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.
Sarah Baker Hansen
Reporter - Food and dining
Sarah Baker Hansen writes restaurant reviews and food stories for the World-Herald. She also writes the quarterly "Food Prowl" series, where teams of tasters go around Omaha to find favorite foods in a number of categories. Phone: 402-444-1069
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