Over Easy: A Charming Twist to Your Cup of Coffee

Jaclyn’s Pick: Over Easy 16859 Q Street Fare: Breakfast | Brunch Cost: $35 for 2 coffees, 2 items a la carte and 2 breakfast entrees Reservations: Not accepted Greetings Eaters and Readers! Roughly two years ago, Martha and I made an attempt to try Over Easy. But we showed up around 10:30. Rookie mistake. It…

Hy-Vee Market Grille Express Exceeds Expectations and Hits “Hy” Notes

Martha’s Pick: Hy-Vee Market Grille Express 8809 W Center Rd Fare: American Cost: $45 for drinks, appetizer, dinner and breakfast Reservations: Not needed To be honest – this pick was more of an opportunity than a long-standing desire. At least, at first, it felt that way. I had bamboozled Jaclyn into volunteering with me one…

Lighthouse Pizza: A Beacon for Omaha Pizza Lovers.

Jaclyn’s Pick: Lighthouse Pizza 1004 S 74th St. Fare: Pizza | Specialty Fries Cost: $32 for 4 slices of pizza and super fries Reservations: Not needed Greetings Eaters and Readers! Picking this month’s NFF went something like this: Browse the must-try list. Scroll past Lighthouse. Go back to Lighthouse. Question when and where you heard of…

Tavern 180: Contemporary, casual, creative. 

Martha’s Pick: Tavern 180 203 N 180th St Fare: Steak | Seafood | American Cost: $45 each for 2 drinks, 2 appetizers, one meal and shared dessert Reservations: We made one, but didn’t need it. Greetings Eaters and Readers! For this week’s food-adventure, we headed west! Having driven by Tavern 180 multiple times, I used my…

Maru: Don’t Be Afraid to Eat What You Can’t Pronounce

Jaclyn’s Pick: Maru Sushi Korean Grill 5036 S 108th St Fare: Sushi Bar and Korean Grill Cost: $80 for 2 drinks, 2 appetizers, two meals and shared dessert Reservations: Not needed When I was a kid, my parents had a family friend from Korea. She used to cook us authentic Korean food: glass noodle stir fry (Japchae), spicy dried squid…

Lombardo’s: A Wing-Piphany and the Best Meal We’ve Had in 2017

Martha’s Pick: Lombardo’s 13110 Birch Drive Fare: Italian bistro and bar Cost: $60 for 4 drinks, one appetizer and two meals Reservations: Not needed You guys. I’ve been eating chicken wings wrong … for 33 years. Until recently (and by that I mean: up until last Tuesday), I thought it acceptable, maybe even preferable, to enjoy wings of the…

There’s western-world sushi, and then there’s Sushi Japan.

Jaclyn’s Pick: Sushi Japan 14134 W Center Rd Fare: Fresh-made sushi and Yakiniku (Japanese barbeque) Cost: $80 for drinks, two appetizers and five sushi rolls Reservations: Not needed The decision for this month’s pick was an easy one: I was craving sushi. Having only been to Blue and Hiro 88, I wanted to see if I could add a new favorite to…

Blackstone Meatball: Their [Meat]Balls Will Make You Want to Come Again

Martha’s Pick: The Blackstone Meatball 3910 Harney Street Fare: Italian/American restaurant and bar specializing in meatballs Cost: $50 for drinks, shared appetizer, dinner and shared dessert Reservations: Not needed, seat yourself SPOILER ALERT: Ball jokes ahead. I did it again. Monday DAY is when Jaclyn texted and emailed “Where are we going?” for our impending Tuesday-night version…

Omaha Tap House: At Least the Beer Isn’t Flat

Jaclyn’s Pick: Omaha Tap House 579 N 155th Plaza Fare: Burgers and beer Cost: $45 for shared appetizer, dinner and shared dessert Reservations: Not needed Brown sugar burger. Peanut butter, jelly and bacon – on a burger. Cheesy hashbrowns – wait for it — on a burger. Salt and pepper onion rings. Fair style cheese curds….

Wave Bistro: Delightful and Unassuming

Greetings Eaters and Readers! This month’s pick was: Wave Bistro 4002 N 144th St Fare: Upscale Asian fusion with artsy flare Cost: We both spent $40 on drinks, shared appetizer, dinner and shared dessert. Reservations: Recommended Let’s be honest: if we could get away with dining in comfy pants and hoodies – and bring our cats…

B&G Tasty Foods: A Trip Back in Time

B&G Tasty Foods 7900 West Dodge Fare: Diner Americana Cost: A-la-cart menu ranging from $0.99 – $9.99. Our total was $25. Reservations: Not needed Hey there readers, Martha here! Quick disclaimer: I picked this month, so I’ll be the main writer — with ample input from Jaclyn. She’ll do the same for her picks. *** Sometimes our…