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My First (and Probably Last) Vegan Experience

My First (and Probably Last) Vegan Experience

Alaina Anderson, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2017

For my entire life, I have chosen to live an omnivorous lifestyle. I enjoy butter on my waffles and a nice filet with my mashed potatoes. However, a growing portion of society aischoosing to live a vegan lifestyle, which entails not consuming any animal products. Recently, I decided to give this w...

Design Your Own Pizza at Uncle Maddio’s

Design Your Own Pizza at Uncle Maddio’s

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence

February 20, 2017

Founded on a simple and standard American favorite, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza manages to bring their own twist to the pizza category of the food industry. Located both at 2521 S 132nd St and at 180th and Center Street, this modern pizzeria stands out for its freshly unique ingredients and readily cu...

5 Valentine’s Date-Worthy Eateries

5 Valentine’s Date-Worthy Eateries

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

February 14, 2017

Winter's blustering wind is slowly giving way to the breeze of spring, and love is in the air. Here are some nice places to slay this holiday with your bae, or even visit alone and treat yourself. The Diner If breakfast-time is your jam, The Diner in the Old Market is always good. Besides having fantastic comfort f...

5 Lunch Deals for $5 or Less

5 Lunch Deals for $5 or Less

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence

January 30, 2017

The one dollar increase in school lunches this year has brought about its fair share of criticism, but what many don't realize is that they don't have to stray too far from Skutt Catholic to pay the same price (or less) and receive even more food. For students who buy lunch every day of the week, the one dollar...

New Asian Restaurant Makes The Grade

New Asian Restaurant Makes The Grade

Tom Hermanek, Features Editor

January 23, 2017

Formosa Zen, Mai Thai, and even Hiro 88 are up against some serious competition. Boasting a wide selection of Chinese, Vietnamese, & Thai food, a beautiful interior, and a friendly wait staff, Pan Asian Terrace has wasted no time in climbing to the top of my list of in-town Asian offerings. Upon...

Sixty Years of Unforgettable Flavor

Sixty Years of Unforgettable Flavor

Kayley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2016

Tucked away behind a Burger King and a Blimpie in a rundown strip mall stands an old-fashioned diner that's been a Millard staple for over 60 years. Shirley’s Diner opened 6 decades ago and has been a generational favorite ever since. I was first introduced to Shirley’s at age four when my parents...

At Amsterdam, All But Falafel Flops

At Amsterdam, All But Falafel Flops

Tom Hermanek, Features Editor

December 12, 2016

For Omahans, chances to experience unique, foreign cuisine can be few and far between. So, when I discovered Amsterdam Falafel & Kabob, I was eager to give it a try. Unfortunately, my visit would consist of one disappointment after another. Upon arrival, I was confronted by a large menu board...

5 Cozy Omaha Eateries to Get You Through the Cold

5 Cozy Omaha Eateries to Get You Through the Cold

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

December 5, 2016

When winter makes the outdoors cold, go inside and eat good food. Here's a list of businesses perfect for helping you do just that. Spaghetti Works omaha.spagworks.com This Omaha classic is perfect for a cold winter night. The deep, warm colors and nostalgic vibe of the decor are sure to make you feel safe, while ...

Lolo’s Chicken and Waffles: Worth the Drive

Lolo’s Chicken and Waffles: Worth the Drive

Nessa Woosley, Staff Morale Editor

December 5, 2016

Warm syrup cascades from its glass container and blankets the waffles, filling every crevice with a stream of golden sugar. It is accompanied by crispy chicken, which creates an audible crunch as you chomp into its fried shell. Lolo’s Chicken and Waffles is a national franchise with locations in Arizona, Nebraska, Nevada and Texas. The horrendous choice of logo fonts can be overlooked...

So Boba-licious

So Boba-licious

Ava Dreessen, Ad Manager/ Copy Editor

October 24, 2016

Following America's praise of convenience, an invention that put a snack and drinks together in a harmonious fashion unlike no other was created. Taiwan was gracious enough to bless mankind with this invention, and Thirst-Tea was gracious enough to bring it to Omaha. Uncharted by many, this little...

‘What’s the Deal with Those Potato Things?’

‘What’s the Deal with Those Potato Things?’

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor

October 17, 2016

Overlooked by the many connoisseurs of Taco Bell and Taco Johns are far better options for fast food of the Mexican variety. In search of these lesser known edible entities in the area, I found two distinct locations: D’Leon’s and Amigos. Aside from being the same sub-genre of food, there is a...

The Cheapest Way to a Terrific Taco

The Cheapest Way to a Terrific Taco

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence

October 10, 2016

In a world full of situations demanding compromise, there are few cases which should be devoid of that injustice: a quality taco is one of these instances. R Taco eliminates this dilemma by offering street-style tacos representing both affordability and authenticity. The concept of a taco is fa...

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