This Holiday Season Make a Reservation and Bring Lots of Patience
According to The National Restaurant Association, an estimated 14 million Americans will visit a restaurant for a Thanksgiving meal this year, and an additional 16 million will use restaurant takeout to supplement a meal at their own or someone else’s home. In addition, 32 million Americans are expected to dine out while shopping on Black Friday, according to new research by the Association. The new research also shows that convenience is the primary reason for making restaurants part of Thanksgiving celebrations. So bring your Visa and channel some patience, because you are not the only family dining out.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Gives Back to the Community
On December 12th Dickey’s will be donating 10% of all sales from the entire day to the Cornhusker chapter of the American Red Cross. According to owner Will Carter, “The American Red Cross supports our community by helping us during some of the toughest times of our lives. We never know when tragedy will strike but thanks to the American Red Cross we will be prepared.
New Chef and Menu Changes at Marks
Marks Bistro in Dundee announced this week that Zebedee Rogers has joined the staff as Executive Chef and is sharing his culinary talents with Marks customers with the autumn menu change. Chef Rogers, a long-time resident of the Omaha area, has developed his culinary skills in some of the area’s finest restaurants, including as Executive Chef at 801 Prime Chop House. He also has extensive catering experience, most recently with Attitude on Food where he was Chef de Cuisine. Marks Bistro is open from 11:00 am to late evening, Monday through Saturday; closed on Sundays. Handicapped access is available from the alley in the rear.