Month: August 2010

Travis Maier no longer at Aroma

Travis Maier no longer at Aroma

Chef Travis Maier is no longer at Aroma; his last day was yesterday. Aroma’s management staff is putting their focus completely on sushi– no other choices. The reason given was no budget to keep Travis and to keep the non-sushi menu. This doesn’t bode well […]

Nicholson’s and the Pub at Rookwood Mews Closed for Renovation
Review: Skirtz and Johnston

Review: Skirtz and Johnston

A few weeks ago, I sent Terry to Skirtz and Johnston for some French bread. What he brought back wasn’t crusty, and was almost soggy, so I wrote them off. Oops. He got a little confused and the bread was from another purveyor (it’s attached […]

Fine Wine and Me Time– Tomorrow, August 25
One last event:  Farmer’s Fair

One last event: Farmer’s Fair

The Farmer’s Fair in Covington (second annual!) is this Saturday, August 28, from 10 AM to 10 PM. It features chefs from the Relish Group; Jay Denham, the curemaster for Woodlands Pork, Dojo Gelato, the Sensitive Epicure (gluten-free), Fab Ferments, Dad’s Favorite Cheeses, and several […]

Lunch on the Land, benefiting Findlay Market, Sunday September 19

Lunch on the Land, benefiting Findlay Market, Sunday September 19

Lots and lots of events… Lunch on the Land is an idea similar to some others around the country– chefs meet guests somewhere that is not a kitchen (I’ve done an Outstanding in the Field dinner in produce warehouse, no kidding) and get a little […]

Up and Coming Cincy Chefs benefits Cystic Fibrosis, Sunday August 28

Up and Coming Cincy Chefs benefits Cystic Fibrosis, Sunday August 28

Three up and coming chefs– Travis Maier from Aroma, Blake Maier from poco a poco, Lauren Brown from the University Club and Christina Dimartino from Seny and The Palace are teaming up for a dinner to benefit Cystic Fibrosis. Here are the details: Date: August […]

Mad Men Food:  The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

Mad Men Food: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

There really haven’t been enough meals or cocktails this season (I know poor Michelle has been struggling with her Mad Men Mondays, since no one is doing anything other than drinking straight Canadian Club or Stoli, though I spied a bottle of Jameson for some […]

Cocktail Hour Extra: Tuscan Summer from Great American Ball Park

Cocktail Hour Extra: Tuscan Summer from Great American Ball Park

In addition to Terry’s post about the Suite Menu at Great American Ballpark, there were also cocktails! I got the recipe from Michael at the Reds and the folks at Food Network. I’m going to shake one of these up tonight. It involves three of […]

Cocktail Hour, Bartini’s, Jean-Robert’s Table, Kroeger and Sons

Cocktail Hour, Bartini’s, Jean-Robert’s Table, Kroeger and Sons

Cocktail Hour is the Brooklyn Buck and Moscow Mule, found over at booze me, schmooze me. Speaking of cocktails, I went to the grand opening of Bartini’s last night. ¬†Seems like a nice bar– very well appointed, and the outdoor section is awesome– but it […]

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