Author: Julie Niesen

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Review: Zip’s

Review: Zip’s

Can you believe in 2.5 years of wine me, dine me I’ve never written about Zip’s? Burgers in Cincinnati are a divisive issue. ¬†The classic rivalry is between Zip’s fans and Quatman’s fans, with Terry’s Turf Club entering the fray as a relative newcomer. ¬†Quatman’s […]

Graeter’s Ice Cream in NYTimes

Graeter’s Ice Cream in NYTimes

Graeter’s is sure getting a lot of press these days, what with Food Wars coming to Cincinnati today to do Graeter’s vs. Aglamesis, and now a profile on Graeter’s expansion outside of Cincinnati (as well as their new, state-of-the-art production facility) in the New York […]

Guilty Pleasures and Embarrassing Foods

Guilty Pleasures and Embarrassing Foods

Hi there. I’m Julie. And I have a confession to make. I like to eat junk sometimes. ¬†There. I said it. Earlier today, I asked my Twitter followers two questions. The first: “What is your guilty pleasure food?” and the second, “What foods are you […]

Review: 20 Brix

Review: 20 Brix

It’s easy to get into a routine. You live in one place, work in the same place– or maybe another– and have your regular stops during your week. You might stop by the dry cleaners, the grocery store, get some shoes repaired, get your hair […]

A Tavola Pizzeria to open in the Gateway Quarter

A Tavola Pizzeria to open in the Gateway Quarter

What started as a pizza party at Take the Cake in Northside is now opening as a restaurant in the Gateway Quarter. A Tavola Pizzeria, owned by Jared Wayne, Bill Draznik and Sam Ginocchio, will be opening at 1222 Vine Street (which is, I believe, […]

Jeremy Luers leaves Rookwood, joins Teller’s

Jeremy Luers leaves Rookwood, joins Teller’s

I’ve known Jeremy Luers left the Rookwood for a few days, but I had no idea where he was going! Chef Luers, formerly of Boca and Babbo in NYC will join the staff at Teller’s starting immediately. He’ll be heading up their Beer Dinner on […]

Buy a Duck, Feed the Hungry

Buy a Duck, Feed the Hungry

What will you be doing on Sunday? Turning on the fireworks? Going to a picnic? Before you go, click this link: Rubber Duck Regatta and buy some ducks to feed the hungry. Right. ¬†It’s that time of year again, time for the biggest Freestore Foodbank […]

Random thoughts about being carless in Cincinnati
La Poste films web series about their opening

La Poste films web series about their opening

Ever wonder how a restaurant gets from a concept to opening? La Poste, a restaurant opening in the Fall, headed up by Bryant Phillips (sommelier at the Wise Owl and formerly of Chalk) and David Taylor (also of the Wise Owl and formerly of Lavomatic) […]

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