Monthly Archives: June 2012

Food Prowl: Tacos

The taco Food Prowl was the first one of the “summer foods:” burgers and fried chicken are up next. We had a lot of fun going around town eating tacos, mostly because my tasters — Johnny, Jessica and Paul — … Continue reading

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Summer reading list

I’ve been doing my best to read as much about food, wine, dining and cooking as I can. Last week, when I got the James Beard Foundation newsletter in the mail, I was really excited to see, in the front, … Continue reading

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Shanghai greens

If you read my dining review last week, you already know that one of the best things I ate in China were simple stir-fried greens. Last night, I decided to try and recreate them at home. More on that in … Continue reading

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Eating the CWS

If you follow me on Twitter, you already know that I’ve been spending a lot of time since Friday at TD Ameritrade Stadium eating my way through the College World Series. Before the series started last week, I went to … Continue reading

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Review: Pana 88

Since I’m freshly back from China, I thought it would be fun to review an Asian restaurant, and Pana 88 fit the bill. The short form: Pana 88 is a study in contrasts. I found soup and the above appetizer, … Continue reading

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Food Prowl: Cupcakes

The fifth installment in my year-long Food Prowl series is among the most controversial, after reuben and spaghetti. A lot of fans of Cupcake Island called and emailed me saying it was their favorite. I like that, though — when … Continue reading

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Review: J. Coco

I’ve been back to J. Coco since I reviewed it in early May, and my experiences continue to get better. On my latest visit, I had an excellent cocktail and a delicious sandwich — the roasted chicken with pancetta, camabert, … Continue reading

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A belated birthday treat

I took my husband out for a belated birthday dinner on Saturday night, and he picked the Boiler Room as the spot he wanted to eat. When I called to make the reservation, Chef Paul Kulik asked me if I … Continue reading

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Emerging Terrain Elevate Dinner

Yesterday, I covered Emerging Terrain’s second dinner event in celebration of new banners being installed on a grain elevator near Interstate 80 outside downtown Omaha. Though I covered the event, I never had a chance to sit down and eat … Continue reading

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