food & dining

Hurts Donut Lincoln Unveiling New Donut That Doesn’t Completely Destroy the Roof of Your Mouth

Lincoln NE (SN) - Fried confection scientists at Hurts Donut Company's Lincoln location announced Wednesday that they had finally mastered a new donut recipe that won't completely tear up the roof of your mouth on the first bite rendering the entire experience very unpleasant. Smell Nebraska reporters sat down with head baker Nancy Spaulding at… Continue reading Hurts Donut Lincoln Unveiling New Donut That Doesn’t Completely Destroy the Roof of Your Mouth

food & dining, white people

Food Review: Old Navy Snack Bar

This week my quest for the ultimate bite led me to the Old Navy Snack Bar at 2950 Pine Lake Rd. Parking was, well, shopping mall parking lot parking, as the Old Navy Snack Bar is a part of the SouthPointe Pavillions. I parked next to a Ford F-150 that was taking up three and a… Continue reading Food Review: Old Navy Snack Bar

food & dining, TLDRsdays

Food Review: South Pointe Food Court

This week my quest for the ultimate shopping mall food court led me to the South Pointe Mall Food Court at 3000 Pine Lake Rd. Parking was, well, shopping mall parking lot parking. I parked next to a Ford F-150 that was taking up three and a half spots. I tried not to let it… Continue reading Food Review: South Pointe Food Court

Controversy, food & dining, sports n snorts

Valentino’s President Resigns After Supporting Iowa Hawkeyes in Leaked Conference Call Audio

Lincoln NE (SN) - It has been a terrible week for mediocre pizza chain higher ups, as an audio file, leaked early Thursday morning, of a recent conference call where Valentino's Pizza company president Tony Messineo praised the Iowa Hawkeyes. "You have to admit it, Iowa has been figuring it out, while we keep paying coaches… Continue reading Valentino’s President Resigns After Supporting Iowa Hawkeyes in Leaked Conference Call Audio

food & dining, Slow Nuesday

Food Review: O’Rourke’s Popcorn Dish

After severe disappointment from both Marcus Theatre and the Colby Ridge Gourmet Popcorn Store, this week my quest for the ultimate popcorn meal led me to O'Rourke's Tavern on 1329 O Street. The establishment had off street parking, which can be a chore in downtown Lincoln, but is also usually a sign that you are… Continue reading Food Review: O’Rourke’s Popcorn Dish

food & dining, lincoln

Smoker’s Corner To Start Serving Organic, Vegan Food to Compete With Open Harvest

Lincoln NE (SN) - Smoker’s Corner, a re-purposed gas station on the corner of 17th and Washington Street, has announced they will soon be offering a selection of farm fresh, organic, vegan food at their corner store. The decision was an unintended consequence of the city council’s recent denial of Open Harvest’s liquor license request.… Continue reading Smoker’s Corner To Start Serving Organic, Vegan Food to Compete With Open Harvest

american pickers, food & dining

163 Applebee’s Locations in Jeopardy as Large Franchise Files for Bankruptcy

Atlanta GA (SN) - Like a heavy set sixty-eight year old man arriving home from a night full of jalapeno poppers, a pint of spinach artichoke dip, and seventeen 20 oz Coor's Banquet beers from Applebee's, the very franchise in play may be finding themselves "belly up." It turns out that piling shrimp scampi on… Continue reading 163 Applebee’s Locations in Jeopardy as Large Franchise Files for Bankruptcy