The B.I. Luncheonette is the newest addition to the Dundee dining scene.
The Beyond Ireland shop, just north of 50th and Dodge Streets, has rebranded its cafe and introduced a new menu.
The menu features more than 20 sandwiches, including a selection of “retro” sandwiches named after famous people — there’s a Henry Fonda and a Tallulah Bankhead, among others — each served with a side. The menu also has salads, sub sandwiches and desserts.
The cafe is at 107 N. 50th St. and the hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Midtown Crossing Brix revamps brunch offerings
The Midtown Crossing location of Brix has revamped its brunch menu, adding new items and revising some existing ones. It’s also expanding brunch to both Saturday and Sunday morning.
Among the changes: a Templeton Rye-spiked hollandaise sauce on eggs Benedict, a house-made brioche cinnamon roll, chicken and waffles and a create-your-own-brunch menu that lets diners choose a minimum of two brunch items for $6 each to make their own meal.
Beginning this Saturday, brunch hours will expand to both Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Midtown Crossing Brix is at 220 S. 31st Ave.
Buffet packages, prizes celebrate end of summer
The Amazing Pizza Machine is celebrating the end of summer with a party that includes special buffet deals, daily prize giveaways and extended summer hours.
The party continues through Aug. 14, and guests can buy special $14.99 buffet packages that include unlimited buffet access and points to use on games and rides.
The restaurant also will give away more than $10,000 worth of prizes, including one grand prize of $1,000 cash. Other prizes include iPod Nanos and Shuffles, flat-screen TVs, prize tickets, Big Fun Play Cards and more. All guests present after 8 p.m. daily have the opportunity to spin a prize wheel.
The entertainment center is open until 11 p.m. weeknights and until midnight on Friday and Saturday. For more information, visit amazingpizzamachine.com.
Mexican restaurant to open second location
Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant is opening a second Omaha location, near 132nd Street and West Center Road. It should be operating within the next few months.
Margarita’s also has a location at 4915 S. 72nd St. For more information, visit margaritasrestaurants.com.
Dinner to pair wines, imported olive oils
Olive oil is the focus of a coming wine dinner at the Boiler Room.
Steve Lewis, who runs Giuliana Imports, brings wine from Spain and Italy to the U.S., and now he has added olive oil to his list of imports. The Boiler Room will serve Lewis’ olive oils at the dinner, and pair them with his wines. The five-course menu will includes oils from Lake Garda, Tuscany, Puglia and others. They will be paired with wines from Ronco del Gnemiz, Antoniolo, Matteo Correggia and Luigi Baudana.
The dinner, Aug. 7, is $85 per person before tax or tip, and reservations can be made by calling 402-916-9274.