in […]

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, […]

Flatiron Cafe


 
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