Monthly Archives: November 2012

Food Prowl: Eggs Benedict

This month’s Food Prowl, for eggs Benedict, was the tightest race yet. Each of the three voters — me, chef Michael Rhoades and Derek Eskens of Gastronomic Fight Club — voted for one restaurant. Instead of a three-way tie, which … Continue reading

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Omavore Gift Guide: For the Host

If you ask me, a bottle of wine is usually sufficient gift for the party host. But sometimes the holiday spirit grabs you and it just feels right to do a touch more. I kept the cost of these gifts … Continue reading

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An ode to “Everyday Food”

I remember exactly when Martha Stewart’s colorful little Everyday Food magazine started appearing in my mailbox. I was a single gal in my 20s, living in a 500-square-foot apartment in downtown Omaha. I used my tiny kitchen for making four things: … Continue reading

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Omavore Gift Guide: For the tea lover

As you are reading this post, I am out reporting on the madness that is Black Friday, and you can look for my story in Saturday’s World-Herald. In the meantime, I thought I would do a little gift guide post– the … Continue reading

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Dining Notes: Thanksgiving Restaurants

Last week in Dining Notes I included a list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving. I’ve been continually updating it; here’s my most recent list.

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Review: The French Bulldog

My too-dim photo does not do this cheese and meat plate justice. I like the French Bulldog. I like it a lot, in fact. The short form: Bryce Coulton is doing magical things with meat in his Dundee kitchen. We … Continue reading

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A look inside “Canal House Cooks Every Day”

The newest cookbook from Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton, “Canal House Cooks Every Day,” is simply lovely. The authors have written many books and blog at Canal House Cooks Lunch. It’s a blog worth checking out, if for the photographs … Continue reading

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An evening with Georg Riedel

Last month, I attended a Riedel glassware seminar at the Holland Center. Dan Matuszek, who owns and runs Brix, has three times played host to Georg Riedel, who runs the giant glassware company Riedel. If you’ve sipped a glass of … Continue reading

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Review: Omaha Tap House

The Short Form: The Omaha Tap House is a great place to stop for an after-work drink. It’s a great place to watch a game. And it’s got great burgers and an impressive beer list. It’s already pared down its … Continue reading

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Dining Notes: Friday, Oct. 2

Blue Sushi and Sake has new cocktails and happy hour menu items as a result of popular demand, Lenny’s Sub Shop is opening in Midtown Crossing and more in Dining Notes. Check it out here.

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