Mason surprises with new Malaysian dining experience
0 Comments · Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Malaysia is located so far from here most
of my friends couldn’t point it out on a map. But lucky for us, Ohio
just welcomed its first Malaysian restaurant right outside Cincinnati.
In the belly of an old municipal building in Mason is the new restaurant
Straits of Malacca.
1 Comment · Wednesday, October 3, 2012
There’s a certain wave of reassurance that
washes over a person while in the presence of someone radiating with
confidence and passion for his craft. Chef
Nathan Jolley — who operates his tiny restaurant, Burnell’s, out of the
former Mayberry location on Vine Street — is such a man.
by Alli Walker
Adriatico's and Eli's BBQ on top 100 "cheap eats" list
restaurants Adriatico’s and Eli’s BBQ got national recognition this week when
they appeared on Urbanspoon’s top 100 “cheap eats” list. Urbanspoon chose these two eateries, as well
as 98 more, from the million (yes, million)
restaurants in their database.
Eli’s BBQ upgraded
from a tent at Fountain Square and Findlay Market to a permanent home in the
East End this year. They serve smoked meat and home-cooked sides. On Friday afternoons, you can bring your own drinks to accompany the
pulled pork and macaroni and cheese on your plate. Eli’s offers hickory-smoked
ribs, all-beef hotdogs, pulled pork sandwiches and more. For a longer rundown of
Eli’s BBQ, check out CityBeat's review
of the joint.
brings New York style pizza to the Queen City. The pizzeria and sports bar
is open after midnight each night, so you can get your late-night pizza fix
after most places are closed. And since pizza isn't complete without beer, this place has plenty of it. With more than 40 beers on
tap plus tons of craft bottled and canned beers, you’re able to mix and match pizzas and brews for
the best combination for you. To keep up
with Adriatico’s, check them out on Facebook.
to Cincinnati’s cheap stops to fill up and leave full. Once you give these
restaurants a try, check out more local spots because Cincinnati has a lot to offer when it comes to eating.
0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2012
New and notable on the dining scene is
the latest addition to the Washington Park/OTR/Gateway District — The
Anchor (14th and Race, Over-the-Rhine). After a few days of serving
family and friends to get in the groove, full-service operations started
on Sept. 18.
0 Comments · Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Shanghai Mama’s was closed for nine
months following a fire last October. There was some despair among
downtowners as the months dragged on. Call it the dark night of the
soul. But Mama’s back, and I’m happy to report that she’s better than
1 Comment · Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Today, gourmet dining is wheeled around in carts or prepared to
order in trucks. Local food vendor Jamie Williams jumped on the
bandwagon and launched Cincy Bag Ladies in the spring of 2012 with one
mission: Let people eat without plates.
0 Comments · Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Lisa Kagen is an artist, a chef, a parent and an entrepreneur — and all of those
identities factor heavily into the operation of her two Northside
businesses: Melt Eclectic Deli and Picnic and Pantry, a market that
serves healthy, sustainable groceries and prepared foods.
2 Comments · Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Tim Lambrinides opened Silver Ladle on Sixth Street back in March. The new “fast casual” restaurant serves a variety of hearty sandwiches, a dozen soups, fresh salads, gluten-free options and, of course, its own twist on Cincinnati-style chili and coneys.
2 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2012
In a sense, Emily Frank is living vicariously through her food truck. C’est Cheese, pronounced “say cheese”
(but it’s OK if you never get it right — few do), is a gourmet grilled
cheese truck. A year in the making but only really a couple weeks
old, C’est Cheese hit Cincinnati’s ground running.
0 Comments · Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Maybe we’ve done
enough for this summer, and it’s time to chillax. But then we’d miss out
on the Farmers Markets, City Flea at the gorgeous new Washington Park
and planning for September and the MidPoint Music Festival. This town is
on a roll, people!