Dining Feature

Producer of the Year Doe’s & Diva’s: 1 nomination Iowa’s exclusive producer of sheep and goat dairy, Doe’s [female goats] and Diva’s [lactating sheep] Dairy in western Iowa has earned a place among Food Day Her... more

Sep 2, 2016 6:11 PM Eat

In a food-centric city like Omaha, doors are always opening and closing. Coffee shops, ice cream parlors and pizza places are always looking to add their names to the best of the best, and casual dining spots elevate their craft to compete ... more

Aug 5, 2016 12:00 PM Eat

The cutting edge of Omaha’s culinary scene is sharp and swift, slicing the city wide open to possibilities and to characters ready and willing to realize them. Trying to find the carefully honed edge of the craft is a rabbit hole, and I lea... more

Jul 2, 2016 12:00 AM Eat

If you were to ask your friends and co-workers what the best restaurant in Omaha is, you would have set into motion the argument that starts World War III. There are the obvious contenders, the classics and the ultra-hip, modern choices. Be... more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 PM Eat

Something to Truck About One local restaurant owner has raised quite a controversy over the location and taxation of food trucks in the Old Market. Michael Henery has filed a suit against the city claiming that food truck owners have cost ... more

Jun 3, 2016 12:00 PM Eat

Warm Omaha weekends will always include a trip to either the Old Market or Aksarben Farmer’s Market. Strolling along the stands, meeting old and new friends, and finding fun ways to use unfamiliar produce is all part of the sweetest summer ... more

May 6, 2016 12:00 PM Eat

Editor’s Note: This month we are featuring Mike and Krisi Kult, the new owners of Tomato Tomato, as our guest columnists. If you are interested in adding your voice to the conversation, Email Crumbs@TheReader.Com.   The Season for Growin... more

Apr 8, 2016 12:00 PM Eat

Emily Post had plenty to say about which fork to use, how to politely decline food that’s not to your taste, and what shoes are acceptable for a Sunday Potluck, but what would she say about Facebooking at the table? The Reader has put toget... more

Mar 4, 2016 1:00 PM Eat

A Dream on Fire Having seen the scarred remains of 11th and Howard first hand, I thought for a long time about what I would say to Market House owner Nick Bartholomew when I met him for lunch at his West Omaha eatery, Over Easy. I had deci... more

Feb 5, 2016 1:00 PM Eat

Omaha has become a city known for foodie culture, but restaurants have about the same success rate as your standard American marriage. 2015 saw the end of restaurants both beloved and bemoaned by Omaha residents. Today, we say our farewells... more

Jan 1, 2016 1:00 PM Eat

Omaha was drowning in awards and accolades in 2015 for their foodie culture, local sourcing, extensive wine and beer craft, sustainability, and vegan friendliness. Being on-trend can often create a revolving-door effect in the restaurant in... more

Jan 1, 2016 1:00 PM Eat

No Reservations- For One In the madness of a digitally connected world, there is beauty in the calm of a meal. Details like the smell of the bread, the marbling of meat, and the connectedness of the food and your pleasure centers become th... more

Dec 4, 2015 4:43 PM Eat

Once upon a time, in a tiny apartment kitchen in Dundee, my friend Angie Anaya and I developed a thing for cooking. Our relationship with food and flavor transcended the standard bickering and communication issues that plague every other re... more

Nov 6, 2015 1:00 PM Eat

Every time I drive by Isa Moscowitz’s restaurant on Saddle Creek, David Bowie’s “Modern Love” immediately starts playing in my head. Being a huge Bowie fan meant the name always stood out to me, and I imagined the song had to be the namesak... more

Oct 9, 2015 12:00 PM Eat

If you're an Omaha foodie who believes as many do the local dining out experience has never been better, then you can thank an infusion of original chef-driven and chef-owned eateries for it.   Not coincidentally, many of these places are... more

Sep 4, 2015 12:00 PM Eat

Lux lunches Tucked away in the Eagle Run shopping center is Salt 88. From the moment you walk in, you immediately notice how open and inviting the restaurant feels. You can see everything from the other diners to the kitchen, though it nev... more

Jul 10, 2015 12:00 PM Eat

I could spend hours waxing nostalgic about hot days at Rosenblatt Stadium: the way nobody ever seemed to mind the mile long walk back to the car, knowing that a stop at Zesto’s for a twisted cone could make even the 100+ degree days bearabl... more

Jun 5, 2015 12:00 PM Eat

Editor’s Note- Our guest writer for this month’s feature is Abe Wagner. Abe is a mixed martial artist, former cast member of season 10 of The Ultimate Fighter, a guest blogger for TUF and Mark’s Daily Apple, and a huge proponent of the Pale... more

May 8, 2015 4:18 PM Eat