Johnny’s Makes Omaha Peanut Better
Peanut Butter Johnny’s will be launching its charity initiative this week. During hours of operation Thursday through Saturday, 10% of all proceeds will go to the Omaha Public Library Foundation.“We believe in being an active part of the community and this is one way we can show our commitment. Supporting our libraries is a wonderful way to spotlight one of Omaha’s most important resources,” said owner, John Jelinek. To increase impact, Scriptown Brewing Company will also donate 10% of its proceeds on those same nights.This is the beginning of an ongoing effort by PBJohnny’s and Scriptown to designate various weeks to support area non-profits. PBJohnnys will be serving at Scriptown, Thursday through Saturday 5pm to closing. On Friday, the 29th, the food truck will also serve lunch at a downtown location.
It’s Sunday, I’m in Love
Sunday Night Ramen has scheduled a 5-course pop-up dinner at Block 16. Approximately 60 tickets remain in all 3 available time slots for the February 21 event. The menu for this month’s event starts with warm silken tofu in a nori-infused white shoyu topped with avocado crema and togarashi, followed by tuna poke with spicy sprout and green onion salad on a wonton crisp. Sunday Night Ramen’s Trio Plate includes a pork belly steam bun, hand-made gyoza, beet pickled miso deviled egg with assorted house pickled vegetables, and a bowl of Miso ramen (pork and chicken broth) with Char siu, marinated egg, corn, green onion, butter, and nori serves as your main course. For dessert, a Nutella wonton and green matcha ice cream. Get your tickets and reserve your spot at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunday-night-ramen-pop-up-at-block-16-tickets-20970310764?aff=efbbt
Sunday Night Ramen pops up at Block 16
February 21 at 2, 5, and 9
A Tasty Return
Tasty Pastry reopened their doors last Tuesday with a limited menu after a family emergency forced a hiatus. The midtown pizza and pastry shop closed at the end of October when owner Mary Joseph-Dailey’s husband suffered a stroke. As he slowly recovers, she has decided to return to the community that has missed her and her simple, delicious fare. Welcome back, Tasty Pastry!
Extending Hours and a Helping Hand
Le Bouillon at 1017 Howard has added lunch hours to accommodate the staff it has absorbed after the Old Market fire that displaced dozens of workers. Beginning February 2, Le Bouillion will be open from 10:30am to 11pm, and a portion of the profits from the extended hours will benefit the displaced workers.