Author: Julie Niesen

Review: Thai Taste

Review: Thai Taste

West Siders, please let me know if I’m incorrect in this (and I know you will), but I stand by this statement: The West Side doesn’t have many good, independent restaurants. There. I said it. And in talking with a bunch of West Siders last […]

Review: Chef’s Cafe

Review: Chef’s Cafe

My friend Brian always has the best restaurant recommendations.  They’re not always something I’d pick myself, are usually right under my nose (but I’ve never noticed them) and are usually pretty good.  Chef’s Cafe was his most recent pick, found on Fields Ertel Road– not […]

MoCA in East Walnut Hills Closes

MoCA in East Walnut Hills Closes

Several readers have asked about MoCA in East Walnut Hills, as it closed rather abruptly. Here’s what I found out. MoCA, a mainstay of East Walnut Hills for four years, closed December 30 due to “irresolvable differences” with the landlord. According to a post by […]

It’s a Blogiversary!

It’s a Blogiversary!

Wow, it’s wine me, dine me’s 4th Blogiversary!  Well, actually, yesterday was– a day late and a dollar short– but that’s okay.  Four years!  You guys have been hanging out with me for four years!  Thank you, thank you.  I truly appreciate everyone who comments […]

Review: Mai Thai

Review: Mai Thai

It’s not often that I’m charmed by a restaurant while I’m in the parking lot, but you have to see Mai Thai to believe it. This little place, close to Florence Mall, used to be a Long John Silver’s.  Now, it looks like it’s always […]

New Year, New Food Truck: Eat Mobile Dining

New Year, New Food Truck: Eat Mobile Dining

Eat Mobile Dining, a new food truck run by Jason Perkins, an MCI graduate, will hit the road sometime this month.  Instead of street food like many food trucks in the area, Eat Mobile specializes in “finer dining”– according to the menu, that means things […]

wine me, dine me, marry me (in Paris)

wine me, dine me, marry me (in Paris)

Hello, friends!  Radio silence for the past week, I know– we’ve been on vacation, first in London and then in Paris.  And today is a pretty special day (and, since it’s my blog, I can write about it): our anniversary. Yes, The Better Half and […]

Grammer’s Now Open Only for Private Events

Grammer’s Now Open Only for Private Events

Grammer’s, the historic bar owned by the Relish Group, is now open only for private events, per Dan Wade of the Relish Group. This was effective as of last Saturday. “There is not enough business to successfully operate financially daily, so we will be open […]

And we have a winner…
Mayberry moving to the old Courtyard space

Mayberry moving to the old Courtyard space

Josh Campbell is moving his first restaurant, Mayberry, a few blocks into Over-the-Rhine and into the old Courtyard space at 1211 Main Street. The Courtyard space has been closed for a couple of years, and for the past two has only been open for special […]

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