Month: January 2011

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Park + Vine hosts Vegan Chili Cookoff

Park + Vine hosts Vegan Chili Cookoff

This sounds like fun– vegan chili from the WCP Memorial Chili Cookoff changed the way The Better Half thought about vegan food– and the event benefits Cincinnati COOKS. Here are the details: Imagine tofu, tempeh, seitan and textured vegetable protein starring in a chili at […]

More Las Vegas food

More Las Vegas food

A week in Vegas is hell on the waistline.  So much good food, so little time.  Here are a few highlights (particularly for the couple of readers who have asked for recommendations). Sushi Samba (Venetian): Do the omakase.  They’ll tailor it to your budget and […]

Friday Five: Top Five Things I’ve been doing instead of eating out in Cincinnati
Clifton Council statement about Keller’s IGA
Pretzels and Keg Tapping, January 21

Pretzels and Keg Tapping, January 21

This one’s just in… Venue 222 is hosting a Pretzelfest and Keg Tapping of Moerlein Emancipator Doppelbock on January 21 from 6-10 PM. $35 covers unique sampling of freshly baked pretzels , four drink tickets, a brat, and a chance to win the Ultimate Bockfest […]

Review: Marx Hot Bagels

Review: Marx Hot Bagels

The Better Half, having lived in New York for a while, is a bit persnickety about his bagels. Most Midwestern bagels don’t rate: too doughy, not chewy enough, too big. Bruegger’s are okay, but when he recently went to an event at the Mayerson Jewish […]

Crosstown Shootout Blowout

Crosstown Shootout Blowout

(Guest post by The Better Half, formerly “The Boyfriend” and, briefly, “The Fiance”) As in most cities, we Cincinnatians have our ups and downs with regard to sports.  All but the most die-hard fans lost interest in the Bengals by mid-season this year.  The Reds […]

Friday Five: New Year’s Resolutions

Friday Five: New Year’s Resolutions

What’s your New Year’s resolution? Here are mine– related to the blog, anyway. 1. Keep working on photography. You won’t see me breaking out my DSLR at a romantic dinner, but I’m finding photography to be really enjoyable. I doubt I’ll ever photograph everything I […]

Molly Wellmann and Michael Redmond of Neon’s to reopen Japp’s

Molly Wellmann and Michael Redmond of Neon’s to reopen Japp’s

Exciting news– Molly Wellmann, possibly Cincinnati’s most well-known bartender, is partnering with Michael Redmond from Neon’s to reopen Japp’s on Main. Japp’s was one of the anchor bars for the Main Street Entertainment District in its heyday. She plans to focus on cocktails and camaraderie– […]

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