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by 43county
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pig and Finch (Closed)
Replies: 67
Views: 7103

Re: Pig and Finch (Closed)

801 Group is turning this into an 801 Grill, new concept for them. A casual take on the 801 Chophouse. Facebook page is up. Mid to late March is what I'm being led to believe.
by 43county
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Beer and Loathing in Dundee
Replies: 73
Views: 7896

Re: Beer and Loathing in Dundee

What specific "historical neighborhood requirements" kept this project from happening? It seems more likely that bringing the building up to current ADA accessibility standards, life safety codes and/or energy efficiency standards would be the more major cost items, which would be require...
by 43county
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Beer and Loathing in Dundee
Replies: 73
Views: 7896

Re: Beer and Loathing in Dundee

This is an absolute fail. You can put an office anywhere. Sad day for Dundee and those who like the neighborhood. I don’t care what needs to happen or whose fault it is, but it’s a shame there won’t be something here that could enhance the area and bring people in. When your two biggest footprints b...
by 43county
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Runza (50th & Center)
Replies: 12
Views: 990

Re: Runza (50th & Center)

This was my home Runza when I moved to town and the thing I will remember the most about it is that it had a smoking section until the ban was enacted in 2008 or whatever, which always made me laugh
by 43county
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Oktoberfest 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1037

Re: Oktoberfest 2017

Oktoberfest biers are starting to hit stores. Indeed they are. We'll see pumpkin ales very shortly too I'd suspect... Ciao..LiO...Peace Nebraska Brewing has theirs in stores already. Saw it on Tuesday at HyVee on Saddle Creek. Good call.. I noticed a goodly number are now available when I visited t...
by 43county
Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Salt 88 (CLOSED)
Replies: 8
Views: 1660

Re: Salt 88 (CLOSED)

The Hiro Group is doing a fresh pasta concept called Bruno's.
by 43county
Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Oktoberfest 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1037

Re: Oktoberfest 2017

Omaha Cowboy wrote:
twiztid1 wrote:Oktoberfest biers are starting to hit stores.


Indeed they are. We'll see pumpkin ales very shortly too I'd suspect...

Ciao..LiO...Peace


Nebraska Brewing has theirs in stores already. Saw it on Tuesday at HyVee on Saddle Creek.
by 43county
Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pig and Finch (Closed)
Replies: 67
Views: 7103

Re: Pig and Finch (Closed)

Not a rumor yet, but people are suggesting Salty Dog give this place a shot (or 7M Grill's spot). I would love it if they put a sports bar with a lot of beer on tap and great food in the Pig and Finch spot and Salty Dog would fit the bill, but the rent is insane and I don't know if you could make a...
by 43county
Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Salt 88 (CLOSED)
Replies: 8
Views: 1660

Re: Salt 88 (129th and Maple)

Closed.
by 43county
Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: TNT Walking Taco (204th & Cumberland Drive)
Replies: 20
Views: 2706

Re: TNT Walking Taco (204th & Cumberland Drive)

They will be open around July 15th. It's fast casual and the owner of Addy's is one of the partners. Their branding/signage is really well done, should be a solid addition.
by 43county
Sat May 27, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: R Taco - 149th & Maple
Replies: 10
Views: 1320

Re: R Taco - 149th & Maple

Brad wrote:There is a sign for "R Taco" on the bay next to Zios Pizza at 132 and West Center.


Should be open in the first full week of June, or the week after.
by 43county
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sterling Ridge (Ironwood Country Club)
Replies: 172
Views: 32952

Re: Sterling Ridge (Ironwood Country Club)

Charred will be open next week. Possibly/probably Monday.
by 43county
Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Favorite Breakfast / Brunch in the Omaha Metro
Replies: 76
Views: 7682

Re: Favorite Breakfast / Brunch in the Omaha Metro

I've caught Harold's or Lisa's on my way to the airport depending on which way I'm going but unfortunately neither opens until 6.
by 43county
Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Ruby Tuesdays Closing
Replies: 12
Views: 2763

Re: Ruby Tuesdays Closing

Anyone know what they're doing with the Lakeside building? There's a dumpster and work going on.
by 43county
Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer
Replies: 28
Views: 3338

Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Last I was told, March 15 is the projected date. Subject to change, as always.
by 43county
Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: The Omaha Tap House (Two Locations)
Replies: 46
Views: 6354

Re: The Omaha Tap House (Two Locations)

At the Friends and Family now. The space looks great by west Omaha strip mall standards, they did a nice job. 40 taps. Should be a nice addition to an area that could use a shot of life.
by 43county
Wed Nov 02, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza
Replies: 13
Views: 1469

Re: SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza

Going where The Bottomless Glass/Jefferson's/etc. was.
by 43county
Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 604
Views: 69976

Re: Westroads Development

My wife went and walked around Container Store tonight as part of an invitation I received. (Free booze I guess, heck I should've gone)

Anyway, she said it is going to crush it, and I'm sure it will, but I fail to see the appeal personally. Though I hate organizing anything.
by 43county
Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Countryside Village (87th and Pacific)
Replies: 152
Views: 19449

Re: Countryside Village (87th and Pacific)

Swartz said they were super busy today when they were opened. Lines out the door.
by 43county
Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18987

Re: Stroud's Pan-Fried Chicken (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)

I was just out there saying hi to Chef Ryan and I can confirm that they did great with the interior.

