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Review: Istanbul Cafe

Review: Istanbul Cafe

Cincinnati really needs more food choices. I’m not exaggerating here. When the only cultural cuisines represented are a few authentic-ish Mexican places, a lot of Thai, even more sushi, the occasional Chinese restaurant and an entire block of Indian, there’s an issue– particularly in a […]

Recipe: Asian-ish Balsamic Drumsticks, or Variations on a Theme

Recipe: Asian-ish Balsamic Drumsticks, or Variations on a Theme

I’m finding my time freer these days.  I have more time to cook, and I’m having fun playing around with my camera and iPhoto (mental note: upgrade to Aperture).  Don’t be surprised if you get a few more recipes from me (but don’t worry– there […]

Bits and Bites: Bellies and Butts from Senate

Bits and Bites: Bellies and Butts from Senate

Sometimes I eat something awesome– it doesn’t deserve a full restaurant review, but it does deserve mentioning.  Consider it a new feature– and feel free to submit your own bites as well. Senate’s getting a lot of press now– the cover of City Beat, a […]

Taste of NFL 2012: June 13

Taste of NFL 2012: June 13

My favorite part of football? Taste of the NFL. Yes, really. OK, so maybe I’m not a huge football fan (nor a fan of the food at Paul Brown), but Cincinnati’s Taste of the NFL, which is the largest Taste outside of the Super Bowl […]

Paley Named Executive Chef of Metropole Restaurant at 21c Cincinnati

Paley Named Executive Chef of Metropole Restaurant at 21c Cincinnati

21c’s boutique hotel in Cincinnati is set to open soon, and Michael Paley, the current executive chef of Proof on Main and Garage on Market, will be heading up the hotel’s restaurant, Metropole. Metropole will focus on Cincinnati’s European and Germanic dining heritage. Everything will […]

Diner en Blanc: Waiting List and Date Announced

Diner en Blanc: Waiting List and Date Announced

Diner en Blanc, the imported French dinner party, has announced the date for 2012: September 15. They are taking reservations for the Phase 3 waiting list right now. Phase 1 is for prior attendees (well, there aren’t any in Cincinnati) and Les Capitanes– I’m one […]

Grub Crawl #2: Food Trucks!
#CincyGrubCrawl Stop #1: Vegetarian

#CincyGrubCrawl Stop #1: Vegetarian

Join me at 1 PM today for our vegetarian #CincyGrubCrawl!  You can follow the live tweets at #CincyGrubCrawl and I’ll also be using #CincyTaste.  Plus, see the instagram pics from everyone on the crawl (or, hey, just me…) below. [twitter_hashtag hash=”cincygrubcrawl” number=”20″ ] [instapress tag=”#cincygrubcrawl” […]

Venice On Vine Starts Bicycle Delivery

Venice On Vine Starts Bicycle Delivery

Cincinnati is slowly embracing urban living: first, pedicabs, now the second business in the area is doing food deliveries via bicycle. Venice on Vine, a restaurant that not only serves pizza and hoagies, but enables people to get their GED and gives them service skills […]

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