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Summer of Chemo

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 18, 2007
When my friend had her first baby, another friend and I took over in the kitchen. We spent a happy, frenzied day filling her freezer with turkey chili, roasted red pepper lasagna and beef stew, scra  

Universal Grille and More...

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Universal Grille (909 Vine St., Downtown) has a new chef, new menu and new dining room. According to owner Peter Laffoon, "The vibe is what we like to call grown up, not stuck up." Laffoon also not  

Lookwhos: Look Who's Eating: Steve Hellmich

Chocolatier, Confectioner, Production Manager, Graeter's Ice Cream and Confections

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 4, 2007
After graduating from the New England Culinary Institute, Steve Hellmich (aka Graeter's Candy Man) found his way to the Cincinnati area and cooked for luminaries such as Allen Greenspan, Craig C  

Diner: Island Eating

An urban foodie traverses the culinary wilds of an American theme park

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 27, 2007
By Lora Arduser "Kings Island ... Kings Island," said I to myself. "I don't seem to remember hearing of it before. Name of the asylum, likely." Unlike Twain's character, Hank Morgan, I h  

Diner: Review: Hugo

Oakley has a new Southern-accented treasure

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 20, 2007
The Southern states have a storied past, but there's no denying a certain charm. An instinctual sense of hospitality has survived the Civil War and decades of battering hurricanes, and Hugo, nam  

The Beginning of the Affair

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 20, 2007
It was an ungodly hour of the morning when I heard the pounding on my door. Bill Willy, a good friend with a stupid nickname, was fresh from another fight with his girlfriend. He was going to New Yo  

Diner: The Gospel of Good Food

Mary Jo McMillin channels her love of food into a new cookbook

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 13, 2007
"We had a mission," says Mary Jo McMillin, chef/owner of Oxford's former foodie haven, Mary Jo's Cuisine. "We were converting people and proselytizing and spreading the gospel of eating well  


0 Comments · Wednesday, June 6, 2007
The fifth annual 7 Days for SIDS fund-raiser kicks off a week of events starting on Monday, including Chefapalooza at the Midwest Culinary Institute Tuesday. Chefapalooza offers live cooking demons  

Lookwhos: Look Who's Eating: Steven Hubbell

Chef, Vinyl

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Steven Hubbell made his way to Vinyl from his hometown in Detroit six months ago after he and owners Roula David and Michael Spalding hooked up on Craig's List. The three are creating a flourish  

Diner: Review: Pho Paris

Relocated favorite suspends one in a magic bubble of inviting flavors

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 23, 2007
I hadn't been to Pho Paris since its move to Scalea's old location in Covington. I was immediately charmed. The space is warm and inviting and the staff attentive without being fussy -- just th