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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  

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  

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  

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  

Arrechissimo (Review)

Venezuelan takeout features rare South American treats

1 Comment · Monday, October 7, 2013
 Venezuelans are just beginning to sort out the legacy of their late former president, Hugo Chávez.   

French Crust Cafe (Profile)

Jean-Robert de Cavel and Jean Philippe Solnom’s French Crust Café creates a petite Paris in Downtown’s central business district

1 Comment · Wednesday, October 2, 2013
For what’s seemed like forever in the downtown Cincinnati restaurant scene — or at least in the recent past — much of the food focus has been on either the Over-the-Rhine area or the Banks.  

Commonwealth Bistro (Profile)

Covington's Commonwealth Bistro promises regional cuisine in a community-oriented space

2 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Commonwealth Bistro has been two-and-a-half years in the making for Chef Chris Burns and his wife Tess, the duo who founded The Awesome Collective, an organization that spreads everything great about the community of Covington.  

Green B.E.A.N. Delivery EcOhio (Profile)

Green B.E.A.N. delivers local produce to private residences and beyond

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Having homegrown veggies and fruit delivered to your house seems like a luxury, but for 6,000 Cincinnatians/Northern Kentuckians, receiving a green bin filled with a mixture of both locally and nationally grown produce actually supports the community, reduces carbon footprints and advances environmental initiatives for future generations.
  

Mazunte Taqueria (Review)

Mazunte Taqueria brings authentic Oaxacan cuisine to Red Bank

1 Comment · Wednesday, September 11, 2013
At Mexico’s southern tip lie three small coastal fishing villages: San Agustinillo, La Ventanilla and Mazunte, whose combined population tops out at just more than a thousand. Thatched roof huts of dried palm overlook golden sandy beaches, frolicking sea turtles and stunning ocean views, luring eco-tourists who seek the last of the world’s pristine, undeveloped lands.  

Dinner In White

Cincinnati's clandestine pop-up picnic returns for a second year

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
If you come across thousands of people dressed head to toe in white Saturday evening, don’t be alarmed — it’s just Dîner en Blanc. François Pasquier founded the “dinner in white” picnic party in Paris 25 years ago as a means for him to reconnect with his friends. He made sure his picnicking guests wore white so they’d be able to spot each other.  

Matthew Cranert (Profile)

Chef Matthew Cranert infuses his life of travels into menus at M and Cumin

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Matthew Cranert can’t sit still. He’s got a million menus in his head and he wants to write them all down. The new executive chef at Cumin, Cranert also holds the same position at sister restaurant M, both in Hyde Park. Between running two kitchens, he’s found his Zen in balancing the high-end dining at Cumin with M’s rustic eats.  

SwampWater Grill (Review)

SwampWater Grill brings authentic flavors from the bayou

2 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
SwampWater Grill is located inside the same sprawling, shanty-like building that houses Riverside Centre Antique Mall. The restaurant is the brainchild of property owner Chris Ornella and partner Kirk Prest, who hails from Plaquemines Parish, La., just south of New Orleans.
  

U Square (Profile)

U Square in Clifton offers new food and beverage concepts for everyone

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 14, 2013
U Square at the Loop — the $80 million, 80,000-square-foot entertainment and apartment complex adjacent to University of Cincinnati— has been slowly rolling out retail stores and restaurants since the spring.
  

Red Roost Tavern at the Hyatt Regency (Review)

Downtown's farm-to-table restaurant Red Roost Tavern serves delightful locavore dishes

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 7, 2013
After a $23 million hotel-wide renovation, the Hyatt Regency introduces their new restaurant, the farm-to-table Red Roost Tavern, which joins top-notch hotel eateries like The Palace, Orchids and Metropole in downtown fine dining. Red Roost’s philosophy is: “Food. Thoughtfully Sourced. Carefully Served.”