by Julia Olmsted
26 days ago
Posted In: Alcohol
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to fill your stomach before a night out? Love loading up on artisanal
appetizers, fancy finger foods and awesome hors d’oeuvres? Calling all foodies:
these bars are for you.
food is your cup of tea, the Hofbrauhaus in Newport is the place to be. It’s
hard to go wrong with their bier cheese fries or any of the indulgent schnitzel
options — and don’t forget about their legendary beer selection! This local
favorite was the first Hofbrauhaus in America, modeled after the 400+-year-old
original in Germany. So loosen your belt and join in the tradition.200 E. Third St. Newport, Ky.
859-491-7200.$$. Lots of space.
we head to this eclectic Mediterranean bar and grill. Sit down for some tapas
while you experience one of their famous karaoke or trivia
nights, and make sure to check out the calendar for their next live music act.
This place is perfect for a low-stress, high-caliber night out with close
friends, acquaintances you occasionally grab dinner with or a hot date.7454 Beechmont Ave., Anderson,
513-827-9146.$$. Theme nights.
BrewRiver GastroPub – East End
GastroPub has some of the best “bar food” (if you can even call it that) in the
area — they call chicken liver pate a light snack. The head chef, Michael
Shields, spent six years working under Emeril Lagasse: chef extraordinaire and
the star of 12 different cooking shows. If you love New Orleans delicacies and
an incredible beer and wine suggestion for every
meal, then this
authentic establishment is right up your alley.2062 Riverside Dr., East End,
513-861-2484.$$. Live music.
by Jac Kern
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Every first day of
the month, each park in the Hamilton County Park District offers free admission
(no vehicle permit needed) and special discounted activities all day. Stop by
Winton Woods, Lake Isabella, Sharon Woods or any other area parks for free
fishing, boat rides, wet playground access, golf discounts and more. Find more
Sexy Time Live
takes over the back room at Northside Tavern tonight. Sign ups start at 9 p.m.
host Beer Stein-Holding Competitions every Wednesday this month. Beginning at 7
p.m., participants will test their strength and see how long they can hold a
full mug of beer with an extended arm. Get your workout at the bar — what
more could you want? Winners from the qualifying rounds will compete for the
chance to go to New York and Munich’s Oktoberfest. Feel the burn!
heat up Fountain Square for Reggae Wednesday, 7-10 p.m. Snoop Dogg Lion
Tonight the Reds
take on the Padres at Great American Ballpark at 7:10 p.m. Get tickets here.
favorite wedding singer Robbie Hart is dumped by his own fiancé at the altar,
he is devastating, leaving a trail of ruined receptions behind him. That 1998
Sandler comedy gets a high school makeover as the Cincinnati Young People’s
Theater takes on The Wedding Singer for
its summer production at the Covedale Center. Expect campy, fun ‘80s hits and
costumes, and plenty of talented local teens. Go here for
tickets and details on the show (running tonight through Sunday).
Bluegrass ‘n’ kickball night at Washington Park! The game begins at 6 p.m.; Northern
Kentucky Bluegrass Band kicks off at 7
0 Comments · Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The two things I am most proud of after working in a
German bar for a year are being able to carry three liters of beer in
each hand and taking a warm sauerkraut juice and Jager shot without
letting out a whimper. If you like pickled things, meat and carbs then
German cuisine should be a must.