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

food & dining, sandwich week

Food Review: Kwik Shop’s Prepackaged Egg Salad Sandwich

This week my quest for the ultimate egg salad sandwich led me to the Kwik Shop Convenience Store at 3939 A St. Parking was a breeze. I simply pulled my Sedan in front of an open gas pump and walked straight in. I was even greeted by the hostess when the door chime caught her attention!… Continue reading Food Review: Kwik Shop’s Prepackaged Egg Salad Sandwich

food & dining, sandwich week, TLDRsdays

Jake’s Non-Smoking Wing to Serve Hot Sandwiches, Change Name to Doozy’s

Lincoln NE (SN) - In a move to bring in more customers and raise profits, Jake's has decided to serve food in the non-smoking side of the bar and rename that side "Doozy's." "It just seems like a natural fit," says Jake's General Manager Jason Hutchinson. "We looked around and asked ourselves, 'what's the one… Continue reading Jake’s Non-Smoking Wing to Serve Hot Sandwiches, Change Name to Doozy’s

food & dining, sandwich week

Lincoln Brings in Brand New Sandwich Restaurant That Sells Sandwiches

Lincoln NE (SN) - In a city riddled with Asian soups, authentic Mexican cuisine, and weird Indian foods that are difficult to pronounce, local cook Brent Norhall has a simpler idea for dinner: Sandwiches, comprised of meat, cheese, vegetables, and bread. "Not everyone wants to look at a long menu with foreign words all over… Continue reading Lincoln Brings in Brand New Sandwich Restaurant That Sells Sandwiches

food & dining, sandwich week, the paranormal

Ghost of M&N Sandwich Owner Haunts Goodcents Location

Lincoln NE (SN) - Paranormal experts and skeptics alike have been maintaining steady traffic to the Goodcent's sandwich location on 27th and Randolph in hopes to catch a glimpse of what has been reported as "a very pissed off ghost." Franchise owner Jon Hodgeson claims to have seen the spirit of Norm Kusinski, the late… Continue reading Ghost of M&N Sandwich Owner Haunts Goodcents Location