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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  

Dining Out This Thanksgiving

0 Comments · Monday, November 25, 2013
If you don’t want to spend all day cooking (or all day waiting for someone else to cook), the following are some of the local restaurants offering Thanksgiving dining options to satisfy friends, fam  

The Northern Kentucky Incubator Kitchen (Profile)

The Northern Kentucky Incubator Kitchen provides shared space for women to expand food-based businesses

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The kitchen in the basement of the Senior Services of Northern Kentucky (SSNK) is huge — 5,000-square-feet huge. So when Rachel DesRochers was first offered it for her burgeoning vegan graham cracke  

The Friendly Market (Profile)

The Friendly Market brings local culinary artisans to Florence, Ky.

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Cincinnati has the year-round Findlay Market, and now Northern Kentucky has The Friendly Market, which officially opened on Sept. 7.  Nestled in a spacious, barn-like building in the back of Mt.  

Salazar (Profile)

Jose Salazar’s eponymous restaurant is coming soon to Over-the-Rhine

1 Comment · Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Jose Salazar had a gig that a lot of chefs would envy — but dreams can be more powerful than a sure bet. Salazar moved to Cincinnati from New York in 2008 to head the kitchen at The Palace in t  

The Clunky Rebranding of Hot Pockets

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 12, 2013
For decades, Hot Pockets, those frozen, microwavable sandwich-like products found in practically every grocery and convenience store nationwide, led a fairly unspectacular existence. With the main sel  

Soup's On!

A roundup of warm and hearty fall favorites

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Lately, social media might be the best place to get the skinny on new restaurants to try — a friend posts a picture of a juicy hamburger or gooey queso dip dangling from a tortilla chip and som  

Coffee Cup Runneth Over

Carabello Coffee is saving the world, one pour-over at a time

2 Comments · Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Newport, Ky.’s, new coffee bar, Carabello Coffee, features all of the amenities of a neighborhood craft coffee shop: exposed brick walls, granite tabletops, Clever Drippers aligned on the countertop  

NuVo at Greenup (Profile)

Chef Mark Bodenstein returns with a renewed vision

2 Comments · Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Chef Mark Bodenstein left the original NuVo in Newport, Ky., back in 2009 — right before the restaurant closed — but it never really left him.   

The Glendalia Culinary Studio (Profile)

The Glendalia Culinary Studio offers professional cooking instruction in a comfortable communal setting

1 Comment · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Robin Thomas is copying the cooking classes she took in Italy at her culinary studio in Glendale, bringing in trained chefs to instruct home cooks in Cincinnati. Enchanted by everything she learned an  

Ruth’s Parkside Café Opens in Northside

3 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
If the names Mary Kroner and David Tape sound familiar to you, it’s for a very good reason. Both have been on the Cincinnati food scene for decades. Kroner and Tape first met back in the late 1970s   

Relaunching Short Vine

Corryville’s Short Vine offers new restaurants in a bid to transform itself

1 Comment · Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Between now and early next year, a score of new restaurants are slated to open on Short Vine in Corryville, something that’s unprecedented for the business strip, which has been fallow for so many y  

Golf Legends and the AriZona Beverage Company

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 16, 2013
A recent study found that athletes who endorse unhealthy food and beverages create the illusion (especially for kids) that those products are far healthier than they actually are. LeBron James is in a