Category: food & beverage

Bits & Bites: Frisch’s Nutcracker and Peppermint Hot Fudge Cake

Bits & Bites: Frisch’s Nutcracker and Peppermint Hot Fudge Cake

With a change in season comes a change in appetite. It’s a safe bet that at the first breath of cold air each fall, I’ll shed my yen for salads, sandwiches, and lighter fare in favor of heartier, stick-to-your-ribs meals. And with such a protracted […]

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 […]

Cocktail Hour: The Lackman Presents Piano Man

Cocktail Hour: The Lackman Presents Piano Man

This one isn’t a recipe, but head over to Lackman in Over-the-Rhine during the month of September, and you can try Tabb Harrison’s new cocktail menu, inspired by his favorite musician, Billy Joel. You can try Loneliness, made out of anejo tequila, tobacco bitters, and […]

Cocktail Hour: The Pedro Piper

Cocktail Hour: The Pedro Piper

The most interesting cocktails in the city come from Steven Clement at Salazar. He experiments with sweet, savory, spice (and everything nice) in order to come up with cocktails that are both beautiful and delicious, as well as inventive.  The Pedro Piper is a twist […]

Taste of Belgium OTR Reopens

Taste of Belgium OTR Reopens

I remember the first time I had one of Jean-Francois Flechet’s waffles. He had two waffle irons near one of the entrances to Findlay Market.  It was a cold winter morning, and I couldn’t wait to have my next one. Now, Flechet has a veritable […]

Frisch’s New Look & New Sandwiches

Frisch’s New Look & New Sandwiches

  Perhaps it was the perfect treat for mom when she needed a night out of the kitchen. Maybe it was regular Sunday pre-church breakfast or post-church lunch. Maybe it was the understood choice for post-game celebrations. It might’ve been a sibling’s customary pick come […]

Tullamore D.E.W. Visits Cincinnati

Tullamore D.E.W. Visits Cincinnati

(Guest post by The Better Half) I don’t cover as many events for wmdm as I used to. But if Julie does a good job of piquing my interest, I can be coaxed out of semi-retirement. This particular invite begins, “Hey, Sweetie, interested in free […]

Giveaway: Dan Wright x FUSIAN Sushi Collab

Giveaway: Dan Wright x FUSIAN Sushi Collab

  I love sushi, and I love what the guys at Fusian have been doing — making sushi approachable.  I love Dan Wright and his restaurants, and I also love the Freestore Food Bank and their mission to help the hungry in the Tri-State area. […]

Giveaway: Art of Food 10th Anniversary Tickets

Giveaway: Art of Food 10th Anniversary Tickets

Sad you are missing Art of Food because the traditional Friday event is sold out?   Never fear! The Art of Food’s 10th Anniversary Celebration is from 6-9 on Wednesday, February 24th– and there are still tickets available! Enjoy food from Alfio’s, Jeff Thomas Catering, […]

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 […]

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