Month: July 2011

Todd Kelly named Chef of the Year at the American Culinary Federation Convention

Todd Kelly named Chef of the Year at the American Culinary Federation Convention

This past week was the American Culinary Federation’s contest, which involved a competition. Todd Kelly of Orchids competed this past weekend, and the results were posted at 10 PM on Tuesday night– and Chef Kelly won Chef of the Year.  For other winners, check out […]

ArtWorks Mural Unveiled on Jean-Robert’s Table
Review:  Nada, Brunch

Review: Nada, Brunch

It’s amazing how one meal can change your opinion of a place.  I’ve always been kind of “meh” on Nada– their guacamole is excellent, drinks are fresh, but things like tacos– well, I’d rather go to La Mexicana and not have to wait for a […]

Taz Converts to Mobile Food Truck

Taz Converts to Mobile Food Truck

Taz, the Symmes Township Mediterranean restaurant, is switching from a bricks-and-mortar restaurant to a food truck. They’ll be open for the next two weeks in their current location (just off the Mason-Montgomery exit, near Pizza Tower) for the next two weeks, then mobile from then […]

Hudepohl 14K Race

Hudepohl 14K Race

You running types,take note: You can justify every calorie of beer and food you consume if you participate in Hudepohl’s 14K Race, taking place September 17th in the Brewery District in Over-the-Rhine. They’ve asked me to be a Brewmeister, which basically means that I’ll tell […]

StreetPops to Open in ForkHeartKnife’s Prior Location

StreetPops to Open in ForkHeartKnife’s Prior Location

Those of us who are still a little sad seeing ForkHeartKnife’s location standing empty on Main Street have something to look forward to: Streetpops, the all-natural popsicle stand, will be opening in their previous location. Streetpops, now a staple of festivals across the city, currently […]

Sausage Fest Find: Busken’s Goetta Donuts

Sausage Fest Find: Busken’s Goetta Donuts

Sausage Fest may be the most unfortunately named festival in Cincinnati, and this is saying something considering that we’re the city that makes newbies tilt their head a bit when you ask them if they want to go for a three-way after playing Cornhole in […]

Pho Lang Thang at EQ
Via Vite and Nicola’s Expand Neighborhood Special

Via Vite and Nicola’s Expand Neighborhood Special

Nicola’s neighborhood special is legendary: $17 for their bolognese and a salad at the bar. It’s become so popular that they’ve expanded it to Via Vite. They’ll be doing their penne bolognese at lunch for $7, so folks who might not live downtown can still […]

Abigail Street Progress

Abigail Street Progress

I talked with Lana from Senate/Abigail Street on Friday, and they’re looking to open sometime in September. “There isn’t a rush this time. We’re taking our time.” Just erected yesterday was some plywood, blocking off the construction. Wonder what it’ll look like when it’s finished?

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