Tag Archives: Omaha

Happy Hour at M’s Pub

One of my Omaha standbys for late night downtown dinners and people watching is — has always been — M’s Pub. The restaurant recently introduced a happy hour, and I checked it out. We tried three of the new menu items … Continue reading

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Breaking the Ice

Three Little Birds Punch from Le Bouillon Yesterday, the Omaha Craft Bartenders Guild had its first public event, Breaking the Ice, at the Joslyn Castle. If our experience is any indication, it was a rousing success. The guild is a … Continue reading

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2013 Favorites: Restaurants I can’t stop visiting

Some restaurants never get old. Though I don’t write about any of these places often, I visit them often. Two of them serve my favorite cheese plates in town, the third my favorite French fries and mussels, the last is … Continue reading

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2013 Favorites: Under $10

For some reason, my final two year-end lists didn’t publish as they were scheduled. Without further ado, here they are.  Here’s hoping everyone had a great holiday. Today, since we all spent all our dough on Christmas gifts, I present … Continue reading

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Review: Flatiron Cafe

For my last review each year, I like to focus on someplace special. Last year, it was V. Mertz. This year, I chose another Omaha classic, the Flatiron Cafe. The two places couldn’t be more different. The Flatiron is fulfilling … Continue reading

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2013 Favorites: Drinks

Its almost time to toast to a new year. Today, I do it one day early with my Favorite spots to drink in Omaha.  The Boiler Room bar is, without a doubt, my favorite spot for cocktails in Omaha. Clark Ross … Continue reading

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2013 Favorites: Brunch

Today we continue the year-end series of 2013 Favorites with my Top Brunch Spots. (Also, hope everyone had a Merry Christmas!) I couldn’t resist this photo from the World-Herald archives of a man brunching at the original Dixie Quicks Lunchonette, where … Continue reading

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2013 Favorites: West of 72nd Street

My list of top restaurants I’ve reviewed for the Omaha World-Herald comes out on Sunday, and this year I decided to lead up to it with some other “top lists” on different topics because I’d like to be able to … Continue reading

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On Midwestern Food

The first Jell-O salad I have ever wanted to eat, courtesy of Amy Thielen’s new book “The New Midwestern Table.” It’s pretty exciting to see the food I’ve grown up with — the food many of us have — in … Continue reading

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Shop Local gift guide, part one

It’s that time again. Its the time of year when I scroll through more than 20,000 locally made items on Etsy and choose my favorites to share with you. These posts are always some of my favorites to put together, … Continue reading

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