Blog Entries - March 2016

Thank You!!

Posted on: March 31, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati
On Wednesday, March 30th, CityBeat Magazine put on an event that celebrates who their readers have chosen for their favorites throughout the city. They have been doing it for many years. Like thousands of other Cincinnatians, I had saved their yearly Best Of read more …

It's all in the details!

Posted on: March 21, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, august, midwest, torte
Easter is one of the great family holidays. As we often go our separate ways, Easter brings us to the table. What better way to celebrate the end of a great meal with one of our beautiful and delicious tortes. One of the traditions we honor again this year is read more …

Easter Tea

Posted on: March 20, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, cafe, midwest, brunch
We are not usually open on Sunday, but that was not going to let that stop Jessica, our cafe manager, from offering a tea brunch on Easter Sunday to our loyal customers. She and our Cafe chefs have been working on making this a feast worthy of such a special read more …

Joy of Cooking

Posted on: March 10, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, cafe, midwest, Cincinnati
I was interviewing a few prospective chefs last week for the Cafe. One of the questions I wanted them to answer was what chef or cookbook they wrap their cooking philosophy around? Who's culinary wisdom do they respect? What cookbook do they always fall back read more …

Befriending Artists

Posted on: March 1, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Events, cafe, Cincinnati
Befriending artists has been one of the greatest joys of my life. As I headed off to Columbus College of Art and Design right out of my all girl, Catholic high school, full of suburban prejudices and innocence, it didn’t take me but a minute to feel read more …