I love how social media brings people together – I’ve been following Bianca for a couple of years now after her self-promotion to get a job in social media with a certain burrito chain. While that didn’t work out exactly as she planned – she did get he… . . . → Read More: The Food Hussy!: Duke’s Small Batch Smoked Meats Review & Giveaway
Our brand-new Cedar Sweater Savers are rugged linen sachets filled with fresh cedar shavings. Cedar naturally repels moths and carpet beetles, and leaves your clothes smelling sweet. The rugged design is sewn out of premium quality Belgian linen. This sachet … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Cedar Sweater Savers by VisuaLingual
. . . and there are plenty of bike-related activities to be enjoyed in Cincinnati. Tonight, you are encouraged to bike to Music Hall where you will be given a free instrument and sent to make Gateway Quarter residents wish they had shelled out for the extra soundproofing on their gentrificondos. This year, many of […] . . . → Read More: Stacked: It’s Bike Month Ya’ll . . .
Northside is the epicenter of the Cincinnati Tacosphere. Fact. You have Tacocracy, the hard-to-pronounce, anti-establishment taco joint, that fills their tacos with potatoes and very un-taco-like fillings, surrounded by old airplane doodads in an old goth bar. Then, you have Django Western Taco, with its cowboy flair, serving either individual or family-style tacos and a [...] . . . → Read More: wine me, dine me: Review: Barrio Tequileria
Dan Katz’s meatball restaurant doesn’t exist yet, but he’s offering a glimpse of what he has in mind with a pop-up meatball dinner on May 15. Like his planned restaurant, Meatball Kitchen, it will be a simple dinner: beef, turkey or veggie meatballs with meat or vegetarian tomato sauce, served on toasted ciabatta bread. Also … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Meatball pop-up dinner previews future restaurant
Mint juleps come in all varieties, from mostly bourbon to sickly sweet and mouthwash-minty, made with simple syrup or powdered sugar, served in silver sipping cups and plastic cups. There are many debates over what recipe is “correct,” which doesn’t interest me too much; I just want a refreshing, minty way to drink a little bourbon and … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Video: An excellent mint julep for Derby Day
Just a reminder: “America’s Best Bites” features Dan and Lana Wright at Abigail Street, their Over-the-Rhine Mediterranean restaurant, on Saturday (4:30 p.m., Cooking Channel). The half-hour show was shot in January. Here’s what I blogged about it back in April: Abigail Street, the Mediterranean restaurant on Vine Street, will appear with its owners Daniel and … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Cooking Channel show spotlights OTR eatery Saturday
So excited whenever my friends at Noodles & Company holler my way – my mouth starts to water for sure…this time it was to announce new Spring dishes! They have 3 spring asparagus dishes – two appetizers and one noodle entree – I was excited!… . . . → Read More: The Food Hussy!: Spring has Sprung at Noodles & Company with Asparagus!
New Bookstore to Open in Downtown Cincinnati: exciting news. Stepping Up to Restore Cincinnati’s Neglected Pedestrian Stairways: great write-up on Spring in Our Steps. Best of Eco Chic Design: our Backyard Habitat Seed Bomb Kit gets some love from The … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere
A new bookstore is going to open downtown in the old Brooks Brothers space. They’re also going to sell crepes (which rhymes with “steps,” as my old French professor would insist I remind you), coffee (which can easily be spiked with brandy, as my old French professor used to do during finals), and other standard […] . . . → Read More: Stacked: THIS JUST IN
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I don’t know who put the idea in the public sphere for the Cincinnati Democratic Committee to endorse ten candidates for the City Council Election, but who ever did it is either insane or plain old stupid. There are nine seats on council. Any m… . . . → Read More: Cincinnati Blog: Endorsing Ten for Council Is a Stupid Idea
“Have you been to Yard House before?” our server asked, as servers at chain restaurants often do. “No? Well, we have great food and a whole lot of beer and loud music. That’s what we do.” That was the whole of the spiel welcoming us to the newest restaurant at The Banks, except she told … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Review: Yard House is wide-ranging
On Tuesday, I interviewed Jean-Francois Flechet of TAste of Belgium on Twitter. Today I’ll see what’s up with the guys at Fifty West Brewing at 11:30 this morning . They’re @FiftyWestBrew. I’m @BeingPolly. If you miss it, it will be posted here, too. . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Today’s Twitterview
There are times in life when you discover something that is magical. A sale on a pair of shoes, a rerun of your favorite episode of the The Office (the wedding one obviously), an amazingly awesome quick recipe – um yeah – that one especially! My b… . . . → Read More: The Food Hussy!: Spinach Artichoke Dip Chicken – Delish!
The old Casino [later Regal] Theater is located at 1201 Linn St. in Cincinnati’s West End neighborhood. It was designed by Zettel & Rapp and opened in 1913. According to this resource, George W. and Walter L. Rapp [I think … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Casino Theater by Zettel & Rapp
May 3 at Frisch’s Restaurants honors the birthday of David Frisch, the restaurant company’s founder. He opened the Mainliner, which was Cincinnati’s first year-round drive-in restaurant, in 1939. His birthday is a bigger deal than usual this year. Mayor Mark Mallory has issued a proclamation naming Friday ”Frisch’s Big Boy Day.” “David Frisch was deeply committed to the … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Frisch’s ‘Big Boy Day’ on Friday
We had just started reading Cincinnati food blogs when I learned about Tom’s potpies. At that time, he was selling pies that everyone raved about out of a storefront on Vine Street in downtown Cincinnati, and I was instantly enamored with the idea of a… . . . → Read More: Cincinnati Nomerati: Tom’s Pot Pies:
The Assanuvat family will soon begin serving Thai egg rolls and curry rice bowls from a stall in Findlay Market. Mimi is Mimi Assanuvat (originally from Beatyville, Kentucky), and the chef is her husband Sithi Assanuvat (originally from Bankgkok Thailand.) “My father’s been shopping at Findlay Market ever since we moved here 23 years ago,” … . . . → Read More: Campbell’s Scoop: Mimi’s Eggrolls and Curry Bowls coming to Findlay Market
So this is a serious TREAT for all of you – I have a great deal that you can win OR buy for yourself!There are some really cool Bears at Findlay Market – you may have heard of Bolly Bears, Sushi Bears or Basil Bears – well they are all courtesy of Chef… . . . → Read More: The Food Hussy!: Bolly Bears Review, Deal & Giveaway!