Monthly Archives: October 2012

Giveaway! The Epicurious Cookbook

The contest is now closed. So I know I’ve been quiet the past couple weeks, and all I can say is that sometimes blogging goes to the wayside when deadlines for the daily paper take over. I decided to reappear … Continue reading

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Happy Blog Birthday

Omavore is one! Thanks for going on this food blogging journey with me. I’ve enjoyed every minute of it so far. Here’s to year two. AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye

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Dining Notes, Friday, Oct. 19

Lots of good stuff in Dining Notes this week, including openings for Charleston’s and Le Quartier closer to midtown Omaha, new Chick-fil-A’s in Bellevue and Papillion and J’s on Jackson, in the Old Market, which is officially open. Check it all … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Greetings from Booze Island

This is the first in an occasional series of guest blog posts focused on the out-of-town drinking adventures of one Matthew Hansen, who also happens to be my husband. Enjoy. The Whistler,  2421 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, 773-227-3530 If you someday … Continue reading

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Dining Notes, Friday, Oct. 12

I’ve decided to add the weekly Dining Notes column to Omavore. I will do my best to get them up each Friday. I’ve also added a rail on the right side of the blog, below the Restaurant Reviews, so you … Continue reading

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Review: Mantra

I can’t imagine being a restauranteur. It’s a job that not only requires an endless amount of passion for food, but also long, long hours. If there’s anyone who can make two restaurants on the opposite sides of Omaha both … Continue reading

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Review: Lied Lodge Timber Dining Room

Earlier this fall, Matthew and I took a day trip down to Nebraska City. (Read about what else we did.) I’d interviewed Lied Lodge Chef Matthew Taylor once before, for a story I wrote about TD Niche Pork, and I … Continue reading

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