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Coppins Restaurant at Hotel Covington

Coppins Restaurant at Hotel Covington

Coppins Restaurant in Covington is a fabulous restaurant that just so happens to have a boutique hotel attached to it.  The Hotel Covington opened it’s doors in 2016 to great acclaim, and there was a great amount of buzz over the hotel’s restaurant, Coppins,  named after the Coppins Department Store which is what the historic...
Blinkers Tavern in Covington

Blinkers Tavern in Covington

Blinkers Tavern in Covington is one of our go-to places for a nice date night dinner.  Their menu is so diverse that we can find something delicious no matter what we are in the mood for that day. Over the course of our visits through the years we have had seafood, steaks, burgers, appetizers, salads...
Buttercup Cake House in Covington

Buttercup Cake House in Covington

Buttercup Cake House in Covington is THE place to go if you need delicious, exquisitely decorated baked treats!  Buttercup Cake House makes wedding cakes, cupcakes, cake pops, cookies and more!  You can stop by their shop on Pike Street or find them at various events around town.  I first tried Buttercup’s sweets at an event at...
Smoke Justis Bar & Restaurant in Covington

Smoke Justis Bar & Restaurant in Covington

Smoke Justis touts itself as a sports bar, but I would say the TVs spotlighting sports are not the main event here.  Smoke Justis is a great hangout for friends or family, even if sports is not your thing.  Smoke Justis has a basement full of video games and offers live music on a regular...
The Wrigley Taproom & Eatery in Corbin, KY

The Wrigley Taproom & Eatery in Corbin, KY

When we travel I love to find locally owned restaurants to visit for meals.  Recently we happened upon The Wrigley Taproom in Corbin, Kentucky on our way to Pine Mountain State Park.  This restaurant was fantastic!  They offer an ever changing menu full of items that are made with locally sourced ingredients.  Their beer menu...
Bite Restaurant in Milford

Bite Restaurant in Milford

We have found a new restaurant to add to our list of favorites in Cincinnati.  Bite is a farm to table restaurant in Milford with a menu that  changes with the seasons.  They utilize ingredients from local farms and even from their own backyard.  There is something for everyone on the menu, whether you be...
Salvadore's Pizzeria in Northern Kentucky

Salvadore’s Pizzeria in Northern Kentucky

Dinner can be a battle at my house sometimes, but there’s one food that ties the family together…PIZZA!  Recently we visited Salvadore’s Pizzeria on Dixie Highway in Elsmere and we had a fun family dinner.   This restaurant hasn’t always been known as Salvadore’s.  If you’ve been around Northern Kentucky for years like us then...
Dinner and Dessert at Frisch's Big Boy

Dinner and Dessert at Frisch’s Big Boy

Recently Max and I attended a media event at the recently renovated Frisch’s Big Boy in Covington.  The reason for the gathering was to celebrate the opening of the Cincinnati Ballet’s Nutcracker AND the introduction of a new holiday dessert item on the Frisch’s menu: Peppermint Hot Fudge Cake.  Max and I had a lovely...
Orchids at Palm Court Pasta Bar Lunch

Orchids at Palm Court Pasta Bar Lunch

Orchids at Palm Court at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherlands Plaza downtown has quite a reputation as being one of the premier restaurants in the city.  It seems like the sort of restaurant one would go to in order to celebrate a special occasion, have an intimate date night, or to meet the ladies for happy...
Burgers, Beer and an Unbeatable Backdrop at City View Tavern

Burgers, Beer and an Unbeatable Backdrop at City View Tavern

When you want to grab a burger in Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky you have quite a few options to choose from.   We have a few favorite burgers around town and one can be found at the City View Tavern, a small establishment with great big views and burgers to write home about.  After Michael...
Queen City Radio

Queen City Radio

What was once a filling station in the olden days is now a hip new bar in Over the Rhine.  My sister and I met after work one day to catch up at Queen City Radio and I immediately fell in love with the place.  Queen City Radio just opened it’s <garage> doors this month,...
The Covington Coffee Company

The Covington Coffee Company

After an early morning soccer game recently my dad and I decided to grab a bite to eat for breakfast.  He suggested Covington’s newest coffee shop, The Covington Coffee Company.  He promised me homemade pastries and coffee, which I could not resist.  What we did not realize until we arrived is that on the weekends it is...