Author: Julie Niesen

Mini Re-Review: La Mexicana Birria Tacos
Review: Rio Grande, Newport

Review: Rio Grande, Newport

I am always on the hunt for good Mexican food.  Terry, in particular, loves his margaritas and chips and salsa.  When our friends Lile and April suggested we head south-of-the-border (har har) to their favorite Mexican place, Rio Grande in the Newport Shopping Center, we […]

Mini-Review: Shadeau Breads

Mini-Review: Shadeau Breads

I might have the best boyfriend in the world. On Saturday mornings, when our calendars are both scheduled, Terry will run over to Shadeau Breads and pick up breakfast while I’m still asleep.  I wake up to coffee and croissants– it’s like we’re in Paris, […]

Mini-Review: Via Vite and the Mercantile Library
Closing: The Phoenix

Closing: The Phoenix

According to a Twitter source (I love Twitter), The Phoenix is now closed for business. Very sad– I went there with my prom date Junior year of high school. It was originally a Jewish men’s club (as the social clubs in the city did not […]

Mini-Review: Tucker’s

Mini-Review: Tucker’s

It’s not a huge secret that I seem to be at Tucker’s every Sunday morning.  Terry still always gets the shrimp and grits, but I’ve experimented a bit.  My favorite so far? Well, besides the shrimp and grits, that is.  Fresh fruit, delicious brioche, butter– […]

Review: Hi, Bombay!

Review: Hi, Bombay!

What a cheery name, isn’t it?  “Hi, Bombay!  Give me some great Indian food!’ “Hi Bombay” is an Indian buffet in the area near Kings Automall on Fields Ertel in Mason.  It is probably the closest Indian food to my office, so if I have […]

Review: Cock and Bull

Review: Cock and Bull

The Happy Mouth Supper Club journeyed to Glendale for the Cock and Bull a couple of weeks ago.  Jay, a big fan of the pub environment, chose the spot, and chose well.  The name sounds familiar because it is the sister restaurant of the Cock […]

Review: The Cricket Lounge at the Cincinnatian’s Recession Special
Best of Taste of Cincinnati!

Best of Taste of Cincinnati!

I am so happy. So, so happy. Best damn dish in town? Arloi Dee’s’s Chicken Lettuce Wrap. Other winners: Appetizers Best: Montgomery Inn’s Ribs Award of Excellence: Vitor’s Walnut-Coconut Encrusted Shrimp Soups/Salads Best: Arloi Dee’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps Award of Excellence: Indigo’s Black and Bleu […]

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