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Cajun Eateries

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 13, 2006
One year after Hurricane Katrina hit the Big Easy, many New Orleans restaurants are still struggling to reopen. Here, we said "dis bye bye" to one of our own Cajun eateries when downtown's Redfish   

New York NY Fresh Deli

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Downtown has its fair share of standard sandwich shops invented for office workers with little on their minds at lunchtime except wolfing something down and getting back to their cubes. When New Yo  

Quick Eats

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 18, 2006
While walking through my Northside neighborhood recently, a shiny new storefront caught my eye. "Hey," I said suspiciously to no one in particular, "that looks like a restaurant." Pushing open the   


0 Comments · Wednesday, September 14, 2005
If you like Italian food, I suspect you know BARRESI'S in Deer Park (4111 Webster Ave.), which has been around in one form or another since the early 1960s. Its longtime owners, Sal and Odessa Barr  


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