Month: February 2011

Salazar Nominated for Food + Wine Magazine Best New Chef

Salazar Nominated for Food + Wine Magazine Best New Chef

Just in from The Palace… Jose Salazar has been nominated for “Best New Chef”, an honor voted by “the people” (aka: you).  It’s regional– there’s a Great Lakes winner, New York Area, Gulf Coast, etc. Hes got some interesting competition– most of it Chicago-based, but […]

What folks are doing on Valentine’s Day

What folks are doing on Valentine’s Day

Looking for some ideas besides my Friday Five? I posed the question on Twitter and Facebook and got some interesting answers: @ChromeOrange Mostly wishing I wasn’t in the UK @JoshOsbo celebrating my birthday! Thats one of the downsides of dating me: V-day is always about […]

Friday Five:  Valentine’s Day Treats
Vote for wmdm for City Beat’s Best of Cincinnati 2011
The Kolache Factory Returns (In a New Location)

The Kolache Factory Returns (In a New Location)

Tom Streeter and Carla Gesell-Streeter are the co-owners of the Hoperatives beer blog and informational web site for beer & beer events in the Cincinnati area. Imagine this scene that we’ve experienced many times over the last few months: Us: We’re so excited that The […]

Review: Queen City Cookies

Review: Queen City Cookies

It’s Valentine’s Day– almost. Your sweetheart needs a gift. Chocolates are a bit old hat (well, not all of them– but you’ll see more about that tomorrow). Flowers die (and are completely overpriced for Valentine’s Day. I mean, the price is chopped by half the […]

Review: smoQ

Review: smoQ

As the wife of an Alabamian, I know that occasionally The Better Half will get a barbecue craving.  It’s okay. It’s a darn good thing that I like barbecue, because after we went to smoQ the first time, less than two weeks later he wanted […]

Brad Bernstein now at View

Brad Bernstein now at View

Brad Bernstein, most recently of Lavomatic, has moved to The View, the restaurant in the Edgecliffe Condominiums, which is owned by the Stephens Restaurant Group, best known for Bella Luna in the East End. In addition to the new chef (who is reportedly redoing the […]

Friday Five: Five Favorites for Super Bowl Sunday
Greater Cincinnati Independents Gift Certificate Sale

Greater Cincinnati Independents Gift Certificate Sale

Starting at 6:30 AM tomorrow (Friday the 4th), you can get a limited number of gift certificates at 30% for local restaurants. Restaurants include lots of local favorites, including: 20 Brix Brown Dog Dilly Cafe Local 127 Rookwood The Summit York Street and a TON […]

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