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0 Comments · Wednesday, February 7, 2007
The Place There's a new chef in the house -- or should I say houses? The Palace has a new executive chef, Romuald Jung. Chef Romy will begin introducing patrons to his new winter and spring men  

Pho Paris

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 3, 2007
The new year brings lots of new dining news in town. Pho Paris, Jean-Robert de Cavel's Vietnamese-French fusion restaurant, is moving from Oakley to Covington at the end of January. They'll be in t  

The Right Ingredients

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 20, 2006
The Westin is sporting a new look these days -- Ingredients (21 E. Fifth St., downtown, 513-852-2740) has sprinkled some pizzazz in the hotel's lobby with its modern furniture and gourmet-to-go conc  

A Most Agreeable Hour (and a Half) By Michael Schiaparelli

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 29, 2006
In his Essay on Boiling Spring Water (circa 1570), T'ien Yiheng wrote, "Tea is drunk to forget the noise of the world." Knowing this, Essencha Tea House (3212 Madison Road, Oakley; 513-533-4832; loo  


0 Comments · Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Downtown -- it's not just for lunch anymore. Burrito Joe's now serves breakfast burritos from 7-10 a.m. The new restaurant fresh offers organic egg sandwiches to go with your coffee, while ingredie  

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