Month: December 2009

Bonne Année!
Aroma

Aroma

Looks like Aroma, which was slated to open in early December, won’t open until after the new year. I have a call in to Chef Romy Jung for some firm dates, and as soon as I get them, I’ll post them here.

Leaving on a big train…

Leaving on a big train…

I’m writing this quite literally from somewhere between the Dutch and Belgian borders. Thalys trains provide free wifi in their first class section– and somehow I lucked into last-minute tickets. We’re on our way to Paris through Friday. I’m still not sure why folks in […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

This post comes to you from across the pond, overlooking Rembrandt Square in Amsterdam! Many thanks to John from John Does the Dam for some suggestions as to where to go We’re here through Monday, then we move on to Paris for a few days.  […]

Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner

We don’t usually do a Christmas dinner– not a real one, with guests and such.  We don’t really have any Christmas traditions besides our annual trip to Europe (which, as we sit in the airport, we are on our way to now).  So Terry, ever […]

wine me, dine me’s (semi) local gift list

wine me, dine me’s (semi) local gift list

Last minute gifts?  I have a few recommendations (and then, later today, a review will be posted, I swear!) on how you can pick up some gifts and stay local (mostly…) at the same time. Findlay Market Finds: Findlay Market is open this week on […]

Cincinnati Holiday Food Favorites

Cincinnati Holiday Food Favorites

There are a few things around town that you can only get during the holidays– and you just have to try. They’re familiar favorites and new treats– and I promise you’ll love ’em (just get them while they’re available). Arnold’s, (8th street, Downtown) Ronda’s Egg […]

55WKRC tonight!

55WKRC tonight!

Join Kate from Kate’s Random Musings, Susan Jackson from Family Friendly Cincinnati and me on City Talk tonight at 7, where we’ll talk about holiday happenings around town! (And P.S.– tons of posts pending for the next two weeks. Be excited.)

Happy Hanukkah!

Happy Hanukkah!

Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah. Though it’s a fairly minor Jewish holiday, it seems to get more press than the more important ones simply because of its proximity to Christmas. I worked for Hebrew Union for a while in college/grad school (plus my […]

Snowville Creamery on NPR

Snowville Creamery on NPR

Warren Taylor, proprietor of Snowville Creamery (which makes fantastic milk and cream products– check out my review of their whole milk) was on NPR today talking about the taste of milk from pastured vs. factory raised cows.

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