Author: Julie Niesen

Cincinnati EATS: Lavomatic

Cincinnati EATS: Lavomatic

The first Cincinnati EATS appeared to be a great success– a ton of people, all happily munching on Chef Joanne Drilling’s food at Lavomatic. Our friends Ted and Tracy joined us, where we met up with Vudutu and his lovely significant other Donna as well […]

Congratulations! AAA Four Diamond awards announced

Congratulations! AAA Four Diamond awards announced

Congrats to Boca, The Celestial, Daveed’s, Orchids, Jean-Robert at Pigall’s and The Palace for winning AAA’s 4-Diamond award. The Palace has been winning it for 20 consecutive years. This is AAA’s highest designation; we have no 5-Diamond restaurants or hotels in Ohio. Remember when we […]

Cincy Chic: Sushi

Cincy Chic: Sushi

Cincy Chic Chic Chefs is in its fourth week– only two more before they change locations to EQ at The Party Source in Newport. Last night, Chef Chris (who just turned 21, and is now a certified culinarian, the first step for American Culinary Federation […]

Review: Seny

Review: Seny

I was going to come up with some ridiculous pun on Seny’s name (pronounced “sehn”) but at 4 PM on a Tuesday, it’s pretty lost on me. I’ll let my readers (or The Boyfriend) fill in on that one. It would be a “Seny” to […]

Events: HOMEARAMA Cooks for a Cause and Taste of NFL

Events: HOMEARAMA Cooks for a Cause and Taste of NFL

I’m telling you, Cincinnati is just hopping with food-related events this week– and most of them benefit charity as well. First is HOMEARAMA Cooks for a Cause, part of 7 Days for SIDS. Visit HOMEARAMA (which is at Long Cove in Mason– I drive past […]

Review: Ollie’s Trolley

Review: Ollie’s Trolley

I don’t generally get political in this blog, but I have to admit that it is kind of cool that on Saturday afternoon, I had the perfect, post-partied-too-hard meal from a guy who may just have catered for the next President of the United States. […]

The Boyfriend’s Excellent Summer Eating Adventure

The Boyfriend’s Excellent Summer Eating Adventure

(Ed. note: We have a guest blogger this summer, the ever-wonderful Boyfriend. ) A few weeks ago, Julie and I were having lunch at Habanero in Clifton when I was reminded of something I’ve believed for a long time: The country’s best cheap eats are […]

Sunday Dinner: Damn, it’s hot.
Best (and worst) food at ballparks

Best (and worst) food at ballparks

Oooh, looks like Terry has half of his work done for him: The New York Times put out a scorecard for major league ballparks (it’s accompanied by an interesting article about ballpark food)! I’ve only been to two ballparks– GABP and Shea Stadium– but I’d […]

Recipe Dealbreakers

Recipe Dealbreakers

I read the article in the New York Times on recipes and what turns people off from making them. I read a few comments, posted my own, and got to thinking: Is there anything I won’t try? I haven’t had luck cooking tofu– I can […]

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