Suhsi returns to O Dining

O Dining, located on the edge of the Old Market at 10th and Farnam, will not only be returning sushi to their menu, they’ll be upping the presentation as well. Over the next few weeks, the restaurant will install a kaiten sushi bar, a rotating conveyor belt that allows customers to pluck whatever sushi dish catches their eye as it slowly moves past them. The plates are color-coded, so when it’s time to pay your server simply tallies the number of each color and presents you with the bill. Look for it in mid- to late March. * One of the most buzzed-about books this year is Gabrielle Hamilton’s Bones, Blood and Butter, a memoir that fellow chef Antony Bourdain, among others, have been proclaiming to be one of the best, if not the best, chef memoirs put to page. Though the book won’t be released until next month, Hamilton’s already doing press for it. Publishers Weekly, she was asked about a comment she had made about being disappointed when she overhears diners talking about her food at her restaurant, Prune: “I sort of feel like I failed [when that happens]. It’s a little heartbreaking,” she says. “I don’t get to go out very often, so when I do, it’s not how I want to spend my spare time, talking about where this freaking arugula came from. I’m interested in it for five minutes and then I want a full night of ‘What’s going on with you?’ or ‘Can I tell you what’s going on with me?’ What are people avoiding talking about if they’re getting so into the food? I don’t understand people’s obsession; I don’t know what we’re seeking.”

posted at 06:54 pm
on Friday, February 11th, 2011

COMMENTS

(We're testing Disqus commenting (finally!); please let us know if you have trouble.)

comments powered by Disqus

 

« Previous Page


From Fresh to Fried

You say Tomato, I say Tomäto


Tomato Tomäto, Omaha’s indoor Famer's Market, has teamed up with area HyVee supermarkets to make farm to fork even more convenient. All Omaha HyVee stores have been...

more »


Three Cheers and Four More Days of Beer

Mardi Gras at The Moon

Beer Week continues today with The Crescent Moon’s 16th annual Mardi Gras party. You can expect all of your Fat Tuesday favorites, including thousands of beads thrown from the...

more »


Love without reservation, but preferably with reservations

Seeking a table for Valentine's day? We have what you Crave

 

Despite what it says on Open Table (the online reservations site), Crave still has limited availability for Saturday. When I spoke with...

more »


Pizza, Paleo, and Poverty Awareness! Oh My!

Cuisine for a Cause, March 12

TV personality and Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian will be in Omaha for the 14th annual Celebrity Chef Fundraiser for the Heartland, which raises both funding and...

more »


TV, Books, and Food

Restaurant Startup

Over Easy is being featured on an episode of CNBC’s show “Restaurant Startup,” which is a show where restaurant owners try to woo investors so they can get funds to either open up...

more »







Advanced Search