Author: Julie Niesen

Review: Local 127 (First Impressions)

Review: Local 127 (First Impressions)

The much-ballyhooed replacement restaurant for Jean-Robert at Pigall’s opened this past Tuesday.  I had intended on going on Wednesday (the opening night was booked), but ended up pushing my reservations out until Friday.  I figured that this was for the best– I really don’t tend […]

Because Cincinnati needs the chance to thrive.
L’shana tova!

L’shana tova!

To my Jewish friends, a very sweet new year! A traditional Rosh Hashanah dish is apple cake– I’m linking to a couple of recipes here both for my reference (man, do I love apple cake!) and in case you’re looking for a recipe. Smitten Kitchen’s […]

Tucker’s on Vine in OTR Receives National Recognition

Tucker’s on Vine in OTR Receives National Recognition

How exciting! Tucker’s, my favorite breakfast place, has been named one of Gourmet‘s “worth your money” restaurants, along with such incredibly famous restaurants as Alinea. Read more about it on Michael’s blog.  Now I can’t wait until my copy of Gourmet comes in the mail.   […]

Review: Brown Dog Cafe

Review: Brown Dog Cafe

Everyone from my company’s hubs seem to be in my office this week, including my manager (she’s not based in Cincinnati, so I don’t see her very often). We went to dinner, and of course, she asked me to choose.  I had originally wanted to […]

Yet another Bootsy’s Lunch Special!
Lunch Today: Bootsy’s giving away $50 GC to Carlo and Johnny’s
Local 127 to Open Tonight

Local 127 to Open Tonight

..but don’t try to get in, they’re booked solid! The tidbits I’ve heard sound interesting– the waitstaff will all wear Chuck Taylors, for example– and there will be a focus on local (get it?) food. Mayor Mallory is apparently dining tonight. If anyone goes tonight– […]

World Food Bar to Open New Concept Downtown

World Food Bar to Open New Concept Downtown

Okay, so some folks call OTR downtown, but Chef Josh Campbell (whose photo is at the left), owner of World Food Bar will be opening a lunch spot in the Central Business District. World Food Bar, which opened a few months ago in a Findlay […]

One more Bootsy’s Gift Certificate Promotion

One more Bootsy’s Gift Certificate Promotion

If I had a nickel for every email I get about these… Bootsy’s is doing $50 gift certificates to the Waterfront tomorrow at lunchtime. Spend $15 on lunch (I suggest one of the bento boxes or the burgers), receive a $50 gift certificate. This is, […]

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