Craft, Comfort, and Room to Grow: A Review of Wilson and Washburn

In a town saturated with bars, bar and restaurant Wilson and Washburn is brimming with potential. The decor of the bar is dark and warm with a hint of sexy, as images of burlesque dancers are framed on the brick walls. A large wooden apothecary holds shelves of spirits, 24 taps of local and international beers, and two large flat screen televisions. A staircase angles up the back of bar near the kitchen, leading to a lounge area upstairs with a capacity for 50 people, perfect for parties or work functions. Located a block from the Orpheum Theater, Wilson and Washburn is barely on the outskirts of the Old Market, with better bets for parking and avoiding the overspill from the core of...

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Getting Up Close and Personal

Kitchen Table is planning their first series of Summer Sunday Suppers.  Every 3rd Sunday of the Month, They will offer a 4-Course Sunday Supper that will feature 2 honored guests; a farmer and a producer that help make Kitchen Table’s menu possible. The entire Sunday Supper menu will focus on what the guest farmers have provided with an opportunity to get up close and personal with attendees about their passions for doing what they do. Tickets to the Summer Sunday Suppers will be sold in advance starting in May 2014. If you are interested in more information about Kitchen Table’s Summer Sunday Suppers, visit


Benson Brewery...

entered on 03/17/14 at 01:23 AM | read more »

Mediterranean Bistro and Wine Bar : Hummus is Yummus

Living on the southern coast of Turkey for a couple years made me a bit of a snob when it comes to Mediterranean food back here in the States. I often find myself making smarmy comments along the lines of, “Oh, you think this is hummus? Too bad you can’t taste the hummus I ate when I lived on the southern coast of Turkey for a couple years.”

I know, I know – it’s annoying.

You can understand my trepidation about trying out the Mediterranean Bistro and Wine Bar, because after all, not only was I worried that I would be disappointed by the food but I was also a little afraid I might go into smarmy mode. That’s why I went with my friend Sara; she had recommended this place and hasn’t...

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Stout It Out

Oh, the dark, mysterious stout. Some identify it as the base of a notoriously unwise cocktail known as the Irish car bomb. As if that’s not a bad enough impression, stouts — in particular dryer, Irish stouts like Guinness — picked up the nickname “liquid bread” somewhere along the line, making it sound like the beer would more likely lead to a nap than to a lively conversation.

The stout is a “misunderstood style,” according to Zac Triemert, Brewmaster at the recently opened Borgata Brewery & Distillery in the Old Market. The big differentiator between stouts and other styles is that it uses roasted barley or malt hence the darker color. “People see it as typically being heavy, high in...

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Not Too Late To Vote For Nebraska’s Best Burger

From now until March 15, visit and vote on your favorite burger in Nebraska. Sponsored by the Nebraska Beef Council, diners have a chance to weigh in on their favorite burger from across the state. Once the first round has been completed, a panel of judges will do their own taste test,  putting together a list of Best Burger finalists. You will then have another opportunity to vote from March 15 through March 30 on the selected finalists to determine the overall winner of Best Burger in Nebraska. So get out there and vote away at

Who Wouldn’t Want A Ride To And From A Bar?

On Thursdays, Fridays, and...

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Who Doesn’t Love Sandwich Night?

The Kitchen Table, 1415 Farnam St, is running week-night dinners with vegetarian options starting at 5pm. You can eat in or order online for meals on the go at
Mondays are Soup and Sandwich Night.
Tuesday is Burger Night.
Wednesday is Pizza Night.
Thursday is Taco Night.
And Friday is Risotto Night.
Also, important to note is that Monday nights have a free corkage fee for those who would like to bring along their own bottle of wine for dinner.


Over Easy is announcing service on all days of the week.

Over Easy, 16859 Q St, is now open on Mondays. Enjoy breakfast or lunch at Over Easy 7 days a week from 7am to...

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