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Cover Story: WHERE TO EAT:2006

Your ultimate guide to navigating the local dining scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Where to Eat 2006: Your Ultimate Guide to Navigating the Local Dining Scene So many restaurants, so little time. That's my simple conclusion drawn from spending the past few weeks working to c  

Diner: Old Faithful

The Greyhound Tavern keeps drawing crowds in Fort Mitchell

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 22, 2006
My recent visit to the Greyhound Tavern in Fort Mitchell reminded me of a Chinese New Year I once experienced in New York. It's a long story, but bear with me. When I lived in New York after colle  

Maple Syrup

The Eating Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 22, 2006
As we approach the end of March, there are signs of spring everywhere -- a lingering light in the evening sky, the thickening of buds on trees and a stirring in the earth as daffodils and crocuses   

Diner: Pssst ...

Ferrari's Little Italy is a secret Madeira hideaway

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 22, 2006
I've driven past the sign for Ferrari's Little Italy on the main drag in Madeira dozens of times without stopping in. I suspect I'm not alone. When I asked numerous friends and colleagues about Fer  


The Eating Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Where have all the Crock-Pots gone? I think I know: Upstate New York. The place is absolutely crawling with them. I went to Cazenovia, N.Y., to visit a friend last weekend and ended up in the middl  

El Chepil

The Eating Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 25, 2006
I received a treasure of a Christmas gift in the mail this year: a handmade, well-used napkin holder from a hole-in-the-wall cantina on a dusty back street in Oaxaca, Mexico. It's a quirky, rustic   

Diner: One-Horse Town

One Restaurant and Lounge brings new life to old Mason

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Going to One Restaurant and Lounge in Mason is like entering a wrinkle in time. To get there from I-71 means traversing miles of sprawling new development -- past strip malls, myriad chain restaura  

Diner: Food Chain

The more things change, the more they remain the same

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 28, 2005
As the clock winds down on 2005, the CityBeat dining section travels back in time to take measure of the culinary comings and goings of the past year. Probably too much ink has already been spill  

New Year's Resolution

The Eating Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 28, 2005
New Year's resolution-making is beneficial to the human spirit. A practice apparently begun millennia ago by the ancient Babylonians, resolutions push us forward in our lives, unleashing the mindfu  

Sora Margherita

The Eating Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 23, 2005
November in Cincinnati. I return from a trip to Rome in time to catch one last, lingering bit of summer -- a cluster of warm, sunny afternoons more Mediterranean than Ohio. These lazy days slow my