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

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

From the editor, sandwich week

Smell Nebraska Introduces Sandwich Week!

You read it. Welcome to Smell Nebraska's first annual Sandwich Week! Wikipedia describes a sandwich as "a food typically consisting of vegetables, sliced cheese or meat, placed on or between slices of bread, or more generally any dish wherein two or more pieces of bread serve as a container or wrapper for another food type."… Continue reading Smell Nebraska Introduces Sandwich Week!

food & dining, huge creeps

New Study Confirms: Not Enough Hot and Slutty Girls in Lincoln to Maintain a Breastaurant

Lincoln NE (SN) - The American Journal of Science has released a report confirming what Lincoln residents have known for years: There is not a large enough population of hot and slutty girls to maintain a breastaurant in Lincoln. For those of you non-pervs, a breastaurant is a restaurant in the mold of Hooters or… Continue reading New Study Confirms: Not Enough Hot and Slutty Girls in Lincoln to Maintain a Breastaurant