On Saturday June 8th, join in an important event called Drink for AFRICA; We drink because we care Annual Beer and BBQ Fundraiser 2013. The Event location is the Colley Studio 2572 Harney Street and runs from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The cost is $10 for Beer and BBQ. If you wear your Aqua-Africa Shirt you will receive $1 off admission. “Without Water Nothing Can Grow.” They will be accepting all donations for the cause. Sponsors are New BLK and a special “Thanks” goes to Buey’s Mom.
The 3rd Annual Village Pointe Wine Festival is Friday Night, June 7th from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 8th from 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Sample more than 150 wines and dine on food offerings from Village Pointe restaurants: Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, Kona Grill, Brix, and BRAVO! Cucina Italiana
Tickets are on sale now at Brix with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Food Bank for the Heartland. Visit www.brixomaha for all ticket information. Village Pointe is located at 168th and West Dodge Rd.
Benson Brewery has announced Matt Taylor as their new Executive Chef. Taylor brings with him experiences in small and large restaurants. He most recently served as the executive chef at Lied Lodge at Arbor Day Farms in Nebraska City, Nebraska. Prior to that he ran his own restaurant, Rivers Italian, in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. According to Benson Brewery, Taylor’s reputation as a passionate purveyor of locally sourced food and dedication to authentic Midwestern cuisine provides a solid foundation for his contemporary approach to pub food. Benson Brewery strongly believes the food is equally important as the beer, which is why all of our food is fresh and sourced locally when possible. “Our menu will expose natural flavors and interesting textures perspective of simple, hearty gastropub-style food,” said Taylor “You are sure to find something great to compliment the craft of artisan brewing.”
About Benson Brewery: Benson Brewery was established in 2010 and will open to the public summer 2013. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Omaha Brewery. Benson Brewery was established with a goal of helping elevate the already strong and growing craft-beer & emerging food culture in Omaha while contributing to the resurgence of Omaha’s urban core. Eat Better, Drink Better at the Benson Brewery.
Location: 6059 Maple Street, Omaha, Nebraska. Hours of Operation: Monday-Wednesday 4:00p.m to 11:00p.m., Thursday-Friday 4:00p.m. to 2:00 a.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.