What We're Eating Wednesday

Who's eating: Herself

I was running late – no surprise - but I knew my friend Rob was in good hands. He’s a cocktail geek and this is just the spot for such a one. By the time I arrived he was deep into a Martinez, a beverage for which he’d been searching, and even deeper into spiritual discussion with John the bartender.

My welcome was flawless: “Shall I start a Perfect Ma...

January 29, 2018

In the summer of 2013 Rhinegeist opened to the world with huge fanfare. The massive former bottling plant for the historic Christian Moerlien brewery was the perfect open space for events, parties and general brewery related activities (like drinking, duh). Over the years the brewery has expanded, adding a rooftop deck, a restaurant, and event space. All the while, the brewery never added more park...

January 29, 2018

Anyone who has been to the American Sign Museum in Camp Washington, Cincinnati already knows that storefront signs can be art. They're also a record of priorities, activities, trends and interests that functions as a sort of community memory. Signs and advertisements constitute an integral part of the streetscape. With that in mind, today’s Metro Crush Monday is dedicated to the amazing storefront...

January 25, 2018

Milhaus, the Indianapolis developer building a major, $13 million mixed-use project in Walnut Hills, has given it a new name and released some additional details about the project. 

Originally called Firehouse Row, Milhaus has renamed the 124-unit Poste. The project will be bordered by East McMillan, Wayne, Kenton and Copelen streets. The building fronting McMillan will be four stories, while the ot...

January 23, 2018


Cafe Kentaro


Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia

Who's eating

Francesca V (UFF Marketing Manager) and friends

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Cafe Kentaro: 616 Bourke St

Surry Hills NSW 2010


What'd we have 

  • Signature katsu (pork fillet katsu, cabbage, japanese bbq sauce, mustard)

  • Spicy buta-kimuchi toast (sliced pork belly, garlic chives, garlic shoots, bean sprouts, spicy y...

January 22, 2018

We talked about food halls a lot in 2017 and we're going to talk about them even more in 2018. Why? Because they're community centers, they're a smart use of urban space, and they're a lower risk investment for first-time or expansion-minded entrepreneurs. So for our first Metro Crush Monday we've picked Los Angeles, a city with a lot to recommend it, and in particular we're looking at Grand Centra...

October 5, 2017

Tano was represented by Kathleen Norris of Urban Fast Forward. She said she initially met with Williams more than a year ago, and even then Hamilton was at the top of their list.

"What Tano does so well is he puts delicious food on the plate that is trend aware but also very, very comfortable," Norris said. "He was ready to expand and he's a very experienced chef. He has worked in large organiz...

September 22, 2017

An old-school barbershop that started inside of a Covington men's shop is opening a second location in Walnut Hills.Cutman Barbershop is coming to 731 E. McMillan St. in Walnut Hills this fall. Owner Jerod Theobald told me he hoped to have the shop open by Black Friday in November.

Theobald worked with Blake Bartley of Urban Fast Forward to broker the deal to get into that space.


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