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  • reviews 13

    An Open Letter to Mo Egger.

    Dear Mo, I don’t know jack about sports. That’s not true. I know some stuff about baseball. Ask me what a suicide squeeze is, or the Mendoza line, ...

    On June 1, 2010 / By
  • cocktail Hour 6

    Cocktail Hour: Sidecar

    I didn’t think I’d like the sidecar.  I don’t like cognac.  I remember stealing sips of my mom’s bottle– in a decanter that cork had fallen into– and ...

    On May 28, 2010 / By
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    New (sort of) Food Truck: Gold Star Chilimobile

    It looks like Gold Star has joined the food truck bandwagon. Their new Chilimobile will premiere at the Q102 Outdoor Concert Series on June 2, and each Wednesday ...

    On May 28, 2010 / By
  • reviews 2

    Review: Vout

    Vout, as I reported a couple of months ago, is the new concept available during the week for the well-established Slims, which specializes in locally-grown food (grown by ...

    On May 27, 2010 / By
  • news 7

    Soho Sushi now open downtown

    Soho Sushi– a build-your-own-sushi restaurant– is open for lunch downtown, 11-3. They’re located in Tower Place, but they do have a separate, non-mall entrance on 4th Street. They ...

    On May 26, 2010 / By
  • news 4

    Coupons, coupons…

    I really hate coupons.  I lose them. I forget about them.  I rarely (if ever) use them.  I know, I’m very behind in the whole coupon thing, considering ...

    On May 25, 2010 / By
  • cocktail Hour 9

    Cocktail Hour: Sazerac

    This post is kind of inspired by my friend and coworker, Vic, who is a displaced New Orleanian. We were in Houston together a few months ago, and ...

    On May 21, 2010 / By
  • cocktail Hour 12

    Cocktail Extra: Equipment

    Okay, so liquor is kind of expensive. I really ought to stop collecting it for a little while, as it is taking over my bar, and I’m sure ...

    On May 20, 2010 / By
  • reviews 10

    Review: Cafe de Wheels

    Cafe de Wheels is the grandaddy of food trucks here in Cincinnati– it’s probably the best-known and certainly the most established.  They, like yesterday’s Senor Roy’s, use Twitter ...

    On May 19, 2010 / By
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    Review: Senor Roy’s Taco Patrol

    Finally, I’ve managed to catch up with the roving band of trucks serving up all sorts of delicious things around the city. And I do mean around the ...

    On May 18, 2010 / By