Omaha Restaurant Association

The Omaha Restaurant Association announced the date for their annual meeting: Monday, January 12 at Anthony’s Steakhouse. Of course it’s a dinner meeting, and includes cocktails, food and awards. New members will also be inducted. A portion of the ticket purchase price is tax-deductible.  www.dineoutomaha.com

New Year’s Eve Shindig

If you haven’t yet solidified plans for your New Year’s Eve celebration, check out the night’s offering from Spencer’s for Steak and Chops. A $75 Prix Fix menu offered that evening includes champagne and an impressive variety of gourmet food from which to choose. Make reservations early before they fill up. http://www.spencersomahaforsteaksandchops.com/

Get Your Hands Dirty

Rhizosphere Farm is looking for a couple interns to help out around the farm while learning all about sustainable farming. Room and partial board is provided, but the knowledge you’ll gain about running a sustainable farm makes this internship quite valuable indeed. The internship starts in May but you have to apply before April 15.  http://rhizospherefarm.org/

Drink Up!

Kona Brewing Company just announced they’re expanding their distribution to include Nebraska, which is great news if you’ve ever lamented that your beer drinking experiences here in the Heartland would be better if you could just get your hands on some Hawaiian beer. In other beverage news, Cantina Laredo is happy to report that their Creighton Bluejay Margarita is back on the menu.


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