Author: Julie Niesen

Review: Dusmesh

Review: Dusmesh

I just keep eating Indian food.  It’s not a bad thing, I don’t think– I’ve certainly gotten a tour of Cincinnati’s Indian offerings, since every time I post about one, I get three more suggestions for others to try.  Dusmesh was at the top of […]

Where did you have Easter brunch?

Where did you have Easter brunch?

For those of you that celebrate (or those of you that don’t but still like to eat out on Sundays), where did you head for brunch? A quick spin through Facebook shows that Orchids, Via Vite, and Rookwood were all noted as “best brunch!” (with […]

Friday Five: Spring Libations

Friday Five: Spring Libations

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been hooked on springy cocktails, beers and wines. Despite the fact that it’s still raining (and raining… and RAINING) I’m hell-bent on casting off the jackets and drinking refreshing drinks. Here are my favorites: 1. Garden and Tonic. […]

How to make a restaurant insanely popular
Cirque du Soleil: Ovo

Cirque du Soleil: Ovo

So every blog and its brother is writing about Cirque du Soleil’s dress rehearsal that a lot of us attended last night. You can read reviews of the performance from a couple of folks: Cincinnati Readventure 5chw4r7z Family Friendly Cincinnati And I’m sure there will […]

The Skinny Pig to open in East Walnut Hills

The Skinny Pig to open in East Walnut Hills

Jenny from Urban Cincy wrote about Josh Campbell’s new place, The Skinny Pig, opening in East Walnut Hills.  I’ve been meaning to talk more extensively to Josh about this for a couple of weeks now, but kept missing him– I’m so glad another restaurant is […]

Your Favorite Burger
Review: Quatman Cafe

Review: Quatman Cafe

By the way we Cincinnatians talk, you’d think that everyone with a blue-collar background lives on the West side, and everyone who drives a German import lives on the East side, and never the two shall meet. Obviously, Norwood has been left out of the […]

New Taco Bar in OTR (and thoughts on food)

New Taco Bar in OTR (and thoughts on food)

Laura Baverman is reporting that Bakersfield will open in the old Metronation space on Vine Street, next to Lavomatic. A bar and grill that serves tacos with a country/honky tonk feel. It’s owned by the folks who started Currito and will open in October. I’ll […]

Friday Five: Spring Treats

Friday Five: Spring Treats

It’s springtime!  The temperatures are starting to warm (occasionally), the rain has let up (well, until this afternoon) and the flowering trees are starting to bud (oh, my allergies…).  Springtime means spring treats, and here are a few I love.  I grew up Catholic, but […]

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