Jose Salazar, executive chef of the Palace, represents the Great Lakes region in Food and Wine Magazine’s The People’s Best New Chef contest. He beat out representatives from Chicago, Cleveland and elsewhere for the honor. Pretty cool! Read more on Food and Wine’s website.
There is nothing, to me, more perfect than a potato, deep-fried and seasoned to crispy perfection. There’s also nothing more disappointing than a fry that lands flat. I’ve had so many bad fries– so frozen I could taste the freezer burn, limp, undercooked, overcooked– that […]
This year’s got a few interesting ones… (See the lists from the past few years for reference) 1. Orchids at the Palm Court (Downtown) 2. Boca (Oakley) 3. Nicola’s (Over-the-Rhine) 4. The Palace (Downtown) 5. Bouquet (Covington) 6. Cumin (East Hyde Park) 7. Via Vite […]
There’s a day for everything, and today is National Margarita Day. I fully support this day. Want to support it? Make a margarita. I wrote about them last year during my soon-to-return Cocktail Hour series, and here’s the recipe. If you want more background on […]
People Working Cooperatively (a great organization that helps low-income elderly and disabled Cincinnatians repair their homes) is holding its annual Oscar Night event next Sunday, February 27, at the Hilton Netherland Plaza. The menu, created by Chef Todd Kelly, sounds great, and is included with […]