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Chef Steven Geddes to Leave Local 127

Kyle Johnson will succeed chef Geddes as executive chef on Nov. 5

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Effective Nov. 5, Chef Steven Geddes will step down as executive chef of Local 127, the local New American restaurant he has spearheaded since 2009. Geddes' successor will be chef Kyle Johnson, who has a wide-breadth of experience ranging from a Michelin-starred kitchen to extensive travel.
Johnson began his career at Alize in Las Vegas under the tutelage of chefs including André Rochat a...  
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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Greater Cincinnati Meat Ball

This five-course chef's gala features alotta meat

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Greater Cincinnati Chapter is holding its inaugural Meat Ball. On Saturday, Nov. 2, join the foundation for a five-course chef's gala featuring, what else, a ton of meat. Meat from Cincinnati meat companies like Fresh Sausage Specialists, Rose Packing Company, Birchwood Foods and more will be prepared by Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati chefs. After dinner, Meat Ba...  

Halloween: Assorted Halloween Bar Events

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Several bars around town are hosting themed Halloween party nights. Here are a couple of ’em. The Next to Nothing Costume Party is hosted by Miss Hooters International 2013, with music by DJ Ma  
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Deadspin Hates Cincinnati Chili

In case you missed this trending on local social media...

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 24, 2013
Deadspin, generally a sports blog, recently posted "The Great American Menu: Foods of the States, Ranked and Mapped." The "greats" include dishes like Chicago-style deep-dish pizza; the "goods" dishes like Maine's lobster roll; the "better-than-a-finger-in-the-eye" dishes like Michigan pasty; and, ranked dead-last, with "being hit by a car" a preferable choice, is Cincinnati chili.As Deadspin...  
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Dewey's Pizza Oakley to Reopen

Updated and expanded after renovations

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Dewey's Pizza opened its first location in Oakely in 1998. Since then, the local pizza chain has opened a total of 17 locations across Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Cleveland and St. Louis. On Sept. 30 of this year, Dewey's Oakley closed for renovations, which include a slight expansion as well as an updated interior. The restaurant reopens for business 11 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 24. PI...  
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Park + Vine Hosts Fifth Annual Vegan Thanksgiving

Progressive-style vegan dinner Thanksgiving love fest

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Park + Vine will be hosting its fifth annual vegan Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 21. From 6-9 p.m., travel from Park + Vine to other Main Street businesses for inspiration from local restaurants, chefs and food producers for a Thanksgiving meal centered around festive plant-based foods plus appetizers, soup, salad, entrees, dessert and drinks. Proceeds to benefit Uplands PEAK Sanctuary,...  

Super Simple No-Bake Halloween Party Food Ideas

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Some people will go all-out for Halloween-themed snacks and build monsters out of Jell-o or make cupcakes that look like black cats, but that takes a lot of effort and creativity. Here are some fast ideas to whip up some spooky snacks and cocktails that are pretty decent/thematic.
  

Easy-to-Make, Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The following are some really low-skill ideas for creating last-minute costumes besides the classic toilet paper mummy, white sheet ghost or tinfoil-wrapped burrito human.   

Haunted History

The secrets, scares and sinister stories behind paranormal activity at Cincinnati landmarks

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Dan Smith has been hunting ghosts for 18 years. As the author of multiple Cincinnati-centric paranormal investigation books including the new Ghosts of Bobby Mackey’s Music World, a traveling parascience technology inventor and speaker and the proprietor of the Haunted Cincinnati Tours ghost tour company, Smith laughs when he says that his whole life is based around “paranormal stuff.”
  
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Please Moving from Carriage House Farm to Pallet23

The monthly dinner series moves from the country to Northside

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 22, 2013
As the weather starts to change, chef Ryan Santos and his unique, local farm-to-table dinner series Please is relocating from its summer home at Carriage House Farms to pallet23 in Northside. "We chose pallet23, in reality, because it has eletricity, water and equipment — very much unlike the farm," Santos says, "but it also allows us to offer a creative format for our dinners we haven't do...