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Review: Jalapeno’s Mex-Mex

Review: Jalapeno’s Mex-Mex

This week, I’m out of town at my company’s sales meeting.  I’ll be really busy, so I’ve asked some of my good friends to blog for me this week.  I hope you enjoy their posts! This isn’t a normal review. It’s not about discovering a […]

Guys, Griddles & Grub and a Chili Cookoff
More information on Jean-Robert’s Table

More information on Jean-Robert’s Table

As you may know, Jean-Robert’s Table will open on August 10. Their first week will be a soft opening, with limited seating, from 5:30-10:30 Tuesday through Thursday; Friday and Saturday will have service until 11, with the bar open until 1 AM. Within two weeks […]

5th Annual Findlay Market Blue BBQ

5th Annual Findlay Market Blue BBQ

This looks like a fun event. This Sunday, from 10-5, Josh Campbell from World Food Bar and Mayberry, and Matt Buschle from Virgil’s, will be roasting a whole pig and smoking brisket, and Molly Wellman will be mixing cocktails at Findlay Market’s 5th annual Blue […]

More on the sale of Lavomatic and Chalk

More on the sale of Lavomatic and Chalk

If you’d like more information on today’s earlier story, there’s a fantastic article in the Business Courier, with some perspective as to why Relish is selling off the property. Fantastic that the employees were offered the restaurants first!

Restaurant News: Shake-Ups at Chalk, Lavo, Summit

Restaurant News: Shake-Ups at Chalk, Lavo, Summit

The Relish Group is selling Chalk to Executive Chef Mark Bodenstein, and is also selling Lavomatic to an unknown (at the time of publishing) buyer. Calls to the Relish Group have not been returned. A call to Mark Bodenstein garnered this: “We are almost finished […]

Review: Amma’s Kitchen

Review: Amma’s Kitchen

In my past couple of Indian restaurant reviews, everyone suggested Shaan as my next stop on my Indian Tour of Cincinnati (which I have now dubbed my current craving for Indian food). And I totally ignored you guys. Sorry. Shaan will be next, but my […]

Pit to Plate Pig Roast at Neon’s

Pit to Plate Pig Roast at Neon’s

Clint Watson, one of the founders of Cincinnati EATS is hosting a pig roast at Neon’s on Saturday, August 7, to benefit Cystic Fibrosis. For $20, you get all-you-can-eat barbecue, buns, sauces, baked beans, cole slaw, chips, pasta salad, two drink tickets (donated by Neon’s), […]

Small Bites: Graeter’s, Mad Men, Etc.

Small Bites: Graeter’s, Mad Men, Etc.

Graeter’s has a new book out– Graeter’s Ice Cream : An Irresistible History. Food history, my favorite!  There’s a great review of the book on Serious Eats today. Mad Men is devoid of cocktails this season– instead, everyone is either overindulging in straight booze (ick) […]

Cocktail Hour: Tales of the Cocktail, and an announcement!
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