Author: Julie Niesen

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Review: Through the Garden

Review: Through the Garden

Through the Garden is a classic Blue Ash restaurant, that’s been either around the corner or somewhat near at least three of the jobs I’ve had in the past ten years, but I’ve never actually gone there for lunch. I’ve had their catering before, which […]

Mayberry/World Food Bar Owner to open Urban Grocery Store

Mayberry/World Food Bar Owner to open Urban Grocery Store

As a bunch of local Twitter folks were discussing urban grocery stores on Twitter yesterday, The Enquirer ran a development blog post discussing the opening of a new urban grocery store in the Central Business District. This store, called Mayberry Foodstuffs according to the Business […]

Review: Les Macarons de Jean-Francois

Review: Les Macarons de Jean-Francois

Macarons are quite possibly my favorite confection. I don’t think they’re going to be “the next cupcake”, since they’re tricky to make and involve some fairly expensive ingredients (almond flour, finely milled, is not cheap). Macarons are, essentially, egg whites, sugar, and almond flour cookies […]

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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 […]

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