Author: Julie Niesen

Green Papaya Benefits Haiti on Sunday

Green Papaya Benefits Haiti on Sunday

The Green Papaya in Hyde Park is donating 100% of their proceeds on Sunday to The American Red Cross to support disaster relief in Haiti. The owners are donating the food so that every penny you spend goes to Haitians in need. Sa and Ta, […]

Re-Review: Lavomatic (Small Bites & Cocktails)
Best of Cincinnati!

Best of Cincinnati!

Wow! wine me, dine me is one of the initial nominees (based on the top vote-getters for last year) for City Beat’s Best of Cincinnati in the blog category, along with some other great blogs (actually, all of them are great, and I know most […]

The Senate to open in early February

The Senate to open in early February

Soapbox is reporting that The Senate, on Vine Street in Over-the-Rhine, will open in early February. This is great news– I know that they’ve struggled with some liquor license issues, which delayed their previous Fall 2009 opening. The menu looks great– can’t wait to try […]

Review: Mayberry

Review: Mayberry

Mayberry has been open for a while– and open for dinner since sometime in November.  Because I wasn’t in Cincinnati a single Friday or Saturday night in November, my first opportunity to experience Mayberry came about because my mom made a Christmas request:  “I don’t […]

And we have a winner!

And we have a winner!

I just closed comments on the Fully Loaded Tea post, and we have a winner via random.org… #33! …which was a trackback. So I went again! #20! Susan R, I’ll be emailing you momentarily so you can send me your address, and you’ll receive your […]

Fully Loaded Teas (Enter to Win)

Fully Loaded Teas (Enter to Win)

I get lots of PR pitches, and accept very few.  I’ve got two more that you’ll see in the next couple of weeks– all revolving around food and drink, but not restaurant-oriented– so stay tuned. The first ptich was from Fully Loaded Teas, which just […]

Save OTR.

Save OTR.

A couple of disclosures: 1) I have lived in Over-the-Rhine for three years, and have spent the better part of a decade in and around OTR and downtown, living, working and playing. The Boyfriend and I recently purchased a condo and are invested in the […]

Two years?

Two years?

Have I really been doing this for two years? I started wine me, dine me two years ago on January 3. As I was busy recovering from a trip before going on another one, I sort of forgot. Oops. Here’s to many more years of […]

Review: Melt Eclectic Deli

Review: Melt Eclectic Deli

Northside has such a great concentration of unique restaurants, and other fun things to do. Slim’s, Honey, Take the Cake, Sidewinders, Hideaway and Melt– to name a few! I’ve done Slim’s, Honey, and Take the Cake (and have a review of Hideway pending), leaving Sidewinders […]

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