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The Eagle Food & Beer Hall (Review)

OTR’s Eagle Food & Beer Hall serves some up much-needed Southern cuisine

5 Comments · Monday, December 30, 2013
Although Cincinnati sits right on the northernmost border of the South, we’ve been bereft of many authentic Southern restaurants — excluding barbecue and Cajun joints. Realizing a niche needed to   

The Manhattan Project

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Last month, Lance Bowman, mixologist/bar director of the Over-the-Rhine Japanese restaurant Kaze, received good news: He had won the Ohio portion of the fifth annual Esquire magazine-sponsored Woodfor  

A Cleveland Story

New book explores behind-the-scenes antics of the 30-year-old film ‘A Christmas Story’

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Around this time every year, one of our many annual holiday traditions entails saying things like, “the soft glow of electric sex.”  

Mayday (Review)

Northside bar Mayday elevates its cuisine from neighborhood tavern to gastropub

0 Comments · Monday, November 25, 2013
Mayday, the storied Northside bar, jumped into the restaurant game last month when they hired Chef Julz Lucas and added a full menu of gourmand dishes to their stable of Senate-like hot dogs. Sin  

The Friendly Market (Profile)

The Friendly Market brings local culinary artisans to Florence, Ky.

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Cincinnati has the year-round Findlay Market, and now Northern Kentucky has The Friendly Market, which officially opened on Sept. 7.  Nestled in a spacious, barn-like building in the back of Mt.  

Coffee Cup Runneth Over

Carabello Coffee is saving the world, one pour-over at a time

2 Comments · Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Newport, Ky.’s, new coffee bar, Carabello Coffee, features all of the amenities of a neighborhood craft coffee shop: exposed brick walls, granite tabletops, Clever Drippers aligned on the countertop  

Relaunching Short Vine

Corryville’s Short Vine offers new restaurants in a bid to transform itself

1 Comments · Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Between now and early next year, a score of new restaurants are slated to open on Short Vine in Corryville, something that’s unprecedented for the business strip, which has been fallow for so many y  

Commonwealth Bistro (Profile)

Covington's Commonwealth Bistro promises regional cuisine in a community-oriented space

2 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Commonwealth Bistro has been two-and-a-half years in the making for Chef Chris Burns and his wife Tess, the duo who founded The Awesome Collective, an organization that spreads everything great about the community of Covington.  

Green B.E.A.N. Delivery EcOhio (Profile)

Green B.E.A.N. delivers local produce to private residences and beyond

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Having homegrown veggies and fruit delivered to your house seems like a luxury, but for 6,000 Cincinnatians/Northern Kentuckians, receiving a green bin filled with a mixture of both locally and nationally grown produce actually supports the community, reduces carbon footprints and advances environmental initiatives for future generations.
  

A Cast Of Heroes

Tony Moore and friends save the day by giving Cincinnati the comic con they deserve

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Comic book conventions have exploded in recent years (e.g., the monolithic San Diego Comic-Con) but they’ve also lost touch with what a comic convention should be, forfeiting the artistry of graphic novels to instead concentrate on a tumescent number of celebrity guests.