Author: Anna Hartman

Memoir’s love letter

The threads that weave their way through the Flagship Restaurant Group meld in Memoir, the company’s most recent restaurant concept—a self-professed love letter to the restaurant industry. Tucked into the corner spot of the Mercantile Building in new Omaha development Brickline at the Mercantile, the luxurious yet comfortable spot is […]

Enjoy a Meal Under the Big Top

Circo means “circus” in Italian, so the team behind the west Omaha eatery took a whimsical, unpretentious approach to both the space and the menu through innovative European-inspired dishes and jewel-toned decor. The warm finishes, sparkling fixtures, and greenery that adorn the dining room welcome patrons who settle into banquettes […]

A Taste of New England

For co-owner Jonathan Taylor, Sand Point is more than a place to grab a tasty bite, it’s a nostalgic nod to his growing-up years, a way to give back to the community he loves, and a cozy spot for east-coast transplants to enjoy a taste of home. The new Omaha […]

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Sharing the Local Love at Salted Edge

Gregg and Ashley Young aim to bring innovation and joy to all they do, and their latest venture through Lucky Eleven Hospitality Group is no exception. The passionate pair partnered with accomplished Chef Joel Hassanali to bring their modern kitchen and bar concept, Salted Edge, to life. Hassanali’s affinity for […]

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Food and Sips that Sparkle at Sips on 10th

Growing up, it seemed unlikely that Jaclyn DiGiacomo Oltmans and her brothers Mike and Dominic DiGiacomo would collaborate on four successful business ventures in Omaha, but Omaha sippers are grateful they did. Through their business Social Holdings, they are current owners of unique establishments Blackstone Social, Social, and Segreto, and […]

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Special Mornings are for Mimosas at Lula B’s

In the heart of bustling, revived downtown Omaha is a convivial brunch beacon where fun hasn’t been forgotten. A place where airline workers, tourists, and locals alike revel in shared experiences over scratch-made, southern-influenced bites and beverages at Lula B’s. The restaurant opened just before the Olympic Swim Trials in […]

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A Catered Affair – From Scratch, With Love

Born of a generous nature and unwavering work ethic, A Catered Affair has been facilitating Omaha events, occasions, and holidays for nearly 15 years. The unassuming name belies a business that provides everything from onsite dining and catering services for gatherings and occasions of all sizes to take-home holiday meals […]

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Flavors from Home – Kerala Cuisine

Just before an unprecedented pandemic, Ashish and Kimberly Sathyan combined their unrelenting enthusiasm for hospitality by opening Kinaara in a tiny, unassuming space located in a Millard strip mall. Despite pandemic uncertainties, word of the Kerala cuisine spread quickly, and the co-owners soon outgrew the space. The new dining room, […]

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Flavors Rich in Culture with Edgy Concepts

Jose Dionicio, known for edgy concepts, has been feeding Omahans for over 20 years, introducing Midwestern palates to Nikkei cuisine, a unique fusion of Japanese and Peruvian flavors emblematic of Japanese immigration during WWII in Peru. Dionicio’s family has been in the restaurant industry since he can remember (his father […]

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A Unique Tex-Mex Favorite Restaurant Returns to Omaha

Tex-Mex, a distinctly American cuisine rooted in the Tejano (Texans of Mexican descent) culture of Texas, has been around since the early Mission days on land that is now occupied by the state of Texas. Inspired by Spanish, Native American, and Mexican cuisines, the unique combination of flavorful ingredients such […]