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Ilene Ross

Knife Fight

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 21, 2015
After 16 hours hunched over 30,000 BTUs, you tend to get a bit slap happy, as was evident by the following forum post, courtesy of Rom Wells, partner at Cheapside Café.  
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Dining En Plein Air

Some favorite restaurants with perfect patios for outdoor eats

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The surefire signs of spring seem as if they’re finally here to stay. Annuals are sprouting everywhere, joggers are jogging and that most significant local spring holiday — Opening Day — is in our rear-view mirror. It’s finally time to trade boots for sandals and spend every single one of our sunshiny days eating and drinking outside. Here’s a cultivated list of perfect patios that shoul...  

Executive Chef Megan McAllister: Young, Female and in Charge

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Being executive chef is the kitchen equivalent of a CEO, and the job typically takes years, sometimes decades, to attain.   

Ring in Spring with Fresh Produce

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Lord Alfred Tennyson famously said, “In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” But for chefs, springtime means a return to fresh, locally cultivated produce.  

Second In Line

Cincinnati’s well-known executive chefs are rightly touted for their culinary visions. But it’s the men and women just underneath them who enact their concepts every day.

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
It’s long overdue that we see the faces and learn the names of some of the exceedingly talented people working in the kitchens of some of Cincinnati’s best local restaurants and hear, in their words, some of the best and worst things about their jobs.  

Get Your Grape On

Cincinnati International Wine Festival celebrates 25 years

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
In 1991, a group of wine lovers, including founder Russ Wiles, partnered with public radio station WGUC to create the Cincinnati International Wine Festival, an event aimed at raising money for the public radio system and to promote wine culture in Cincinnati.   

Valentine’s Day: Baller or Bust

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
You, yes you, the one with the sad-sack look on your face lurking in the cheap and cheesy Valentine’s Day aisle at the grocery store. We see you, and we know exactly what happened. 

Love List: Ileana Saldivia

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Ileana Saldivia’s journey to become a pastry chef is a unique one, to say the least.  

A Farmer in Winter

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Sidle up to a farmers market on a summer Saturday and you’re spoiled for choice between tables piled high with brightly colored produce, fresh cuts of meat, loaves of bread and gorgeous flowers.   

Culinary Crystal Ball

Local chefs dish on the food trends they want to see (or not see) in 2015

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Here you go, folks. Another one of those lists telling you what’s hot in the world of food.