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Commenting System

Commenting System

Hey folks! I upgraded the commenting system to Disqus, a system you may use on other websites and blogs for commenting. I tried this a couple of years ago and it wasn’t popular, but it has been improved since then. A few things: If you […]

Review: Jessicakes

Review: Jessicakes

I like cupcakes.  I’ve not gone crazy over them like many have (though I hear the Whoopee Pie is the next cupcake, and I really love those…), but I still enjoy a moist cupcake with a generous amount of frosting.  They’re fun, a little indulgent, […]

Soho Sushi to be renamed Fusian

Soho Sushi to be renamed Fusian

Soho Sushi, the fast-casual sushi concept on 4th, has changed their name to Fusian (pronounced like “fusion”). I talked with Zach Weprin, one of the owners, a couple of weeks ago and asked him about the change, which is official as of today.  “We want […]

Japp’s to Open June 23

Japp’s to Open June 23

Japp’s, the former bar (and wig shop) and now the second foray into the bar scene in Over-the-Rhine by the owners of Neon’s, has annoounced its opening: June 23, says Molly Wellman. The bar will feature craft cocktails, a comfortable atmosphere, no TVs, and “the […]

Bits and Bites: A Tavola Opens, Blogger Can’t Resist
A Tavola Now Open

A Tavola Now Open

A Tavola, the much-anticipated pizzeria on Vine Street, is now open for business.  There are already reports on Twitter about drinks and such.  It was supposed to be a soft opening, but it seems like the word spread like wildfire on Twitter. A Tavola features […]

Celestial Bar Runs Dry

Celestial Bar Runs Dry

The Celestial Steakhouse, a staple of Mt. Adams dining and of jazz music in Cincinnati, has lost their liquor license, at least temporarily. The owner, Chanaka De Lanerolle, fell behind on his taxes and his liquor license was revoked, according to Ohio Liquor Control’s website […]

Cincinnati Fringe: Visual Fringe, “Yes You Can Eat It”
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Review: Bagpipes

Review: Bagpipes

I really, really want downtown businesses to be successful, but take note: you have to help me out by allowing me to like you– have good service and good food, please! Bagpipes, whose future is in question due to unpaid rent, occupies the former Sully’s […]

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