Author: Julie Niesen

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Review: Newport Pizza Company

Review: Newport Pizza Company

After The Vagina Monologues on Saturday, the cast headed to Mokka/Sunset Grill for drinks (Saturday is Ladies’ Night, $2 wells, drafts, and wine– not bad), and discovered that their kitchen is closed after about 10 PM. No worries– they brought us a menu for Newport […]

Discussion (and mini-review): LaRosa’s

Discussion (and mini-review): LaRosa’s

(This was inspired by a review of LaRosa’s pizza in Slice.  I started thinking– are Cincinnati traditions really good, or are they just traditions?  The first in a series.) Is LaRosa’s as good as when I was a kid? We ate nothing but LaRosa’s pizza […]

Review: Vito’s Cafe, Ft. Thomas

Review: Vito’s Cafe, Ft. Thomas

Full disclosure:  I get a lot of emails from PR folks, many of them not quite applicable to the blog (if it’s happening in NYC, I’m not really the target audience…).  Vito’s PR company pitched me on a free meal, and I took them up […]

Vote for Michelle!

Vote for Michelle!

Have you heard about the Murphy-Goode contest? Murphy-Goode, a Sonoma Valley winery, is sponsoring a live-in social media job– $60,000 over six months– where you get to learn all about the winemaking process and tell everyone else about it! In order to enter, you have […]

Taste of NFL: June 19, 2009

Taste of NFL: June 19, 2009

Last year, I had the pleasure of an invite to Taste of NFL, a food event that occurs in every NFL city, every year, in conjunction with a local food bank.  The partner for the Bengals is FreestoreFoodBank, one of my very favorite local charities. […]

Big wine me, dine me news

Big wine me, dine me news

I am thrilled to announce my partnership with Cincinnati.com and the Cincinnati Enquirer as one of the first members of their blogging network. Cincinnati.com approached me a month or so ago, wanting to expand their coverage and impact in the community.  The conversation really impressed […]

Review: City View Tavern

Review: City View Tavern

Ever since I started this blog (and divulged that Terry and I really  like a good burger), I’ve heard the same thing over and over again: “You have to try Cityview!”  Located in Mt. Adams, City View Tavern is known for a couple of things: […]

Review: Tino Vino

Review: Tino Vino

Michelle and I really don’t get out enough together.  When I had a Friday afternoon free, we met up at Tino Vino for a couple of glasses of wine, food, and lots of giggling (that’s kind of what we do). Tino Vino is a winery […]

Hamburger Mary’s News

Hamburger Mary’s News

Barry at Queer Cincinnati and I were supposed to go on a tour of Hamburger Mary’s together, but I had a scheduling conflict. He reports all of the details over on his blog. I’m thrilled to hear that basically.. nothing’s changing. Yay! They’re not quite […]

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