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Okto Brings a Mediterranean Mash-Up Downtown

After asking the community what foods were missing from the local dining scene, E+O forged ahead with this unique concept.

Greyhound Tavern Lives Up to Its Rich Legacy

This Northern Kentucky institution sticks with the classics and makes sure its homestyle cooking is up to snuff.

Metropole Gets a Makeover

Metropole is a downtown institution, and now it has a new chef, a new menu, and a new attitude. But the burnt carrot salad remains.

Farmhouse Flavors Meet Fine-Dining Elegance at Dear Restaurant & Butchery

This Hyde Park restaurant with an in-house butcher shop is a love letter to its guests, its neighborhood, and the whole city.

Pampas Brings Its Smoky Style to O’Bryonville

Pampas delivers rustic flame-infused Argentine cooking with surprisingly elegant desserts.

Downbound Books Owner Gregory Kornbluh Didn’t Have a Plan

"I headed home to Cincinnati without a solid plan; I figured I’d spend some time here while figuring out what to do next."

Khora Takes Heritage Grains and Makes Them Sing

Pasta is at the heart of Khora’s menu, but this is not an Italian restaurant. It is, however, absolutely new and utterly satisfying.

Hello Honey’s Brian and Nitima Nicely Love Their Customers

When the pandemic threatened to throw a wrench in Hello Honey’s expansion plans, faithful customers rallied behind the downtown favorite.

Sarah and Damien of Honey Child Artisan Pops Created a Virtuous Treat

The couple behind the popular Queen City popsicle cart has created something rare: A frozen treat you can feel good about.

Oakley Fish House Is an Old Favorite, Reborn in a Different Neighborhood

Chanaka De Lanerolle transplants his Mt. Adams Fish House concept to a new neighborhood and seems poised to hook plenty of diners.