Cuisine for a Cause, March 12

TV personality and Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian will be in Omaha for the 14th annual Celebrity Chef Fundraiser for the Heartland, which raises both funding and visibility for the Food Bank. Appetizers, a signature cocktail, raffles, auction, and a cooking demonstration by Zakarian will set the scene for a delicious evening of giving and giveaways. Contact Joani Mullin for tickets. JMullin@FoodBankHeartland.Org or 402-905-4810

Pizza Pie in Only Five!

Pie Five Pizza is targeting an end of February launch for their Omaha location. The build-your-own pizza shop boasts a 5 minute wait from construction to consumption (hence, Pie Five) and is seeking to staff their site at Aksarben Village. Interested in working for the fast paced pizza stop? Want to know more about the menu? Check out or head over to their Facebook Page  for more information!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Start your Tivos

Restaurant Impossible visited Bene Pizza and Pasta back in November. Locals aided in an overhaul of the 13 year old family owned pizzeria.  How did the beloved arcade and eatery fare? Find out when the episode, teasingly titled “Game Over”, airs on February 18 at 9pm central time. Were you on the crew? Episode predictions or thoughts on the menu and new look? Email Crumbs@TheReader.Com

Paleo On The Go? Evolve

Are you a devotee of Caveman Cuisine? A Pontiff of all things Paleo? Maybe you just choose to avoid gluten, added sugar, processed foods, and dairy. If so, it’s likely that you find yourself dining almost solely on dishes prepared with love by… yourself. If you’re looking for some out-of-the-lunchbox ideas, or are just in the mood to be catered to, check out Evolve Paleo Chef. Weekly menus are available online. Simply place your order and relax as your paleo compliant meals are delivered right to your cave! Er… Home. Storefront opening soon!

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