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Be Your Own Sausage King

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Cincinnati knows sausage. Because of our German heritage and historical link to the hog industry — certainly you’ve heard the nickname Porkopolis bandied about — we’ve gotten pretty used to all manner of pork products playing a strong role in our diet.  

Taft's Ale House (Profile)

Renovated OTR church transforms into a William Howard Taft-themed brewpub

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 21, 2015
A quick history lesson: William Howard Taft was the 27th president of the United States and died 85 years ago.  

Knife Fight

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 21, 2015
After 16 hours hunched over 30,000 BTUs, you tend to get a bit slap happy, as was evident by the following forum post, courtesy of Rom Wells, partner at Cheapside Café.  

Northside Yacht Club (Profile)

Local Rockers to reopen Mayday as the Northside Yacht Club

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Longtime friends Jon Weiner and Stuart MacKenzie are channeling their passion for loud music and good booze into a new endeavor: the tongue-in-cheekly named Northside Yacht Club.
  

Executive Chef Megan McAllister: Young, Female and in Charge

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Being executive chef is the kitchen equivalent of a CEO, and the job typically takes years, sometimes decades, to attain.   

Le Bar a Boeuf (Review)

New French neo-bistro Le Bar a Boeuf offers many reasons to return

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
I had never tried any of the restaurants in The Edgecliff private residences high-rise on the border of Eden Park in East Walnut Hills, but when our city’s most beloved restaurateur, Jean-Robert de Cavel, announced he would be revamping and reopening the space as Le Bar a Boeuf, I knew that would change.   

Ring in Spring with Fresh Produce

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Lord Alfred Tennyson famously said, “In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” But for chefs, springtime means a return to fresh, locally cultivated produce.  

Lift One to Life

Braxton Brewing Company’s ambitious vision comes to life in Covington

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The family-owned and -operated Braxton Brewing Company held its grand opening on March 27, and invited the community into the 11,000-square-foot space, which features a brewhouse and taproom.   

Cheese Heads

From ricotta to mozzarella, local chefs are stepping up their cheese game

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Artisanal cheesemaking, just like everything else craft, is making a comeback in Cincinnati.   

Family Style with Otto's Paul Weckman

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Chef Paul Weckman exudes an effortless attitude in work and life, as evidenced by his response to a recent hiccup in the mushroom order at Otto’s in Covington, which came in a little light.   

Son of a Preacher Man (Review)

Son of a Preacher Man delivers in the chicken department despite some kinks

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 18, 2015
What passes for “good” fried chicken in this town always baffles me.  

New Café Opens Inside Library’s Main Branch

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Today, the terms library and café are as synonymous as wireless and Internet or smart and phone.  

Tiger Dumpling Co. (Review)

Tiger Dumpling Co. finds its perfect niche along Calhoun Street in Clifton Heights

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Tiger Dumpling Co. is the kind of place we all wish we’d had on our own college campuses.  

Strange Brew

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
In 2015, it seems that opening a craft brewery is the newest American dream.  

The Gruff (Review)

New restaurant/deli/market complements Covington’s culinary and cultural scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Cincinnati’s dining scene has garnered quite a bit of national attention in the past couple of years, but when critics discuss our city’s burgeoning gastro-tourism, they tend to exclude nearby Covington.