Author: Julie Niesen

Gourmet Magazine Folds

Gourmet Magazine Folds

Gourmet Magazine, the “granddaddy” of all food magazines (and the magazine that recently featured Cincinnati’s own Tucker’s) is going out of business.  According to Time Magazine, their content will be rolled into Epicurious.com, at least in part. Pretty sad– they just released their new cookbook, […]

Alton Brown on other Food Network stars
Upgrade: Disqus Commenting

Upgrade: Disqus Commenting

Hi, All! I’m hoping this doesn’t discourage commenting from legitimate commenters, but I’ve installed Disqus, which is a simple commenting tool. You have to create a login (or you can Facebook Connect, which is pretty simple!) to post a comment, but it should make things […]

The word I swore I’d never use…

The word I swore I’d never use…

(Guest post by The Boyfriend) Orgasmic. There.  I said it, and I’m glad. A high school English teacher and former newspaper reporter with an average to above-average vocabulary, I can do better.  And when I started writing the occasional post for wine me, dine me, […]

Blue Elephant to open in Oakley

Blue Elephant to open in Oakley

From the Enquirer: Two restaurateurs from San Jose will soon bring a taste of Thai food from the West Coast to the Queen City. Saowanit and Somsak Wongtouwan plan to open the Blue Elephant, a Thai bistro and sushi restaurant in January along Wasson Road […]

Jean-Robert and the CSO Make Beautiful  Music Together

Jean-Robert and the CSO Make Beautiful Music Together

(Man, am I clever.) Jean-Robert de Cavel, chef-in-residence at the Midwest Culinary Institute, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will be pairing up to present “Pre-Concert Movable Feasts”, starting October 2. Each Friday, at the Critic’s Club, Jean-Robert will cater dinner to benefit the MCI Scholarship […]

New Commenting and Disclosure Policies

New Commenting and Disclosure Policies

Well, that was an eventful 24 hours or so. Because of all of the comments I got on Local 127, some of them really engaging, and others… well, not so engaging… comments, I’ve now got a commenting policy.  Until now, I have let all comments […]

Re-Review: Sung Korean Bistro

Re-Review: Sung Korean Bistro

I realized that the first restaurant I wrote about, Sung Korean Bistro, way back in November of 2007, hasn’t been revisited since then. I don’t know why– I loved the food the first time (and the meal I had at a wine dinner a month […]

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