Monthly Archives: July 2012

TD Niche Pork and my “Locally Grown” series

The second story in my occasional World-Herald series “Locally Grown” ran on Sunday. It’s about Travis Dunekacke and his boutique farm, TD Niche Pork, where he raises heritage breed, pure bred hogs that he sells to chefs in Omaha, Lincoln … Continue reading

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Food Prowl: Cheeseburgers

I had a seriously good time prowling for cheeseburgers with the awesome Vu sisters, An and Michelle, and the always charismatic Nick Strawhecker. We ate eight burgers over the course of a couple of weeks and hotly debated which one … Continue reading

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Review: Taita

Food people have been spending a lot of evenings eating in Benson these days. Taita is the newest restaurant to join the neighborhood mix. The short form: There’s some dishes to like at Taita. I liked the ceviche and the … Continue reading

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Weekend in Red Cloud

I should have done a better job documenting all the good food I ate this weekend at my in-laws farm in south central Nebraska. Instead, I relaxed. There’s a new pool at the farm, which makes it incredibly easy to … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth

 Hope your celebration was safe and happy, and included a patriotic outfit (like mind did) and good food and drink. Flag Cake via Smitten Kitchen. Gorgeous bangles via Frecklewonder. Caprese skewers that I’m making this weekend via With Style and Grace. Amazing … Continue reading

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Dinner at Block 16

Block 16 started serving dinner a couple weeks ago, and on their second night of service we decided to check it out. Matthew and I both love their offerings at lunch, elevated street food that always includes lots of creative … Continue reading

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