Omaha, NE Restaurants

Kinkaider Brewing Co. to open Aksarben Village location in October

In 1904, U.S. Rep. Moses Kinkaid of Nebraska introduced the Kinkaid Act, which provided free, non-irrigable land to homesteaders in 37 Sandhills counties. President Theodore Roosevelt signed it into law that year. In 2014, four guys honored Kinkaid’s pioneer spirit when they founded the Kinkaider Brewing Co., a craft brewery...
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National Cheeseburger Day reveals Omaha not on ‘best burger cities’ list

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Wednesday marks one of the nation’s more fascinating food holidays, National Double Cheeseburger Day. The holiday draws suspicion from Omaha residents who question the ratings of the top double cheeseburger cities. After all, Omaha is known for its beef. Restaurants in the area like Dinkers Bar...
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'We gotta keep going': Benson coffee shop owners look to the future

OMAHA, Neb. — It hasn't been long since Dripped + Draped closed in Benson, but the owners are looking to the future. The business, known for its pink building and colored lattes, opened March 13, 2020, the day before the pandemic state of emergency. "Just opening a business is a...

Piccolo Pete’s

More than six years after the closure of Anthony Piccolo’s beloved establishment, his grandson, Scott Sheehan, is readying to reopen. Announcing the move in a dramatic fashion, a Phoenix became the establishment’s profile picture on Facebook at the end of August. Sheehan has helmed Anthony Piccolo’s Mobile Venue since 2014. The original brick and mortar opened in 1933, and Sheehan held positions in the establishment since childhood. The family will bring new recipes, as well as several classic Piccolo’s plates to the smaller establishment in downtown Papillion. We won’t call it a comeback, but we will say that we can’t wait to see this Omaha legend on the menu!

Founder's grandson plans to reopen Piccolo Pete's on Papillion's main street

Piccolo Pete’s is poised for a comeback. Scott Sheehan, grandson of founder Anthony Piccolo, said the popular South Omaha restaurant, which closed in 2015, soon will occupy a storefront near First and Washington Streets in downtown Papillion. He declined to speculate on when it would open, saying the new space...
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Former owner of Carnes Collective reopens at Moon Hollow Coffee

Coffee lovers can wake up to a new coffee shop — Moon Hollow Coffee — in the former location of Gotta Get Coffee, 1406 Washington St. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new and improved website. To continue reading, you will...

Now Serving: Blue & Fly Asian Kitchen

This week on what's "Now Serving Omaha," a restaurant serving up both popular and traditional Chinese dishes. Visit Omaha brings us to Blue & Fly Asian Kitchen near 72nd and Dodge Street, where KETV NewsWatch 7's John Oakey talks to owner Yue "Joe" Cong about what's on the menu. For...

DCHD releases restaurant health inspection ratings site for Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (FOX 42 KPTM) — A new site recently released by the Douglas County Health Department may help you decide where to eat next. DCHD released the restaurant inspection rating site that provides health inspection ratings for the 2,793 restaurants, schools and food or drink trucks around Omaha. The...

More late-night food options are popping up in the Omaha area

Gary Todd likes to stay up late. And during the wee hours, he began to see an unfilled niche in Omaha. That was the genesis of Muncheese 402 Eatery, a new takeout place that serves — and delivers — from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays and from 10 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Thursdays and Sundays.

Douglas County's restaurant ratings map now online

Foodies seeking ratings for that new Omaha restaurant around the corner used to have to scroll through an online file with a long list of dining establishments. With the help of Douglas County GIS, the Douglas County Health Department has launched a searchable restaurant inspection ratings map on its website where would-be diners can view color-coded ratings.

Gather, Old Market's newest restaurant, has a basement-garden-to-table philosophy

Leafy greens and exotic herbs are growing in the cavernous basement of a new Old Market restaurant. The crops in this hydroponic garden — grown in PH-balanced water and not soil — include arugula with an intense peppery taste, red-veined sorrel with a bright and acidic lemon flavor and more common items such as kale and spinach.