Medals and Mentions

Omaha Restaurants Bring Home The Gold. Baxter's says Goodbye

Feeling the Love

Vegnews Magazine, the vegan lifestyle magazine with subscribers in 38 countries, has named Modern Love their Restaurant of the Year. In a state known for steak, Isa Moscowitz had the audacity to open a tiny vegan restaurant and thrive. The clever dishes draw both hungry herbivores and carnivorous crowds, proving flavor, not flesh, is king. Congratulations on your success! Want to join the team? Modern Love is currently looking for line and prep workers. You needn’t be vegetarian to apply, only to have a passion for good food! Email your resume to for consideration.

Modern Love Omaha

1319 S 50th st

Bye Bye Baxter’s, Bring on the Burritos!

This is your last week to visit Baxter’s in Benson. The by-the-slice pizza shop was voted #2 People’s Choice in 2015, but will be permanently closing their doors after business on Saturday, October 31. Owners Brad and Johanna will be redirecting all of their focus onto their other establishment, Lot 2. The property’s new owner, Bryan Baumgart , aims to open Burrito Envy and Tequila Bar in the space this fall.

Baxter’s/Burrito Envy and Tequila Bar

6113 Maple St

Victorious Venue

Venues Today has awarded its Silver Spoon Award to SAVOR, Baxter Arena at UNO’s new food and beverage service. The culinary venture includes eateries Nineteen|08, The Crease, The Blue Line Bar, Gotcho Nacho, Bulls and Brews, and more. Your customizable cuisine has you covered from chicken fried steak, to local craft beer. Congratulations to UNO on this honor!

Hall of Fame

On October 18, The Omaha Restaurant Hall of Fame Inducted 6 new members. Mark Delisi of Campbells, Cedric Fichepain of Le Voltaire, Liz Liakos of The Market Basket, Gene Pace of Sterling Wine and Spirits, John A. Ursick of Stokes, and Glenn A. Wheeler of Spencers. Congratulations to all!

Category: Crumbs, Dish

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