Mercury Rising

If you’ve been looking for what chef and entrepreneur Tim Maides has been up to lately, you can find him at the new cocktail and wine bar Mercury. The establishment elevates late night dining, adding a sophisticated flare to your standard pizza and rings. I suggest the flammkuchen, a flambéed tart made of thinly rolled dough, crème fraiche, lardons, and caramelized onions. Stop in tonight for Tiki Tuesday featuring summer cocktails like Twelve Mile Limit and Sidewinder’s Fang.


329 s 16th st

Normandie Nights

Chef Michael Anderson cordially invites you to a very exclusive dinner among friends. The monthly event Normandie Nights will feature a seasonal menu for the first 20 people lucky enough to snag a reservation. This month’s menu consists of 5 decadent courses, plus an amuse bouche and dessert. Rich cauliflower risotto is complimented by a light plum gastrique. Trout en Papillote with preserved Lemon is served with bone marrow butter, while grilled peaches with ricotta keep the meal whimsical and fun. For all of the details and to reserve your spot, head to the website at!upcoming-events/lf1ni

Normandie Nights Inaugural Monthly Menu

6pm Saturday, August 20

Arena-Que Returns to Ralston Arena

The Greater Omaha Barbeque Society, widely known as GOBS, is pleased to announce that the 24th Annual State Barbeque Championship of Nebraska’s Arena-Que will be held at the Ralston Arena Friday, August 5th and Saturday, August 6th, 2016. This outdoor event is open to the public and FREE to attend. This competition will be bringing the Midwest’s top barbeque enthusiasts to the Ralston Arena to compete for a $35,000 total payout. There will be live music, a Kids-que, kids zone, beer garden, food trucks, and vendors both days of the competition! This event is great for all ages!

24th Annual Arena-Que

August 5th and 6th

Ralston Arena

Beer and Bacon

Tickets are still available for the Fourth Annual Beer and Bacon Festival at The Old Mattress Factory. The event raises funds for Wounded Warrior Family Support, not to be confused with The Wounded Warrior Project, and The Omaha Jaycees. For all the details about food vendors, celebrity judges, and to purchase tickets head to

Fourth Annual Beer and Bacon Festival

Saturday, August 13

The Old Mattress Factory

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