Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures Restaurant celebrates 35th anniversary

On Oct. 9, 1979, Bob and Doris Flocchini opened Sandwich Alley in the back of a long-existing barber shop. It was not their first business in Lincoln. They had also owned a cold st ...

Small businesses drive our economy

Deck the walls ... Simple Pleasures Restaurant and Catering at 648 5th St. has a new look inside. In addition to its recent makeover, Simple Pleasures is featuring a display by Lin ...

What One Film Crew Thought of Lincoln

Lincoln will have a moment in the spotlight Monday when Brian Furrer appears on the “Rachael Ray Show.” The crew that filmed 10-year-old Brian for his appearance on the nationa ...

Merchants also trying to 'Make a Difference'

Other merchants include Home Depot and Simple Pleasures. “I think it’s a really good cause,” said Pam Lopez, co-owner of the Lincoln Mr. Pickle’s. “It’s just a good, fu ...

'Simple' pleases locals

Best catering, best lunch place Winner: Simple Pleasures Location: 648 5th St. Phone: 645-1251 Simple Pleasures was voted Best Catering and Best Lunch Place by readers. ...

Local restaurant's hit sauces, dressings now for sale

Diana Burke’s husband, Shawn, used to joke that he married her for potato salad. Burke, owner of the Simple Pleasures Restaurant and catering business at 648 Fifth St., said the ...

Doris Flocchini is one gutsy woman with a great story

Sometimes our neighbors have amazing stories, just waiting to be told. For example, 82-year-old Doris Flocchini’s life could easily be made into a movie. Picture the year 1945, ...