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The Rookwood: Upland

Jul 23, 14 The Rookwood: Upland

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The guys at The Rookwood /Cheapside are always up to something.  Earlier this year, they decided to do a field-to-table dinner– hunting pheasant to be served at the Rookwood.  They’ve put together a nice video on the process– very cool. We so rarely, in the conversation about food, bring up hunting. We talk about...

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Thunderdome to Open New Restaurant in Lavomatic Space

Jun 30, 14 Thunderdome to Open New Restaurant in Lavomatic Space

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Good news for Over-the-Rhine: Sources very close to Thunderdome, the restaurant group owned by the Lanni Brothers, which manages Bakersfield’s locations, The Eagle and Currito, have told me that they will be taking over the spot that, as of yesterday, was Lavomatic. It will not be an expansion of Bakersfield, but instead a...

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Review: Gorilla Cinema’s Pulp Fiction Dinner

Jun 24, 14 Review: Gorilla Cinema’s Pulp Fiction Dinner

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Pulp Fiction is my favorite movie.  No, really.  Ezekiel 25:17 was our “scripture” at our wedding.  We have cats named Mrs. Mia Wallace and Esmerelda Villa Lobos.  Eric Brass’ “Royale with Cheese” hangs in our living room. We are BIG fans.  When I saw that Gorilla Cinemas, an effort between Jacob...

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Read This: Senate Street and Savory

Jun 06, 14 Read This: Senate Street and Savory

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It’s kind of cool when people you know do cool things. Dan and Lana Wright opened up Senate about four months after The Better Half and I bought our condo in Over-the-Rhine. At that point, I’d lived here for about two and a half years, and the only restaurants nearby were Lucy Blue’s window and Lavomatic.  I fell...

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Blue Apron Winners!

May 25, 14 Blue Apron Winners!

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Thanks for all the entries on the Blue Apron post!  Here are the five winners: Ed Paff Jr Kelly Klump Lee Jill Mays Lisa Linard Michelle Huegel Check your inboxes for an invite from Blue Apron! Blue Apron often provides free meal promos, so I’ll let you know when I have more. Thanks for participating,...

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wmdm’s Guide to Taste of Cincinnati

Over the past week, I’ve been working on a comprehensive guide, in partnership with WCPO, to Taste of Cincinnati!  All you do is enter in your email address, and I cover everything from hints and tips, bites to try, and favorite beverages.  It’s free! I cover everything from how to survive the event, to new treats and...

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Open: Gomez Salsa

May 22, 14 Open: Gomez Salsa

Posted by in Mexican, Over the Rhine

Gomez Salsa, the crowdfunded taco window in OTR, opened for lunch today.  Andrew Gomez, who’s been serving tacos and salsa via catering for several years, opened his window next door to Half Cut on 12th Street. The process is simple: choose your preparation (taco, “turtle shell”, which is a homemade version of a...

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