Month: January 2013

La Poste Enters Brunch Fray, Discontinues Lunch

La Poste Enters Brunch Fray, Discontinues Lunch

La Poste will be adding brunch to their repetoire, and discontinuing lunch in order to address private event services.  This will be effective March 3, and the last day for lunch is February 8. They’ll be doing brunch on Sundays from 10:30-3, serving eggs Benedict, […]

Recipe: Kale-Tastrophe

Recipe: Kale-Tastrophe

I think a lot of people don’t cook because they’re afraid of failure.  They’re afraid their chicken will be underdone, their soup will be too watery, or their steak will be dry.  They follow recipes to the letter (which aren’t always 100% accurate) and get […]

Recipe: Thai-style Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai)

Recipe: Thai-style Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai)

(Adapted from a Sparkpeople recipe) One of my favorite items in Thai takeout is Tom Kha Gai soup: coconut milk, chicken, mushrooms, a little heat.  Soups are a great winter food, and they’re also great when you are watching what you eat: hearty, filling, and […]

Bobby Flay to Open Cincinnati Restaurant

Bobby Flay to Open Cincinnati Restaurant

Bobby Flay– you guys know him: Food Network, Mesa Grill, Throw Downs, restaurants on the coasts and in Vegas– will be opening his first restaurant in Ohio at the Horseshoe Casino on March 4th. His Bobby’s Burger Palace features an array of unique burgers and […]

Review: Anchor OTR

Review: Anchor OTR

I am starting to get confused. People are talking about the Anchor– and, you know, people have been talking about the Anchor for years, except they were talking about the greasy spoon in Covington, and not the hip, straight-from-Brooklyn eatery in Over-the-Rhine. Now, instead of […]

AAA Four Diamond Awards Announced

AAA Four Diamond Awards Announced

Congratulations to the five Cincinnati restaurants who received Four Diamond awards today from AAA! The Palace Restaurant The Celestial Orchids at Palm Court Boca Nicola’s The Cincinnatian, Hilton Netherland, Westin and Marriott at Rivercenter also received Four Diamond awards for lodging.

New Things: Kona Brewing, eat well cafe

New Things: Kona Brewing, eat well cafe

My favorite part of my Hawaiian vacation in 2006 was the beer. I drank a lot of it. Without going into the gory details, I was on a 7-day cruise in Hawaii.  The food was unpalatable, the surroundings insanely beautiful, and I was on the cruise […]

Cincinnati’s Ahead of the Curve

Cincinnati’s Ahead of the Curve

Whenever someone tells me that Cincinnati’s dining scene is nonexistent, I want to hit them. Look, we don’t have the population density of NY or Chicago or LA, so we’re not going to have that same kind of restaurant density, either. What we do have? […]

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