Author: Julie Niesen

Mini Review: Dewey’s

Mini Review: Dewey’s

A group of my theater buddies gathered at Hofbrauhaus for a happy hour last Friday night. I didn’t bother to review Hofbrauhaus because their appetizers are unremarkable (but their beer is excellent, I rather enjoy their Munich Weizen– love wheat beers), but we did waltz […]

Recipe: Bourbon Slush

Recipe: Bourbon Slush

(Guest post by The Boyfriend) Do you ever forget about favorite recipes? Perhaps you prepared a dish so often that you temporarily burned out on it…and then forgot about it. Maybe you made the dish only on special occasions…and those special occasions didn’t occur for […]

Blog Etiquette with wine me, dine me

Blog Etiquette with wine me, dine me

Good afternoon, class! It’s that time again– yes, like other local bloggers I feel the need to have a short informational session about how to properly interact in the blogosphere, both as a commenter and as a blogger. 1. Copyright infringement isn’t cool. I, for […]

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. […]

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