July: What’s In Season

July

Beets
Blackberries
Blueberries
Broccoli
Cabbage
Carrots
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Elderberry
Garlic
Green Beans
Herbs
Lettuce
Muskmelon
Onions
Peppers
Potatoes
Raspberries
Summer Squash
Sweet Corn
Tomatoes
Zucchini

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The Forbidden World Of Oscar Wilde

You are invited to take a look inside the forbidden world of Oscar Wilde on July 13th, 9:30p.m. at the Joslyn Castle. This one-time late night presentation is part of a month long series focusing on the life and times of Oscar Wilde. Samples will be passed of the "Green Fairy", properly known as absinthe which was Wilde's favorite drink while listening to a reading from the opium den scene from The Picture of Dorain Gray.  The Joslyn Castle is located at 3902 Davenport Ave.  For more information you can call 402.595.2199 or visit www.joslyncastle.com for more information.

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Greenbelly’s new location, Countryside Village in the Summer and Cafe 110 now serves breakfast

Opening July 10th at a new location, Greenbelly is moving to a bigger place at 210 N. 114th Street, just south of 114th and Dodge. Greenbelly offers healthy alternatives for lunch or dinner such as salads, soups, sandwiches and pizzas all packed in eco-friendly containers and they also provide nutritional information for many of their signature products. Visit www.greenbelly.com for more information.

Countryside Village will be hosting Summer Barbecues on Sundays throughout July. "Summer Sundays in the Village"  will begin on July 8, from noon to 4 p.m. The Broadmoor Market will be serving barbecue and lemonade while live Jazz is played. The event will be held in the Countryside Village...

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Crumbs June 28 2012

Have you heard of the Nebraska Wine Passport? It is a fun and creative way to tour and taste Nebraska wines while winning prizes along the way. The Department of Economic Development’s Travel and Tourism Division designed the passport program three years ago. New this year, the passport tours are themed so they can be tailored to a person’s interests. The Nebraska Wine Passport includes 24 wineries and 7 tasting rooms throughout the state and is presented to you by the Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Association and the Nebraska Grape and Wine Board. You can receive a Nebraska Wine Passport from any of the participating vineyards or through www.nebraskapassport.com. Then you carry your...

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A Pantry of Immigrants

And DishOmaha Team

The American palate is constantly evolving. Evidence of that evolution here in Omaha is the strength and number of established ethnic markets throughout the city. Mexico, Asia, India and the Mediterranean are all represented, reinforcing culture with shared shopping and supporting the dishes that have been made and served for generations.

Most of Omaha’s ethnic markets are true to their roots in their products, languages and staff. As community borders continue to broaden, ethnic markets are seeing a much wider customer base, searching for ways to become stronger by offering a greater variety of products as they adapt to our ever-changing city. The Japanese market...

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Much More Than Curry at Curri

The last time I saw a menu with more than 75 items must have been at a chain diner. As I read the menu at Curri, I realized there is much more to it than simply cramming every dish under the sun into one place. Co-owner Varma Dhanalakoti and his wife Mani Deepa wanted to incorporate at least a few traditional dishes from each region of their native India, originally opening the restaurant with more than 100 choices. Their capacity to make everything in-house from scratch is certainly a departure from your average greasy spoon.

Nestled in a strip mall, the interior at Curri, which opened in March, is neat and uncomplicated. The point-of-sale system is handled entirely on the ubiquitous...

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