Month: December 2010

Friday Five: Places to buy Wine (and spirits!) for the Holidays
Nutcracker + Arnold’s Package
Gift Idea: Drinks by the Dram
Recipe: Maraschino Cherries

Recipe: Maraschino Cherries

This is not a maraschino cherry. Sorry, folks.  That’s, like, a zombie masquerading as a cherry.  How are they made? They’re brined in sodium metabisulfate, calcium chloride, and citric acid; soaked in corn syrup and fructose solution; then artificially flavored and colored. Ew. Those abominations came […]

Mini-Review: Banana Leaf
Another Groupon feature:  Dinner at The Bistro
Friday Five: Hot Drinks for Cold Nights
Nada Open for Sunday Brunch

Nada Open for Sunday Brunch

About a month ago, Nada did a one-month-only brunch, and due to public demand, they’re continuing it– permanently. Nada, known primarily for its tacos, margaritas, and hip downtown atmosphere, is now opening for brunch– a great move, considering the matinees happening next door at the […]

Mayberry Foodstuffs: Now Open

Mayberry Foodstuffs: Now Open

Mayberry Foodstuffs, an “urban grocery” on 7th and Main, is now open. Originally slated to open on November 1, they’re about a month behind– but opening just in time to pick up items before a holiday party.  Only 500 feet, they’ll have a lot of […]

Happy Hanukkah!

Happy Hanukkah!

Chag sameach to all of my readers who celebrate Hanukkah. Right now, I believe that the Chabad of Cincinnati is lighting the menorah on Fountain Square.  The traditional foods of Hanukkah are often fried, to symbolize the miracle of the oil in the Temple after […]

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