Monthly Archives: March 2012

Food Prowl: Spaghetti

The third in my Food Prowl series focuses on an Omaha Italian favorite: Spaghetti. But our pick was anything but the usual. Read about it here. While I was eating this time, I took photos of each plate we got, … Continue reading

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Sunday night in Omaha

Sometimes things happen in our city that make me feel like I’m somewhere else. Somewhere cooler, more adventurous, probably on the coast. But last night was one of those nights in Omaha that makes me remember that I live in … Continue reading

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Eating SXSW

I asked Kevin Coffey, the World-Herald’s music writer, to give me a report on all the stuff he ate and drank during this year’s South by Southwest music festival. It’s Omavore’s first guest post! Check out Kevin’s music blog, Rock Candy, for … Continue reading

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The weekend in pictures

Friday: dinner at Pitch, a bottle of Fourth Estate Pinot Noir from a family friend’s winery, Conduits show at The Waiting Room in Benson. Saturday: Dinner at our house with friends to avoid the St. Pats crowds and ice cream … Continue reading

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Review: Varsity Sports Cafe

I’m a little late in posting this review because I was on vacation. Above: the not-at-all Chicago-style pizza at Varsity Sports Cafe. The short form: I really liked the atmosphere at Varsity Sports Cafe in Dundee. I think it’s great … Continue reading

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Eating in Indianapolis

Matthew and I just got back from a long weekend in Indianapolis with his brother, our sister-in-law and our new niece. It was a thrill to meet the new little one — she’s adorable and sweet. We also made some … Continue reading

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The Omaha Press Club

The Omaha Press Club, at the top of the original First National Tower in downtown Omaha, has become an after work hangout for me and some of my World-Herald co-workers. The view is amazing, and its got great old-school charm. … Continue reading

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Review: Taxi’s Grille & Bar

When I asked Omaha.com readers earlier this year what restaurants they might like to see me review, I got a lot of people who asked for Taxi’s. I’d been there, but only a few times. It surprised me. A note … Continue reading

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Small town Sunday

Yesterday I went to my good friend Cara’s hometown, Brainard, Neb., for the town’s annual Community Fund Drive. Basically, it’s a giant sale in the town’s firehall that includes boxes of random items for $1, $2 and $3, a bake … Continue reading

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Omavore on Instagram

My newest obsession: Instagram. (I realize, everyone is obsessed with it.) Find me at SarahBakerHansen. Some recent snaps: hot chocolate in my favorite vintage mug, vintage James Beard reading, vodka infusion at Taxi’s Bar and Grille, Lucky Buddha beer at … Continue reading

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