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New Burger on the Block

ZBGB’s intriguing concept could use a little polishing

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
ZBGB Gourmet Burgers & Bar is the new sister restaurant to Zula, across the street from Taft’s Ale House.   

Empanadas for Everyone

Surprises abound at new Argentinian bistro, Ché

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Along with charcuterie, I file empanadas under: “Things that are fun to eat and fun to say.”
  

Bigger and Better Breweries, Plus New Beers

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Cincinnati area breweries are poised to make 2016 bigger and better, and the accolades keep coming: BeerAdvocate’s January issue named Taft’s Ale House and Braxton Brewing Company as two of the 33 best new breweries from 2015.   

American Made

Chef Cristian Pietoso elevates the classic burger-and-shake combo at Americano Burger Bar

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Cincinnati is experiencing somewhat of a burger renaissance; you could say burgers are the new food trend of 2016, toppling tacos and Southern-style comfort cuisine.   

A Surprise at Live

The restaurant Live! at the Ludlow Garage hits high notes

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
As a Cliftonite, I can think of no better development for which to devoutly wish than a thriving business on Ludlow Avenue, preferably one that includes food.   

Truckin’ Along

Findlay Market’s Urbana Café expands from a scooter-based coffee cart to a brick-and-mortar shop in Pendleton

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
If you’ve been to Findlay Market in the past year, you’ve probably noticed a strange-looking blue cart situated next to Blue Oven Bakery’s stall.  

Food News You Can Use

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
With a New Year comes new news about restaurant openings, closings and partnerships, plus information about where you can expect to be eating in the future — aka 2016.  

Best Bites of 2015

CityBeat dining writers’ favorite food finds from the past year

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 30, 2015
As 2015 draws to a close, we asked our writers and reviewers to recap the year and list their favorite food finds — dishes, drinks and diamonds in the rough — of the past 365 days.   

Kitchen Sound Off

Local chefs dish on what music they listen to while they cook

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 16, 2015
There have been many studies done to show how music in the workplace can affect workers’ mood and performance.
  

A Taste of Nepal in OTR

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 16, 2015
If you walk by the newish Findlay Market food stand Bridges a bit too quickly, relying only on your eyes to be your guide, it’s easy to confuse the fare — including golden-brown samosas — as being from India.  

Holiday Gifts for Food Lovers

Locally sourced gift ideas for Cincinnati’s culinary cravers

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Hopefully, by now the ridiculous fervor over the red Starbucks coffee cup is over and we can get down to the real meaning of the holiday season: gift giving!  

Holidays on the Half-Shell

Porkopolis tosses traditional Christmas ham this season in favor of oysters — raw, stewed and Rockefellered

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Oysters and oyster stew aren’t what you would usually expect to see on an American Christmas dinner table, but, as it turns out, the briny bivalves have a long holiday tradition in Cincinnati.
  

Beer to Help You Through the Holidays

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
You’ve survived Black Friday and Thanksgiving, and now you just need to get through the rest of the year. Thankfully, beer — especially holiday ales and warming stouts — can help with that.  

More Than a Turkey Sandwich

Learn to love leftovers with these creative recipes for reusing Thanksgiving Day remains

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
With a bit of time and effort, you can create something that nobody would ever know was simply slapped together from yesterday’s remains. 
  

Cocktails for a Cause

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
With the season of giving upon us, there are a number of local drinking establishments that not only actively give back, but also provide patrons with opportunities to support and contribute as well — outside of just being entertaining drunks.