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wmdm’s Holiday Gift List: part 4 (Local(ish) Libations)
5B Conference Registration is open!

5B Conference Registration is open!

Attention bloggers! Registration is now open for the 5B: Believers in Better Beer, Bites and Blogging Conference to be held Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the Cincinnati Convention Center. For more information and to begin the application process, go to http://www.hoperatives.com/?page_id=9709 and follow the instructions […]

Cocktail Hour:  Hot Buttered Rum

Cocktail Hour: Hot Buttered Rum

(Guest post by The Better Half) A couple of weeks ago, Julie and I were sitting at the bar at Senate, having a late-night dinner.  Actually, I was there for dinner; Julie was just having a drink. As usual, the place was busy, and I didn’t actually […]

wmdm’s Holiday Gift List: Part 3 (and another giveaway!)

wmdm’s Holiday Gift List: Part 3 (and another giveaway!)

This has been the season for some excellent cookbooks coming right out of Ohio!  And the best part?  You can win every book I write about today.  You probably won’t get them in time for Christmas or Hanukkah, but if your new year’s resolution is […]

Really, Bengals?

Really, Bengals?

I love Tina Fey (this is probably no surprise to any of you). I particularly loved the Weekend Update segments where she and Seth Meyers asked about certain topics, “Really?” So, I ask the Bengals organization: Really? I went to the Bengals game yesterday with […]

Crosstown Blowout

Crosstown Blowout

(Guest post by The Better Half) I’m a lucky guy. The Lady of the Blog, between business travel and the occasional double-booking on her busy social calendar, has no choice but send me occasionally to cover events for wine me, dine me. Her loss is […]

Brew River Gastropub to open in the old Maribelle’s Space

Brew River Gastropub to open in the old Maribelle’s Space

Several readers have let me know that there’s a sign up in the old Maribelle’s space in the East End (they are moving to Oakley with an opening date of Spring 2011) that says “Brew River Gastropub Opening Soon”. I’ve been poking around and that’s […]

Announcing… the 5B Conference (and it’s local)!

Announcing… the 5B Conference (and it’s local)!

Hey, bloggers, here’s a fun project I’m involved with that you might be interested in. I guarantee– lots of fun (and beer. Beer is good!). Hoperatives in conjunction with Cincy Winter Beerfest is proud to announce the 5B: Believers in Better Beer, Bites and Blogging Conference to be held […]

Review: Taste of Belgium Cafe

Review: Taste of Belgium Cafe

I love Europe.  Each year, The Better Half and I take our Christmas savings and instead of buying each other gifts, we hop on a plane and fly to some combination of European countries.  Last year, we headed to Brussels and Paris.  This year, we’ll […]

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