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Diner: Moving On

A dining writer says farewell to Cincinnati by, yes, eating

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 20, 2006
It all started the day I found out I was leaving Cincinnati for good. That night, I found myself at my kitchen table sketching out a list of favorite places I wanted to hit one more time before l  

Diner: Country Cooking

Murphin Ridge Inn elevates the simple life in Adams County

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Murphin Ridge Inn Go: 750 Murphin Ridge Road, West Union Call: 937-544-2263 Hours: Dinner 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (Reservations recommended) Prices: Moderate-Expensive Payment: Major cr  

Diner: Red Hot

Red is Hyde Park Square's latest and greatest dining destination

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Red Go: 2724 Erie Ave., Hyde Park Call: 513-871-3200 Hours: 5:30-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 5:30-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Lounge opens at 4:30 p.m. daily. Prices: Expensive Payment: Major cred  

The Cooking Shows

The Eating Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 16, 2006
I'd never really understood the appeal of cooking shows -- until recently. Now, I find myself fascinated by them, and watch whenever I can, drawn by a mixture of education, entertainment and simple  

Diner: Dining That's Out of This World

Blue Moon is well worth a drive up to Dayton

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Blue Moon Bistro Go: 520 E. Fifth St., Downtown Dayton Call: 937-586-4250 Hours: 5-9 p.m. Monday; 5-10 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 5-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; closed Sunday Prices: Expensive Payment:  

Mulberry Trees

The Eating Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 21, 2006
When you think of food that grows on trees, a few obvious fruits come to mind: apples, cherries, peaches... But what about mulberries? To the enterprising urban forager, mulberry trees, found acro  

Diner: My Kingdom for a Meal

Living large downtown at The Palace

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 14, 2006
The arrival of Executive Chef Clinton Jones this spring was heralded as the beginning of a new culinary day at The Palace. In recent years, The Palace had lost some of its sizzle, suffering from hi  

Vegetable Gardeners

The Eating Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 17, 2006
Ah, the taste of fresh dirt. I brush some clods of earth from a handful of tiny, just-picked French radishes and devour them, nibbling away like a hungry rabbit. The first bounty of the spring seas  

Diner: Out of Square

Nectar has room to grow

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 10, 2006
There was a lot of buzz about the opening of Nectar this spring, with much talk in the local food press about the menu that features organic and local ingredients and the smaller, more intimate set  

Cover Story: Tips from the pros

Where Greater Cincinnati's tastemakers eat

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Where to Eat 2006: Your Ultimate Guide to Navigating the Local Dining Scene Asking local chefs where they eat when not in their own kitchen has become a CityBeat tradition in our dining guides.