Small Business Grant

From now until 11:59pm February 17, locally owned eateries in Douglas County are eligible to apply for a food service stimulus grant through the Omaha Community Foundation and the Nebraska Enterprise Fund. For a full overview of qualifications, paperwork requirements, and assistance, visit or email

Omaha LoCo Goes Live

We’ve gone pretty hard on delivery services and the high cost to local restaurants, which makes this announcement that much more of a relief. Omaha LoCo, the restaurant-coop answer to national delivery chains, officially kicked off services this week. The app currently features only a handful of restaurants as the buy-in process continues, but shows exciting promise. The app is free on the App Store and through Google Play. Learn more about their mission, programs, and partners by visiting

It’s Not Too Late!

Be sure to follow us on Instagram where we are maintaining a story highlight of Valentine options available to Omaha diners! @TheReaderOmahaDish

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