Monthly Archives: January 2012

World-Herald Pie Day

Today is “World-Herald Pie Day.” No it’s not related to 3.14. No, it’s not related to any national holiday. It’s pretty simple: the newsroom likes pies. So we eat them. See my co-workers down at the end there? That’s the … Continue reading

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Introducing Food Prowl

Last Friday marked the beginning of my new Omaha World-Herald food series, called Food Prowl. I decided to start the series with one of the most iconic — and turns out, one of the most debatable — foods in the … Continue reading

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Review: M’s Pub

M’s Pub has been around as an Omaha favorite as long as I’ve been around (longer, actually.) And it’s still great. The short form: M’s Pub has a formula for success: wonderful atmosphere, excellent service and tasty, reliable food. They’re … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Runzas

I’d never made Runzas before, but I’d always wanted to try. When I wasn’t eating meat, I often had a craving for the sandwich, and when I started eating meat again, one of the first things I had was a … Continue reading

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Sunday Night Pot Luck: Comfort Food

Quentin played host to our January pot luck last Sunday. The theme: comfort food. It was delicious, as usual. At his request, I tried my hand at Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s vegan Runza recipe. I’ll do a separate post about making … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell

The Boiler Room has, in my opinion, the best craft cocktail bar in the city. So yesterday, when I read on Facebook that last night was bartender Ian McCarthy’s last night, I knew a trip was in order. The first … Continue reading

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My Seven Day Detox Diet

As promised, here’s my story about my seven-day detox. It was hard. I lost some weight on the detox, but I haven’t weighed myself since I ended it. I think I’ve gained some of that weight back. My favorite jeans … Continue reading

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Review: Portovino

Portovino is the newest restaurant in Midtown Crossing, and it replaced Loft 610 last fall. The short form: I was disappointed in a lot of things. The food wasn’t great. The music was too loud. And the oven that looks … Continue reading

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My Vegetarian Favorites

So yesterday I posted a response to an article in the New York Times about how it was difficult to eat meatless in the Midwest. Today, I figured I’d put my money where my mouth is and post a list … Continue reading

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On being meatless in the Midwest

This morning, a number of friends sent me this article from the New York Times, about being a vegetarian in the Midwest. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out and then read on. (That’s me eating meatless at … Continue reading

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