Our Food

Costal Class

Plank is well worth the trip downtown Fresh seafood can be difficult to find in a landlocked city, but Plank Seafood Provisions in the Old Market is that rare gem. Chef Matt Moser spent three months in the basement of Plank’s sister restaurant, Blue Sushi, developing a unique seafood menu […]

Classic Food, Modern Finishes

Railcar 1814, N 144th St. 402-493-4743 railcaromaha.com  Living off-campus with his brother while attending the University of Nebraska, Jared Clarke never envisioned himself as a chef. As he and his brother were left to fend for themselves, cooking became more than just making meals – it started to become a […]

Red-hot Roja

Roja Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar 117010 Wright Plaza 402-333-7652 rojagrill.com Inspired by Tex-Mex, Roja sizzles with flavor Chef Tony Gentile offers proof that you can take the chef out of Texas, but you can’t take Tex-Mex out of the chef. Gentile, corporate executive chef for Omaha’s Flagship Restaurant Group, […]

A Fresh Approach

Over Easy charms with playful twists on breakfast classics  Over Easy, a six-month-old breakfast place at the corner of 168th and Q streets, is on a mission to thwart breakfast boredom with a playful, creative menu and emphasis on local flavor. “These are comfort dishes that you’ve had thousands of […]

Sushi City

Blue entices beginners and experts alike Like many Omahans, Megan Simpson viewed her first sushi experience with trepidation. A sushi novice, she knew she had her work cut out for her when she began serving tables a decade ago at Blue Sushi Sake Grill, 144th and Maple streets. “I was […]

Perennial Favorite

Charleston’s offers crowd-pleasing menu, atmosphere   Fifteen years after opening, Charleston’s at 137th and West Dodge Road still gets lines out the door over the lunch hour. A suburban favorite, the casual dining restaurant offers crowd-pleasing dishes, a versatile menu and prices that fit any budget. “I can go out […]

A Class Act

Steakhouse offers Sinatra-style swank  From the décor to the menu, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse at Village Pointe pays homage to classy supper clubs of the 1940s and 1950s and the celebrity of the Rat Pack. Dark colors, chandeliers and the sounds of Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. evoke a certain […]

French Charm in West Omaha

Restaurant and bakery offer authentic French delights Bite into a croissant from Le Petit Paris, the latest venture from the team behind Le Voltaire, and you’ll find yourself transported. The crusty outer layer crackles with a delightful crunch, revealing layer after soft, flaky layer. It’s a treat that begs you […]

Creative kitchen teases the palate

7M Grill mixes a variety of styles into  what it calls ‘comfort fusion’ Chef Aron Mackevicius of 7M Grill delights in creating playful dishes from unlikely culinary bedfellows. He’ll take a spicy ghost chili and marry it with sweet coconut. In another dish, he’ll mingle ginger with yellow squash.   Since 2010, Mackevicius […]

How to run a stellar Steakhouse

Mahogany Prime’s five steps toward making it perfect   David Osborn, general manager for Mahogany Prime Steakhouse, has served up tender, flavorful, premium steaks to Omahans for years. Crafting a beautiful, melt-in-your-mouth steak from cut to table is an art, and Osborn has it down. Here’s how he makes it […]