Leo’s Last So-Long

Leo’s To Go In a Facebook post made on July 24th, Leo’s Diner at 6055 Maple announced their permanent closure. Initial plans to use the quarantine downtime to renovate the beloved diner and reopen on August 1st shifted, and the owners have made the decision to sell. “Hello Everyone. We just wanted to give you […]

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Cuisine, Culture, and Community

Each of these Black-owned establishment has proven themselves in the literal fire of the Omaha culinary scene, but now more than ever deserve their neighbor’s support. This list isn’t exhaustive, because we only had 1200 words, and have already used 1202 of them. B’s Bones & Sauce www.BsBonesandSauce.com Family owned and locally sourced, B’s Bones […]

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Creative Culinary Problem Solving

Plan of Action Chefs, hospitality staff, and restaurant owners are still regrouping and forming battle plans, often on an hour-by-hour basis. Having no precedent or blueprint to finding a sustainable business model that keeps staff and clients healthy during a pandemic, while finding profitability, isn’t stopping these intrepid establishments from looking for the best answers. […]

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Fun on the Menu at the Commons

Dandelion Returns Chef Drew Statz from Monarch Prime is kicking off Dandelion season this Friday, July 17th at 11am. All sanitation precautions have been taken, social distancing protocols will be observed, and boozy concoctions will be available in approved to-go containers. For a sneak peak at menu items, and to stay informed of upcoming guest […]

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Food Truck Hub Opens

Trucks and Taps While many have been excited to get back into restaurants, others have maintained their social distance since Omaha began the reopening process. Omahans are looking for another option; Something between DoorDash and dining in. Trucks and Taps offers an answer to this modern-world quandary. The food truck hub located at 5402 S […]

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Caniglia’s A Mano

Just Peachy “A man should never refuse to taste a peach. He may never get the chance again. Life is short. Remember what the Starks say… Winter is Coming.” Yes, I am still mad about the final season, but the point remains. In a world turned upside down, we should never refuse to taste a […]

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The Switch Announces Opening

Lifting Restrictions As of next Monday, most restrictions will be lifted in much of the state, in spite of a steady increase in the number of active cases. Restaurants will have relaxed guidelines, including permissions to seat groups of up to eight, and utilization of bar seating. Ricketts posits that with hospital capacity holding steady, […]

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