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Candy-Coated Easter

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Easter is the second most important candy-eating occasion in America (next to Halloween), and the National Confectioners Association (NCA) estimates Americans will spend $2.26 billion on Easter candy this year.   

Twenty Questions with Jean-Robert de Cavel

Acclaimed chef and restaurateur celebrates 20 years in Cincinnati

2 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
In 1993, French chef Jean-Robert de Cavel came to Cincinnati from New York to be Chef de Cuisine of the five-star-rated Maisonette. Over the next 20 years, drastically changed the way the Queen City looked at French food, became an integral part of our local tapestry and fostered the careers of countless young chefs.  

How to Eat Like a Chef ... After Hours

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 25, 2014
We gathered up some of our favorite local chefs, threw them together in a virtual chat room and asked them for their favorite places to grab some grub, post shift. Because if our local chefs like it, it’s got to be good, right?   

Married to a Chef

3 Comments · Tuesday, February 11, 2014
If thoughts of a romantic dinner at a hot restaurant with your significant other are on your mind for Valentine’s Day, you are most certainly not in a relationship with a chef. Why? Because, like mo  

Cooks in the Kitchen

Toss your “As Seen on TV” gadgets and get back to basics

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Watching television during the wee hours can be downright dangerous, not only to your sleep schedule, but also to your wallet. Valuable time can be wasted on late-night hucksters bound and determined   

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...  

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  

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  

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   

New Fall Bakeries and Coffee Shops

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
There are four new and noteworthy places to fuel up this month, whether your fuel of choice is caffeine, sugar or joie de vivre. French Crust Café and Holtman’s Donuts are two much-anticipated newly opened Vine Street destinations downtown and are definitely worth a special trip.
  

Tipped Off

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Jay Porter is the founder of the now-defunct The Linkery, a farm-to-table restaurant in San Diego, and recent posts on his blog, jayporter.com, have caused a stir in the dining world. The posts were follow-ups to a New York Times article on The Linkery’s decision to be a tip-free restaurant with fixed service charges, divided among servers and kitchen staff, added to every check.  

I Brake for Tacos

1 Comment · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
There are some great, hip taco joints in town, but sometimes I like to get my lomo on the down-low. Warning to drivers: Do not tailgate in the vicinity of taquerias. I have been known to spot salsa verde with my peripheral vision and slam on my brakes.  

Summer Food Favorites and Can’t-Miss Events

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 31, 2013
We’ve already passed the middle of summer? Someone put on the brakes! I’ve barely scratched the surface on my summer must-eats list.
  

A Tavola Expands, Eli's at Neons and Other Dining News

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 3, 2013
One of Over-the-Rhine’s most popular destinations, A Tavola (1220 Vine St.), is opening a second location in Madeira. The new shop, at 7022 Miami Road, will open in December. I think it’s great that the center of the city has so much goodness going on that we can export it to the ’burbs.
  

Summer Meals, Markets and More

2 Comments · Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Does this ever happen to you: it gets so hot that you just don’t feel like eating anything? Ha, me neither. Let’s go celebrate summer with fresh, tasty food!