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Review: smoQ

Review: smoQ

As the wife of an Alabamian, I know that occasionally The Better Half will get a barbecue craving.  It’s okay. It’s a darn good thing that I like barbecue, because after we went to smoQ the first time, less than two weeks later he wanted […]

Brad Bernstein now at View

Brad Bernstein now at View

Brad Bernstein, most recently of Lavomatic, has moved to The View, the restaurant in the Edgecliffe Condominiums, which is owned by the Stephens Restaurant Group, best known for Bella Luna in the East End. In addition to the new chef (who is reportedly redoing the […]

Friday Five: Five Favorites for Super Bowl Sunday

Friday Five: Five Favorites for Super Bowl Sunday

I’ll be  honest. I’m into Superbowl parties for two things: the food and the ads. That said, I always bring something fabulous to super bowl parties, and really look forward to making the dish all year. This year, I think I’m going to do (among […]

Greater Cincinnati Independents Gift Certificate Sale

Greater Cincinnati Independents Gift Certificate Sale

Starting at 6:30 AM tomorrow (Friday the 4th), you can get a limited number of gift certificates at 30% for local restaurants. Restaurants include lots of local favorites, including: 20 Brix Brown Dog Dilly Cafe Local 127 Rookwood The Summit York Street and a TON […]

Saigon Cafe to replace Sake Bomb in Hyde Park

Saigon Cafe to replace Sake Bomb in Hyde Park

I kept complaining about the relative lack of Vietnamese food in Cincinnati (as compared to Thai, Chinese, Sushi, Indian…). I now have less to complain about. Saigon Cafe, a Vietnamese restaurant, will replace Sake Bomb on Erie Avenue. From what I can gather, it might […]

Cincinnati E.A.T.S at Orchids, February 24th

Cincinnati E.A.T.S at Orchids, February 24th

Just in from the Cincinnati E.A.T.S crew: All tickets must be bought through www.cincinnatieats.com. Please join Cincinnati E.A.T.S. for our Winter 2011 event on Thursday, February 24, at Orchids at Palm Court for cocktails, socializing, and great food — all for a great cause. Tickets […]

Wandering in Paris (or, why you should never stick to your plans, as the unplanned is far more interesting)
Eating in Spanglish

Eating in Spanglish

There are a lot of food blogs in Cincinnati, so it’s getting difficult to find some of the newer ones that have really unique angles. Found one! Eating in Spanglish is the creation of Maria Paz Moreno, who writes about food, recipes, and the occasional […]

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Review:  Riverside BBQ and Drive Thru

Review: Riverside BBQ and Drive Thru

There’s one thing that, to me, says “West Side” more than Elder football, Hudy Delight, and the half-hour drive it takes to get anywhere over there: drive throughs. Excuse me, drive thru. I remember my dad going through the drive thru on Delhi Pike to […]

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