Author: Julie Niesen

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Mini-Review: TJ’s Mini Croissants

Mini-Review: TJ’s Mini Croissants

(Guest post by The Boyfriend) Just after our Christmas trip to Paris and Munich, I did a review of Des Gateaux et du Pain (which I prefer to call “The House of Pain” because I’m weird that way), home of the World’s Best Croissants.   While […]

wine me, dine me (in the Washington Post)

wine me, dine me (in the Washington Post)

Last weekend, Terry and I had the pleasure of hanging out with Ben Chapman, a freelance writer for the Washington Post’s travel section, discussing (of all things) Cincinnati Chili. I love the writing process (and I do the same thing as a freelance writer): I […]

Mini-Tour: Findlay Market

Mini-Tour: Findlay Market

(Originally appeared in Cincy Chic) It’s about that time of year– we can all see the green grass starting to grow, daffodils are blooming, the days are getting longer.  What does that mean?  Spring is here, and with it comes the farmer’s market at Findlay […]

Discuss:  Whatever happened to…?

Discuss: Whatever happened to…?

(Guest post by The Boyfriend) Julie and I regularly discuss and debate the major issues of the day…issues of earth-shattering importance…those that potentially affect the mental, physical, and emotional well-being of every human on the planet. Our most recent topic: Whatever happened to the really […]

Review: Redmoor

Review: Redmoor

I love my buddy Ron. He’s pretty awesome. He’s possibly the coolest cat I know.  He’s a gentleman in the truest sense– sharp suits, shows deference to the ladies, impeccable taste in music.  Throw a fedora on him, and you might think he was in […]

Pigall’s to reopen as Twist

Pigall’s to reopen as Twist

The new restaurant will be called.. Twist Lounge and Restaurant. I guess they’re going to tear down a wall (!) and unite the two? I’ll be interested to see how this plays out. Polly reports that: the Co-executive chefs will be Mark Bodenstein, who was […]

Barbecue…must have barbecue…
New look!

New look!

So, you’ve probably seen the new layout… but now the piece de resistance: a new logo! What do you think? It’s by the gorgeous, talented Toni Bloom (who really needs a website), who really went above and beyond in helping me create a logo that […]

Mea Culpa:  Fatburger

Mea Culpa: Fatburger

(Guest post by that idiot sometimes known as “The Boyfriend”) A couple of weeks ago, I did a mini-review of Fatburger in Oakley.   In the review, I sang the praises of the West Coast-based chain which had just opened its first location in the Cincinnati […]

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