Author: Julie Niesen

Review: A Tavola Pizza

Review: A Tavola Pizza

It’s unfair to write a review of a restaurant based on opening night. I had heard about the soft opening for A Tavola, and being I lived so close, made a beeline. I realized, however, that in the interest of fairness, I had to go […]

Yelp Eats Iron Chef Challenge
Your Morning Roast

Your Morning Roast

(Guest post by The Better Half) Even as a child, years before I ever actually tasted the stuff, I loved the smell of coffee. It was the aroma that awakened me most mornings of my life, as my father brewed and downed half a pot […]

Macchiato from Tazza Mia/Japp’s
Review: Stuffed on Vine

Review: Stuffed on Vine

A bit north of Liberty, across from Tucker’s on Vine, sits the old Stenger’s Cafe. Until just recently it had been empty, but Charlena Calloway and Michael Daniels have cleaned it up and reopened it as Stuffed on Vine, featuring gargantuan cheese-stuffed burgers and homestyle […]

On Being a Connossieur
Review: Le’s Cafe

Review: Le’s Cafe

I don’t know that I’ve ever met a banh mi I didn’t like.  However, the granddaddy– er, mama– of banh mi in Cincinnati is not at Pho Lang Thang, but instead at the teeny-tiny cafe in the main branch of the Public Library, Le’s Cafe. […]

Dojo Gelato named to the Top Ten Frozen Dessert Retailers in US

Dojo Gelato named to the Top Ten Frozen Dessert Retailers in US

Did you know there’s a Dessert Professional magazine? I didn’t. I ought to subscribe just for the dessert pictures. Dessert Professional Magazine named Cincinnati’s own Dojo Gelato as one of their Top Ten Frozen Dessert retailers in the US. Most of the winners were in […]

Bits and Bites: Japp’s, A Tavola

Bits and Bites: Japp’s, A Tavola

I popped by Japp’s media opening last night for a couple of drinks. It’s a beautiful space– lots of dark wood, original fixtures from Japp’s when it was a hair and wig store, and new flooring that looks like it’s been there for years. Molly […]

Vote for OTR for a Preservation Grant

Vote for OTR for a Preservation Grant

“This Place Matters” is a contest sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Over-the-Rhine Foundation is currently in second place! Add your vote, and allow the OTR Foundation to receive $25,000 to help preserve historic buildings and OTR’s place on the Historic […]

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