Monthly Archives: April 2012

China in a dozen days

Last night we hung out with our China traveling partners, Courtney and Michael. Courtney leaves Nebraska on Wednesday. The next time we see her, we’ll all be in Beijing. Time seems to have flown since my first post about China, … Continue reading

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Food Prowl: Falafel

Today is the fourth installment in my Food Prowl series (read the first three by clicking the link.) John McDevitt, of VeganOmaha.com and The Laziest Vegans, and Isa Chandra Moskowitz, of The Post Punk Kitchen, were fantastic dining partners. They … Continue reading

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Brunching for Benson

Yesterday I went to one of the fundraising brunches that’s raising money to restore the old Benson Theatre. The Pizza Shoppe, next door to the theater, has a brunch each week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The $20 price … Continue reading

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Win Ted Allen’s new book “In My Kitchen”

Update: The contest is now closed. Congratulations to Kiki Omaha! I haven’t done an Omavore giveaway in a while, and when I got an advance copy of Ted Allen’s new book “In my Kitchen,” which doesn’t come out until May … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Paul Kulik on Vinitaly, part three

Today is the third and final Omavore guest post from Paul Kulik, chef and owner of Omaha’s Boiler Room and a James Beard Award semifinalist. Paul and I prowled Omaha looking for spaghetti in March just days before he left … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Paul Kulik on Vinitaly, part two

Today is the second Omavore guest post from Paul Kulik, chef and owner of Omaha’s Boiler Room and a James Beard Award semifinalist. Paul and I prowled Omaha looking for spaghetti in March just days before he left for Italy, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Chef Paul Kulik on Vinitaly

Today I’m thrilled to share the first of a few special Omavore guest posts from Paul Kulik, chef and owner of Omaha’s Boiler Room and a James Beard Award semifinalist. Paul and I prowled Omaha looking for spaghetti in March … Continue reading

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Review: Lot 2

Benson is quickly becoming a new food destination in Omaha. And Lot 2, the restaurant I reviewed today, is at the heart of it. The short form: I love Lot 2. It’s got the atmosphere, service and delicious food that … Continue reading

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Braised Short Ribs

A lot of evenings when I cook it’s nothing special. Matthew helps me throw together a meal and we usually eat at our dining room table across from each other, one of us reading Vogue and one of us reading … Continue reading

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Organza Bonanza!

The World-Herald has a new nightlife reporter, Cara Pesek, and she’s now blogging at Organza Bonanza! We went to a wine and fashion event last night at Brix in West Omaha. Cruise on over to her new blog to read … Continue reading

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