Hot Food Walking

If you’re sick of going to the same restaurants all the time, maybe it’s time to mix things up and try out a food truck – if you can catch it.

Diner Food, Twisted

“My dad suggested a food truck and I thought, ‘Yeah, that’s it.’ Three generations work on our family-owned truck,” said Scotty Johnson.

Scotty’s Go-Go Grill serves classic diner food with a twist, making it fun and different. Johnson said one of his biggest selling items is his Bacon Dog, a quarter pound Nathan’s hot dog wrapped in bacon and topped with sweet pepper relish.

“Another huge seller is my Barnyard Burger which is a third pound handcrafted burger, topped with fried chicken, bacon and cheese,” he said.

For Johnson,...

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Bike Against Hunger

Rotary First Harvest says that over 100 billion pounds of food goes uneaten within the United States every year. Does that appall you? How about the fact that 50 million people within the United States fall into the category of “food insecure?” Bike Against Hunger aims to shed light upon these startling facts. Plan to attend the Omaha Bike Against Hunger event on August 1 at 5:00 at Miller’s Landing. http://firstharvest.org/harvest-against-hunger/bike-ride/

Join the (Bacon) Club

If you consider yourself a discerning bacon fanatic and have an appreciation for locally-made food, you might want to check out the Omaha Bacon Club. Locally-made bacon that comes from...

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The On Tap Experience

The evolution of alcohol consumption has changed dramatically over the last few years, particularly in the Midwest. Where Bud Light buckets once reigned, clear tulips of craft beer have taken the throne. Bland vodka has been replaced with choice whisky, and blended wines of impressive vintage have bumped Yellow Tail out of kitchens.

And it’s all about the presentation.

Any bartender will tell you the true essence of a spirit can be sought in the right vessel. Rocks glasses, carafes, and wine decanters help open the aromas of a beverage, creating a chemical reaction that can dramatically change the flavor. Attention to glassware and presentation also helps create an energy about the drink,...

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Brace Yourself, Vegans!

Omaha’s first all-vegan restaurant is on schedule to open their doors on August 5. Modern Love Omaha will initially only serve dinner, but has plans to offer a Sunday brunch soon thereafter. More good news: they have their liquor license. http://www.modernloveomaha.com/

Omaha’s Food Network Star

The second season of The Food Network’s “Kids Cook-Off” with Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri  premiers on August 14 and includes a young chef from Omaha. Helen Wilson will be a "kidtestant" on this season, which includes a bunch of culinary competitions and oohs and aahs from a long list of celebrity guest judges....

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Brew at the Zoo

The only thing better than spending time at the Henry Doorly Zoo is doing so while sipping drinks from local breweries and wineries. Join the zoo for their first Brew at the Zoo on Saturday, July 19 from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Ticket cost beforehand is $50 for members, $55 for non-members, and $60 when purchased at the gate the night of the event. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy an all-adult event at the zoo. http://www.omahazoo.com/about/special-events/

Happy Birthday, Stories Coffeehouse!

Saturday, July 19 is the anniversary party for Stories Coffeehouse. Swing by for specials and raffles, and a benefit for Omaha Police Officer Sophia Jordan, who also just so happens...

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Omaha Culinary Tours

Whether you’re a hardcore foodie or you just like to try new places to eat, Omaha has so many good restaurants it would be really difficult to find them all on your own. That’s where Omaha Culinary tours comes into play.

The company was formed in October 2013 and conducted its first tour in early December 2013.

According to Suzanne Allen, one of the owners, there are currently six tours up and running: three walking tours and three bus tours.

Eat your way through town

The walking tours focus on different neighborhoods in Omaha. Right now, these include the Midtown, Old Market and Orpheum areas. There are plans to offer walking tours of Benson and Dundee in the future.

Each walking tour...

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