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Food Prowl: Coffee

The coffee food prowl was one that taught me a ton: I learned what I like when it comes to coffee, and the team was instrumental in that lesson. And the winner was, truly, in the most unlikely of places. … Continue reading

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Kansas City

Matthew and I ended up with a couple of extra vacation days this fall so we took a jaunt down to Kansas City for an extended weekend. I’ve been going to KC since I was a little kid. This trip … Continue reading

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Review: Wilson & Washburn

I liked the succinct menu at Wilson and Washburn, a new old-timey place near the Old Market. Its most important feature is its modernity in the face of all the other historic touches in the restaurant, named after the city’s … Continue reading

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Review: Plank

I liked all the oysters I tried at Plank, a new seafood restaurant in the Old Market. But I didn’t love the restaurant’s entrees, which to me seemed dated. I also ran into some problems with quality. When this review … Continue reading

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Review: Mixed

The short form: Mixed is a healthy alternative in a sea of fast-casual, high fat options in West Omaha. I found that it’s best to stick to greens here, as there are still some kinks with wraps and sandwiches. But … Continue reading

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In Season: Radishes, Lettuce, Summer Savory, Italian Kale

My weekly In Season Column continues each Wednesday, and here’s what I’ve been finding at the markets recently: Italian Kale, Butter Crunch Lettuce, French Breakfast Radishes and Summer Savory. Click the links for recipes and more information on each ingredient. Is there something you … Continue reading

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Review: The Corner Creperie

I’ve been thinking about The Corner Creperie, which I reviewed last Friday, since my last visit. I think about the grain crepe, pictured above. I think about the latte. And the cappuccino. And the memorable preserved peaches in the fruit … Continue reading

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Review: J’s on Jackson

Like I said in my review last Friday, J’s on Jackson, the Old Market’s newest restaurant, does what it does and does it well. Like that Bleu Burger above, that thing was great. And the duck confit below, I liked … 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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Veggies, root-to-tip

Today in the World-Herald, I wrote a story about eating the whole vegetable — the skins, the tops, everything. I first heard about this trend during a segment on The Splendid Table, one of my favorite NPR shows. Here’s a … Continue reading

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