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Month: November 2010

Review: Pho Lang Thang

Review: Pho Lang Thang


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How do you pronounce p-h-o? Here’s a video to help you. (Hint: Pho has nothing in common with knockoff Louis Vuittons or orange tans.) Pho vs. Faux from Brian wilcox on Vimeo. Now that we’ve got that cuteness out of the way– and no, the […]

Cincinnati’s Senate to appear in Everyday with Rachael Ray

Cincinnati’s Senate to appear in Everyday with Rachael Ray


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Wow! After only 9 months of business, Senate will be featured as one of the top hot dog restaurants in the country (one of only 4 in the midwest). According to the folks at Senate, the  issue will be out in March.  Says Dan Wright: […]

Review: Sammy’s Gourmet Burgers

Review: Sammy’s Gourmet Burgers


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Whenever I post about burgers, someone invariably says, “Hey! Why isn’t such-and-such on the list! It’s so much better than what you picked!” Usually, “such-and-such” is a burger I don’t particularly like, but every once in a while, it’s one I haven’t tried. In an […]

Black Friday Deals: More wine on Groupon

Black Friday Deals: More wine on Groupon


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I absolutely hate shopping on Black Friday. I refuse to do it, particularly since I’ve worked retail, and thus had to deal with Black Friday shoppers. Cyber Monday, however, I’m totally okay with– and I love that some retailers are doing more Black Friday online […]

Give thanks, help others

Give thanks, help others


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As we’re all preparing for our Thanksgiving meal, don’t forget that there are lots of folks in need, too. The Freestore Foodbank, the largest food bank in the area, is in the midst of its Thanksgiving distribution. Families wait in line for a protein and […]

Trattoria Roma to stay near Aronoff

Trattoria Roma to stay near Aronoff


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When the Metropole was purchased to create a new, boutique hotel, many of us wondered what would happen to Trattoria Roma, a restaurant long across the street from the Aronoff, and frequented by many patrons of the Broadway Series and other events. Laura Baverman of […]

Where to Buy a Turkey (if you haven’t yet)

Where to Buy a Turkey (if you haven’t yet)


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I’m not going to chide you for this one. Terry and I never buy a frozen turkey. First, we have no place to store it (I really need to upgrade our refrigerator…) and second, we’re impatient, and don’t want to risk having a partially unthawed […]

Review: Bombay Brazier

Review: Bombay Brazier


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I have to give my friend Nancy (who recently did my makeup for our engagement pictures) credit for turning me on to Bombay Brazier.  She’d been bugging me for a couple of months to try it out– she just gushed about how good it was. […]

Friday Five: Thanksgiving Edition!

Friday Five: Thanksgiving Edition!


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Isn’t there always a “must have” list for the Thanksgiving table? What is the stuff at your house that you have to have, or it’s just not Thanksgiving? Here’s the list for our house… what’s yours? 1. Turkey. This turkey is smoked (by Terry) but […]

Cincinnati Magazine’s “Best of the City” party December 1

Cincinnati Magazine’s “Best of the City” party December 1


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Don’t worry, a review is coming tomorrow… Cincinnati Magazine’s “Best of the City” event is coming up on Wednesday, December 1 at Xavier University’s Cintas Center. They’ll be featuring their best in the city– food, of course– including: * Cinnamon Bread from North College Hill […]


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