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  • news 38

    Grammer’s Closes

    Urban Cincy is reporting that Grammer’s, a mainstay of Over the Rhine for over 100 years, has closed.  The Relish Group, which owns the property, reportedly plans to ...

    On March 7, 2011 / By
  • cocktail Hour 2

    Cocktail Hour: The Hurricane

    For those of you that love cocktails, I’m revamping booze me, schmooze me (okay, fine, I’m really trying to get it off the ground). I’ll always link to ...

    On March 7, 2011 / By
  • Friday Five 0

    Friday Five: Bockfest

    So, I’m sitting in El Paso, really wishing I could fully participate in Bockfest this year. As it is, I won’t be flying in until the afternoon, but ...

    On March 4, 2011 / By
  • news 2

    Cincinnati Magazine’s Top Ten Restaurants

    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 ...

    On March 2, 2011 / By
  • news 7

    The Art of Food

    One of my favorite events is back: The Art of Food at the Carnegie! It features lots of art that features food, as well as food memories from ...

    On March 1, 2011 / By
  • Friday Five 20

    Friday Five: Fries

    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 ...

    On February 25, 2011 / By
  • news 27

    Cincinnati Magazine’s Top Ten Restaurants 2011

    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. ...

    On February 25, 2011 / By
  • reviews 14

    Review: The Rookwood

    I am always open to second chances. I’m sure that’s why I’m considered by people who know me in person to be so “nice”– I’m willing to give ...

    On February 23, 2011 / By
  • cocktail Hour 4

    National Margarita Day

    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 ...

    On February 22, 2011 / By
  • news 2

    Sausage Queen Competition Heats Up

    Bockfest is just an all-around fun time here in Cincinnati. First, you have great Bock beer.  Second, we bless said beer (if you feel like you need approval ...

    On February 22, 2011 / By