Author: Julie Niesen

ForkHeartKnife, open on Main Street

ForkHeartKnife, open on Main Street

I’ve been quietly reading ForkHeartKnife for the past few months, reading about Sierra and Leah and their adventures in opening up a catering business and then a restaurant, which just opened a few days a week on the corner of 14th and Main in Over-the-Rhine.  […]

Cocktail Week: Moose Lips Drink Sips
click* and SSOM

click* and SSOM

Busy tonight? No? Head to the Cincinnati Art Museum for click*, their closing event for the Starburst exhibition. It’s 8-11 PM tonight (Friday). Tickets are $30 at the door and include food, a fashion show, special guest appearances, and music by You, You’re Awesome. Then, […]

Cocktail Week Kickoff: The Paloma

Cocktail Week Kickoff: The Paloma

Today starts World Cocktail Week! Who am I to argue about a week of drinking cocktails? I figured that I would break my days-long silence (lesson: never take a vacation day again) with a cocktail. Or two.  Or maybe a week’s worth– and yes, that […]

Romy Jung leaving Aroma, Travis Maier to take helm
Cocktail Hour: The Mint Julep

Cocktail Hour: The Mint Julep

It’s Derby Day!  Well, almost.  Tomorrow is the Run for the Roses, the 2010 Kentucky Derby.  This is when everyone– at least in this section of America– is obsessed with young horses running their hardest, obnoxious (and some elegant) hats, Derby pie, and Kentucky Burgoo. […]

A Foodie’s Guide to Surviving Food Events

A Foodie’s Guide to Surviving Food Events

It’s that time of year– a lot of food-oriented events start happening in the spring through the fall. It starts each year with 1 Night, 12 Kitchens, and continues with the Taste of Cincinnati, 7 Days for SIDS (the brunch, in particular), Taste of the […]

Six Four Diamond Restaurants in Cincinnati!

Six Four Diamond Restaurants in Cincinnati!

AAA released their annual Diamond award winners– and Cincinnati has six in the Four Diamond category! The Palace at the Cincinnatian Orchids at the Palm Court Nicola’s Boca The Celestial Daveed’s Here are the restaurant requirements and the press release if you want to read […]

Taqueria Mercado now open in Javier’s old location
Review: Taqueria Maya

Review: Taqueria Maya

I am really getting tired of your average Mexican cuisine in Cincinnati.  So much of it is just an Americanized idea of what Mexican is– Americanized into bland, yet humongous portions that anyone from, say, California or Texas looks at with disgust and contempt.  I’ve […]

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