The noodles are the star of the show at Meisiu Cafe, which has a small menu packed with big flavor.
Forno, which replaced the Dante in the Blackstone District, is more thoughtful and more original than what was there before; the menu, with a new-to-Omaha take on Italian meat and cheese platter, feels inspired.
I've got a handful of new Thai spots on my list to check out, so look for those in the coming weeks. But until then, I thought I'd share my top five favorites, plus a few dishes beyond pad thai I think you might want to check out.
The burger includes wheat, coconut, oil and potatoes and an ingredient that gives it a surprising meat-like texture and flavor.
We love a simple cheese quesadilla, but add a filling of succulent shrimp spiked with tequila and lime zest and you turn Mexico’s griddled cheese sandwich into a party.