Month: October 2011

Review: Eli’s

Review: Eli’s

I love it when menus make it easy for me to decide.  One item? I can do that. Eli’s is currently located in a small tent near the Saigon Market side of Findlay Market.  It’s one guy, one griddle, a pork shoulder and a little attitude. […]

Review: Dinastia Latina
Review: Rascal’s Deli

Review: Rascal’s Deli

“I went to this great deli for lunch today. I almost called you to come down here, but then I realized I didn’t want to have to share.” I love my coworkers. Ever since that conversation, my coworker John has been cajoling me to try […]

New Juice Bar at Findlay Market
bacon-wrapped meatloaf

bacon-wrapped meatloaf

I got into a cooking mood on Sunday, and this is what I did. Before: After: That’s a meat loaf, made of 50% chuck, 25% pork and 25% veal, mixed with yogurt, egg, saltines and spices and baked with a bacon lattice.  Glazed twice with […]

Photo Preview: Abigail Street

Photo Preview: Abigail Street

It doesn’t open until November 1, but I got a sneak peek at the interior of Abigail Street, the sister restaurant to Senate, as they took the paper down in the windows today.  My favorite shot is of the chandelier in the men’s room (probably […]

Shanghai Mama’s to Reopen Soon

Shanghai Mama’s to Reopen Soon

I spoke with a member of the management team of Shanghai Mama’s, yesterday afternoon. He said that the fire was caused by an electrical short behind the bar, and destroyed a good portion of the bar, including the bamboo roof. To the left is the […]

Fire at Shanghai Mama’s

Fire at Shanghai Mama’s

WCPO is reporting that Shanghai Mama’s, one of the few late-night options in downtown Cincinnati, caught on fire last night and it caused “significant damage”. I’ll update the story as I hear more information– particularly about plans for reopening.

Taste of the NFL 2011

Taste of the NFL 2011

(Guest post by The Better Half) Why do I do this to myself? Every year when the Cincinnati Bengals’ Taste of the NFL rolls around, I make myself a solemn promise: “I, The Better Half, solemnly swear not to stuff my face until I’m beyond […]

Summer Genetti moves to Honey

Summer Genetti moves to Honey

Summer Genetti, a local favorite pastry chef who, for the past two and a half years, has worked along Jose Salazar at the Cincinnatian, has moved to Honey in Northside.  I heard she had moved on several months ago, and recently found out that she’d […]

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