Last Chance for Famers Market

Whether you want to head to the Old Market on Saturday or Aksarben on Sunday (or both!) this is the last weekend to enjoy the Omaha Famers Market this year. When next we see them, we will have endured yet another ridiculously cold winter, so go this weekend while you still can.

Alton Brown Live

“Alton Brown Live! The Inevitable Edible Tour” comes to the Orpheum on Thursday, Oct 30 at 7:30 p.m. A frequent fixture to a variety of food-centered shows on TV, Brown’s show here in Omaha will include food experimentation, comedy and plenty of other entertainment, both food and non-food related. Ticket prices start at just under $50.

Hospitality Hall of Fame

Six new people will be inducted into the Omaha Hospitality Hall of Fame on Sunday, Oct 19 at a reception at the Swanson Conference Center. Inductees include Gayle Carstens, Restaurants Inc.; Dino Losole, Lo Sole Mio Ristorante Italiano; Adi Pour, Douglas County Health Department; Milton Yin, Hiro, Hiro 88 and Imperial Palace; Anthony Abbott, French Café; and Michael Harrison, French Café. Tickets cost around $75 and are available through the Omaha Restaurant Association.

Recent Openings

Spin! Neopolitan Pizza is now open in Papillion at Midland Place. They tout their menu as featuring gourmet food at non-gourmet prices. Opening in the first week of November is Potbelly Sandwich Shop, which will be located at the North Park Shopping Center at 120th and Blondo. This franchise eatery offers sandwiches and more, and hope to become famous in the Omaha area for their milkshakes.

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