Month: May 2011

A Tavola Now Open

A Tavola Now Open

A Tavola, the much-anticipated pizzeria on Vine Street, is now open for business.  There are already reports on Twitter about drinks and such.  It was supposed to be a soft opening, but it seems like the word spread like wildfire on Twitter. A Tavola features […]

Celestial Bar Runs Dry

Celestial Bar Runs Dry

The Celestial Steakhouse, a staple of Mt. Adams dining and of jazz music in Cincinnati, has lost their liquor license, at least temporarily. The owner, Chanaka De Lanerolle, fell behind on his taxes and his liquor license was revoked, according to Ohio Liquor Control’s website […]

Cincinnati Fringe: Visual Fringe, “Yes You Can Eat It”
Bits and Bites:Taste of Cincinnati 2011
Review: Bagpipes

Review: Bagpipes

I really, really want downtown businesses to be successful, but take note: you have to help me out by allowing me to like you– have good service and good food, please! Bagpipes, whose future is in question due to unpaid rent, occupies the former Sully’s […]

Friday Five: Taste of Cincinnati

Friday Five: Taste of Cincinnati

Yay, it’s Taste of Cincinnati time! There is so much food, I’m sure you’ll need a place to start, right? That’s what I’m here for. You can catch more of my picks during the Cincinnati.com Taste of Cincinnati chat at 11 AM today and I’ll […]

Eat Local for the Globe: June 9th

Eat Local for the Globe: June 9th

From the folks at Findlay Market, a great fundraiser for the non-profit Findlay Market Fund: Findlay Market’s second annual Eat Local for the Globe event will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2011 from 6 PM – 10 PM. The event will feature locally sourced food, wine, beer, and […]

Review: Roc-A-Fellas Pizza

Review: Roc-A-Fellas Pizza

I like pizza coupled with good causes. Roc-A-Fellas Pizza, in Sharonville, is run by a Christian organization that uses the proceeds from the pizza (and some other businesses) to fund their missions that support inner-city youth and clean water in Nigeria, among others.  I’m not […]

Taste of Cincinnati Chat on Friday!

Taste of Cincinnati Chat on Friday!

I LOVE Taste of Cincinnati. I really do. Since I’m downtown to begin with, we stroll to Taste a couple of times during the long weekend– it’s like an open-air diner for us. We always try a bunch of different dishes, and I’ll be reporting […]

Review: It’s Just Crepes

Review: It’s Just Crepes

I actually had someone angry with me once because I said that It’s Just Crepes wasn’t my favorite.  It’s okay– we’re good now– but the reason I wasn’t big into it is because when I think of crepes, I think of delicate crepes filled with […]

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