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

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