Eddie Morin of B&G Tasty Foods

The End of a Tasty Era

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

The fast-food industry has dwindled in quality over the past few decades. While the big players in the industry focused, and still focus, on cutting costs, Eddie Morin focused on keeping the “old-fashioned” fast-food business […]

Mercury Lounge

Raising the Bar

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 […]

Eateries As Art Galleries in Benson

Eateries as Art Galleries

Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

It’s not unusual, on a warm summer night, to see a line of people waiting to purchase a uniquely flavored ice-cream cone, such as Zen Blend Coffee, from Ted & Wally’s. But on the first […]

New Cuisine in 2019 | Omaha Magazine's List of Can't Miss Restaurants

New Cuisine in 2019

May 30, 2019 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Restaurant burnout happens. People visit their favorite restaurant so many times that they start to dread date night. They spend so much money on greasy fast food and lackluster takeout that they could have spent […]

Southeast Asia One Bite at a Time | Tim Maides | Omaha Magazine

Southeast Asia One Bite at a Time

May 29, 2019 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Travel is not a new experience for me. I was born and raised in Switzerland and identify as Swiss. My mom learned all her cooking from watching her mother at a young age. Vegetables came […]

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 […]

Nebraska sommeliers

Nebraska Sommeliers

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Matt Brown dreams of the day he officially becomes the best in his industry. Already an expert and a leader in Omaha’s culinary scene, the general manager and advanced sommelier at V. Mertz hopes to […]

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. […]

Best Bloody Marys in Omaha

You Say “Tomato,” I Say “Bloody Mary”

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

What other cocktail can cure hangovers, give you your daily fill of veggies (tomato juice counts as a vegetable, right?), and is socially acceptable to drink at any hour? Bloody marys have been the go-to […]