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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Ahmad’s Moving On

Ahmad’s Persian At the end of December 2018, a support beam outside of Ahmad’s Persian Restaurant at 1006 Howard collapsed. The restaurant was inaccessible for months, leaving owners without income, and without a place to share the charm and hospitality they had been bringing to the Old Market for 29 years. After a lengthy renovation, […]

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A Century of Orsi’s

Jim Hall appreciates what a touchtone Little Italy landmark he owns in Orsi’s Italian Bakery & Pizzeria. Though not Italian, the 60-year-old is a paisan in every other sense. He started there when he was 8 years old, helping to make deliveries, and became a close friend and trusted worker of the namesake Orsi clan. […]

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Italy in a Day

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of our Authentic Ethnic series, which will focus on Omaha establishments bringing a true taste of the world to our little corner of it. Our Italian installment was pursued by guest writer Mary E Mahowald.  As we begin our Italian journey through Omaha, we start where […]

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