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Mullane’s Parkside Cafe Evicted

Mullane’s Parkside Cafe Evicted

According to Mullane’s Facebook page, they were evicted from their space at 1222 Race Street. From Ellen Faeth: “but sadly, after investing in excess of $50,000 of my own money in this venture, today we were evicted because of an error in my calculations about […]

Mini Review: Pizza Bomba

Mini Review: Pizza Bomba

I finally got a taste of Pizza Bomba, what I’ve been referring to as the “next, mythical food truck”– mythical because they were on Twitter, but not actually making pizza for quite a while. Thank goodness they got a few truck issues resolved and are […]

Opening Day: New Eats at GABP

Opening Day: New Eats at GABP

I was very surprised when the Reds invited me to their press event to debut their new dining selections at the ball park. For the past few years, The Better Half and I have been kind of (okay, very) critical of their selections, particularly when […]

Food Trucks In Negotiations Serve at Taste of Cincinnati

Food Trucks In Negotiations Serve at Taste of Cincinnati

Corrected:  I spoke with Chris Kemper from the Cincinnati Chamber– the food trucks aren’t finalized yet, but they are in negotiations. Just heard this from Tom Acito, the owner of Cafe de Wheels: The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce is negotiating with food trucks to serve […]

Vintage Restaurant Menus

Vintage Restaurant Menus

My friend Monika pointed me out to some really cool menus for sale on eBay— all from landmark Cincinnati restaurants, most of which are now closed. Frisch’s Mt. Vernon Iron Horse Inn in Glendale (looks to be from the 60s) El Greco (I remember my […]

Review: Velvet Smoke

Review: Velvet Smoke

Findlay Market isn’t just a place to buy produce and spices and gelato, but also a small business incubator.  That’s why you’ll see small businesses occasionally leave and head to bigger locations, or expand, like Taste of Belgium did.  In speaking with Cheryl Eagleson, the […]

Diner en Blanc Coming to Cincinnati This Summer

Diner en Blanc Coming to Cincinnati This Summer

As an unabashed Francophile, I keep up on what is going on in my favorite city– via blogs, friends in Paris, or occasionally coverage in a US publication, like the New York Times. I remembered reading about Diner en Blanc in the Times last year, […]

Review: Kreimer’s Bier Haus West
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Review: The French Lunch Tray at Jean-Robert’s Table

Review: The French Lunch Tray at Jean-Robert’s Table

I took a day off a few weeks ago and, finding myself downtown, decided that I needed to eat lunch out. I tweeted that I was doing so, and immediately got two nearly identical responses: “Go try the lunch tray at Jean-Robert’s Table.” Easy enough. […]

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