Eat Your Veggies

The time I spent as a strict vegetarian was years ago before restaurants started offering meatless options beyond side salads and noodles with butter. So I can appreciate the fact that I can now stroll into just about any restaurant and have at least one or two good options to choose from that don’t have […]

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TV, Books, and Food

Restaurant Startup Over Easy is being featured on an episode of CNBC’s show “Restaurant Startup,” which is a show where restaurant owners try to woo investors so they can get funds to either open up a restaurant or add a location. No word yet on whether or not Over Easy successfully wooed the investors, but […]

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Eat, Drink, Be Happy

Promote Mentoring: Eat More Ice Cream Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands are partnering for the second year in a row with Omaha’s eCreamery Ice Cream & Gelato to present a flavor in celebration of mentoring. Called “Big Swirl, Little Crunch,” it combines peanut butter cups, chocolate covered waffle cone pieces and fudge swirls […]

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Clear Your Schedule

Family Dinner Support culinary professionals who want to further their education by attending the Family Meal at Metropolitan Community College’s Institute for the Culinary Arts. Sunday, January 18 at 5:00 p.m. is the date to mark on your calendar –tickets cost $15 each and help support scholarship funds for folks who want to perfect their […]

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Crumbs

Producers Choice Chef Award Metropolitan Community College’s Institute for Culinary Arts welcomes the Nebraska Sustainable Ag Society for their 2015 Producers Choice Chef Award. Local nominees include Colin and Jessica Duggan (Kitchen Table), Isa Moscowitz (Modern Love), Glenn Wheeler (Spencers for Steaks and Chops) and Ben Maides (Avoli). The award ceremony takes place January 25 […]

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Dish Predictions: 2015

There are many dining trends that we predicted last year that are humming right along and very likely to increase further still in 2015. For example, sourcing food locally and leaning more toward seasonal ingredients is now par for the course with most local restaurants. We’re quickly moving into a food era where everyone wants […]

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Crumbs

Jon Seymour’s Big Move V. Mertz chef Jon Seymour has plans to open his own restaurant. If you’re familiar with his prestigious career –including award nominations and time spent at the infamous Noma in Denmark – the news that he’s branching out on his own is probably making you quite excited, and perhaps a little […]

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