Category: friday five

Friday Five:  Post-imbibification sustenance
Friday Five:  On the side, please

Friday Five: On the side, please

(Guest post by The Artist Formerly Known as “The Boyfriend”) Complete the following:  Baked possum and _______. (Stick with me.  There’s a point here, I promise.) If you answered with anything other than “sweet potatoes,” you’re probably not a native Southerner.  And even though it […]

Friday Five: Taste of Cincinnati
Friday Five: Derby Drinks
Friday Five:  Cinco de  Mayo
Friday Five: Spring Libations

Friday Five: Spring Libations

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been hooked on springy cocktails, beers and wines. Despite the fact that it’s still raining (and raining… and RAINING) I’m hell-bent on casting off the jackets and drinking refreshing drinks. Here are my favorites: 1. Garden and Tonic. […]

Friday Five: Spring Treats

Friday Five: Spring Treats

It’s springtime!  The temperatures are starting to warm (occasionally), the rain has let up (well, until this afternoon) and the flowering trees are starting to bud (oh, my allergies…).  Springtime means spring treats, and here are a few I love.  I grew up Catholic, but […]

Friday Five: Indian

Friday Five: Indian

Ah, Indian food. Clifton is to Indian food as Hyde Park is to Thai and Sushi. However, I’m finding recently that great Indian restaurants have escaped the “college food” stigma and have moved into other areas of the city. These are my favorites– in no […]

Friday Five: Bockfest
Friday Five: Fries

Friday Five: Fries

There is nothing, to me, more perfect than a potato, deep-fried and seasoned to crispy perfection. There’s also nothing more disappointing than a fry that lands flat. I’ve had so many bad fries– so frozen I could taste the freezer burn, limp, undercooked, overcooked– that […]

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