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

Decisions, Decisions

March 3, 2016 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

In the last few years, southern food, including barbecue and Cajun, has been enjoying increased popularity nationwide. Here in Omaha the genre has remained relatively scarce. A little over a year ago, Ryan Ernst opened […]

La Dolce Vita

The Grey Plume

September 25, 2015 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Reviews

A few years ago it would be hard to believe that Omaha would be home to one of the top three greenest restaurants in America, let alone a James Beard Foundation award semi finalist. In the […]