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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  

Cover Story: True Body and the Write Stuff

Engaging girls to deal with their bodies and our culture

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 7, 2005
'UglySmartGood Girls' From the moment I entered this world upside down and butt forward, it's been about the ass. As a little girl, my round white bottom looked like a swollen marshmallow   

Cover Story: 'Just Because We Paint Our Lips Pink Doesn't Make Our Words Any Sweeter'

Girls talk, we listen

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 7, 2005
Camillia North, age 14 School for Creative and Performing Arts, Over-the-Rhine "Every Woman Is Secretly in Love" I think every woman is secretly in love with her lips A soft kiss upon th  

Diner: One Last Bite

How to become a food writer -- by trying almost everything else

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 10, 2005
For starts, become an equestrian, girl sleuth, cat trainer, forest ranger or movie star. Fail miserably at each, ideally by age 16 when brimming with disillusionment, you will compose long passages  

Diner: A Broad's Perspective

The F-word and kitchen culture: feminism and white gloves

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 3, 2005
"Lady-like is in with elegant gloves, pretty dresses and demure hairdos" coos a magazine advertisement, showing a photograph of a smiling woman decked out in what's titled as a "princess line  

Diner: Homemade and Authentic

Taste the history of the Mexican people at Fontova's in Covington

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 27, 2005
When you can walk into a place and immediately recognize the aroma of a pot of pinto beans on the stovetop, the piquancy of fire-roasted peppers or even the masa in a warmed tortilla, you know you   


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  

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  

Diner: Thai Dining Returns

Kun Ying brings back popular Thai cuisine to downtown, but where's the adventure?

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2005
What is it exactly that attracts us to the flavors of Thai cuisine? Perhaps it's the subtle language of the spices, the enigmatic lure of curries or the dietary benefits centered around fresh seafo  

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