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Lavomatic, new menu

Lavomatic, new menu

I just had a great meal at Lavomatic. Big group, handled beautifully (though, as David pointed out in the comments, it took a little while to get our checks– something I didn’t notice as I was busy gabbing with 5chw4r7z, Krista, @TommyTShirt, Barry and Kate). […]

Another way to help the FreestoreFoodbank

Another way to help the FreestoreFoodbank

If you’re not into the Gift Certificate thing, don’t forget their Virtual Food Drive. Donald over at the Cincinnati Blog issued a blogger’s challenge. If you’d like to give, head over to the Virtual Food Drive and post how much you’ve given here (if you’d […]

Greater Cincinnati Independents + Freestore/Foodbank = Epic Win

Greater Cincinnati Independents + Freestore/Foodbank = Epic Win

Pretty cool– Greater Cincinnati Independents are offering gift certificates for the holidays that work at every GCI restaurant!  That’s a pretty long list, as you can see! The folks at Greater Cincinnati Independents have contacted me about becoming an affiliate– in other words, you, my […]

Review: Palomino Euro Bistro
Recipe: Pumpkin Muffins with Pumpkin Cream Cheese

Recipe: Pumpkin Muffins with Pumpkin Cream Cheese

I love pumpkin flavored anything.  Starbuck’s pumpkin lattes?  Yum.  Pumpkin candles burning in the house? Bring it on.  Pumpkin cheesecake?  Heck yeah.  For breakfast on Sunday morning, Terry and I decided to do Pumpkin Muffins.  Muffins are so simple and tasty, I really don’t know […]

News: Joanne Drilling no longer with Lavomatic; JR no longer at helm
Top Ten Girlfriend Food and Wine Sites

Top Ten Girlfriend Food and Wine Sites

Ooh, thanks Girlfriendology! Debba at Girlfriendology named wine me, dine me one of their top ten girlfriend food and wine sites!  She also mentioned Michelle at wine-girl.net.  Very cool! Now, I have a ton of reviews to do.  Go visit Girlfriendology while you wait!

Cincy Chic: Port and Chocolate

Cincy Chic: Port and Chocolate

Michelle and I collaborated on an article for this week’s Cincy Chic Holiday issue.  She talked about wine and I talked about chocolate.  Yum, yum. Here’s an excerpt.. check out Cincy Chic for the rest! An easy but delicious finish to any holiday party is […]

Hey, Mom!

Hey, Mom!

My mom is not internet savvy. She often joked that the only thing she knew how to do with a computer is dust it. She’s a nurse, and really only uses her computer for work email– they still chart manually! What a concept. Anyway, my […]

News: New Chef at the Palace Restaurant!

News: New Chef at the Palace Restaurant!

Thanks to one of my readers for sending me this tip. The Cincinnatian Hotel has announced its new chef, Jose Salazar.  He’s worked at Blue Ribbon Sushi, Jean Georges and Sumile in New York, and assisted his mentor, Thomas Keller, in opening Per Se and […]

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