Category Archives: Wine

Snow Adventure

Earlier this week in Omaha we had our first big snowstorm of the year. Since we live within walking distance of a bunch of midtown bars and restaurants, we set out on foot to see what was open. We landed … 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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Nebraska Wine and the Drought

Last week I spent a morning at James Arthur Vineyard in Raymond, Neb., watching a crew finish one of the earliest grape harvests ever in Nebraska. I was there for a story I wrote for yesterday’s paper, about how this … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Paul Kulik on Vinitaly, part three

Today is the third and final Omavore guest post from Paul Kulik, chef and owner of Omaha’s Boiler Room and a James Beard Award semifinalist. Paul and I prowled Omaha looking for spaghetti in March just days before he left … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Paul Kulik on Vinitaly, part two

Today is the second Omavore guest post from Paul Kulik, chef and owner of Omaha’s Boiler Room and a James Beard Award semifinalist. Paul and I prowled Omaha looking for spaghetti in March just days before he left for Italy, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Chef Paul Kulik on Vinitaly

Today I’m thrilled to share the first of a few special Omavore guest posts from Paul Kulik, chef and owner of Omaha’s Boiler Room and a James Beard Award semifinalist. Paul and I prowled Omaha looking for spaghetti in March … Continue reading

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Braised Short Ribs

A lot of evenings when I cook it’s nothing special. Matthew helps me throw together a meal and we usually eat at our dining room table across from each other, one of us reading Vogue and one of us reading … Continue reading

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Organza Bonanza!

The World-Herald has a new nightlife reporter, Cara Pesek, and she’s now blogging at Organza Bonanza! We went to a wine and fashion event last night at Brix in West Omaha. Cruise on over to her new blog to read … Continue reading

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Sunday night in Omaha

Sometimes things happen in our city that make me feel like I’m somewhere else. Somewhere cooler, more adventurous, probably on the coast. But last night was one of those nights in Omaha that makes me remember that I live in … Continue reading

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The weekend in pictures

Friday: dinner at Pitch, a bottle of Fourth Estate Pinot Noir from a family friend’s winery, Conduits show at The Waiting Room in Benson. Saturday: Dinner at our house with friends to avoid the St. Pats crowds and ice cream … Continue reading

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