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  • reviews 10

    Review: Taqueria Mercado (Downtown)

    Until just recently, it was hard to find downtown Cincinnati restaurants that were open late, or served breakfast, or served lunch on weekends. Usually, you could find one ...

    On November 9, 2010 / By
  • recipes 13

    Recipe: Bacony, Multiple-cheesy, Truffle-oily Grits

    (Guest post by The Fiance…formerly known as “The Boyfriend”) Remember Bob Ross?  The late, afro-ed, I-can-create-a-masterpiece-painting-in-only-thirty-minutes guy who was a midday-Saturday fixture on PBS for so many years?  ...

    On November 8, 2010 / By
  • Friday Five 25

    Friday Five: Burgers

    Have you heard of the Friday Five? I’m putting together my own version. Each Friday, I’m putting together my top five in a particular category, starting out with ...

    On November 5, 2010 / By
  • news 49

    Hamburger Mary’s to Change Name

    Hamburger Mary’s is changing their name– again. Formerly the Universal Grill (and before that, Hamburger Mary’s), management has broken with the Hamburger Mary’s franchise and will get both ...

    On November 5, 2010 / By
  • reviews 19

    Review: Senate

    A few weeks ago I realized that, outside of a preview, I’ve never actually written about Senate.  Sure, I go there all of the time (which should tell ...

    On November 1, 2010 / By
  • reviews 11

    $25 for wine on Groupon!

    For you folks who check out my blog on Sundays, you can get a Groupon from New York that gives you $75 of wine for $25. It’s all ...

    On October 31, 2010 / By
  • reviews 5

    Good Eats in New York

    Another week, another business trip. Last week’s trip was to New York, and of course, I had some great things to eat. La Fonda del Sol, where Travis ...

    On October 28, 2010 / By
  • cocktail Hour 5

    Guest Post: On Vermouth, by Molly Wellman

    If you’ve spent any time around the city, you’ve probably encounted Molly Wellman, or one of her cocktails.  You may have seen her at Chalk or Lavomatic, or ...

    On October 25, 2010 / By
  • reviews 24

    Review: Joe’s Diner on Sycamore

    Do you ever really want to like a restaurant? Do you keep trying and trying, hoping that one day you’ll have some overwhelming, call-all-your-friends-and-tell-them-how-awesome-it-is experience, and it just ...

    On October 20, 2010 / By
  • news 18

    Brunch in OTR

    You know a neighborhood is becoming popular again when you can get brunch.  I mean, brunch is possibly the perfect meal– you can get sweet or savory, have ...

    On October 19, 2010 / By