Eat, Learn, Love

At The Reader, we are always considering new ways to engage with you, our readers. At a meeting some time ago, we talked about organizing a tour of Omaha that combined culinary stops and history lessons. It was a fun idea, but I was excited to find that such an offering already exists in Omaha. […]

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Omaha Bye-Cycle

Tacoberfest 2019 The fast approaching annual event will run Friday, September 6th from 6pm to midnight, and Saturday, September 7th from Noon to Midnight. This year you can expect drinks from Scriptown, including a Czech Dark Lager and Sie ist Weg Fest Weizen, and Margaritas. Music will include both Polka and Mariachi bands. Featured foods […]

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No More Grand Opening

No More Food Hub No More Empty Pots is celebrating the grand opening of their Food Hub with public tours this Monday, August 12 from 4:30pm to 7pm. This long awaited venture is located at 8501 N 30th street. The new space includes Cups Café at Florence, a business incubator, Kids Kitchen, a shared-use commercial kitchens […]

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Forno

The new incarnation of Nick Strawhecker’s Blackstone location of Dante, Forno Omaha, features much of what you loved about the former, with a few bold twists. It took three visits to Forno to get a decent grasp of the focused, yet intricate, menu. Please tell my boss that when he sees all of the receipts […]

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Olive You, Goodbye

Olive and Ashes Owner Nick Bartholomew knew he was in for a fight opening a high-end pizza place at 12221 Mary Plaza. The location is famous for its turn-over, and for watching places sink due to low traffic. It was more than the artisanal shop could overcome and the restaurant, which opened in January, announced […]

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