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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.  

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.  

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.   

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?  

La Soupe (Feature)

Local chef’s soup shack creates sophisticated flavors while giving back

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 17, 2014
What food rarely takes center stage, spans nearly all cultures, is refreshing in the sweltering summer heat and warms our bones in the bitter, colder months? Why, it’s soup, my sandwich-dunking friend.   

Bluegrass for Babies' Midsummer Harvest (Feature)

Bluegrass for Babies’ Midsummer Harvest supports children’s environmental health research

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2014
On their day off, most chefs would prefer relaxing at home as opposed to slaving over a piping hot grill on a steamy summer day.   

Hang Over Easy (Review)

All day brunch and booze to cure a hangover — or get one

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 3, 2014
The best course of action when opening a restaurant with the aim of catering to the glassy-eyed, post-party brunch bunch might be to keep it close to a college campus. And Hang Over Easy chose the perfect spot in Corryville, close to the University of Cincinnati and a string of thriving new hot spots on Short Vine.  

Taste of the City

Taste of Cincinnati hits a landmark year in the celebration of our ever-evolving food scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2014
During its 35 years, Taste of Cincinnati has become not only the nation’s longest running culinary festival, but also the best.    

Top Chefs Take Manhattan

Jean-Robert leads a team of elite Cincinnati chefs to the Big Apple

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2014
On May 10, a select group of Cincinnati chefs, led by Jean-Robert de Cavel, traveled to New York to prepare a seven-course gastronomic feast at the Beard House in conjunction with Cincy in NYC, a seven-day event showcasing Cincinnati’s finest music and arts groups.  

Maury's Tiny Cove (Feature)

West Side steakhouse celebrates 65 years of great food and tradition

1 Comment · Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Walking into Maury’s Tiny Cove is like walking into the past. It has low-hanging ceilings, wood paneling coating the walls and red, naugahyde booths with mirrors hanging next to the white tablecloths.   

Cheapside Cafe (Feature)

The Rookwood’s renegade owners dive into Cincinnati’s diner scene with Cheapside Café

1 Comment · Tuesday, May 6, 2014
This month, Creighton and his partners are attempting to reinvent the diner scene in Cincinnati with Cheapside Café, a place that looks like nothing else in town — or anywhere else, for that matter.
  

Think Thursdays

Campus restaurant Mick & Mack’s hosts special dining events every first and third Thursday

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Twice a month, the University of Cincinnati, under the umbrella designation “Think Thursday,” hosts a themed pairing dinner open to the public.  

Metts and Cake

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Nestled among the beautiful homes of the Mansion Hill area of Newport, Ky., is the new German-style deli Katharina’s Café-Konditorei.  

Soup-er Woman

Long-running “Soupruary” blog offers recipes and insight into the friendly world of soup

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Five years ago this past February, Loeffler started her Soupruary blog, where the bubbly redhead details the making of a different soup every day for the entire month of February, including photos and a recipe.   

Gomez Salsa (Profile)

Gomez Salsa brings late-night tacos and fresh salsas to OTR

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Cincinnati native Andrew Gomez has devised a solution to feed the impatient, hungry masses more quickly: a walk-up taco window.