There’s no doubt about it — Omaha is quickly climbing the charts as one of the best foodie cities in the region. Be it a meal made fresh from one of our area’s favorite food trucks, an innovative craft cocktail, or a burger hot off the grill, there’s bound to be a solution for your craving just around the corner. But with evolving technology and the rise of Instagram, our food scene is changing. Chefs are not only under pressure to make their meals taste good, but also to make them LOOK good. Luckily, they’re all pretty good at their jobs, and we’ve been graced with some great looking dishes in the past few years.
We rounded up some of the most beautiful, Instagram-worthy meals in the area for your enjoyment, but promise us one thing. After you finish reading, be sure to try out some of these items in person. They might look too pretty to eat, but we can assure you that the real deal is so much better than the ‘gram.
Paragon Dundee Knows French Toast is Better when Served with Glazed Raspberries and Mascarpone!
We’re Dying for These Loaded Fries with Duck Confit and Cheese Curds from Block 16
A Wise Margarita from R Taco
These Festive, Bite-Sized Donuts from the Tavern are ALMOST too Pretty to Eat
The Most Perfect Lox Bagel We Ever Did See, From Swartz’s Deli
La Mesa Serves The Perfect Bevvie for When You Just Can’t Decide
Clearly, Kitchen Table Has Mastered the Art of Grilled Cheese
Fish and Chips (and a Show!) from The Dire Lion
Beautiful Mussels Steeped in French Tradition from Le Bouillon
Yolk’s on You if You Haven’t Tried this Heavenly Salad from Wilson and Washburn
Pure Elegance on a Plate from Marks Bistro
The Tacos at Hook & Lime Take it Up a Notch
We’re Screaming for this Ice Cream from Ted & Wally’s
And Happiness in a Bowl from High Vibe Cafe
Colorful Steamed Buns from Mercury
And a Swoon-Worthy Sammie from the Daily Grind to Finish it Off
We Hope We Didn’t Make You Too Hungry
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