Author: Julie Niesen

Up and Coming Cincy Chefs benefits Cystic Fibrosis, Sunday August 28

Up and Coming Cincy Chefs benefits Cystic Fibrosis, Sunday August 28

Three up and coming chefs– Travis Maier from Aroma, Blake Maier from poco a poco, Lauren Brown from the University Club and Christina Dimartino from Seny and The Palace are teaming up for a dinner to benefit Cystic Fibrosis. Here are the details: Date: August […]

Mad Men Food:  The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

Mad Men Food: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

There really haven’t been enough meals or cocktails this season (I know poor Michelle has been struggling with her Mad Men Mondays, since no one is doing anything other than drinking straight Canadian Club or Stoli, though I spied a bottle of Jameson for some […]

Cocktail Hour Extra: Tuscan Summer from Great American Ball Park
Cocktail Hour, Bartini’s, Jean-Robert’s Table, Kroeger and Sons
Suite New Menu at GABP

Suite New Menu at GABP

(Guest post by The Boyfriend) This is definitely not your traditional ballpark fare. But it’s something I could learn to like in a hurry. On Thursday, the Cincinnati Reds, along with representatives of Food Network, introduced new menu items available in suites at Great American […]

Junior League Cookbook Event September 16, 7 PM

Junior League Cookbook Event September 16, 7 PM

I have to disclose: I’m in this year’s Provisional class for the Junior League, but I’ve had the cookbook since it came out– and made a few recipes. It’s really polished, both in appearance and recipe-wise. There’s some good stuff in there! Do you want […]

Casinos, Restaurants and Paula Deen

Casinos, Restaurants and Paula Deen

Paula Deen, who I thought couldn’t get any more commercial, is now licensing her recipes and likeness to a casino buffet. Not joking. Harrah’s (who will be operating Cincinnati’s casino) is opening Paula Deen Dining and Buffet at its Horseshoe Casino in Southern Indiana, just […]

Cincinnati Restaurant Inspections Now Online

Cincinnati Restaurant Inspections Now Online

From the Enquirer: City of Cincinnati health department and food safety inspections are now online.  I looked up a few of my favorites– and invariably, most restaurants will get a violation at some point, but it’s the fact that the health department goes back and […]

I’m back!

I’m back!

After a week in Miami, presenting to hundreds of people and enjoying a bit of the Miami nightlife, I’m back home and a little worn out. Some highlights: Barton G is a spectacle.  Some of the food is great, but a lot of it is […]

Cocktail Hour: The Mai Tai

Cocktail Hour: The Mai Tai

Cross posted at Cincinnati Cocktails. Hi, my name is Craig Hochscheid, I run the Cincinnati Cocktails website and I’m guest posting for Julie today. I’m crazy about Tiki cocktails, those exotic libations brimming with rum, fruit juices and spices that instantly transport the drinker to […]

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