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New Orleans Comes to Ohio

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 25, 2007
New Orleans To Go (139 W. Kemper Road, Springdale, 513-671-2711) makes the best of its angular, strip-mall space, dressing it up with gold, green and purple paint, feathery masks and glittery beads.  

Cover Story: Gourmet Takeaway

Options and quality expand for carryout connoiseurs

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 25, 2007
The typical American family has changed a lot over the past 30 years, and our eating habits have changed, too. Long gone are the days when the whole family sat at the dining table together every e  

Diner: Review: Beluga

Hyde Park favorite offers the perfect balance

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Snorkeling recently off the northeast coast of Puerto Rico, we found a large conch hidden in the seaweed. The ship's mate broke it open, slicing its fresh meat into tender, paper-thin morsels,   

Know Your Customer

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 11, 2007
When I worked in a wine shop, most customers were open-minded, eager to learn and willing to try new things. But there were other "interesting" customer types that we all recognized: Cherry-Picking  

Diner: Review: The Hideaway

Hidden gem won't be hidden in Northside for long

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 4, 2007
The Hideaway is aptly named. In fact, it's easy to miss. Our dining companion arrived several minutes before us and actually called to say I'd given her the wrong address. But it's there -- set  

Lookwhos: Look Who's Eating: Amy Tobin

Culinary Director, EQ Cooking School at The Party Source

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Formerly an interior designer, Amy Tobin is now a working mom who runs the popular EQ cooking program, has written a cookbook and hosts a Sunday morning talk show on Q102. She laughs at the oft-c  

Lookwhos: Look Whos Eating: Sean Kagy

Chef/owner, one restaurant & lounge

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Entering one's beautifully restored Art Deco building, you feel like you're walking into a swanky 1940s dinner club. Chef/owner Sean Kagy created this mid-century modern vibe to showcase his re  

Diner: Palate Pleaser

The Cincinnati International Wine Festival is a wine lover's paradise

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 21, 2007
I frequently see people milling about in the wine section of the local supermarket -- or even in the area's better wine shops -- reading the promotional hang tags or shelf-talkers while juggling  

Lookwhos: Look Who's Eating - Les Stoneham

Manager, Roh's Street Café

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Les Stoneham describes himself as a "coffee drinker by trade, but an espresso drinker by passion." Tasting his freshly ground, locally roasted beans made into an intense brew without a trace of  

Diner: Eager to Please

You won't mind doing homework at Paul Ortiz's Cincinnati Wine School

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 7, 2007
The Cincinnati Wine School might be the city's only institution where students enjoy studying. Though not listed among Princeton Review's "top party schools," it's only in these hallowed hal