A Culinary Master in the Making

July 4, 2018 · Posted In: Chefs, Omaha Magazine, People

The metal crank wouldn’t work. Witney Stanley had to think of a solution fast. The pressure heated up the kitchen at the Pinnacle Bank Expo Center in Grand Island. The clock ticked tauntingly. Thirty minutes […]

The Pick of the Zip

June 29, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Omaha has been named one of America’s “Best Cities for Foodies,” yet we often find ourselves in a self-imposed rut by heading to the same diners for breakfast, the same cafes for lunch, and the […]

Choo-Choo-Choosey Sushi

June 25, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

Who needs a menu with pictures when the actual dishes are floating past your table on a carousel conveyor belt? Yamato Sushi Train & Grill leaves little to the imagination with Omaha’s only sushi train. […]

Sandy Matson

Entryway

June 20, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, Recipes

July is always a busy time of year—full of activities, family reunions, picnics, baseball games, etc. And don’t forget barbecues!  This issue, I’m passing the DIY baton to another do-it-yourself guru. Gary Dunteman is a competitive […]

A Cathedral for Cooking

Posted In: Chefs, Home, OmahaHome

Most first-time attendees at Crème de la Crème instructional cooking events enter chef Paula Dreesen’s home as if they are crossing the threshold of a church. Perhaps overly aware of their guest status, they edge […]

Contributing editor 60Plus Gwen Lemke

60Plus Opener

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Recipes

Since this is our food issue, I wanted to share a recipe that has been passed down through generations of my family. I remember Grandmother Johnson (my mother’s mother) coming for long summer and Christmastime […]

The Spice Of Guatemala on South 24th Street

May 5, 2018 · Posted In: Chefs, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

The proprietor of the city’s only Guatemalan restaurant says things have gone so well at Chiltepes that—barely a year after opening in South Omaha at 4833 S. 24th St.—she is already considering opening a second location […]

Get Yer Hot Dogs Here!

May 3, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants

The distinctive “ping” of a baseball meeting a metal bat signals the start of a two-and-a-half-week lovefest in June known as the College World Series. Omahans will once again enjoy a front-row seat to this […]

The Oracle of Omaha’s Edible Investments

April 29, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Every spring, Berkshire Hathaway shareholders from around the globe convene in Omaha to hear the financial wisdom of legendary investors Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Shareholders also partake of some good grub. The annual Berkshire […]

Book Review: This River Beneath the Sky

April 27, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Reviews

This River Beneath the Sky reads like an ode to sandhill cranes in the style of Aldo Leopold’s Sand County Almanac. How fitting. Leopold was born in Iowa but produced his seminal work of ecological […]