Boca opens on Monday. More than just a new location for the Oakley restaurant, this is a complete re-making of a key location in Cincinnati dining, 114 E. 6th St. That was the address of Maisonette, where fine dining with high standards prevailed for a… . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Take a look inside the new Boca
Spring Restaurant Week from Eat Local Cincy starts Monday, running from May 13-19. This is an occasion to try out local independent restaurants, sampling a bit of what they offer at a special price. The deal, in general, is three courses for $33.13; a few places make that three courses for two people for $33.13. And this year, … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Restaurant Week starts on Monday
It’s great when you find yourself in a strange part of town – with nothing to fill the emptiness in your belly but an Urbanspoon app! There I was in a back part of Sharonville to see a community theater production in a retirement home and I needed food… . . . → Read More: The Food Hussy!: McCauly’s Pub in Sharonville
Sotto, the new Italian restaurant Downtown, is named for its location in a basement that was once La Normandie. Sotto means “under,” and I have been remembering the name by thinking of the term sotto voce, or under the breath. It’s a term from theater and music that means lowering your voice to emphasize something … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Review: The food speaks for itself at Sotto
So I’m hanging out downtown – taking a stroll with my husband at Sawyer Point and boom – there’s a bunch of animals, vendors and music! It was an Earth Day party – pretty cool to stumble upon!These alpacas from New Richmond had just recently had a hair… . . . → Read More: The Food Hussy!: What’s sweeter? A baby animal or a cupcake? You Decide.
The front lawn of the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting will host 36 competitive barbecue teams in a Kansas City BBQ Society-sanctioned competition on May 17-18 in the Voice of America BBQ Bash. For them, there’s $700 in prize money. For visitors, there’s the chance to watch top-notch grillmasters and smell their barbecue. … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Teams to battle in VOA BBQ Bash
If you need restaurant ideas for Mother’s Day, check out the gallery above. And below are a few more ideas: Gabby’s in Wyoming has brunch on Sunday starting at 10 a.m. At 4 p.m., they serve their regular menu along with a fried chicken dinner. 515 Wyoming Ave. 513-821-6040 Chez Nora, Mother’s Day buffet: 10 … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Need Mother’s Day dining possibilities?
The Munchies are People’s Choice style food award, with foods from around the country in various categories nominated by chefs and food experts, then voted for on-line on The Tablespoon, which is a General Mills site. Andrew Zimmern hosted the awards, which include quite a few categories, including TV shows, restaurants, bakeries, etc, mostly fitting … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Graeter’s wins Best Ice Cream from Munchies Awards
On Friday, Taste of Belgium at Findlay Market is expanding its menu to include “Belgianized” pizzas and sandwiches. The sandwiches are Belgianized by making them on Belgian waffles, which makes an awesome sandwich, I can tell you from personal experience. They are selling a southwest sandwich with turkey and pepperjack cheese and chipotle mayo on … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: More to eat at Taste of Belgium in Findlay
James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards are to food writers what National Asphalt Paving Association’s NAPA awards are to asphalt professionals: public recognition that one is performing at the very pinnacle of one’s craft, whether one’s craft is laying down a thick layer of solid asphalt, or laying down a thick layer of solid journalistic excellence. […] . . . → Read More: Stacked: Michael Steinberger just won a James Beard award
I have made my own breakfast cups before and they were a pretty big hit – but this time I decided to take another try and change it up a bit. So I made my own recipe up and removed the potatoes, added veges and decided to wing it! First up – I had… . . . → Read More: The Food Hussy!: Food Hussy Baked Omelet Cups
I imagine this promotion from Smashburger will be particularly successful here in Cincinnati, where it’s popular to be of German descent. On May 28, anyone with a last name ending in -berger or -burger can get a free Classic Smash hamburger. There are several locations of the national chain, one of the “better burger” chains … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Free Burgers for Burgers. Or Bergers.
This time of year, I am always astounded at the number of new grilling and bbq books that come my way. So far this year, I have five, no doubt a fraction of what’s published. (It’s the same thing in the fall with baking books.) . It’s always hard to imagine what could be new … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Book(s) of the Week
It’s true. The band that most of us gave up on ever being able to see is back and touring. Neutral Milk Hotel, who need no introduction for independent music lovers, announced last week that they would be re-uniting and playing a handful of dates. I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect … The post Neutral Milk Hotel coming to Cincinnati appeared first on Each Note Secure. . . . → Read More: Each Note Secure: Neutral Milk Hotel coming to Cincinnati
Here is something that should make most of us feel really old. Hail To The Thief from Radiohead was released 10 years ago! The bright side of this realization is that the album is being celebrated, and the celebration is happening right here in Cincinnati. The Marburg Collective is a home-grown, … The post Marburg Collective pays tribute to Radiohead appeared first on Each Note Secure. . . . → Read More: Each Note Secure: Marburg Collective pays tribute to Radiohead
You know how certain parts of town have their specialties – Reading is the wedding district, OTR is the hip bar scene district and apparently Northside is the taco district. There are now 3 taco places within 2 blocks of each other. I decided to v… . . . → Read More: The Food Hussy!: The Taco District: Tacocracy
Today is the 14-year anniversary of P. Scott Makela’s passing. For years now, I’ve wanted to explain his impact on me, but words fall short. I decided to stop worrying about whether or not I can write an adequate tribute; … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Ever Onward Under Other Skies
Our readers need to know that we are sharply divided on the use of bicycle helmets here at the more bicycle friendly of the town’s two leading libraries. Certain members of the staff, shameless proponents of the Nanny State, clearly lean towards imposition of a helmet requirement for cyclists. The Library’s helmet-heads, speed demons to […] . . . → Read More: Stacked: … And Speaking of Bike Month
Boca Restaurant will open its doors to the public on May 13. Haute Italian food will be served in the Downtown space where Maisonette served fine French cuisine for six decades and held a record for its 39 years of 4 stars from the Mobil Dining Guide. So, at a gala event at the restaurant on Saturday night, … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Boca acknowledges past as it sets opening date