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The Art of Food

A recap of last week's exhibition opening and what's still on view

{CommentsCant} · Monday, March 3, 2014
It’s not often enough that the worlds of food and art collide. And why not, I ask? We first eat with our eyes, and after spending hours traipsing through museums and galleries gazing at masterpieces, we get really, really hungry. This is just one of the many reasons I always eagerly anticipate the opening of the exhibition known as The Art of Food at Covington, Ky.’s The Carnegie. This ...  
rebecca weller cake portraits

Local Artist's Cake Portraits Sold Through Anthropologie

Rebecca Weller's acrylic on canvas cakes look good enough to eat

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, February 11, 2014
The most common complaint I've been hearing from my friends during this ongoing Polar Vortex is some version of, "All I've been doing is sitting around on the couch eating carbs and getting fat." 
Well, I'm no different, but I think I might have found a delightful, if only temporary alternative to having my cake and NOT having to absorb all of those nasty calories. Rebecca Weller is a loca...  

Married to a Chef

3 Comments · Tuesday, February 11, 2014
If thoughts of a romantic dinner at a hot restaurant with your significant other are on your mind for Valentine’s Day, you are most certainly not in a relationship with a chef. Why? Because, like mo  

Cooks in the Kitchen

Toss your “As Seen on TV” gadgets and get back to basics

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Watching television during the wee hours can be downright dangerous, not only to your sleep schedule, but also to your wallet. Valuable time can be wasted on late-night hucksters bound and determined   

Dine and Dash

Take to the streets and discover culinary culture on regional food tours

0 Comments · Thursday, January 16, 2014
Whether you’re new to the area or you’ve lived here all your life, there’s always something fresh to discover in regional food, and there’s no better way to do that than on your feet. If your   

Maribelle's Food Fight (Profile)

Maribelle’s eat+drink hosts live-action culinary gladiators à la 'Chopped'

3 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Cooking competition shows are all the rage on TV. You can’t turn on the television without landing on a food-related spectacle that pits chef against chef. And if you need that culinary adrenaline c  

Eats: Food Fight

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Cooking competition shows are all the rage on TV. You can’t turn on the television without landing on a food-related spectacle that pits chef against chef. And if you need that culinary adrenaline c  

Let's Do Brunch

Cozy brunch locations for lazy winter weekends

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Whoever invented brunch was a genius. You get to sleep in, enjoy both breakfast and lunch foods in the middle of the day and, if you’re lucky, do it while imbibing either a bloody mary, mimosa or bo  

Restoring Porkopolis

No longer simply the other white meat, pork plays an important role in local cuisine

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 4, 2013
If there were a time machine that could magically transport us back to the Cincinnati of the 1820s, downtown’s Central Parkway would look exceedingly different than it does today. In fact, it wasn  

The Northern Kentucky Incubator Kitchen (Profile)

The Northern Kentucky Incubator Kitchen provides shared space for women to expand food-based businesses

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The kitchen in the basement of the Senior Services of Northern Kentucky (SSNK) is huge — 5,000-square-feet huge. So when Rachel DesRochers was first offered it for her burgeoning vegan graham cracke