Author: Julie Niesen

So the commenting experiment didn’t work.
Jean-Robert de Cavel to open new restaurant downtown.

Jean-Robert de Cavel to open new restaurant downtown.

It’s about time. After Pigall’s closed in February, I can’t tell you how many comments and emails I’ve gotten asking me what Jean-Robert was going to do next. First, of course, there was the MCI partnership. Then, there was the Northside Can Factory rumor. Then, […]

Tweets to Follow– Soapbox Media
Cincinnati’s Blogosphere in Cincy Chic

Cincinnati’s Blogosphere in Cincy Chic

This is kind of a fun week for press here at wine me, dine me. The happy faces at the left are part of Cincy Chic’s “Blogosphere” issue, featuring yours truly, Chris Graves, Kelley Long and Matthew Fenton.  Chris Graves is in charge of the […]

Burbank’s Barbecue Closed?

Burbank’s Barbecue Closed?

Say it isn’t so! While the last trip we made there (I actually have a pending review for Burbank’s, which I guess I’ll sort of do here instead) was disappointing– the pork was dry, the sides (except for the sweet potato casserole) not quite up […]

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 […]

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