Category - Dining

Five years ago, the corner of 40th and Farnam didn’t inspire much hope.

Save for a few random storefronts, the street was deserted, and many of the buildings had been boarded up. As money was poured into developing the downtown area, and businesses continued to move out west, it appeared that many locals had simply forgotten about this part of town.

Not Jay Lund.

Oh, Kansas City. You will always reign supreme as my home, my favorite city. However, if I’m being totally truthful, a recent weekend visit to another popular Midwest location almost had you dethroned. First, there was the quaint cobblestone and picturesque architecture of the Old Market district. The old-timey feel of its candy store. The mouthwatering, unique dishes introduced to us on a fabulous culinary tour. (Mashed potato burger, I miss you already.) Even the seedy history of the Sporting District had me intrigued.

And the icing on the

*Note: story written in Spanish

Tenía muchas ganas de viajar a Nebraska, tal vez porque al ser parte de las Grandes Llanuras de Estados Unidos, me imaginaba ese viaje en carretera viendo paisajes llanos y desolados. Hasta que llegamos a Omaha y mi visión de Nebraska cambió por completo. Ahora pienso en Nebraska y me imagino sentada en algún bar moderno saboreando una cerveza.

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Why Omaha, Nebraska?

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 9:00 PM by Traveling Murphy

This year we celebrated our five year wedding anniversary. In true Murphy fashion we decided we needed to spend the week on a roadtrip. So we started looking at the usual suspects: Nashville, Shawnee Wine Trail and Madison but nothing seemed to fit what we were looking for. So when my husband, Mike, suggested Omaha, Nebraska, I figured that fit the bill for unique. But I asked the same question everyone else was asking, “Why Omaha?” Well, after five days I can confidently say I have the answer for everyone!

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Omaha Restaurant Week: 1912 in Benson

Saturday, September 19, 2015 5:00 PM by Jasmyn LeFlore

The second week in September marks one of my favorite times of year – Omaha restaurant week. Local restaurants show off some serious swagger with a variety of 3 course meals at fixed prices (usually $20, $30 or $40 per person). I see it as an opportunity to jump outside of my culinary comfort zone and try a new restaurant. This year’s choice was 1912, a hip bar and grill located in the Benson neighborhood. Known for serving farm fresh food in a casual atmosphere, 1912 is officially my new favorite spot in Benson (the rooftop patio bar is a must).