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Apple Watch: I’m Breaking Up With You

Apple Watch: I’m Breaking Up With You

  I am an early adopter; always have been. From my first computer in 1992, to being the first of my friends with a Kindle, to constantly pressing F5 while watching Apple keynotes, to testing beta software, to being the first of my friends with […]

Green Bean Delivery: A Lifesaver!

Green Bean Delivery: A Lifesaver!

I used Green Bean Delivery a few years ago. I liked the concept: a random box of vegetables and fruits!  Such creativity would be inspired by this weekly delivery! It didn’t work out that way. My travel schedule interfered. I didn’t cancel things.  I wasted […]

Tasty Bite: XīnXīnNàTí BiànDang

Tasty Bite: XīnXīnNàTí BiànDang

I don’t think I’ve ever actually set foot into the Forum Apartments. Little did I know that hidden in the labyrinthine area of “suites” near the gym I’d find the pickup point of XīnXīnNàTí BiànDang. Michael Kou, whose food you may be familiar with– his […]

Orchids Celebrates its 85th Anniversary Tonight!

Orchids Celebrates its 85th Anniversary Tonight!

Happy Birthday to Orchids at the Hilton Netherland Plaza! Chef Todd Kelly and his staff are pulling out all the stops tonight with a birthday dinner! For $85 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), you can sample dishes from menus throughout the years. It will […]

Tapas Tuesday at Salazar OTR

Tapas Tuesday at Salazar OTR

What are you doing tonight? Nothing? Run down to Salazar OTR for Tapas Tuesday.  Every Tuesday, Salazar features a brand-new menu of tapas — everything from gazpacho blanco (made with almonds and grapes) to Spanish-style charcuterie and everything in between. It’s always delicious, always different, […]

Remembering Rosie & Bounty at Joe’s Diner
Joe’s Diner Taken Over by Bounty Paper Towels Tomorrow, 4/28!

Joe’s Diner Taken Over by Bounty Paper Towels Tomorrow, 4/28!

Bounty, one of Cincinnati’s iconic Procter and Gamble brands, is celebrating its 50th birthday this year with a pretty innovative event (that’s open to the public!). Joe’s Diner on Sycamore will be taken over by Bounty all day tomorrow (6 a.m. to 6 p.m.), serving […]

Best Bite: Sushi Bombs at Sushi Samurais

Best Bite: Sushi Bombs at Sushi Samurais

Secret: if you find the right, unassuming sushi restaurant, they are often better than trendier, more expensive places (and certainly less expensive). For a recent dinner with friends, we went up to Sushi Samurais. Though they have a limited menu of sashimi and nigiri, they […]

The Cincinnati Food and Wine Classic Winner Is…

The Cincinnati Food and Wine Classic Winner Is…

The winner of the Cincinnati Food and Wine Classic & wine me, dine me Best Bite contest is….   Ameet Chimote, with his delicious Indian “Madras Thali”.  Congratulations, Ameet, you win a Saturday Savor pass for you and a guest!   However, we have one more winner. […]

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