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Nestled among the beautiful homes of the Mansion Hill area of Newport, Ky., is the new German-style deli Katharina’s Café-Konditorei.

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<![CDATA[Soup-er Woman - Long-running “Soupruary” blog offers recipes and insight into the friendly world of soup]]>

Five years ago this past February, Loeffler started her Soupruary blog, where the bubbly redhead details the making of a different soup every day for the entire month of February, including photos and a recipe. 

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<![CDATA[Gomez Salsa (Profile) - Gomez Salsa brings late-night tacos and fresh salsas to OTR ]]>

Cincinnati native Andrew Gomez has devised a solution to feed the impatient, hungry masses more quickly: a walk-up taco window.

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<![CDATA[The Goddesses of Food - Female chefs play a major role in the food and food politics of the Queen City]]>

The issue of gender politics in the kitchen could be rehashed ad nauseam, but instead we decided to bring the conversation local and focus on our own definition of the word “influence."

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<![CDATA[Ash American Fare (Review) - Alex Mchaikhi transforms his old Cumin space into Ash American Fare ]]>

One of the best things about our dining scene now is that it’s so rich, it’s spreading beyond the highly concentrated city center into the outer neighborhoods. One of those new neighborhood gems is Ash American Fare in Hyde Park.

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<![CDATA[HealthSavor (Profile) - HealthSavor brings organic, gluten-free and vegan-optional meals to you ]]>

HealthSavor is the Tristate’s only organic, gluten-free and vegan-optional meal delivery service.

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<![CDATA[Fast, Casual, Customized - Local fast-casual restaurant chains Fusian and Currito expand on the Chipotle method ]]>

Local fast-casual restaurant chains Fusian and Currito expand on the Chipotle method. 

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<![CDATA[Bloody Good Drink - A new crop of bloody marys take brunch and nighttime drinking to a new level ]]>
Bloody marys have recently popped up on evening cocktail lists, proving bloodys aren’t just for breakfast anymore. 

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<![CDATA[The Art of Food (Feature) - <i>The Art of Food</i> demonstrates the multi-sensory experience of cooking and dining ]]> Alfio Gulisano, executive chef of Alfio’s Buon Cibo in Hyde Park, wants to bring his “A game” to The Art of Food, The Carnegie’s annual exhibition of culinary and food-inspired visual art. Although the focus is on engaging the senses through food as art and art as food, he and other chefs say that every day is an opportunity to be artful when cooking and dining. 


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<![CDATA[Red Feather Kitchen (Review) - Red Feather Kitchen serves up globally inspired, from-scratch dishes]]> Located in the former Boca space in Oakley, Red Feather serves up from-scratch house-made dishes using the best possible ingredients.]]> <![CDATA[Meatball Kitchen (Review) - Meatball Kitchen offers inexpensive eats for carnivores and vegetarians on Short Vine ]]> On a chilly January afternoon, my co-worker Bonnie and I stopped into one of these cool new establishments called Meatball Kitchen, a brick-and-mortar restaurant that recently evolved from a local pop-up dining experience.]]> <![CDATA[Ei8ht Ball Brewing (Profile) - Ei8ht Ball Brewing offers creative additions to Cincinnati’s craft beer scene ]]> Craft beer continues to flow out of Cincinnati by the barrel, there’s something new brewing just across the river. Ei8ht Ball Brewing, located at the rear of The Party Source.]]> <![CDATA[Cooking Classes and Dining Events - Most classes and events require registration; classes frequently sell out ]]> Upcoming cooking classes and drinking and dining events in the Queen City.]]> <![CDATA[Cafe Lang Thang (Review) - New Vietnamese eatery offers an affordable lunch habit in OTR ]]> Café Lang Thang in Over-the-Rhine, from the proprietors of Findlay Market’s Pho Lang Thang and Gateway Quarter’s Quan Hapa, offers Vietnamese street-style food that won’t drain your wallet —&]]> <![CDATA[The Rookwood (Review) - Chef Jackson Rouse brings international flair and vegetarian options to the table ]]> Change is progress. Change is a sign of growth. But it can be truly frightening, particularly when it means your favorite restaurant has a new chef and the menu is going to be different.If you’re a ]]> <![CDATA[Sleepy Bee Cafe (Profile) - Sleepy Bee Café offers a family — and bee — friendly menu ]]> Sleepy Bee Café is buzzing in Oakley: scrums of runners returning from training, coffee drinkers at the bar absorbed in electronic media, tables of toddlers’ moms making sure the syrup stays on the]]> <![CDATA[Dine and Dash - Take to the streets and discover culinary culture on regional food tours ]]> 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 ]]> <![CDATA[Maribelle's Food Fight (Profile) - Maribelle’s eat+drink hosts live-action culinary gladiators à la 'Chopped']]> 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]]> <![CDATA[The Eagle Food & Beer Hall (Review) - OTR’s Eagle Food & Beer Hall serves some up much-needed Southern cuisine]]> 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 ]]> <![CDATA[A Year in Reviews - Favorite reviews and food features from CityBeat's 2013 Eats section]]> Each week our intrepid dining writers review and profile new Cincinnati restaurants, and in 2013 they definitely had some favorites. The following are of some of their top picks from this past year al]]>