CityBeat - Bite Me http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-78-1-bite_me.html <![CDATA[Mayor John Cranley Declares Dec. 3 Tom + Chee Day - Hooray for grilled cheese]]> Mayor John Cranley has declared Dec. 3, 2014 Tom+Chee Day to celebrate the grilled cheese and tomato soup restaurant’s five-year anniversary. ]]> <![CDATA[You Can Buy Mayday - If you have $285,000]]> Northside bar Mayday is up for sale. Formerly a dive bar called The Gypsy Hut, owners Vanessa Barber and Kim Maurer took over the property in 2009, renaming it Mayday. They made several upgrades ]]> <![CDATA[Vogue to Rogue Dance Party at Kaze - ]]>

Japanese gastropub Kaze is known not only for its food, but also its nightlife.  

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<![CDATA[Female Food Start-Ups Hosts Open House and Tasting - ]]>

The Northern Kentucky Incubator Kitchen, located in the basement of the Senior Services of Northern Kentucky building, is the working home of several women looking to start and grow their own food-based businesses. 

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<![CDATA[Park and Vine Gives Away Free Veggie Burgers for National Vegan Day Saturay - ]]>

Celebrate World Vegan Day at Park + Vine with free veggie burgers on Nov. 1.  

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<![CDATA[Mitchell’s Fish Market Tastes of the Pacific Northwest Dinner - ]]>

Mitchell’s Fish Market at Newport on the Levee celebrates the flavors of the Pacific Northwest with a four-course pairing dinner.

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<![CDATA[Clifton Beerfest Returns - ]]>

Clifton Beerfest, previously held annually at Fries Cafe in Clifton, is moving next door to the Corinthian this year to continue the tradition and also in memory of Fries owner Jerry Freese, who passed away earlier this year.


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<![CDATA[Arnold's Bartender Becomes Area's Youngest Certified Cicerone - ]]>

Cincinnati's oldest operating bar and tavern has a new angle: their bartender Tyler Del Matto just recently passed the Certified Cicerone exam in Asheville, N.C. 

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<![CDATA[Christmas Ale Comes to Zip's Cafe Just in Time for Halloween - ]]>

Nothing says October like Christmas ale. 


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<![CDATA[MadTree Uses Local Carriage House Farm Ginger - ]]>

Ginger is typically found growing in warmer climates like Asia and Hawaii, but local Carriage House Farm is bucking trend by growing their own.


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<![CDATA[Books by the Banks Offers Dining Deals - ]]>

Books by the Banks, the annual celebration of books, authors and all things literary, takes over the Duke Energy Convention Center on Saturday. 

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<![CDATA[Brezel Pretzels Now Open for Business in OTR - ]]>

Columbus, Ohio-based, hand-rolled Bavarian pretzel shop Brezel (brayt-zuhl) is now open for business at 6 W. 14th St., Over-the-Rhine. 

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<![CDATA[Black Walnut Weekend at Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve - ]]>

Celebrate the fall harvest of black walnuts with the Farbach-Warner Nature Preserve during their Black Walnut Weekend. 


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<![CDATA[Ruth's Parkside Cafe Hosts Fundraiser for The Northside Community Fund - ]]>

Ruth’s Parkside Café in Northside hosts a first anniversary fundraising bash for the Northside Community Fund from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12.

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<![CDATA[Tom+Chee Introduces Pink Dragon Fire Donut to Support Breast Cancer Awareness and Research - ]]>

Everyone's favorite local grilled cheese and tomato soup restaurant has introduced a special Pink Dragon Fire Donut to support breast cancer awareness organization The Kentucky Thorough-Breasts. 

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<![CDATA[Waynesville Hosts the 45th Ohio Sauerkraut Festival - ]]>

On Oct. 3 1970, Waynesville hosted the first ever Ohio Sauerkraut Festival, serving 528 pounds of sauerkraut to approximately 1500 visitors. 

The fest also featured entertainment, German bands and folk dancers, and prizes for the largest head of cabbage and best homemade sauerkraut, plus a variety of kraut-containing food — including ice cream. In 1971, word of the fest spread and so did the visitors. There were 4000 in 1971, 10,000 in 1972 and 100,000 in 1982. 

Now celebrating its 45th anniversary, the festival serves about seven tons of sauerkraut over a weekend and attracts about 350,000 visitors to its more than 450 craft booths and 30 food booths. Sample a variety of kraut eats like reubens, cabbage rolls, German sundaes, cabbage soup, sauerkraut pizza, sauerkraut fudge, pork and kraut combos and more — including non-kraut eats. The Waynesville Area Chamber of Commerce has even made a cookbook, Sauerkraut & More, featuring recipes used at the festival.

The fest runs 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 in downtown Waynesville. The fest is free and open to everyone. 10 B, North Matin St., Waynesville, sauerkrautfestival.com.


 


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<![CDATA[Kenwood Gets a Cucinova Fast Casual Italian - Get a free pizza, pasta or salad during the opening celebration]]>

Cucinova, a new Italian fast-casual restaurant, opens its first Cincinnati location 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3.

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<![CDATA[Buona Terra Gelato + Holtman's Donuts = Gelato Donut Sandwiches - ]]>

Buona Terra Gelato and Crepes in Mount Lookout is hosting a heck of a delicious party on Friday night.

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<![CDATA[Rhinegeist to Throw Second Annual Franztoberfest - Guten tag für bier!]]>

Cincinnati brewery Rhinegeist celebrates the turn of the season the German way with their second annual Franztoberfest. 


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<![CDATA[CityBeat's Iron Fork Food Fight - Local chefs battle to see who cooks it best at CityBeat's Iron Fork]]>

No more hours spent arguing among fellow foodies about which local chef’s food artistry is the best because on Oct. 15 the true victor will be revealed as CityBeat hosts Cincinnati’s first annual Iron Fork competition. 


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