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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
Up and Coming Cincy Chefs benefits Cystic Fibrosis, Sunday August 28

Up and Coming Cincy Chefs benefits Cystic Fibrosis, Sunday August 28

Three up and coming chefs– Travis Maier from Aroma, Blake Maier from poco a poco, Lauren Brown from the University Club and Christina Dimartino from Seny and The Palace are teaming up for a dinner to benefit Cystic Fibrosis. Here are the details: Date: August […]

Mad Men Food:  The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

Mad Men Food: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

There really haven’t been enough meals or cocktails this season (I know poor Michelle has been struggling with her Mad Men Mondays, since no one is doing anything other than drinking straight Canadian Club or Stoli, though I spied a bottle of Jameson for some […]

Cocktail Hour Extra: Tuscan Summer from Great American Ball Park
Cocktail Hour, Bartini’s, Jean-Robert’s Table, Kroeger and Sons

Cocktail Hour, Bartini’s, Jean-Robert’s Table, Kroeger and Sons

Cocktail Hour is the Brooklyn Buck and Moscow Mule, found over at booze me, schmooze me. Speaking of cocktails, I went to the grand opening of Bartini’s last night. ¬†Seems like a nice bar– very well appointed, and the outdoor section is awesome– but it […]

Suite New Menu at GABP

Suite New Menu at GABP

(Guest post by The Boyfriend) This is definitely not your traditional ballpark fare. But it’s something I could learn to like in a hurry. On Thursday, the Cincinnati Reds, along with representatives of Food Network, introduced new menu items available in suites at Great American […]

Junior League Cookbook Event September 16, 7 PM

Junior League Cookbook Event September 16, 7 PM

I have to disclose: I’m in this year’s Provisional class for the Junior League, but I’ve had the cookbook since it came out– and made a few recipes. It’s really polished, both in appearance and recipe-wise. There’s some good stuff in there! Do you want […]

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