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0 Comments · Wednesday, January 2, 2008
January and February are traditionally slow months in the restaurant industry, but there still seems to be plenty going on. Lavomatic Café, Jean-Robert de Cavel's latest culinary venture, i  

Nada's

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Nada's grand opening was this past Saturday. David Falk's new downtown restaurant offers contemporary Mexican food. … The Reserve Restaurant & Piano Lounge opened at Newport on the Levee on   

Seny

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 7, 2007
There have been a number of restaurant openings throughout town recently. Along with Seny in Walnut Hills and Sung Korean Bistro and Via Vite downtown, Greek Isles, a Mediterranean restaurant, has o  

Welcome Addition

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Five months ago, Iranian-born Abdul Amir Fealzadeh bought Diner on Elm, renamed it Marrakech Café (801 Elm St., Downtown, 513-421-0049) and created a tasty, affordable downtown lunch and dinner   

Daveed's at 934

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 3, 2007
Daveed's at 934 will take part in the second annual celebrity dinner and auction scholarship fund-raiser at the Summit Dining Room at Midwest Culinary Institute 6 p.m. Friday. The event will featur  

In a Pickle

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2007
I like spicy. I like pickles. So what's not to like about the Spicy Pickle? The Denver-based chain recently moved into a storefront (2504 W. Clifton Ave., Clifton Heights, 513-569-0000) that I alwa  

Apsara

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Apsara, the new Thai restaurant owned by Chanaka Delanerolle of Teak, has opened in the space of the former Watson Bros. Bistro & Brewery in Blue Ash, and Jessi Singh opened a fourth Indian eatery   

My Lunch with Lenin

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Some dreams seem quixotic. Imagine leaving your native country to build a better life for your family in a new, strange land. My immigrant grandparents did it; millions of others have, too. Tsiala   

Morton's

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Morton's The Steakhouse will be opening in its new space on the second floor of the Carew Tower on Aug. 6. Along with a view of Fountain Square, Morton's will offer a glass-enclosed wine room that   

Take a Little Trip over the Rhine for Lunch

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Cincinnati's German immigrants used to make daily treks across the Miami and Erie Canal from their homes in Over-the-Rhine into downtown. Today, as restuarants and condo developments breathe new lif  

Universal Grille and More...

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Universal Grille (909 Vine St., Downtown) has a new chef, new menu and new dining room. According to owner Peter Laffoon, "The vibe is what we like to call grown up, not stuck up." Laffoon also not  

Portofino's

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 27, 2007
On a recent Sunday afternoon, as the Cincinnati Pride parade made its way along a sun-baked Hamilton Avenue in a riot of color and, um, ill-fitting black leather, I stopped in at Portofino's in Nor  

Chefapalooza

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 6, 2007
The fifth annual 7 Days for SIDS fund-raiser kicks off a week of events starting on Monday, including Chefapalooza at the Midwest Culinary Institute Tuesday. Chefapalooza offers live cooking demons  

Mexico Moves to Eighth and Walnut

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Leaving behind its small Court Street storefront, Javier's Mexican Restaurant (100 Eighth St. at Walnut, Downtown; 513-381-3287) has moved to a much larger corner space, where it's now open for brea  

Deli Seven20

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 23, 2007
When Poppies Deli was in its heyday, Michelle Lightfoot was something of an urban legend -- not "crocodiles in the sewer" urban legend, but an "I want to tell everyone I meet to eat there" urban le