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Bonhomie and Bon Appétit

Piccolo Wine Room in Glendale serves well-priced wine and a splendid small menu

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2015
We hadn’t been to Glendale in years when we ventured to Glendale Square to try Piccolo Wine Room, adjacent to the shop Village Wines of Glendale.  

Roman Holiday

Forno Osteria + Bar transports diners to Italy without the airplane

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Forno Osteria + Bar is exactly what the East Side needs. The chain restaurants around the Rookwood shopping centers and the mostly ethnic spots clustering near Hyde Park Square are fine as far as they go, but Forno represents something more elevated.  

Northside Yacht Club (Review)

Northside Yacht Club does nautical cocktails and satisfying bar food with a creative twist

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 23, 2015
The best thing about the new Northside Yacht Club has to be the quality of the drinks. Owners Jon Weiner and Stuart MacKenzie, along with other staffers, have worked with our city’s Queen of Cocktails, Molly Wellmann, and it shows.  

Summer Cocktails in the City

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Summertime and the drinkin’ is easy. All around town, bars and restaurants have lightened up their cocktail offerings to fit the season. 

Santo Graal (Review)

Santo Graal brings a new niche to the former Mahogany’s space at The Banks

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Just in time for Opening Day, along came Santo Graal — that’s Italian for “Holy Grail.”  

Le Bar a Boeuf (Review)

New French neo-bistro Le Bar a Boeuf offers many reasons to return

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
I had never tried any of the restaurants in The Edgecliff private residences high-rise on the border of Eden Park in East Walnut Hills, but when our city’s most beloved restaurateur, Jean-Robert de Cavel, announced he would be revamping and reopening the space as Le Bar a Boeuf, I knew that would change.   

Son of a Preacher Man (Review)

Son of a Preacher Man delivers in the chicken department despite some kinks

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 18, 2015
What passes for “good” fried chicken in this town always baffles me.  

J Bar Pizzeria (Review)

J Bar Pizzeria in Hyde Park stands out from the pack with fantastic sides and salads

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Luckily, J Bar Pizzeria, newly opened on Hyde Park Square, is dishing out not only interesting pizzas but also a nice array of appetizers, sandwiches and salads.  

Barrio (Review)

Northside eatery goes “Tex-Mex plus” under new ownership

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Barrio Tequileria proprietor Thomas Placke calls the food at his Northside bar “Tex-Mex plus.”   

The Littlefield (Review)

Longtime local chef Shoshannah Hafner heads the kitchen at Northside bourbon bar The Littlefield

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Open since July, Northsiders John Ford, Matt Distel, Chad Scholten and Mike Berry teamed up to bring Cincinnati its first bourbon bar: The Littlefield.