Markets Make their Meticulous Return

It won’t be business as usual at Omaha Farmer’s Markets this summer, but farmers are still showing up to keep Omaha fed. No sampling, no change, and no loitering. The Farmer’s Market is still a place to meet, if not physically greet your neighbors Village Pointe The Village Pointe Farmer’s Market has announced their planned […]

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Florence Mill Makes Lemonade

A High Note High Peak Asian has announced their reopening date. Fans of the restaurant, which specializes in Burmese and Thai cuisine, were disappointed with the establishment’s planned closure at the end of 2019. Loyalists are preparing to make the drive to the new location at 2840 S 70th street in Lincoln, and won’t have […]

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Isolation and the Disordered Eater

  I understand my absolute privilege as a person with a comfortable home, enough savings to handle clients who suddenly can’t pay, an already remote and self-regulated job, and three kids I actually enjoy spending time with. I haven’t for a moment taken for granted that a lot of people are stuck in terrible situations […]

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Don’t Call it a Comeback

At The Reader, we go to great lengths to ensure that the information we are sharing with you is accurate and truthful. Mindfulness of our responsibility means we tread lightly on fluctuating situations, and at the moment, even accuracy has an expiration date. But keeping our Readers informed doesn’t take a quarantine break. To keep […]

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Science Over Dollar Signs

After Word from Ricketts, Crickets The continued existence of the Omaha Dining scene is entirely to the credit of fast-thinking restaurant staff (And of course, those of you who have continued to patronize from your own homes) While already operating on razor thin margins, restaurants have found innovative ways to stay relevant and continue to […]

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Some Good Food News to Boost Your Mood

There isn’t an industry that has gotten by unscathed since Covid-19 struck in earnest, shutting down much of the global economy. Restaurants were hit hard as diners were forced indoors, but Omaha entrée-preneurs are finding touching ways to hit back.   A Helping Hand Nick Bartholomew hit the UNO Reverse on his outdoor venue Dandelion, […]

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Poutine on the Ritz

  Poutine ranks beside maple syrup and overwhelming politeness as one of the best things to come out of Canada (I’m not into hockey). The basic premise — French fries, cheese curds and gravy — is a cardiologist’s nightmare but a food lover’s dream. Its simplicity also makes it a perfect dish for a chef […]

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