Mardi Gras on Madison (Review)

New Orleans to Go food truck opens an authentic Creole café in East Walnut Hills

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
In January, Latoya “Toya” Foster of New Orleans to Go food truck fame opened a brick-and-mortar version of her Cajun/Creole vittles called Mardi Gras on Madison in East Walnut Hills.   

Krueger's Tavern (Review)

Thunderdome Restaurant Group takes on bar food with Krueger’s Tavern —and crushes it

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Here’s the thing: Krueger’s Tavern serves some German food, but I would not call it a German restaurant. In fact, the men behind the concept describe it as “New American.”   

A Farmer in Winter

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Sidle up to a farmers market on a summer Saturday and you’re spoiled for choice between tables piled high with brightly colored produce, fresh cuts of meat, loaves of bread and gorgeous flowers.   

Culinary Crystal Ball

Local chefs dish on the food trends they want to see (or not see) in 2015

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Here you go, folks. Another one of those lists telling you what’s hot in the world of food.  

Apothecary-Themed Cocktail Bar to Open in OTR

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 20, 2015
If there's one thing we like in Over-the-Rhine, it's enjoying a bit of updated history while we dine and drink. And that's what proprietors Stuart King and Julia Petiprin aim to bring to the corner of 13th and Republic streets with their new apothecary-themed cocktail bar.   

Orchids at Palm Court Awarded AAA Five Diamond Award

0 Comments · Friday, January 16, 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza’s Orchids at Palm Court has been awarded AAA's Five-Diamond Award for 2015.  

Barrio (Review)

Northside eatery goes “Tex-Mex plus” under new ownership

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Barrio Tequileria proprietor Thomas Placke calls the food at his Northside bar “Tex-Mex plus.”   

Slice of the Pie

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
This spring, the ever-burgeoning neighborhood of East Walnut Hills will become home to the city’s first pie bakery when O Pie O opens its doors. 

The Weekly Juicery (Review)

The Weekly Juicery shines for juicing fans and skeptics alike

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
The Kentucky-based company just opened its first Cincinnati location in December, strategically placing the cozy, colorful shop in the very center of Hyde Park Square.   

Collective Espresso Expands to Northside

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Collective Espresso now offers two of the city’s finest coffee shops found off the beaten path.

Tom + Chee Expanding into Texas

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Apparently the grilled-cheese-tomato-soup fast-casual concept was the smartest idea ever because the rapidly expanding local franchise Tom+Chee is headed to Texas.   

Zip's Cafe Under New Ownership

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Classic Mount Lookout burger joint Zip's Cafe is under new ownership — but don't freak out. Longtime general manager Mike Burke recently purchased the 88-year-old burger institution from Brian Murrie, who had owned the restaurant since 1996.    

Ash American Fare Has Closed

Owner Alex Mchaikhi leaves the industry after nearly 30 years

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Ash American Fare in Hyde Park closed on New Year's Day after a packed New Year's Eve. 

Eat. Drink. Celebrate.

Culinary traditions for luck and love in the New Year

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 30, 2014
It’s that time of year — when food seems to become the enemy for most people. We feel guilty gorging ourselves on sumptuous holiday delicacies and make a resolution that come New Year’s Day it’s back to the treadmill and nibbling on rabbit food. 

Best Bites of 2014

CityBeat dining writers list their favorite epicurean experiences from the past year

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 23, 2014
CityBeat’s crack team of dining writers have the difficult job of getting paid to eat and imbibe at Cincinnati’s newest restaurants and dining concepts, engage with talented local chefs and spot booze and food trends — from street eats and fried chicken to any new-brew coffee variation and bars with arcades.