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.
The restaurant's new owners have successfully fulfilled diners' wishes to serve items from the old Mother India menu.
I've been into Kathmandu Momo Station, the restaurant which specializes in Nepalese dumplings, for months. I'm still into it.
The açaí bowl is trendy, yes. But at Vitality, it's also cold, creamy and super filling. Of the bowls I have sampled in Omaha, I like this one best.
Nothing at Osaka Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, a new spot in La Vista, blew me away. But nothing disappointed, either.
Slow, uneven service and mediocre pizza marred our visits to Rosati's, an Illinois-based deep dish chain with a new Omaha location.
The owners make their own pastrami through a two-week process that involves a sous vide system.
Co-owners Moe Min Win and Pah Dah worked at San Francisco restaurants Burma Superstar and Burma Love before moving to Omaha.
The restaurant, owned by the same man who runs Jon's Naturals meats, showcases fresh local product in a familiar space: the former Dixie Quicks in downtown Council Bluffs.
Across the board at Olive & Ash, a new west Omaha takeout spot, we preferred pizza with a thicker pan crust, which had a better texture and more substantial crusty edge.
Yes, Modern Love is vegan, but that doesn't matter anymore. It's simply a fantastic restaurant.
BurgerIM is the new Israeli slider chain location that has opened in the Capitol District downtown.
I’m glad Indian Bowl wasn’t my first experience with Indian cuisine, because I left thinking it was just OK.
Rathskeller Bier Haus is, first and foremost, about the beer. But I left impressed by the food offered out of its tiny corner kitchen, too.
The Kearney-based restaurant is filling a void in the area near 168th Street and Cornhusker Road.
J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood, a new spot in the Capitol District, delivered some expertly prepared steaks and barbecue items.
Brace yourselves. A little-traveled Old Market alley just became hot, new and, yes, extremely cool thanks to the arrival of Ika San.
Oklahoma Joe's, which opened in Omaha in November, lands decidedly somewhere in the middle of the Omaha barbecue landscape, mostly because all my meals were plagued with inconsistent execution.
Shahi India Grill, located in the former O Casual Dining spot in the Old Market, offers some refreshing versions of soups and breads and a solid version of one of my go-tos, butter chicken.
I wasn't sure what to expect when the restaurant, which closed its location in historic Florence after a 2017 fire, announced a move to 72nd and Ames. I'm not the only one who found nearly everything I remembered.
Pies and fries smothered in toppings and sauce — plus a wall of wine and beer — make the new Lighthouse downtown a lot to take in.
Sarah's annual best-of list only includes restaurants that she reviewed in the last calendar year, so if you don’t see one of your favorites, that might be why.
I’ve been going to The Drover nearly my whole life and I’ve never stopped loving the place (or the salad bar).
Rally Coffee Co. specializes in stylish, seasonal toast and house-made pastries that are simple but really good alongside carefully made, thoughtful coffee drinks.
The attention to detail is what makes this spot off 178th and Harrison Streets worth checking into.
With a carefully crafted gyro, kabob and falafel, this Iowa City transplant has the makings of an Omaha lunchtime staple.