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Ash American Fare (Review)

Alex Mchaikhi transforms his old Cumin space into Ash American Fare

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 25, 2014
One of the best things about our dining scene now is that it’s so rich, it’s spreading beyond the highly concentrated city center into the outer neighborhoods. One of those new neighborhood gems is Ash American Fare in Hyde Park.  

Sleepy Bee Cafe (Profile)

Sleepy Bee Café offers a family — and bee — friendly menu

1 Comments · Thursday, January 16, 2014
Sleepy Bee Café is buzzing in Oakley: scrums of runners returning from training, coffee drinkers at the bar absorbed in electronic media, tables of toddlers’ moms making sure the syrup stays on the  

The Book of Eli's

A man, a plan and a $5 sandwich

2 Comments · Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Back in early 2011, there was a guy making pulled-pork barbecue sandwiches on Fountain Square in the worst weather ever. During the coldest, wettest spring in memory, followed by the hottest, driest, most unbearable summer, this curly-haired, fair-skinned, fully sunburned guy stood over a blazing flattop grill, heating up scoops of hickory-smoked pork shoulder, cutting up the big chunks with a pizza slicing wheel.   

Salazar (Profile)

Jose Salazar’s eponymous restaurant is coming soon to Over-the-Rhine

1 Comments · Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Jose Salazar had a gig that a lot of chefs would envy — but dreams can be more powerful than a sure bet. Salazar moved to Cincinnati from New York in 2008 to head the kitchen at The Palace in t  

New Fall Bakeries and Coffee Shops

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
There are four new and noteworthy places to fuel up this month, whether your fuel of choice is caffeine, sugar or joie de vivre. French Crust Café and Holtman’s Donuts are two much-anticipated newly opened Vine Street destinations downtown and are definitely worth a special trip.
  

Tipped Off

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Jay Porter is the founder of the now-defunct The Linkery, a farm-to-table restaurant in San Diego, and recent posts on his blog, jayporter.com, have caused a stir in the dining world. The posts were follow-ups to a New York Times article on The Linkery’s decision to be a tip-free restaurant with fixed service charges, divided among servers and kitchen staff, added to every check.  

I Brake for Tacos

1 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
There are some great, hip taco joints in town, but sometimes I like to get my lomo on the down-low. Warning to drivers: Do not tailgate in the vicinity of taquerias. I have been known to spot salsa verde with my peripheral vision and slam on my brakes.  

Local Mixologist Makes Waves in Cocktail Culture

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Talking with Lindsay Laubenstein could drive you to drink — in a good way. Her enthusiasm for cocktail culture is contagious. Laubenstein, vice president of the Southern Ohio Bartenders’ Guild and currently behind the bar at Igby’s, recently developed the cocktail menu at Barrio Tequileria, and previously tended bar at Enoteca Emilia.
  

Summer Food Favorites and Can’t-Miss Events

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 31, 2013
We’ve already passed the middle of summer? Someone put on the brakes! I’ve barely scratched the surface on my summer must-eats list.
  

Rhinegeist Taps Into Cincy's Brewing Past

1 Comments · Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Rhinegeist head brewer Jim Matt had to order new pint glasses just a week after the opening of Over-the-Rhine’s newest craft brewery. “People liked them so much that the first 1,500 walked out the door,” Matt says, noting that all eight kegs they sold at nearby Neons were gone by 9 p.m. opening night.