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Bella Vita Bella Elkhorn

Although snow flurries are in the distant past, I have fond memories of last winter when in February I set out to find some of the best places in the Metro area preparing the brilliant dish, Osso Buco. The traditional Italian dish is comprised of braised veal shanks, loosely translated as ‘hollow bone’ or ‘whole bone’ for the prized bone marrow inside the shank.  On a recommendation, I tried Bella Vita to test...


Crumbs

Last week, Burger King announced they’d be doing away with that creepy masked King in their advertising in an effort to appeal to mothers instead of teenagers, according to USA Today. In an effort presumably to attract moms, they’re also rolling out their “California Whopper,” which is essentially a Whopper with guacamole. This will undoubtedly be some uber-guacamole that will never turn brown and last forever,...


Cultivating a Way of Life

Just as I sat down with Jeanine Dickes, director of the City Sprouts community garden, her rooster crowed, signaling the beginning of my interview with the passionate individuals behind the project.

The garden, situated in the Orchard Hill neighborhood, nourishes and educates hundreds of North Omaha residents from different ethnic groups and backgrounds. For refugees and the poor, the path to healthy living...


Know Your Farmer

Terra Sorenson drove up in a golf cart wearing pigtails and a dirty off-white newsboy cap. Today is CSA harvest day. It’s 8:30 in the morning and she along with her business partners Matthew Hall and Max Brummond already have a thick coat of soil caked to their arms and legs.

“Hi,” she said popping out of the cart to shake my hand before unloading armfuls of dark, red Chioggia and Detroit Dark beets onto a...


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