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Dining notes: 'Master of Scotch' coming to Omaha
By Sarah Baker Hansen / World-Herald staff writer


The “Master of Scotch” is coming to Omaha.

Rick Edwards will be in Omaha Feb. 19 at the Brix in Midtown Crossing for a special scotch and food pairing. Edwards, who has traveled through Scotland studying scotch, will take diners through a series of single malt scotch, including three from Aberlour and two from Glenlivet. The drinks will be paired with small plates, including prawns, beef carpaccio, pan seared duck breast, roasted bison and chocolate pancakes. Seats are limited to 50.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Catherine Andersen at 402-991-9463, ext. 107.

Stokes offering wine class

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to pair a glass with a wine, Stokes in the Old Market has a tasting to help.

The restaurant will have a Riedel Glass Tasting event at 6:30 p.m. March 6. The seminar will showcase glassware that Riedel says it has designed to enhance the flavor of wine. The tasting is $75 a person and includes a Riedel Vinum Tasting Set, which includes glasses for Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet and Merlot. The seminar takes place at the Old Market location of Stokes, 1122 Howard St..

For reservations, call 402-408-9000.

Special Valentine’s Day meal at McFoster’s

McFoster’s is having a special Valentine’s Day meal Friday. The special includes the choice of scallops, chicken or tempeh in a lemon tarragon vegan cream sauce served over jeweled rice with char-grilled asparagus and vegan hollandaise. Diners also have the choice of an organic raspberry or strawberry beer for two.

Reservations are recommended for the evening. For more information call 402-345-7477. McFoster’s is at 302 S. 38th St.

Market Basket Valentine’s specials

The Market Basket is also having Valentine’s specials.

Bakery features available all week include frosted heart and lips cookies, chocolate ganache heart cakes and holiday-themed cookie tins. On Friday night, the restaurant, in Countryside Village, will have a special menu and a performance of love songs by Omaha Prime, a barbershop quartet.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 402-397-1100.

Contact the writer: Sarah Baker Hansen

sarah.bakerhansen@owh.com    |   402-444-1069    |  

Sarah writes restaurant reviews and food stories for the World-Herald.

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