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Recent Cincinnati picks?


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Recent Cincinnati picks?

bluepig1 | Aug 23, 2009 10:02 PM

Visiting Cincinnati for 3 days this week on business -- used to live there but moved away 5 years ago for Baltimore. What's new and exciting since I've been gone? I'll be staying downtown but will have a rental car. Don't need the touristy stuff (no need for Skyline or Montgomery Inn). Any and all cuisines are fine. My price point is flexible -- on expense but need to keep it within reason - don't want to spend money just to spend it.

Quick search online suggests some good options may be: Nada, Boca, JeanRo Bistro or Nectar. I'm intrigued by reviews of Cuba Cafe (love little cheap, hole in the wall places like this). Thoughts on these?

I've been to Slims', Nicola's and Mesh and while they were good, would love to try something new. I have some nostalgia for Ambar/Baba India, Lemongrass, Sabor Peruano, as well as Andy's Mediterranean, so one of those may be in the rotation while there. Not really feeling expensive steaks like Jeff Ruby's or Precinct.

What other options should I consider?

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