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Taft's Ale House (Profile)

Renovated OTR church transforms into a William Howard Taft-themed brewpub

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 21, 2015
A quick history lesson: William Howard Taft was the 27th president of the United States and died 85 years ago.  

Lift One to Life

Braxton Brewing Company’s ambitious vision comes to life in Covington

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The family-owned and -operated Braxton Brewing Company held its grand opening on March 27, and invited the community into the 11,000-square-foot space, which features a brewhouse and taproom.   

Cheese Heads

From ricotta to mozzarella, local chefs are stepping up their cheese game

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Artisanal cheesemaking, just like everything else craft, is making a comeback in Cincinnati.   

Strange Brew

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
In 2015, it seems that opening a craft brewery is the newest American dream.  

The Gruff (Review)

New restaurant/deli/market complements Covington’s culinary and cultural scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Cincinnati’s dining scene has garnered quite a bit of national attention in the past couple of years, but when critics discuss our city’s burgeoning gastro-tourism, they tend to exclude nearby Covington.  

Puppet Masters

Local puppeteers continue a centuries-old storytelling tradition

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Puppetry has been part of Cincinnati’s local pop culture dating back to the 1960s, when Larry Smith paved the way with a kids show on WXIX featuring puppets named Hattie the Witch and Snarfie the Dog.   

Lachey's (Review)

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 18, 2015
When a celebrity opens a restaurant, customers likely fall into two camps: those who only go there for the celeb brand, or those who actually enjoy the food, drink and ambiance of a place that happens to be helmed by a famous person.  

Queen City’s New Brews

Lesser-known taprooms and nanobreweries are popping up all over the Tristate

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
In the fall of 2014, Ohio hit the milestone of having more than 100 active breweries, according to craft beer trade group Brewers Association, with more than 30 currently in the planning stages.  

On the Air

Local comic book writer Chad Lambert channels his love for WKRP in Cincinnati into a new book

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
For those too young to remember, WKRP in Cincinnati was a TV show set in the fictional universe of Cincinnati radio (emphasis on the word fictional), yet it was based on actual radio follies from creator Hugh Wilson’s stint in Atlanta radio.  

Mardi Gras on Madison (Review)

New Orleans to Go food truck opens an authentic Creole café in East Walnut Hills

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
In January, Latoya “Toya” Foster of New Orleans to Go food truck fame opened a brick-and-mortar version of her Cajun/Creole vittles called Mardi Gras on Madison in East Walnut Hills.