‘Eat Across Nebraska’ Is a Restaurant Adventure

News Release Date: 
August 2, 2018

For Immediate Release

‘Eat Across Nebraska’ Is a Restaurant Adventure

LINCOLN, Neb. (Aug. 2, 2018) – Food in Nebraska is as varied as the landscape and as diverse as the taste buds of those who live here.

“Eat Across Nebraska” takes you on a restaurant adventure exploring the unique places, people and history that makes the beef state rich with history and family stories.

This fun, fast-paced hour-long special premieres at 11:30 a.m. CT, Sunday, Aug. 19, on NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations. It repeats at 11 p.m. CT, Sunday, Aug. 19, 8:30 p.m. CT, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 11:30 p.m. CT, Friday, Aug. 24, and 4:30 p.m. CT, Saturday, Aug. 25.

Viewers will get a taste of food with influences from around the globe, enjoy beloved recipes passed from generation-to-generation and dabble in the state’s “foodie culture.”

NET visits restaurants from one end of the state to the other. From pizza and burgers to soul food and sushi, “Eat Across Nebraska” explores how what we eat is changing and how it’s staying just the same.

Restaurants visited include:

Big Mama’s Kitchen in Omaha

-- Glur’s Tavern in Columbus

-- Mac’s Drive-In in McCook

-- Ole’s Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge in Paxton

-- Emporium in Scottsbluff

-- Big Mama’s Kitchen in Omaha 

The Flippin Sweet in Kearney
-- Round the Bend in South Bend
-- Blue Sushi Sake Grill in Omaha and Lincoln
-- The Oven in Lincoln
-- The Flippin Sweet in Kearney 


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CONTACT: Sandi Karstens, 402-470-6578, skarstens@netNebraska.org

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is the statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit netNebraska.org.