Tag Archives: Ohio City

town hall

Twice this past month, I found myself having lunch in one of my favorite neighborhoods, exploring one of its newest tenants: Town Hall in Ohio City. Now I know why they picked this name, at least the Hall part. This place is big. Deceptively big. There’s a large patio at back near the Market parking […]

crop

To me, the food is only part of the experience when dining out. The other driving factor is the atmosphere, both in terms of the overall decor and the vibe a place gives off. When a restaurant scores in all areas, well, those are usually the places we frequent on a pretty consistent basis (Umami […]

the underdog

What a clever little name. Happy Dog just got a whole lot happier. In the basement of everyone’s favorite neighborhood bar and hot dog destination is a new hangout, The Underdog, a 40-seat bar and game room. The Underdog will feature a full bar, three classic pinball games, shuffle board, 48 classic arcade games plus […]

market garden brewery in ohio city

Thanks to a recent viewing party for Hodge Podge that brought restaurant owners and fellow food trucks together to cheer on the home team, we found ourselves at the recently opened Market Garden Brewery for our inaugural visit. It’s a brewery so I suspect you’d like to hear about the star of the most recent […]

q&a with paulius nasvytis of the velvet tango room

Ten or 11 years ago I had my first cocktail at the Velvet Tango Room. I was instantly smitten from the moment I stepped inside. This was my kind of place. It was like taking a step back in time. A step back to a forgotten era that was still alive and well in this […]

banana blossom (new thai in ohio city)

My latest review for Metromix happily took myself plus a few hungry girlfriends to Banana Blossom, a fairly new Thai restaurant in Ohio City. Personally, I was quite excited for this restaurant. I absolutely love Thai food plus I greatly enjoy spending any amount of time in Ohio City. And while it’s the most common […]

family dinner at momocho

Happy New Year! Speaking of family-friendly places, we had the perfect family dinner last week at Momocho. The last time my daughter was at Momocho, she was just a few months old. We have been there countless times since with friends and family and figured Natalie waited long enough and was time to make her […]

coming soon: sum place

If you’re looking for someone to thank for the cheap, mobile foodie goodness that is Dim and Den Sum, the credit in many ways goes to Chris Hodgson’s ex-fiancé and now girlfriend. “When she broke up with me, I had this crazy, borderline insane drive and didn’t stop,” Hodgson explains. “That experience catapulted me into […]

tequila dinners back at momocho

Tequila! The word alone conjures up fun and smiles (and a few fuzzy memories). You may recall that a few years ago Momocho, aka my favorite modern Mexican restaurant hands-down, offered these amazing tequila dinners featuring wonderfully creative dishes. And now, they are finally back! According to chef/owner Eric Williams, the tequila dinners will be […]

cook like eric williams (braised beef brisket)

food and wine pairings, guacamole recipeThe chef pairings might just be my husband’s favorite series on the blog to date. We (I) try to make most of the dishes at home, and he knows this. And when I told Jamie what Eric Williams, chef/owner of Momochoprovided, he quickly followed up with a request for immediate trial. […]