Author: Julie Niesen

Review: BoMa, Columbus

Review: BoMa, Columbus

God bless OpenTable. It’s one of the best ways to find a meal when you’re in an unfamiliar place. That’s how I discovered BoMa, in downtown Columbus– and what a gem it is! BoMa is the former First Baptist Church on E. Broad Street. They’ve […]

Review: Cap City Diner (Columbus, OH)
Review: Alabama Fish Bar

Review: Alabama Fish Bar

(Guest blog by The Boyfriend) The most venerable and beloved dish for any native Southerner (That’s me…Hi.) HAS to be catfish and hushpuppies. Well, unless you count barbecue. Authentic, slow-hickory-smoked barbecue is the best. But I digress. That’s another story for another posting. Fried chicken, […]

Discuss: Your favorite TV cooking shows
Cincy Chic: Desserts!

Cincy Chic: Desserts!

For the grand finale, we had some sweet endings– dessert! Chef Chris made crème brûlée, crème anglaise (a favorite go-to dessert of mine), chocolate mousse, bananas Foster and macerated strawberries. All of the recipes, plus the podcasts, can be found at Cincy Chic. I think […]

Review: Kellogg’s Country Kitchen
Closing: Pacific Moon

Closing: Pacific Moon

I just heard that Pacific Moon closed from someone who was going to start working there. “Due to unforseen circumstances, Pacific Moon is closed indefinitely.” How sad! Their website is down as well. I guess I’ll have to get my dim sum at King Wok. […]

Review: Mt. Adams Fish House
Cincy Chic: Grilling

Cincy Chic: Grilling

Last week’s theme was grilling out. Chef Chris made “sliders” (those are so fashionable now, aren’t they?) as well as portabella burgers (for the vegetarians), some pasta salad and brought along a few pies. It was beautiful out on the deck of the McAlpin! Cincy […]

Review: Balboa’s Cheesesteaks

Review: Balboa’s Cheesesteaks

So, after the minor comment war after I panned Balboa’s at Taste of Cincinnati, Terry and I decided that we had to try Balboa’s in the restaurant, under their normal conditions. We decided, actually, to do it twice– once during the day, and once during […]

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