DINING REVIEWS

Morsel & Nosh Offers More Than Just Cheese

This charming bodega feels like a proper New York City deli nestled in Northside's eclectic business district.

Inkazteka Serves Up Peruvian / Mexican Meals that Pop

Tucked away in the Dillonvale Shopping Center, Inkazteka is a true family restaurant serving delightful South American cuisine.

Kanji Serves Up Sushi For All

This Over-the-Rhine sushi spot is on a roll.

Repertoire Explores Many Regions of New American Cuisine

Traipsing as it does from Kentucky to the Southwest, Repertoire's menu cuts across America’s flavor-rich regions.

Chick’nCone Delivers Portable Poultry

Chicken and waffles go for a walk at the new Hamilton location of this popular franchise serving chicken in waffle cones.

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.

Sleepy Bee On The Fly Is Designed for Busy Brunchers

Whether you’re a carnivore, a vegan, or just hungry and in a hurry, Sleepy Bee On The Fly has you covered.

Cheba Hut Is a Weed-Themed Sub Shop

At Cheba Hut in Corryville, the subs are, ahem, toasted.

A New Barbecue Joint In Madisonville Is Worth the Wait

You’ll want to get to Bee’s Barbecue in Madisonville early if you want to avoid the line of friendly regulars.

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.

Pop-Up Taco Stand Pata Roja Finds a Home in Pendleton

Pata Roja, Derrick Braziel’s love letter to tacos, has finally found a permanent spot in Pendleton at Bar Saeso.

K&J Seafood Is a Taste of New Orleans in the Midwest

Cajun comfort food fills the menu at this seafood shack with locations in Findlay Market and Clifton Heights.

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