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0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Maybe it's true. Maybe you can't go home again, but I was aching to try when I ducked in for lunch at ARNOLD'S BAR & GRILL (210 E. Eighth St., Downtown, 513-421-6234), where Audrey Cobb, Mullane's   

Heaven in a Fryer

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 20, 2005
I had arranged to meet a friend at the Green Derby (846 York St., Newport, 859-431-8740) for a late lunch. The first to arrive, I was led into one of the several softly lit, small dining rooms and g  

Jungle Jim's

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2005
Fairfield's JUNGLE JIM'S, the popular grocery store known for its selection of international foods, had signed the letter of intent for its long-awaited second store, closer to Cincinnati. The new   

Mexican Vacation

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2005
At lunch, we downtown corporate drones all participate in the same ritual -- rushing down elevators in search of something we loosely refer to as food to inhale in our cubicles. Most of the time our  

Lunch with Jerry Springer

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Have you been trying to book a lunch with Jerry Springer, but his office never seems to return your calls? (Jerry, would it help if I confessed to being a former lesbian dominatrix with webbed feet?  

Beer Belly Deli

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 2, 2005
Last September the BEER BELLY DELI (1053 St. Gregory St., Mount Adams, 513-744-9888) opened for business under the watchful eye of the St. Gregory statue in Mount Adams. This family owned-and-opera  

The Sandwich Shoppe

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 5, 2005
You could probably count the number of vegetarian restaurants in Porkopolis on one hand. And vegan? Don't bother taking your hands out of your mittens! The Sandwich Shoppe (120 E. Seventh St., 513-  


0 Comments · Wednesday, December 22, 2004
Blowing into RAFFIE'S CAFE (1210 Main St., Over-the-Rhine; 513-721-2238; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday) from Cincinnati's first blustery winter-like day did a lot for my Monday frame of mind. The res  

Pleasant Ridge Chili and Restaurant

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 15, 2004
Cincinnati chili parlors seem to be best known for their power to soak up massive amounts of alcohol in college students. With my own fond memories of a cheese coney and Maker's Mark midnight snack  

How veggie friendly is Cincinnati?

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2003
I left my vegetarian-friendly heart in San Francisco: In a recent study, the PETA organization rated the top 200 VEGETARIAN-FRIENDLY CITIES, with San Francisco nabbing the No. 1 spot. (How many "fil  

Three's company for culinary world

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 26, 2003
If good things come in threes, then one of Cincinnati's newest restaurants -- MY THREE CHEFS -- is primed for a positive reception. Located in Longworth Hall (700 Pete Rose Way, Downtown), the resta  

Brunch becomes a breath of fresh air

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2003
Sunday brunch is one of the week's more pleasant meals, given its leisurely pace. How about enhancing your pleasure with a beautiful natural setting? The Hamilton County Park District offers two cho  

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Discovering the beef at Maury's Tine Cove

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 15, 2003
The question for this week is, "Where's the beef?" If you live on Cincinnati's West side, you know it's at MAURY'S TINY COVE. A lot of establishments west of Vine Street have been popular for a long  

The Dish: Does Lunch

Home Cooking

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2003
In a recent letter to the editor (of another newspaper ...), the owner of WASHINGTON PLATFORM (Court & Elm, Downtown) expressed his wish for a safer neighborhood. Since his establishment is just two   

Bar Louie opens at Newport on the Levee

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 1, 2003
As 2003 kicks off, a new restaurant has arrived in town. Perhaps you were among the crowd who helped BAR LOUIE get started on New Year's Eve. Things were undoubtedly hopping that evening at Newport