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Blue Agave (Review)

Springdale spot offers a tequila experience you can actually remember

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 18, 2008
"What is a blue agave?" my step-dad asked. The young woman behind Blue Agave's cash register motioned in Vanna White fashion toward the plants in small pots on the wall behind her. "Agave is   

Openings, Closings and Menu Tweaks

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Spring is in the air, and so are the aromas from some new spring menus. At The Palace (601 Vine St., Downtown, 513-381-6006) check out the Oxtail Ravioli appetizer with foie gras and port and the   

Pomodori's (Review)

Wood-fired brilliance still produces one of the area's best pizzas

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2008
I visited an old friend the other day: Pomodori's Pizza. Still snugly tucked between Shirley's Laundromat and the Stop and Go, this little spot brings back fond memories of my early college day  

Spring Unveils New Dining Options

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 7, 2008
There are several restaurant openings to talk about this month. Greek to Me opened a second location in Covington last weekend. Its Erlanger restaurant offers authentic Greek food and music in a cas  

Review: Rima's Diner

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Sundays in the heart of America are when we slow down -- we work in the yard, read the paper, have that second cup of coffee in the kitchen rather than the car. Sundays are also the day to go to   

Diner: Review: Eddie Merlot's

New Montgomery spot follows in that fine steakhouse tradition of outsized personality

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2008
I can't help recalling the movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit when I think of the name of one of our newest steakhouses, Eddie Merlot's. Oh wait, that was Eddie Valiant. As it turns out, this Eddie  

Diner: Review: Lavomatic Cafe

The Gateway Quarter adds another jewel as Jean-Robert cleans up again

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 16, 2008
How do you make dirty laundry hip and trendy? I guess one way would be to sell it on eBay, but the Jean-Robert de Cavel family found a tastier approach with its latest venture, Lavomatic Cafe, a   

Funeral Food

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 16, 2008
The Celts have a deep history with funeral rites. The Samhain, a festival dedicated to the harvest and the dead, includes three days of keening (a type of wailing chant) followed by four days of dan  

Spring Eats, Oyster Festival Returns

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
This year marks Morton The Steakhouse's 30th anniversary. The company will celebrate by partnering with the Make A Wish Foundation in its ¨30 Wishes for 30 Years" national campaign in order  

20 Mile House (Review)

History-rich spot serves simple, rib-sticking food

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 19, 2008
The 20 Mile House has gone through a few transitions since its birth in 1822. In the old days it functioned as a stagecoach stop and tavern as well as a post office for Twenty Mile Stand.