Tag Archives: The Boiler Room

Punch

Recently I wrote a story about the popularity — resurgence, really — of punch. And after I wrote it, I realized that just the weekend before, as part of a baby shower I played host to for some of our expecting … 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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A belated birthday treat

I took my husband out for a belated birthday dinner on Saturday night, and he picked the Boiler Room as the spot he wanted to eat. When I called to make the reservation, Chef Paul Kulik asked me if I … Continue reading

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Emerging Terrain Elevate Dinner

Yesterday, I covered Emerging Terrain’s second dinner event in celebration of new banners being installed on a grain elevator near Interstate 80 outside downtown Omaha. Though I covered the event, I never had a chance to sit down and eat … 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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A Fond Farewell

The Boiler Room has, in my opinion, the best craft cocktail bar in the city. So yesterday, when I read on Facebook that last night was bartender Ian McCarthy’s last night, I knew a trip was in order. The first … Continue reading

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Dining Trends: Wine Dinners

Last Friday I wrote a story about wine dinners in Omaha. I went to one at the Boiler Room and had a great experience. The short form: Wine dinners are expensive but worth the money. You’ll get to try wines … Continue reading

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happy christmasbirthday

Last night my husband took me to The Grey Plume for my birthday dinner, followed by drinks at The Boiler Room. I ate sautéed octopus. Duck fat fries with an egg. Duck with pillowy gnocchi.  (lots of duck, I know.) … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving week: Wine with Jesse Becker, MS

I met Master Sommelier Jesse Becker when he was working at Omaha’s Boiler Room restaurant. Not only does he know his stuff — he’s got the rare and prestigious professional certification awarded by The Court of Master Sommeliers – he’s a … Continue reading

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