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Diner: Savoring Suburbia

Ando and Mei dish up authentic Japanese

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 14, 2004
Before I get into the details on Ando and Mei, two suburban Cincinnati Japanese restaurants, I need to come clean: I've long had a soft spot for all things Japanese. It started with my Dad. Statio  

Diner: Belly of the Beast

Behind the scenes in two local restaurant kitchens

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 23, 2004
When reviewing restaurants, I always find myself wondering: What's the kitchen like? Who's cooking my food? Who owns this place anyway? How I'd love to follow my order in and see how it all co  

Diner: Food Among the Ruins

My Three Chefs offers fine casual dining in historic Longworth Hall

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 2, 2004
I love historic buildings about as much as I love food and eating. That's why I was eager to dine at My Three Chefs in historic Longworth Hall: The chance to appreciate fine dining in a fine old bu  

Diner: Smoldering

Kenwood's Embers needs to fan the flames

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2004
The valet-parked Mercedes, Jaguars and BMWs out front at Embers are a dead giveaway for the country club crowd ensconced within. Open since February in a revamped strip mall down the road from the   

Diner: Mo' Better Beef

Nick & Tony's offers classic chophouse fare in a relaxed, upscale setting

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 28, 2004
Nick & Tony's, which opened in late 2002 just up the street from the Aronoff Center for the Arts and a stone's throw from favorite son Jeff Ruby's eponymous steakhouse, is clubby and sophisticated   

Diner: Meals After Midnight

Where to be when the clock strikes 3

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Listen up, homebodies: Catch a nap, skip dinner, leave your glass slippers at home and don't even think about setting that alarm clock. We're heading out for some serious, post-midnight bottom   

Diner: Gaslight Gastronomy

Tink's Café in Clifton offers a culinary getaway

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 17, 2004
A quick heads-up before we get started. Think of this as less of a restaurant review and more of a public service announcement: People of Cincinnati, if you're looking for a great meal, get thee to