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Diner: Shanghaied

New restaurant brings Chinese cuisine -- and late hours -- downtown

0 Comments · Thursday, November 8, 2001
Downtowners celebrated the long-awaited opening of Shanghai Mama's last month by lining up for lunch and dinner at the city's newest Chinese restaurant. Once word got out that this would be a new ea  

Diner: Get In Line

OTR restaurants and bars need our support

0 Comments · Thursday, October 11, 2001
It doesn't take much investigating to discover that business is down for restaurants in Over-the-Rhine. Pick an evening for dinner, and you'll have your choice of tables at most establishments. Six   

Dining: Setting the Stage

Dining at Carlo & Johnny is an entertainment event

0 Comments · Thursday, September 13, 2001
We were not even two steps inside Carlo & Johnny, Jeff Ruby's newest and most extravagant restaurant, when the words flew right out of me. "Close your mouth, dear." You see, my husband had caught   

Diner: Nora's Place

Eclectic clientele, laid-back atmosphere and Jazz give restaurant a New Orleans feel

0 Comments · Thursday, August 23, 2001
Don't let the name fool you: You'll find absolutely nothing pretentious or hoity-toity about Covington's Chez Nora. It's a place I've recommended to others many times, and those who don't know the n  

Diner: Studying the Classics

Superior food and inviting atmosphere make for classic bars & grills

0 Comments · Thursday, August 2, 2001
Bar food is rarely considered imaginative. Nearly every place serving pub grub has bar food must-do's on its menu: burgers and fries, a couple of iceberg lettuce-based salads and, of course, deep-fr  

Diner: No Nonsense

West side stop does a good job with the fundaby annie mcmanismentals

0 Comments · Thursday, July 5, 2001
There are certain places in this city that permit you to travel back in time. The strip of Harrison Avenue where Cheviot meets Westwood is one of them. A "real" barber shop -- the kind with 1950's b  

Dining: Nailed

West Chester pub has the formula without the wait

0 Comments · Thursday, June 7, 2001
As fast as Cincinnati's northern neighborhoods are developing, their rural, friendly, neighborhood ambience is disappearing. Although national chain restaurants have sprung up throughout Mason and W  

Cover Story: Hot Drink

Red bull is red hot

0 Comments · Thursday, May 31, 2001
This summer's most popular drink claims to give you a boost of energy, enhance your athletic performance and increase your metabolism. Oh yeah, and with that shot of vodka in it, it'll give you a goo  

Diner: More Than Just Desserts

Glendale's Grand Finale remains the ultimate for special occasions

0 Comments · Thursday, May 10, 2001
Special occasions call for special places: a romantic date, a birthday celebration, a Mother's Day brunch. Each requires the proper setting to make the event memorable. Exemplary food and service wo  

Dining: The Dish

0 Comments · Thursday, April 19, 2001
Mount Adam's ROOKWOOD POTTERY has undergone a lengthy transformation and emerged as an upscale, casual bistro. After a two-and-a-half month remodeling job, the restaurant reopened last week with a ne