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Trattoria Roma to stay near Aronoff

Trattoria Roma to stay near Aronoff

When the Metropole was purchased to create a new, boutique hotel, many of us wondered what would happen to Trattoria Roma, a restaurant long across the street from the Aronoff, and frequented by many patrons of the Broadway Series and other events. Laura Baverman of […]

Where to Buy a Turkey (if you haven’t yet)

Where to Buy a Turkey (if you haven’t yet)

I’m not going to chide you for this one. Terry and I never buy a frozen turkey. First, we have no place to store it (I really need to upgrade our refrigerator…) and second, we’re impatient, and don’t want to risk having a partially unthawed […]

Review: Bombay Brazier

Review: Bombay Brazier

I have to give my friend Nancy (who recently did my makeup for our engagement pictures) credit for turning me on to Bombay Brazier.  She’d been bugging me for a couple of months to try it out– she just gushed about how good it was. […]

Friday Five: Thanksgiving Edition!

Friday Five: Thanksgiving Edition!

Isn’t there always a “must have” list for the Thanksgiving table? What is the stuff at your house that you have to have, or it’s just not Thanksgiving? Here’s the list for our house… what’s yours? 1. Turkey. This turkey is smoked (by Terry) but […]

Cincinnati Magazine’s “Best of the City” party December 1

Cincinnati Magazine’s “Best of the City” party December 1

Don’t worry, a review is coming tomorrow… Cincinnati Magazine’s “Best of the City” event is coming up on Wednesday, December 1 at Xavier University’s Cintas Center. They’ll be featuring their best in the city– food, of course– including: * Cinnamon Bread from North College Hill […]

Bearcat Block Party on Short Vine

Bearcat Block Party on Short Vine

UC student? UC Alum? Bearcat fan?  Whether you’re heading up for the game or just want to socialize, there’s now an official Bearcat Block Party to celebrate, before and during the Rutgers-UC game on Saturday, November 20 from 5-9. Head to Short Vine, listen to […]

Mistology: The Science Behind the Cocktail, Wednesday November 17
Groupon: The Palace at the Cincinnatian

Groupon: The Palace at the Cincinnatian

This is an awesome deal– pay $35 for a $70 gift certificate. It’s only for the dining room, and you need a reservation, but you could definitely do dinner + dessert on this gift certificate, or pay a bit more and get their $45 prix […]

Friday Five: Coffee Shops

Friday Five: Coffee Shops

I love nothing more than grabbing a good cup of coffee, maybe a pastry or sandwich, and working on my laptop.  I think it’s probably because that’s what I did in high school and college: it was a great way to be social and be […]

Food Trends:  What’s Hot!

Food Trends: What’s Hot!

Trends in fashion come and go, and so do trends in food. Remember when you couldn’t find fish that wasn’t blackened (thank Paul Prudhomme for that one) or when every restaurant had a chocolate lava cake? Despite the common perception that Cincinnati is behind on […]

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