Sunday Funday Shucks Downtown, 1911 Leavenworth, wants you to know that they now have Sunday FunDay all day every Sunday with 5 different versions of Bloody Mary's specials and $5-6 appetizers. Isn't It Romantic If you are looking for a romantic Valentine's day dinner, try Bailey's “Dinner After Dark” with a menu created by Chef Claude. Reservations are required by calling 402.932.5577. Cocktails are at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. Cost is $60 per person plus tax and tip with the first glass of wine included. FirstWatch Is What's For Breakfast Just opening in Omaha in the Shoppes at Aksarben is First Watch, a Daytime Cafe, that is open for breakfast, brunch and lunch from...

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Its A Mean Catfish

Ms. Ella Wills of the Neighborhood Action and Facts, 3802 N. 24th Street, will be serving a Catfish Dinner on Martin Luther King Day, January 20 from 11 a.m. until the food is gone. The Catfish Dinner includes two sides (spaghetti, coleslaw or green beans) & dessert for donations of $9. Local delivery is available for orders of two or more dinners at 402.714.7614. Please mark your calendars. You will not be disappointed.


One Man's Favorite Bar

Blogger Steve Gates of has hailed The Village Bar of Ralston, 77th and Park Dr., as the best bar of the year for 2013. eyes genuine drinking establishments in the Omaha metro area that are...

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Food Find

The recently launched Omaha Culinary Tours looks to capture foodies and urban explorers alike.

Owners Jim Trebbien, Jen Valandra and Suzanne Allen are banking this town's rich culinary scene is destination worthy enough to support their business. For a fee OCT offers guided tours of locally owned restaurants and food stores and the historic districts they reside in.

Satisfied with test tours conducted in December, OCT is now taking reservations for walking tours that are also urban adventures. Its Midtown tour is the lone active trek right now but new ones are in the works for the Old Market, Dundee, Benson and downtown. A craft beer and pizza tour is likely to be a staple along...

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Baby Its Cold Outside

So warm yourself up by celebrating National Hot Toddy Day on Saturday, Jan. 11.  Known for warming the spirit, the Hot Toddy is easy to make for the at-home bartender because it  consists of only four ingredients: whiskey, hot water, sugar and bitters. Cheers.

Spend your Sundays at Fleming’s Steakhouse

Running through Feb. 2, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 140 Regency Parkway, is offering a Sunday night three-course Prime Rib special for $29.95. Start with a choice of salad followed by Prime Rib au jus with creamy horseradish sauce and your choice of side.

Geeks on Hold

The much-anticipated Android Factory, 2408 S. 120th St, has fallen upon some bad news....

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Tripointe Coffeehouse

You’ll want to make sure you bring some cash for a tip when you visit Tripointe Coffeehouse in downtown Papillion. First you’ll want to drop some cash into the barista’s tip jar, because everyone who works at this particular coffeehouse is paid volunteers. You’ll also want to add some money to the “love tank,” which is box for donations to buy a cup of coffee for customers who can’t afford to buy it themselves. Then you’ll want to drop some money into one of the three jars intended for donations to Revolution 61, a non-profit organization fighting human trafficking. You have to choose which jar to drop your money into wisely though, because the jar with the most money at the end of...

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Food Futures: Playing at 2014 predictions

As I write this piece on predicting the future of the Omaha food scene, I am biting chucks of bread off a warm baguette from the new French bakery, Le Petit Paris, the fantastic surprise addition to Le Voltaire. With my crusty yet full attention, I am finding it difficult making predictions about what is next for this progressive Omaha food scene. I still feel like I am in the year 2010, so looking into the crystal ball towards 2014, I see a smokey haze of what will be. Therefore, I think looking back at what we cherish most from our Omaha culinary community might be the best way to move forward.

First, as a woman who has spent her youth eating up Chicago, literally and figuratively,...

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