Author: Julie Niesen

Yelp Drinks Week Starts Tonight

Yelp Drinks Week Starts Tonight

Yay, drinking! I found about Yelp Drinks by reviewing my favorite bar in Paris (Shywawa, which is possibly the best bar name ever) and noticing that they had a Yelp Drinks event coming up. A few minutes later, Cincy Yelp’s community manager, Alex Shebar, emailed […]

Thank you, thank you — no fooling
Review: 4LOKO

Review: 4LOKO

I got my hands on it. I got my hands on the most coveted beverage in all of Over-the-Rhine. 4LOKO. With Caffeine. Also known as catnip for college students.  Hyssop for hipsters.  I know, I have a reputation for being a little snobbish, a bit […]

Food + Thought, sponsored by Cincinnati Magazine, Thursday 24 March

Food + Thought, sponsored by Cincinnati Magazine, Thursday 24 March

Food + Thought happens tomorrow– and there are still a few tickets availalble. Cincinnati Magazine did a great profile on local purveyors– everything from pork to kombucha– and they’re being featured at this free event.  If you can’t make it tomorrow– try again on April […]

Giveaway + Discount: Fully Committed, March 25-April 2

Giveaway + Discount: Fully Committed, March 25-April 2

Disclosure: I’m not only on the board of Falcon Theater, I’m their director of social media and publicity.  I haven’t talked as much about the theater here as of late, but this one’s a perfect match to you, my readers. Swear. So, we don’t really […]

Champagne Week on booze me, schmooze me.

Champagne Week on booze me, schmooze me.

For you cocktail-a-holics (okay, maybe not quite the right term), head over to booze me, schmooze me where I’m featuring Champagne Week: all cocktails featuring Champagne or sparkling wine. Here’s the schedule: Monday: The Champagne Cocktail Tuesday: The Kir Royale Wednesday: The French 75 Thursday: […]

Review: Habit’s Cafe

Review: Habit’s Cafe

Habit’s is an Oakley standby. They’re known for bar food, burgers, and their convenient location before and after events at the 20th Century Theater, or just as a neighborhood hangout. For me, my exposure to Habits came a bit later in life, as I’ve never […]

Friday Five: Springtime!

Friday Five: Springtime!

Ah, spring is here. I’ve thrown the windows open, I have daffodils on my mantel, and my chives are busting out all over. Must be spring! So here are five things I’m looking forward to doing this Spring: 1. Baseball, particularly with all of the […]

How I can tell spring is here?
Luck of the Irish
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