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Cocktail Hour: Creme Yvette

Cocktail Hour: Creme Yvette

Okay, just a disclaimer. I profiled Chris Seelbach back in May with the Seelbach Cocktail, and offered the opportunity for a similar feature to any other candidate.  Yvette Simpson was the only other candidate who I contacted who wanted to a) talk about her candidacy […]

Tony Bourdain at the Aronoff:  94 F-Bombs and Counting

Tony Bourdain at the Aronoff: 94 F-Bombs and Counting

“Tonight is a bad night to eat out in Cincinnati.” What an accurate opening line for Anthony Bourdain’s show at the Aronoff last night.  Just walking in, I saw several prominent local chefs, wine experts, spirits experts, food writers, food bloggers and just plain old […]

Head down to Fountain Square for Cooking with Caitlin today!

Head down to Fountain Square for Cooking with Caitlin today!

It’s Wednesday, so it’s time for Cooking with Caitlin on the square. This one sounds yummy– vegetarian fare, including: Caitlin’s homemade Hummus Fresh Focaccia Sandwiches Homemade Whipped Cream Their guest today will be Freekbass— a funk band that loves the Reds.

So what to do on Valentine’s Day?

So what to do on Valentine’s Day?

(This was originally published in Cincy Chic. As much as I don’t believe that chain restaurants should be eligible for Best Damn Dish at Taste of Cincinnati, I had to admit they have a pretty nice Valentine’s special.) Whether you’re single in the ciy, or […]

Go read Just Cured.

Go read Just Cured.

Just do it. This is the best commentary on the entire Jean-Robert/Wade situation, and about Cincinnati dining both past and present, that I’ve heard or read. (Plus, Michael has a great blog in general that you should read… and his smoked products are to die […]

New Cincinnati Food-Related Blog: Hoperatives

New Cincinnati Food-Related Blog: Hoperatives

Such a cute name, isn’t it? Tom and Carla started a blog that reflects the beer culture of Cincinnati. Hoperatives focuses on Cincinnati and the region, and its rich history of beer. Sounds like fun!  I’m personally on a beer kick (hanging out in Munich […]

Review: Skyline

Review: Skyline

Cincinnati Chili, particularly Skyline is, I think, the most ubiquitous of Cincinnati foods.  We’re known for it.  If you grew up here, you probably like it.  If you didn’t, you either love it or hate it.  I talked a little about the history of Cincinnati […]

Review: Palomino Euro Bistro
Review: Bar Food and Chimay Tasting at Morton’s

Review: Bar Food and Chimay Tasting at Morton’s

Morton’s and I have had a tumultuous relationship. One of my very first posts here was about a mediocre experience there back in January. A friend, however, is quite a regular there and encouraged me to go– at least to try the bar food. The […]

Review: Pit to Plate

Review: Pit to Plate

Well, hallelujah. Pit to Plate doesn’t disappoint. Terry and I, after spending a ton of time talking to Terry Lee over at Outside about barbecue, decided that we absolutely, positively, NEEDED to get barbecue right then. Terry Lee sent us off, telling us to report […]

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