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Timber Creek: Creating Pizza that Pleases

Timber Creek: Creating Pizza that Pleases

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Although many Skutt Catholic students may not have heard of the recently opened Timber Creek restaurant in West Omaha, its pizza and cuisine are certainly worth talking about. The environment of the restaurant is very modern and resembles nature through wood paneling placed throughout the restaurant. The restaurant itself was on th...

Fast-Casual Pizzeria is Worth a Try

Fast-Casual Pizzeria is Worth a Try

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

As a senior who’s managed to ward off senioritis enough to hold on to his senior privileges, I’m often on the lookout for off-campus spots to spend my extended lunch hour. My latest visit was to Spin! Pizza, a new eatery just west of Skutt Catholic, at 173rd and Center Street. Opened last fall,...

Ponzu Sushi: An Unexpected Delight

Ponzu Sushi: An Unexpected Delight

Adella Smolsky, Social Media Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Food, Uncategorized

Many students at Skutt Catholic are familiar with sushi restaurants nearby, but few know of another option in Aksarben. Ponzu Sushi and Grill offers a wide variety of options on their menu, and is sure to please the whole crowd. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very modern, but still has an intimate...

Tom Talks Coffee: Iced Coffee vs. Cold Brew

Tom Talks Coffee: Iced Coffee vs. Cold Brew

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Like many Skutt Catholic students, Managing Editor Tom Hermanek has a part-time job. When he’s not at school or working on The Flightline, he works at a coffee bar in West Omaha. In this series, Tom will cover coffee basics, give a Barista’s perspective, and explain the jargon tossed around at your l...

Fusion Taste: An Excellent Eatery for Trying Something New

Fusion Taste: An Excellent Eatery for Trying Something New

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Food

Within a forgotten strip mall nestled between Lowe’s and the edge of a subdivision lies a friendly, unique restaurant serving up delicious bowls of pho (pronouced “fuh”), a broth-based Vietnamese meal comprised of noodles, veggies, meat and other toppings.  Fusion Taste, located at 14450 Eagle Run Dr...

Omaha Taphouse Offers Quick Bite

Omaha Taphouse Offers Quick Bite

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Located in the 155th Plaza, the Omaha Taphouse offers hearty burgers and appetizing sandwiches quickly. Its modern style and great service make it an amazing place to stop by after a busy day. Upon entering, the first thing I noticed is its minimalistic atmosphere. The restaurant’s use of jars to...

Greenbelly: Offering Healthy and Wholesome Meals

Greenbelly: Offering Healthy and Wholesome Meals

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Food

Located near 204th and Pacific, Greenbelly is a nutritious and environmentally friendly restaurant perfect for those days when you want something quick and healthy. Although the entrance into the restaurant is a bit difficult to encounter, the food and atmosphere is worth the extra time. The decor ...

Sozo Coffeehouse No Longer Hidden

Sozo Coffeehouse No Longer Hidden

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Traveling all the way to 14th and Jones streets just outside of the Old Market may seem like quite a trip just for a cup of coffee, but Sozo Coffeehouse proves itself worth the gas money and a trip down a creaky metal staircase. Yes, you read that correctly; in order to enter Omaha’s biggest coffeehouse,...

Swartz’s Deli: Classy Comfort Food with New Jersey Flair

Swartz’s Deli: Classy Comfort Food with New Jersey Flair

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Tucked away in Countryside Village at 8718 Pacific St. is a hearty slice of food and culture that Omaha has long been lacking. Swartz’s Delicatessen is the closest you’ll find to an authentic, homestyle Jewish lunch counter experience for miles around. Situated just across from Westside High School,...

Stirnella: Serving Elegance and Classic Cuisine

Stirnella: Serving Elegance and Classic Cuisine

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Stirnella, a gastropub located in the Blackstone District of downtown Omaha, has gained acclaim for its classy vibe and excellent food since its opening in February. In a district full of bars and more casual eateries, the restaurant has filled the need for a high-class joint. Having derived its name...

Consistent Quality Sets Greek Restaurant Apart

Consistent Quality Sets Greek Restaurant Apart

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

The room is filled with gleaming white tablecloths, wood floor and elegant-yet-homey decor. As someone shouts “Opa!” a few tables away, delicious flaming saganaki cheese releases a delicious scent that permeated the air and a flame that brightens the room. It’s delightful for most, but especially so for...

Chipotle v. Qdoba: Which Does Skutt Catholic Prefer?

Chipotle v. Qdoba: Which Does Skutt Catholic Prefer?

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

Until recently, fast-casual mexican food chains Qdoba and Chipotle could be differentiated in one concrete way: Qdoba has queso. However, as of Chipotle’s mid-September launch of queso in the metro area, the gooey, spicy cheese dip has become yet another point of similarity between the two chains. Even...

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