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Junk: It’s What’s for Breakfast

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Thanks to a nobly health-food-conscious mother, growing up I was never allowed to wake up and eat a bowl of the alluring, overly sugared cereal that I would marvel over at the grocery store — packaged in boxes adorned with cartoon characters and often containing toys.  

Cabana on the River (Review)

Cabana on the River surprises with fresh food, great views and craft brews

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Chances are if you’re a local Cincinnatian, you’ve experienced outdoor dining on the Ohio River at some point — probably downtown at The Banks or a spot just across the river, like Newport on the Levee. But you might not know that just about 20 minutes west, down Route 50, you can find some of the best riverfront dining the city has to offer.  

City Barbeque Named One of the Best in America

0 Comments · Thursday, July 17, 2014
Ohio chain City Barbeque — with local locations in Blue Ash, Eastgate, West Chester, Florence, Ky., and Highland Heights, Ky. — has been selected as one of the top 18 best barbecue restaurants in America by Men's Journal.   

Apple Street Market Party

Northside's new co-op market is hosting a bash

0 Comments · Thursday, July 17, 2014
Northside is looking to open a full-service grocery cooperative in the former Save-a-Lot location (4145 Apple St., Northside).   

Third Thursday at The Palace

Chef Joe West hosts a monthly cookout

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Chef Joe West at the culinary team at The Palace restaurant at The Cincinnatian hotel (601 Vine St., Downtown) are hosting a monthly third Thursday cookout. 
  

Bouquet Restaurant & Wine Bar Open Mondays

The restaurant is now open for Monday dinner service

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Chef Stephen Williams' Bouquet Restaurant & Wine Bar in Covington, Ky., is now open for dinner — 5-10 p.m. — on Mondays.   

Death Cafe (Feature)

Have your cake and discuss mortality, too, at Arlington Memorial Gardens’ monthly Death Café

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 15, 2014
No one knows what happens to us when we die, which is why death is such a compelling topic. Compelling enough that in 2011 in England, Jon Underwood and Sue Barsky Reid formed the Death Café, a meeting place for people to convene and discuss such heavy matters over pleasant things like tea and cake.  

Food Trends from NYC’s Fancy Food Show

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Imagine being a wholesale buyer faced with more than 760,000-square-feet of merchandise shown at last month’s 60th annual Specialty Food Association’s Fancy Food Show (June 29-July 1), and you might start to feel a bit more inspired.  

The Natural Life

Clifton Natural Foods relocates to Clifton’s Gaslight District

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 8, 2014
When the Keller’s IGA on Ludlow Avenue in Clifton’s Gaslight District shuttered more than three years ago, it left a bustling neighborhood without a grocery store.  

Happy Chicks Bakery (Feature)

Happy Chicks vegan bakery opens a brick-and-mortar shop in Northside

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Happy Chicks Bakery owners Jessica Bechtel and Jana Douglass met in 2001 while working together as exhibit designers at a local landmark. It was not a pleasant work environment; the pair was referred to as, “The Painter Chicks,” and it wasn’t a term of endearment.   

Northside’s Bourbon Nation

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 1, 2014
A collection of Northside residents and art lovers are taking a stab at creating Cincinnati’s first bourbon bar and restaurant, the neighborhood’s soon-to-open The Littlefield.
  

Findlay Market Celebrates Renovation Anniversary

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 1, 2014
In 2004, Findlay Market reopened after extensive renovations to its historic market house.  

Local 127 and Lavomatic Close

0 Comments · Monday, June 30, 2014
Two local restaurants served their last meals this weekend. Lavomatic and Local 127 both announced via their social media that they would be permanently closing their doors.   

Nando (Review)

Nuvo at Greenup and its sister restaurant present two creative dining destinations under one roof

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The implicit question that the brand-new Nando and its sister restaurant Nuvo ask: Is this town ready for an adventure in dining unlike anything it has seen before?  

Party Like It's Your Birthday

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The more prominent flavor trends of the past few years have succeeded in creating buzz and profits, but often there’s a limited shelf life for seasonal tastes. Who wants a Pumpkin Spice Latte in the middle of August? Who eats “peppermint stick” anything after December?