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JINYA Ramen Bar in Omaha
in Good Eats, Omaha, Restaurants

JINYA Ramen Bar Omaha: A Must Visit for Ramen Lovers

With the past runaway success of Omaha’s now defunct Ramen Fest, it’s only natural that ramen lovers would hope for more local shops to get their slurp on. Now serving up delicious ramen, and “a bowl above all others” is JINYA Ramen Bar. This new-to-the-Midwest concept, located near 72nd and Dodge, joins Yoshi Ya and Ika Ramen as Omaha’s ramen restaurant trifecta. While the strip…

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omaha restaurants
in Omaha, Restaurants

Omaha Restaurants 2018: A Year In Review

As the new year begins, let’s reflect on the state of our culinary health citywide in the Omaha restaurant scene. It has been a strong year for new concepts, old favorites moving to different spots, and additional locations for locally-owned gems. But there were also, sadly, a handful of closures. Read on for my thoughts on Omaha restaurants 2018’s changes. I encourage you to get…

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what are some not to miss restaurants in raleigh
in North America, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

7 Not to Miss Restaurants in Raleigh NC

It was my first visit to Raleigh, but it was immediately obvious what a young, vibrant city it is. So many neighborhoods have or are currently undoing gentrification. As a result, there are restaurants everywhere. One street, Glenwood Avenue, was literally blocks of one restaurant after another. That said, we do have a few favorites worth sharing. If you are visiting from out of town,…

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what are luxury dining choices at disney world like victoria & albert's
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Favorite Luxury Dining Choices at Walt Disney World

When it comes to dining at Disney World, there’s much more to savor than beers around the world at Epcot or Dole Whips. Disney World is home to some of the finest restaurants in the country with premiere chefs and epic cuisine. Check out our favorite luxury dining choices at Disney World. Victoria and Albert’s Grand Floridian Resort At $60+ per dining adult, Victoria and…

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is the pasta good at Omaha's Dante Pizzeria Napoletana
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Dante Pizzeria Napoletana Omaha: A Fast-Fine Dining Gem

Right smack in the middle of the United States is an amazing Chef, Nick Strawhecker. In 2009, Chef opened Dante in West Omaha which featured a delicious Italian hyper-seasonal and farm-to-table dining experience. In 2017, Chef saw a need for fast-fine dining in Omaha and opened his second restaurant, Dante Pizzeria Napoletana. Chef’s new restaurant holds to the same standards as his original Dante, but brings…

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does san pedro belize have good crabs
in Caribbean / Mexico, Good Eats, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

San Pedro Belize Insider’s Favorite Places to Eat

When people travel, they often depend on the concierge for suggestions on what to do, where to eat, and places to hang out. I know I do. But, I always take it a step further and do my own investigation. I check out Instagram and message locals I find and know. Then, I check on-line and travel lover groups on Facebook, TripAdvisor, and other trusted…

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in Good Eats, Recipes, Restaurants, That's Life

Baird’s on B Warm Spinach Salad Recipe

I recently had the pleasure to dine at Baird’s on B Bar & Grill in Lake Oswego, Oregon. We had a wonderful experience and were most fortunate to obtain a recipe from Chef Sal Campagna. It is for their Warm Spinach Salad, just one of the dishes they are well-known for. If you make it, you’ll see exactly why! Baird’s on B Warm Spinach Salad…

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Baird’s on B: A Dining Gem in Lake Oswego Oregon

The beautiful city of Lake Oswego, Oregon sits about 10 miles south and a bit east of downtown Portland. It is centered around a lake of the same name and is bordered by the Willamette River. Oswego is an Indian word meaning “pouring out place” and the views from most anywhere in the area include water and the beautiful fir trees of the Pacific Northwest….

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Lulu’s Local Eatery: A Gem in St. Louis

Nothing speaks higher to your values than where you choose to spend your money. One place that reflects a number of values I hold dear is Lulu’s Local Eatery in South City St. Louis. They focus on sustainability by utilizing compostable materials, minimizing waste, and sourcing food from local farmers. Both a food truck and restaurant, Lulu’s serves fresh eats with local and organic ingredients…

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