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Bockfest: What To Eat

Bockfest: What To Eat

It’s Bockfest time! My favorite time of year: full of Bock beer, crazy Sausage Queen festivities and food– German and not.   Want to read my picks for Bockfest favorites?  Check out WCPO’s Bockfest Guide. It’s free!

Junior League of Cincinnati Cinsation Best Bite of the Night

Junior League of Cincinnati Cinsation Best Bite of the Night

It’s that time of year — the Junior League of Cincinnati Cinsation. This is their primary fundraiser to support their efforts, including Refugee Resettlement and Pediatric Oral Health programs.   Anne and I will be judging again! For $85, you get bites from top Cincinnati […]

Review: May Cafe Milford

Review: May Cafe Milford

I guess I have a reputation for being an urban snob. Sure, I live in Over-the-Rhine. Sure, I love that I live and work in the same place.  Sure, I love my walkable community and not driving a lot. Sure!  But I pretty much dig any […]

Giveaway: Women Helping Women Sunday Salon

Giveaway: Women Helping Women Sunday Salon

Women Helping Women, a local organization that helps more than 13,000 survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence stalking each year, is once again hosting its popular Sunday Salon fundraiser series. The series, spread out over Sundays now through the end of March, allows people to […]

Art of Food 2015 Is Almost Here!

Art of Food 2015 Is Almost Here!

It’s back! Art of Food at the Carnegie’s opening night is on February 20 from 6-9 p.m. This one is a fun and unique event — not only do you get to try great food from chefs around the city, you get to experience art […]

Review: Lachey’s Bar

Review: Lachey’s Bar

The Better Half likes to go to sports bars.  He’s a far bigger sports fan than I am, and sometimes he just wants to watch a game on a gigantic screen with a couple of beers. I, of course, go with him because I am […]

AAA Diamond Awards 2015 out, Cincinnati Wins.

AAA Diamond Awards 2015 out, Cincinnati Wins.

The AAA Diamond Awards 2015 for restaurants were announced today.  Cincinnati, as usual, represents well, with Orchids at Palm Court leading the pack with 5 stars, the only 5-star restaurant in Ohio. Four Diamonds were awarded to Boca, The Palace at the Cincinnatian, The Celestial and […]

Ryan Santos Please Kickstarts for a Permanent Home

Ryan Santos Please Kickstarts for a Permanent Home

Pop-Up dinners are popular around the country, and for a year or so here, we had several running in various locations around the city.  The standout? Please, headed up by Ryan Santos.  That consistency — and creativity– has paid off, as Santos is now looking […]

Giveaway: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Taste of the World

Giveaway: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Taste of the World

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Taste of the World is coming up on Saturday.  You’re going, right?   You should: it benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Cincinnati, which helps find cures for blood cancers.  To date, the LLS has provided more than $1 billion […]

eat play give provides brunch (and a whole lot  more).

eat play give provides brunch (and a whole lot more).

It’s that time of year: my favorite time of year, where I spend all week looking forward to eat play give and their brunch, which benefits the de Cavel Family SIDS fund.  It’s this Sunday, from 11:30-2:30 and will feature a wide array of dishes […]

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