Haven’t yet had your fill of ice cream this summer? Good news: Blue Bunny is launching a three-week long series of free sampling events throughout the Omaha metro area, starting on July 17th. The featured product is 2nd St. Creamery, Blue Bunny’s new premium brand. Check 2ndStCreamery.com/flavor-scene for locations and times.
The place to get your pizza fix will be at the 5th Annual Omaha’s Largest Pizza Review on Tuesday, July 23rd from 6-9:30pm at The Waiting Room. Food & Spirits Magazine is hosting the event. Tickets are $12 and available on Etix.com. Admission includes pizza from at least 15 Omaha-area restaurants and music from Matt Cox and Rock Paper Dynamite.
Omaha Vegan Drinks rocks on, July 25th at House of Loom, 1012 S. 10th Street. Held the last Thursday of every month, the event features snacks for purchase and a special list of craft cocktails. Recent creations included such goodies as brown sugar syrup and dairy-free cream, along with jackfruit tacos and pretzels from Block 16. To preorder food or for more information, visit omahavegandrinks.com.
Tokyo Sushi, a newly renovated restaurant in the Old Market, opened for business on June 4th at 1215 Howard Street. During happy hour, customers may order unlimited quantities from a list of 11 rolls, 7 traditional sushi items, and 9 appetizers for $10.99. Hours are Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-12am, and Sunday 11:30am-10pm, with happy hour from 3-5pm and 9pm-close on weekdays, and 9:30pm-close on weekends. Call 402-934-8188 for takeout or more information, or visit tokyoomaha.com.