What’s Popping

Something new popping with Orville Redenbacher’s Popping Corn Orville Redenbacher’s Popping Corn, a brand of ConAgra Foods, is shaking up microwave popcorn by adding a flavorful twist to one of America’s favorite snack foods. The popcorn brand has introduced Orville Redenbacher’s Flavors, individually wrapped bags of microwave popcorn that come with separate seasoning packets, allowing […]

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Crumbs: 9-14-2011

Something New Brewing in Nebraska Dunkin’ Donuts announced it is recruiting franchisees for Lincoln and Omaha as well these markets: Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado; Houston and Waco, Texas; Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma; Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The company expects restaurants in these markets will begin opening in early 2013.    Hilton Garden […]

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Crumbs: Season of Changes

Dante Adds Manager to Expand Wine and Spirits Offerings Dante Pizzeria Napoletana has added Andy Wood to its management team as wine and spirits director. Wood will focus on further developing the already unique all-Italian wine list.  He will also expand the distinctive cocktail selections. “We’re pleased to add Andy to the Dante management team. […]

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Crumbs 8.31.11

— Westside Community Schools hired Sharon Schaefer as the new Culinary Manager for Westside High School. Schaefer is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. and interned at the Food Network. She hopes to further incorporate from-scratch cooking and local foods into Westside’s menus. — Lincoln-based ShadowBrook Farm was awarded […]

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Local food is making an encore appearance at area schools this year.

— Millard Public Schools will feature a fresh pick of the month offering products from regional producers: Daniels Produce, Garden Fresh Vegetables, Phil Scavo Farms, Stanberry Produce, Deardorf Sweet Corn and Capitol City Fruit. — Omaha Public Schools is adding Mi Mama’s Tortillas, which are produced in Omaha. Much of the grain in the whole-wheat […]

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Crumbs 8/4: Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens its first Nebraska location

The record attempt is now official, John C. Fremont Days planning committee now holds the Guinness World Record for largest open-face sandwich.  Earlier this month, at the 25th annual John C. Fremont Days in Fremont, event organizers and volunteers attempted the world record. The 1,652-pound SPAM sandwich topped the previous Guinness record holder by 315 […]

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It’s Official! It’s spelled “barbecue,” NOT “barbeque”

*Those of you waiting for a proper ruling on whether it’s spelled “barbecue” or “barbeque” can finally exhale. The 2011 edition of the AP Stylebook includes 16 pages of food-related entries for terms like “locavore,” “farmstead” and “blind bake,” as well as the definitive spelling of the term for slowly cooking meat: “barbecue.” And for […]

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