shrimp and grits at Acadian Grille

Craving Cajun

March 3, 2020 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Reviews

Omaha lost two of its Cajun dining options in recent months when restaurants Mouth of the South and Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen closed their doors. But there are still a few local places diners can […]

Destination for Latin Flavors Patacon sandwiches and Pabellon Criollo

A Destination for Latin Flavors

January 2, 2020 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

Carlos Mendez co-owns Au Courant a popular European-influenced restaurant in the Benson neighborhood. Before that, he ran two eateries that specialized in Spanish cuisine. But for his latest venture, the Omaha restaurateur went back to […]

Ellie Pegler at Farine + Four

Recipe for Success

November 22, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

The Pareto principle states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. In the case of the restaurant business, only about 20% of head chefs are women, according […]

short ribs from Society 1854

Educated Tastes

November 4, 2019 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

After finishing our meal at Sage Student Bistro, my dining partner and I left more than a tip. We left feedback about the experience on a comment card, rating everything from our server’s knowledge of […]

Society 1854's cantaloupe soup

Variety of Society

September 26, 2019 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Hotel restaurants often get a bad rap. Some see them as a last resort, a place with high prices and uninspired food. But many hotel chains across the country are upping their culinary game and […]

The Restaurant at Buffett Cancer Center

Elevating Hospital Cuisine

August 26, 2019 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

Hospital cafeteria food can bring to mind sad combinations of mushy vegetables, mystery meat, limp salads, and green Jell-O. At the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center’s restaurant, those bland and boring foods are replaced […]

Mercury Lounge

Raising the Bar

June 13, 2019 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Reviews

For many event-goers heading to a concert, play, or other performance downtown, Mercury is a popular pick. The cocktail lounge at the corner of 16th and Harney streets draws pre- and post-show crowds, and it […]

Hot stone bibimbap

Seoul Food

May 28, 2019 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

I would be perfectly happy eating just a bowl of plain rice and kimchi at Korea Garden, but I wouldn’t want to miss out on all the wonderful dishes that make the restaurant one of […]

Hot Pot at China Garden

Hot Pursuit

April 17, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

A big metal pot of fiery broth bubbled away on our table at China Garden as my dining partner and I dropped sliced meat, vegetables, and tofu into the steaming stock, spiked with enough chiles […]

Momos on My Mind | three momos on wood tray

Momos on My Mind

March 6, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

Think of Nepal, and the first thing that springs to mind may be mountains. The South Asian country in the Himalayas is home to eight of the world’s tallest peaks, including the mighty Mount Everest. […]