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Ultimate Blind Date

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2004
Recently I attended a four-course dinner in the dark. Not low lighting, mind you. I mean pitch-black, could-not-see-my-food-or-hand dark. It was delicious. Oh, and the food was great, too. Popular   

Cover Story: Necessity Is the Mother of Attraction

The difficulty of connecting in Cincinnati

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2004
SWF writer seeking man to provide me with valuable organizational tips to live my life exactly as he identifies it. Prefers to turn down numerous invitations from girlfriends to attend hip partie  

So You Say You Want A Resolution?

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 24, 2003
This year, I'd like to fight the obligation to make sanctimonious, magnificently philosophical resolutions. No danger of hyperbolic grandeur here -- the guilt incurred from having failed to end worl  

Diner: Wise Choice

West side meets East side in Ron Wise's new restaurant

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2003
East side or West side? Cincinnati has long been known for the mythological abyss dividing the city into East side transient and West side stable. You would think it was a north-south river, imposs  

Ten differences on holiday dinners

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2003
I love the holidays. Really, I do. It's just that this is the time of year I feel intense competitive stress with several of my friends who are so skilled at creating the warm and fuzzy stuff that g  

Diner: Familia and Funk

Bella Luna offers a lively atmosphere and good service

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2003
Maccia, Loperfido and Falco -- these are the family surnames of my girlfriend and frequent dining companion, making her an essential guide for dinner at Bella Luna, a "traditional Italian restauran  

Gandhi Never Waited Tables

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2003
Whoever said "the public is an ugly beast" must have spent time as a server. Although the majority of restaurant customers are wonderful (or tolerable), there exists a small percentage of butt-ugly,  

Diner: Born Again

The Coach & Four is back with a menu of upscale homestyle dishes

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2003
Design-aroused gals that we are, the three of us stop to admire the very groovy orange wall sconces that illuminate the otherwise generic entrance hallway of The Edgecliff, home of The Coach & Four  

Paying for the Waiters

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 24, 2003
The Waiting Game Dear Readers: This was my experience recently in a well-known area restaurant. The names have been changed, but I just knew you would delight in the absurd theater as much as I d  

Diner: Fast Food, Slow Food

Gratzi is a concept dying to be replicated

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2003
The location couldn't be more perfectly suited to the concept. "Quick-and-casual" is the booming restaurant genre that is several steps above burger and taco drive-thrus. The shopping mecca of Maso