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Cafe Lang Thang (Review)

New Vietnamese eatery offers an affordable lunch habit in OTR

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Café Lang Thang in Over-the-Rhine, from the proprietors of Findlay Market’s Pho Lang Thang and Gateway Quarter’s Quan Hapa, offers Vietnamese street-style food that won’t drain your wallet —&  

The Rookwood (Review)

Chef Jackson Rouse brings international flair and vegetarian options to the table

1 Comment · Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Change is progress. Change is a sign of growth. But it can be truly frightening, particularly when it means your favorite restaurant has a new chef and the menu is going to be different.If you’re a   

Sleepy Bee Cafe (Profile)

Sleepy Bee Cafe offers a family - and bee - friendly menu

1 Comment · Thursday, January 16, 2014
Sleepy Bee Café is buzzing in Oakley: scrums of runners returning from training, coffee drinkers at the bar absorbed in electronic media, tables of toddlers’ moms making sure the syrup stays on the  

Dine and Dash

Take to the streets and discover culinary culture on regional food tours

0 Comments · Thursday, January 16, 2014
Whether you’re new to the area or you’ve lived here all your life, there’s always something fresh to discover in regional food, and there’s no better way to do that than on your feet. If your   

Maribelle's Food Fight (Profile)

Maribelle’s eat+drink hosts live-action culinary gladiators à la 'Chopped'

3 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Cooking competition shows are all the rage on TV. You can’t turn on the television without landing on a food-related spectacle that pits chef against chef. And if you need that culinary adrenaline c  

The Eagle Food & Beer Hall (Review)

OTR’s Eagle Food & Beer Hall serves some up much-needed Southern cuisine

5 Comments · Monday, December 30, 2013
Although Cincinnati sits right on the northernmost border of the South, we’ve been bereft of many authentic Southern restaurants — excluding barbecue and Cajun joints. Realizing a niche needed to   

New Year’s Food Traditions

Dining for luck, love and cash money in 2014

0 Comments · Monday, December 30, 2013
Midnight, Dec. 31: The tipping point for the New Year, when the clock strikes 12...  

A Year in Reviews

Favorite reviews and food features from CityBeat's 2013 Eats section

0 Comments · Thursday, December 26, 2013
Each week our intrepid dining writers review and profile new Cincinnati restaurants, and in 2013 they definitely had some favorites. The following are of some of their top picks from this past year al  

Mama Mimi’s Take ‘N Bake Pizza (Profile)

Mama Mimi’s offers gourmet take-and-bake convenience

2 Comments · Tuesday, December 17, 2013
As Christmas draws near and the window of available holiday shopping days quickly narrows, families have even less time in their busy schedules to sit down to a home-cooked meal. Groceries are too cro  

Let's Do Brunch

Cozy brunch locations for lazy winter weekends

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Whoever invented brunch was a genius. You get to sleep in, enjoy both breakfast and lunch foods in the middle of the day and, if you’re lucky, do it while imbibing either a bloody mary, mimosa or bo  

Bistro Grace (Review)

Northside's Bistro Grace Hits the Ground Running

1 Comment · Tuesday, December 10, 2013
For more than six years, Suzanne McGarry searched throughout Cincinnati to find the ideal spot for the restaurant she dreamed of owning. When Honey — on Hamilton Avenue in Northside — closed earli  

Shilling the Savory/Sweet Sensation

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The mix of salty snacks and sweet snacks is one of the latest food fads the marketing departments of major food corporations have been trying to convince consumers they should be engaging with.It’s   

Restoring Porkopolis

No longer simply the other white meat, pork plays an important role in local cuisine

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 4, 2013
If there were a time machine that could magically transport us back to the Cincinnati of the 1820s, downtown’s Central Parkway would look exceedingly different than it does today. In fact, it wasn  

The Manhattan Project

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Last month, Lance Bowman, mixologist/bar director of the Over-the-Rhine Japanese restaurant Kaze, received good news: He had won the Ohio portion of the fifth annual Esquire magazine-sponsored Woodfor  

Mayday (Review)

Northside bar Mayday elevates its cuisine from neighborhood tavern to gastropub

0 Comments · Monday, November 25, 2013
Mayday, the storied Northside bar, jumped into the restaurant game last month when they hired Chef Julz Lucas and added a full menu of gourmand dishes to their stable of Senate-like hot dogs. Sin