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Diner: Consuming Celebration

Birthday eats rather than presents are remembered

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2003
When I look back on birthdays past I don't remember cardboard My Little Pony hats with elastic bands. Or bicycles or favorite dolls or special things like that. For one, my birthday comes pretty  

Diner: Talkin' Turkey

All or nothing with two new approaches to the Thanksgiving feast

0 Comments · Thursday, November 21, 2002
If Christmas is all about the presents, then Thanksgiving is definitely all about the eating. The menu is literally the meat and potatoes of the day. No one wants to mess with the blessed turkey,  

Cover Story: Go Big, Go Cheap

Sampling discounted prices, good food and stiff drinks downtown

0 Comments · Thursday, October 10, 2002
Quite often my friends and I have started an evening indulging in an array of half-price appetizers in the bar area of Palomino. While the prices in the dining room are a little steep for a casual th  

Cover Story: The Five-Star Meal Deal

'Cheap' lunch offers chance for Maisonette virgin to sample the good life

0 Comments · Thursday, October 10, 2002
I know what you're thinking: The Maisonette? A deal? Well, they've been advertising some relatively cheap prices, considering their 190 consecutive stars. On weekdays, a two-course lunch goes fo  

Whirlygig: 47

Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, October 10, 2002
Pass the Bachelor to Your Left Sometimes I must admit that you in Whirlygigland get more or less a stream of consciousness or a Wendy spin on single life -- or should I just say life? Other times  

Whirlygig: 46

Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, October 3, 2002
Home Base Dorothy said it first in The Wizard of Oz while clicking her ruby red slippers: "There's no place like home." I for one love to look at other people's homes, and last Sunday was the per  

Diner: Homegrown

Chefs and growers team up to give dining a local flavor

0 Comments · Thursday, September 19, 2002
My love of homegrown tomatoes began early. My grandpa would pick them, bursting red, from his garden, slice them and sprinkle them with sugar for me. I couldn't resist the juicy, sweet snack. As  

Cover Story: If You Can't Stand the Heat ...

Cincinnati State student decides the kitchen is where she feels most at home

0 Comments · Thursday, September 19, 2002
As her high school days at Winton Woods drew to a close, Kami Little already knew what came next. Always at the top of her class, she'd scored a full ride to the University of Cincinnati and want  

Cover Story: I'm Every Woman

Multi-faceted pastor takes root in Erin McGraw's debut novel

0 Comments · Thursday, September 5, 2002
I don't think Pastor Kate Gussey would be caught dead in a Supermom T-shirt, although the title does fit her nicely. Actually, the Methodist minister in Erin McGraw's first novel, The Baby Tree,  

Cover Story: Reflections

Subjective oral history captures the tears and laughter of war veterans

0 Comments · Thursday, September 5, 2002
U.S. Air Force veteran Samuel Miller is dressed in a baby blue suit that looks light against his dark skin. He's leaning in toward the video camera held by a Columbia University student and he's