Julie Niesen

July 30, 2012

Shanghai Mama’s Officially Open

Shanghai Mama, the longtime late night favorite, is now open with a full liquor license– they consider themselves “officially open”.  They’re open until 3 AM on […]
July 24, 2012

Cocktail Hour: Pisco Sour

It’s time for Tales of the Cocktail, the biggest get-together for bartenders, cocktail enthusiasts and spirits in the country. I’m here for the second time, covering […]
July 23, 2012

Enzo’s in OTR Catches Fire

As I was driving home from a lunch meeting, I noticed a ton of fire trucks, including firefighters in full gear, a ladder truck with the […]
July 23, 2012

Bits and Bites: Mac’s Pizza Half Price Mondays

The Better Half and I wandered into Mac’s Pizza Pub in Clifton last Monday, and were delighted to find that it was half-price pizza night! Every […]
July 23, 2012

Recipe: Tomato-Cucumber Salad

Hello, Local 12 viewers! Click on “Recipes” at the top of the blog for more wine me, dine me recipes! This simple salad is an easy […]
July 22, 2012

Recipe: Thomas Keller’s Fried Chicken

I am married to a native Southerner.  My grandmother was from the hills of Owenton, Kentucky. I have never made fried chicken. First, I just don’t […]