A Measure of Sadness

Whisk and Measure 2505 S. 133rd Plaza The female-powered, locally-owned and operated, and absolutely delectable patisserie Whisk and Measure has sadly confirmed their impending closure. The sweet little shop made a name by house-making delicious baked goods for everyone, from the vegan to the allergy-restricted. Head over to stock up on freezable house-made goods before […]

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Thyme’s Up

Fresh out of Thyme National health food store Fresh Thyme has announced several closures in the last year, including a Lakeside location in 2019. The three remaining Nebraska locations have found themselves on the chopping block, and are now facing their final month. Two Omaha locations, one at 150th and Maple and another at 132nd […]

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It Takes a Village

Sir, This Isn’t a Drive-Through Chloe Tran, owner of Banh Mi Sandwich Shop, isn’t one to let her neighbors face adversity solo. Only weeks after a destructive overnight burglary, and in the middle of a crippling pandemic, an errant vehicle struck Hartland Barbeque around 4am Sunday morning. The restaurant at 5402 Northwest Radial Hwy sustained […]

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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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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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