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Life lately

A few snaps from what I’ve been doing lately. Last Saturday I spent the day in Lincoln for what Matthew deemed “The Lincoln Day of Fun.” And it was fun. Top to bottom: A snap at one of my favorite … 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: 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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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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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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My crazy week, in review.

So Chick-Fil-A and it’s soft opening and opening took over my life earlier this week. I can’t say I’ve ever seen so much frenzy over a fried chicken sandwich (or so much controversy over the politics of restaurant owners, for that matter.) I … 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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