National Gumbo Day is Oct. 12, and Shucks Fish House is celebrating with — what else? — gumbo.
The restaurants will serve special “gumbo flights,” where, for $6, diners can choose three of five gumbo flavors: Shucks' original gumbo, which features chicken; turducken gumbo; alligator gumbo; root vegetable gumbo; or crawfish gumbo.
The special runs Oct. 9-13, and the gumbo will also be available by the individual cup or bowl. For an additional $2, diners can add another gumbo flavor to their flight.
The special is at all three locations of Shuck's: downtown at 1911 Leavenworth St., 119th and Pacific Streets, and in the Shops at Legacy on the southwest corner of 168th and West Center Road.
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The Gluten-Free Lifestyle Conference and Fair is this weekend in Omaha.
Vendors offering information and samples at the Oct. 12 event include Udi's, Tastefully Simple, Rotella's, Great Harvest Bread Company, Deli International, Trader Joe's, Natural Grocers, Breads from Anna, Project Autoimmune and Akins Natural Food Market.
The event, hosted by the The Celiac Sprue Association, takes place at the Security National Bank Conference Room, 1120 S. 101st St.
The vendor fair takes place from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and the program goes from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.