If a chef from Florence, who worked in several of Italy’s most prominent restaurants, and arrived in Cincinnati via the Savoy Hotel in London, does not qualify the Via Vite as an authentic Italian restaurant, then the definition of “authentic” needs to change. Cristian Pietoso has been the chef here since opening day in 2007, and.Read more
On the Road with LPC
We spend a lot of our time on the road and are known to savor a good meal. Here are some our favorites. Enjoy!
Don’t let the name or the décor fool you: the meal you will enjoy at Poole’s Diner is far from the “greasy spoon” fare you might expect. Instead you will be treated to upscale Southern cuisine, made all the more special by the relaxed surroundings. Poole’s has been in the same spot since 1945, which says.Read more
In a city with a thriving restaurant community, Capriccio is an anachronism. Unlike many of the arriviste bistros in the Federal Hill section of Providence, “The Cap” has been serving great food in the heart of the city for 40 years. Like the wine in the restaurant’s extensive cellar, Capriccio has aged magnificently. I last dined.Read more
The “OTR” in this restaurant’s name is code for “Over-the-Rhine,” a burgeoning Cincinnati neighborhood that was once a center of the city’s German immigrant population. The “Rhine” in this instance was actually the Miami and Erie Canal that was just south of the area. OTR is now a busy area of shops, microbreweries and more restaurants.Read more
Miami’s South Beach section is an international hotspot for beautiful people and fantastic dining. Located inside the trendy 1 Hotel & Homes, Beachcraft overlooks one of the more interesting thoroughfares on the planet – Collins Avenue. The outdoor seating area is ringside to a parade of characters not seen outside the tropical soup of Miami..Read more