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Cooking Classes and Dining Events

Most classes and events require registration; classes frequently sell out

0 Comments · Monday, February 3, 2014
Upcoming cooking classes and drinking and dining events in the Queen City.  

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   

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  

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  

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  

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  

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