Kobe Steakhouse’s New Location

Kobe Steakhouse of Japan is now open at Village Pointe. Kobe has closed its location in Regency Court and opened a new dining spot on the corner of 168th and Burke. In addition to the hibachi style of cookery, they have expanded their menu to include sushi. For the month of April, you can order a side of shrimp with an adult entree for no additional charge. For more information, contact Kobe Steakhouse at 402.391.1755 or visit their website at www.kobesteakhouse.com.


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<p>  Elderberries</p> Forage Omaha

Every spring our part of the world makes a big deal about mushrooms. April is morel mushroom season after all, and lets be honest, who doesn’t love a tan-yellowish colored mushroom that bares a striking similarity to a brain? Oh, you don’t? Well, mushroom lovers be damned, if you want to forage for food this summer you do have other choices and we’ve provided your guide.

Come on, I had to mention them. These are probably the Metro’s most famously and most commonly foraged food. Big articles pop up every year about people and their sacred mushroom hunting spots. If you find someone who will share his secret make him the best man at your wedding, or better yet, marry him....

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Crumbs 3.28.12

Just what you need, even more choices at The Cheesecake Factory
With an already extensive menu of more than 200 dishes and 30 cheesecakes, The Cheesecake Factory is adding more than a dozen new menu items. After reading this sentence aloud to himself, the editor decided that was more than enough information about that topic.

Hy-Vee Statement on Lean Finely Textured Beef
In response to concerns expressed by their customers, Hy-Vee has decided to discontinue the purchase of ground beef products containing Lean Finely Textured Beef.  Although this ground beef meets all USDA standards for quality and safety, recent news stories have led to a loss of consumer confidence in the product....

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Pizza, Pizza, and Happy Hour

Industry Night and Weekday Reverse Happy Hour

As more and more people are shedding the 9-5 work week, Hiro Sushi is offering its popular Reverse Happy Hour on Wednesday and Thursday nights. Beginning March 28, the restaurant will offer the same great specials on sushi, appetizers, and drinks from 10 p.m. until midnight. The group is looking to capture the restaurant industry employees, who are unable to go out on Friday or Saturday nights, as well as others who enjoy a late meal as the economy and work schedules are ever changing.  You can check out their facebook page at facebook.com/HiroSushiOmaha or call them at 933.0091 for more information.

LaCasa Pizzaria's Spring Wine Event


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Free of Gluten, Full of Flavor

It’s 2007, and my mother has just entered the local pizza shop for the first time in a while. Her doctors have just told her she must avoid gluten, and her inquiries about gluten-free options on the menu are met with confusion. “What do you mean ‘Google free?’” the young woman behind the counter asks. Frustrated, my mom ends up with a boring and bland iceberg salad.

Yes, it was just a few short years ago that many of us had never even heard of gluten, the protein found in certain grains such as wheat, barley and rye. Think of it as the glue that keeps cookies from crumbling. Unfortunately, some folks have an adverse reaction to gluten, which can cause a host of health problems, the...

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Food Tax and New Restaurant Openings

The Cost of Dining Out: Meal Taxes in Major U.S. Cities
Ranked at the 42nd largest city, Omaha climbed the tax charts to land at the number six spot for highest meal tax. As any tourists and business travelers have learned, taxes on meals are sometimes higher than taxes on other goods. Of the 50 largest U.S. cities, 15 charge an additional meals tax on top of the regular sales tax, according to a new analysis by the Tax Foundation. Meals taxes generally apply to purchases of prepared food that are consumed either in a restaurant or taken to go for later consumption. Congratulations, Mayor Suttle, you win.

New Restaurant Openings in the Metro
J. Coco, Jennifer Coco's restaurant in...

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