They are going to be busy for sure, everyone is asking me what's up with it. People are excited.
by 43county
Fri Sep 16, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer
Replies: 28
Views: 3338

Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Excellent burgers at the friends and family. Good taps too.
by 43county
Sat Sep 10, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Countryside Village (87th and Pacific)
Replies: 152
Views: 19449

Re: Countryside Village (87th and Pacific)

Briefly met the owner of Swartz's this weekend. Construction on pace for an Oct 4 opening. Love how it was the last place announced, and first to open, of the recent Countryside additions. Also, website is up: http://swartzsdeli.com/ Promises to be about as authentic a Jewish deli as can be had. It...
by 43county
Tue Sep 06, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer
Replies: 28
Views: 3338

Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Open September 19.
by 43county
Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer
Replies: 28
Views: 3338

Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

nebugeater wrote:
43county wrote:Also, it's the former Buca Di Beppo/Lauter Tun spot.



Wasn't that completely gutted and added on to and converted to a strip center after Buca?


Yes. They just have the farthest west spot in the strip, pretty much exactly where the restaurant was back in the day.
by 43county
Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer
Replies: 28
Views: 3338

Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Also, it's the former Buca Di Beppo/Lauter Tun spot.
by 43county
Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer
Replies: 28
Views: 3338

Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

They'll be open in 3ish weeks, and they're already working on their 2nd location on the north side of 76th and Dodge. They are owned by Hal Smith Group who owns Mahogany and Charleston's. I like the concept from what I understand, it's very similar to JL Beers in North and South Dakota if familiar. ...
by 43county
Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18987

Re: Stroud's Pan-Fried Chicken (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)

Shooting for an early October opening. I'd say it's possible /likely from what I know.
by 43county
Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:39 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: BBQ-114th and Dodge
Replies: 4
Views: 607

Re: BBQ-114th and Dodge

It smells really good in there, but I haven't tried it yet. They've been open for 6 weeks or so.
by 43county
Thu Jun 09, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18987

Re: Harrington's Family Restaurant (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)

There is a tenant, and they are from KC, but it's not BBQ. It his however, really good news.

Sorry to be vague.

EDIT: Someone above nailed it.
by 43county
Tue May 03, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 258
Views: 23326

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge) up for redevelopment

This won't do anything to quiet the NFM rumors.
by 43county
Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:20 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: The Ace Wood Fired Pizza and Craft Beer
Replies: 9
Views: 974

Re: The Ace Wood Fired Pizza and Craft Beer

The building has a lot of potential and they basically gutted it, I'm confident it will be a very nice addition from a looks/concept/vibe standpoint. As with anything, execution will be the key. Also, mid-summer might be a little ambitious. I'm guessing August/September at best. Still, it's a cool p...
by 43county
Wed Apr 13, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Loveland Centre (90th and Center)
Replies: 381
Views: 68603

Re: Loveland Centre (90th and Center)

Planet Sub will be doing a Friends and Family on Thursday and going from there.
by 43county
Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Via Farina (Blue Barn)
Replies: 13
Views: 2189

Re: Via Farina (Blue Barn)

nativeomahan wrote:Any idea when they are finally going to open? I thought it was going to occur by the end of 2015.


Early to mid May, as of Tuesday.
by 43county
Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:17 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Paying for water at restaurants
Replies: 7
Views: 696

Re: Paying for water at restaurants

There is a chain of beer and burger bars in SD and ND called JL Beers that won't give you a glass, and instead will only offer you a bottle of water for $2. At least as of two years ago. Yelp reviews are just one after another complaining about it. I had dinner, two or three beers and still couldn't...
by 43county
Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18987

Re: Harrington's Family Restaurant (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)

I don't think Harrington's survived. It appeared to be closed when I drove by last night with a note on the window. Perhaps not... I don't mean to start rumors, but this may be the case. Their phone isn't working either. It says out front that it's closed for plumbing repairs, but there were no con...
by 43county
Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:02 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Fredrick Square and Fredrick Plaza (84th and Center)
Replies: 126
Views: 23976

Re: Fredrick Square and Fredrick Plaza (84th and Center)

I think you'll see Jimmy Johns open by early to mid April, Tacoville a month or so after.

I haven't heard specifics on the other tenant(s).
by 43county
Mon Feb 29, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: R Taco - 149th & Maple
Replies: 10
Views: 1320

Re: R Taco - 149th & Maple

Greg S wrote:How close is this to the planned Amigo's?


Literally next to it from what I understand about Amigos.

R Taco is more fast casual than Amigos, though.
by 43county
Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:37 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: R Taco - 149th & Maple
Replies: 10
Views: 1320

Re: R Taco - 149th & Maple

They are owned by a local franchisee, but are a subsidiary of Buffalo Wild Wings at a corporate level. When BDUBS bought them, they changed the name from Rusty Taco to R Taco.

I expect them to be open to the public sometime around March 8, give or take.
by 43county
Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Midlands Place
Replies: 40
Views: 4266

Re: Midlands Place

Wild Rice Sushi is pending inspections but I expect them to be open in early February.
by 43county
Fri Jan 01, 2016 9:12 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Best Restaurant Meal in 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2149

Re: Best Restaurant Meal in 2015

I went to Twisted Cork for lunch on Christmas and was blown away, again. I live right by there and I think it's about the perfect little neighborhood spot: everything is well thought out from the beer and wine to the food menu and Iove you can have a meal for under $20 that's going to be delicious, ...

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