Month: October 2012

Dining: Spots to Look Out For

Dining: Spots to Look Out For

There is a swath of development around the city’s restaurant scene, with several new places opening in the next few months.  Where should you be heading?  Why not try some tricked-out Asian cuisine, or hit up a food truck turned bricks and mortar? Asian Invasion […]

YMCA: Rebuilding

YMCA: Rebuilding

I walk through Washington Park every day, usually in the evening, to head to the Y.  I really like my walk– I always see something interesting.  One day, it was a movie of some sort being filmed.  That same day, someone was learning walk a […]

Review: Goodfellas and Wiseguys

Review: Goodfellas and Wiseguys

I love it when my friends disagree. One friend invited me out to drinks and suggested Wiseguys for their craft cocktails. “But don’t try the pizza downstairs. It’s really terrible. 3:1 cheese/crust ratio. Just bad.” Another friend, upon me mentioning I was going to Wiseguys […]

Review: Brew River Gastropub

Review: Brew River Gastropub

Brew….riiiiver…. Yes, I get that very cliched Breakfast at Tiffany‘s song stuck in my head when I hear the name of the newest brewpub around town, Brew River, located in the former Maribelle’s location on Riverside Drive which, along with Eastern Avenue, is really becoming a […]

Mayberry + Founders Dinner

Mayberry + Founders Dinner

I am never in town on my birthday, it seems. It just works out that way (not a huge deal– bartenders are very kind to lone travelers out of town on their birthdays!). If I were in town, though, I’d be hitting up the Founder’s […]

The Pie Wars Beginneth and Presidential Cookies

The Pie Wars Beginneth and Presidential Cookies

Remember last year’s Busken vs. Frisch’s pie wars? In case you don’t, here was my Thanksgiving post from last year. It looks like Frisch’s is getting into the spirit of Thanksgiving a little early by costuming the Skinny Ghost cookie on the side of Busken’s […]

Wolf & Co Bistro Relocating, Pizza Bomba to open bricks & mortar store

Wolf & Co Bistro Relocating, Pizza Bomba to open bricks & mortar store

Wolf and Co, located in Covington, has closed and is looking for a new location for their dinner service. In the meantime, Pizza Bomba, the food truck that specializes in interesting pizzas, like Kimcheeza and Mac and Cheeza, will be opening a bricks & mortar […]

Review: Jimmy G’s

Review: Jimmy G’s

Cincinnati is known for steaks– well, after people get past chili and Graeter’s, they remember that there are steaks.  Most people thank Jeff Ruby for that– and they’d be right.  Part of that success was also due to Jimmy Gibson, Ruby’s long-time executive chef. I […]

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