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Recipe: Elotes + Ohio Summer Corn

Recipe: Elotes + Ohio Summer Corn

I posted a picture of elotes on Facebook and Instagram the other night and people clamored for the recipe.  I promised I’d post one, but that was sort of disingenuous.  This dish isn’t about precise proportions, it’s really about mixing a few ingredients together as […]

The Rookwood: Upland

The Rookwood: Upland

The guys at The Rookwood /Cheapside are always up to something.  Earlier this year, they decided to do a field-to-table dinner– hunting pheasant to be served at the Rookwood.  They’ve put together a nice video on the process– very cool. We so rarely, in the […]

Thunderdome to Open New Restaurant in Lavomatic Space

Thunderdome to Open New Restaurant in Lavomatic Space

Good news for Over-the-Rhine: Sources very close to Thunderdome, the restaurant group owned by the Lanni Brothers, which manages Bakersfield’s locations, The Eagle and Currito, have told me that they will be taking over the spot that, as of yesterday, was Lavomatic. It will not be an […]

Review: Gorilla Cinema’s Pulp Fiction Dinner

Review: Gorilla Cinema’s Pulp Fiction Dinner

Pulp Fiction is my favorite movie.  No, really.  Ezekiel 25:17 was our “scripture” at our wedding.  We have cats named Mrs. Mia Wallace and Esmerelda Villa Lobos.  Eric Brass’ “Royale with Cheese” hangs in our living room. We are BIG fans.  When I saw that […]

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Blue Apron Winners!

Blue Apron Winners!

Thanks for all the entries on the Blue Apron post!  Here are the five winners: Ed Paff Jr Kelly Klump Lee Jill Mays Lisa Linard Michelle Huegel Check your inboxes for an invite from Blue Apron! Blue Apron often provides free meal promos, so I’ll […]

wmdm’s Guide to Taste of Cincinnati

wmdm’s Guide to Taste of Cincinnati

Over the past week, I’ve been working on a comprehensive guide, in partnership with WCPO, to Taste of Cincinnati!  All you do is enter in your email address, and I cover everything from hints and tips, bites to try, and favorite beverages.  It’s free! I […]

Open: Gomez Salsa

Open: Gomez Salsa

Gomez Salsa, the crowdfunded taco window in OTR, opened for lunch today.  Andrew Gomez, who’s been serving tacos and salsa via catering for several years, opened his window next door to Half Cut on 12th Street. The process is simple: choose your preparation (taco, “turtle shell”, which […]

For Science: Meal Delivery Services

For Science: Meal Delivery Services

A lot of people think that, because I write about restaurants, I don’t cook. False. Actually, I don’t think you can write about restaurants (or any sort of food) if you don’t cook.  I’ve been cooking since I was kid, and haven’t stopped.  Sometimes, though, […]

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