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Cocktail Contest at Japp’s on August 4th

Cocktail Contest at Japp’s on August 4th

For those of you who aren’t going to Paul McCartney, you can see three local female bartenders compete in a cocktail creation contest sponsored by Edible Ohio Valley. From their press release: On August 4, 2011 Edible Ohio Valley, Japp’s, and Buckeye Vodka will host […]

It’s Sales Meeting time again…

It’s Sales Meeting time again…

I’m taking a breather from sessions to say hello, and also mention that this week will be all about some guest bloggers while I toil away in Las Vegas. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it. So while I’m doing a dozen presentations, […]

I love menus (guest post by Dale Marie Pontz of Dames on Games)
Todd Kelly named Chef of the Year at the American Culinary Federation Convention

Todd Kelly named Chef of the Year at the American Culinary Federation Convention

This past week was the American Culinary Federation’s contest, which involved a competition. Todd Kelly of Orchids competed this past weekend, and the results were posted at 10 PM on Tuesday night– and Chef Kelly won Chef of the Year.  For other winners, check out […]

ArtWorks Mural Unveiled on Jean-Robert’s Table
Review:  Nada, Brunch

Review: Nada, Brunch

It’s amazing how one meal can change your opinion of a place.  I’ve always been kind of “meh” on Nada– their guacamole is excellent, drinks are fresh, but things like tacos– well, I’d rather go to La Mexicana and not have to wait for a […]

Taz Converts to Mobile Food Truck

Taz Converts to Mobile Food Truck

Taz, the Symmes Township Mediterranean restaurant, is switching from a bricks-and-mortar restaurant to a food truck. They’ll be open for the next two weeks in their current location (just off the Mason-Montgomery exit, near Pizza Tower) for the next two weeks, then mobile from then […]

Hudepohl 14K Race

Hudepohl 14K Race

You running types,take note: You can justify every calorie of beer and food you consume if you participate in Hudepohl’s 14K Race, taking place September 17th in the Brewery District in Over-the-Rhine. They’ve asked me to be a Brewmeister, which basically means that I’ll tell […]

StreetPops to Open in ForkHeartKnife’s Prior Location

StreetPops to Open in ForkHeartKnife’s Prior Location

Those of us who are still a little sad seeing ForkHeartKnife’s location standing empty on Main Street have something to look forward to: Streetpops, the all-natural popsicle stand, will be opening in their previous location. Streetpops, now a staple of festivals across the city, currently […]

Sausage Fest Find: Busken’s Goetta Donuts

Sausage Fest Find: Busken’s Goetta Donuts

Sausage Fest may be the most unfortunately named festival in Cincinnati, and this is saying something considering that we’re the city that makes newbies tilt their head a bit when you ask them if they want to go for a three-way after playing Cornhole in […]

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