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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 17, 2005
I don't do fast food -- unless, it's Greek. Replace the words Big Boy with gyro and tartar sauce with tzatziki, and I'm willing to stand in line. Which is a good thing, because at MYTHOS (Aronoff C  


0 Comments · Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The good news on Main Street is that KALDI'S COFFEEHOUSE will re-open with new owners, beginning with a "soft" opening featuring full bar, coffees and a limited menu during Final Friday July 29. Th  

Food, drink, etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 6, 2005
You don't need to tell Westsiders that DAMIR'S DELHI HOUSE, (6344 Gracely Drive, Saylor Park, 513-941-5888) is a gem -- they've known that for about 124 years. The restaurant, originally opened as   

Damian Reolon

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 29, 2005
EXECUTIVE CHEF DAMIAN REOLON of the Cincinnati Hilton Netherland Plaza passed away on June 17 at the age of 58, cause of death undetermined. Since 1985 the Swiss-born Reolon has influenced literal  

Spam Report

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 8, 2005
An elderly friend was enjoying a can of Armour's "Potted Meat Food Product" when I stopped by for a short visit a few weeks ago. I say "enjoying" because she was still upright and smiling when I bro  


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