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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Ring in the Roaring 20s!

It’s not too late to make a reservation! The following places still have seating available as of the time of publication. Butterfish at 3901 Farnam St – All day specials on plates, sushi, and cocktails begin at 11am and run through close. Very few reservations remain, so call 402-934-8979 to reserve your seats.   Herbe […]

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Omaha’s Food Hub Deliciously Cares for the Community

In the historic Florence neighborhood sits No More Empty Pots, a strategic nonprofit food hub focused on bringing positivity to the community through job and workforce training, reducing food waste, creating accessible healthy foods and promoting entrepreneurs through business development programs. The Reader spoke with Talia McGill, director of strategic communications at NMEP, about the […]

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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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It’s About Valentine!

Nepali To-Go After the success of Himalayan Java’s Momo pop-up events, the shop at 329 S 16th has decided to expand their offerings of traditional Himalayan and Nepali foods. Beginning this week, Himalayan Java will be offering a Himalayan lunch box to-go every Thursday. For their inaugural offering, the menu consists of  spicy Goat Curry with […]

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