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La Poste films web series about their opening

La Poste films web series about their opening

Ever wonder how a restaurant gets from a concept to opening? La Poste, a restaurant opening in the Fall, headed up by Bryant Phillips (sommelier at the Wise Owl and formerly of Chalk) and David Taylor (also of the Wise Owl and formerly of Lavomatic) […]

Nicholson’s and the Pub at Rookwood Reopening Today

Nicholson’s and the Pub at Rookwood Reopening Today

Nicholson’s and the Pub have worked out their liquor license issues with the State of Ohio and will reopen for business effective today. They will still be doing some remodeling and introduce new menus in September, but you can get your old favorites again starting […]

Cafe de Wheels in Great Food Truck Race– with your help
Travis Maier no longer at Aroma

Travis Maier no longer at Aroma

Chef Travis Maier is no longer at Aroma; his last day was yesterday. Aroma’s management staff is putting their focus completely on sushi– no other choices. The reason given was no budget to keep Travis and to keep the non-sushi menu. This doesn’t bode well […]

Nicholson’s and the Pub at Rookwood Mews Closed for Renovation
Review: Skirtz and Johnston

Review: Skirtz and Johnston

A few weeks ago, I sent Terry to Skirtz and Johnston for some French bread. What he brought back wasn’t crusty, and was almost soggy, so I wrote them off. Oops. He got a little confused and the bread was from another purveyor (it’s attached […]

Fine Wine and Me Time– Tomorrow, August 25
One last event:  Farmer’s Fair

One last event: Farmer’s Fair

The Farmer’s Fair in Covington (second annual!) is this Saturday, August 28, from 10 AM to 10 PM. It features chefs from the Relish Group; Jay Denham, the curemaster for Woodlands Pork, Dojo Gelato, the Sensitive Epicure (gluten-free), Fab Ferments, Dad’s Favorite Cheeses, and several […]

Lunch on the Land, benefiting Findlay Market, Sunday September 19
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