Hot patio review: Plank Seafood + Provisions

Best of 2020: Crap year, great food

2020 closed these five restaurants. We will miss them in 2021.

Six last minute gifts that support Omaha’s food & beverage scene

A list of SBH-approved Omaha-area spots offering Thanksgiving takeout

Hot patio review: At Dante, the petite patio and excellent Italian are worth visiting

We’re making a list of hot patios to get through Covid winter

Five things diners can do to become #OmahaPatioWarriors

Letter of recommendation: Burgers and Manhattans on 16th Street


2020 closed these five restaurants. We will miss them in 2021. — It’s been a long year for restaurants, chefs, owners and the service industry workers who have fought through the 2020 pandemic. It’s been a long year for diners,…

Ten New Year’s Eve takeout options to ring in 2021

After a decade and thousands of memorable dinners, The Grey Plume has closed

My 2020 Thanksgiving menu

Lucky Tiger Izakaya, from the owner of Ika Ramen, is new in Blackstone

Ika Ramen is headed to Papillion

Cocktails & Drinks

“It Tastes Like Liquid Cinnamon Roll” – A Christmas Cocktail Courtesy of one of Omaha’s Best Bartenders

Here’s the cocktail you should make during the pandemic holidays

Six patios I love, plus a recommendation on taking takeout outside

Corona cocktail club with Matthew: Mercury’s Booze Cruiser is teaching us how to survive a pandemic

Corona Cocktail Club with Matthew: How to make my favorite drink

Matthew Sez to Drink This: Dante’s “Hazy Shade of Winter”


This week's SBH newsletter: Ever wonder how Block 16 adds new menu items? I did. So I asked. Plus, a recap of all my 2020 favorites. ⠀⠀Find it all at the link in my profile, and if you haven't subscribed, you can do that there, too.

I reopened my kombucha factory after a long hiatus and wow, things are fizzy!First time trying d’Anjou pear infused jun tea.

I had no intention of recapping the best of 2020. But a conversation with a chef and taking the time to actually look back at the past year led me to a revelation: Even though 2020 stunk, a lot of the food I ate sure didn't. ⠀⠀In no particular order, here's all the best food, plus one cookbook, I loved last year.⠀⠀Find it right now at the link in my profile.

Some days you have a craving. That craving for me today was a @lacasapizzaria #meatcarpet. So dang happy. Don’t @ me.