Recent Posts

World Choir Games: Check out the Market Garden on 5th!

World Choir Games: Check out the Market Garden on 5th!

Hey, World Choir Games participants and attendees (or downtown office workers, or downtown residents… or just plain hungry people). If you want to take a break from the heat and grab some quick food, head over to 5th and Race for the Market Garden, populated […]

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

In the past few days I’ve been to Indianapolis for an interview (I, like another local food blogger, got laid off last month), Detroit for a Detroit Tigers game (after kicking ourselves for not bringing our passports, as The Better Half is a big fan […]

Arts Weekend: Ensemble Theater + Cincinnati Opera + OTR
Yelp 4th of July Extravaganza
Review: Boca

Review: Boca

Boca, first in Northside, now in Oakley and soon in the old Maisonette space downtown, has been a staple of local “best-of” lists for years.  This past year, it was #9; in 2011, #2.  The cuisine is mostly Italian, with some definite French influence.  The […]

Review: Moerlein Lager House

Review: Moerlein Lager House

The view, the view, the view. It’s about time someone in Cincinnati took advantage of the fact that we live on a river. Covington has riverside dining. Newport takes advantage of views. Why not Cincinnati? The food could be from a vending machine and the […]

Win Tickets to Red, Pink & Blue!

Win Tickets to Red, Pink & Blue!

Tomorrow, Red, Pink and Blue will be taking the stage– and by stage, I mean the Purple People bridge– by storm to benefit the American Heart Association, Pink Ribbon Girls and American Lung Association. There’s a fashion show featuring Amy Kirchen designs, cocktails and vendors […]

Review: Yum Yum Chinese
Father’s Day: Local Chefs, Dads Share Memorable Meals

Father’s Day: Local Chefs, Dads Share Memorable Meals

My dad does not cook.  The extent of his cooking was always 1. Microwaving a hot dog; 2. Microwaving frozen White Castles or 3. Calling for pizza.  La Rosa’s. Double extra cheese, original crust.  My most vivid food memories with him include his standard steak […]

Recipe: Fried Cheese Grits

Recipe: Fried Cheese Grits

(Mini-post by The Better Half) Is there anything better than crispy, browned melted cheese? The edges of baked mac & cheese, for example? Or the overflow from cheese toast that sticks to the baking sheet? (My sister and I used to fight over that one.) […]

%d bloggers like this: