National Chili Day – and my choice is Cincinnati Style!

Today is National Chili Day and most people assume that means sautéed meat, kidney beans and a rough tomato sauce. For me it means a delicious Mediterranean influenced smooth meat sauce spooned over spaghetti, topped by chopped raw onion, finely shredded Colby cheese and sprinkled with oyster crackers. For the uninitiated, this is Cincinnati Chili. … Continue reading National Chili Day – and my choice is Cincinnati Style!

Cincinnati Night at Edwards Restaurant in New York – Last Monday of every month!

Are you a Cincinnati ex-pat living in New York? On the last Monday of every month you will feel welcomed at Edward's at 136 West Broadway between 5 PM and 10:30 PM. Here you can order Montgomery Inn Ribs, Skyline Chili, LaRosa's Pizza, and Graeter's Ice Cream. A delicious taste of home (unfortunately Goetta is … Continue reading Cincinnati Night at Edwards Restaurant in New York – Last Monday of every month!

National Margarita Day (come see my show!)

Today is National Margarita Day, that popular tequila beverage. I take mine rocks/salt as below. What a coincidence (segue). After my shows are produced at the Players Theatre, as they will be tonight, we often gather at the Greenwich Village Tex-Mex classic Panchito's, just half a block away. They trumpet a long ago article in … Continue reading National Margarita Day (come see my show!)

Tired of Turkey? Come to Cincinnati Night at Edwards NYC for alternative!

Had enough of Thanksgiving leftovers?  You are in luck! In New York City you will find Edwards Restaurant serving Cincinnati favorites: Montgomery Inn Ribs, LaRosa's Pizza, Skyline Chili (cheese coneys and 4 ways), and Graeters' Ice Cream!  I have focused enough on them on this blog but if you are new here check out https://www.edwardsnyc.com/cincinnati-night/Continue reading Tired of Turkey? Come to Cincinnati Night at Edwards NYC for alternative!

National Pepperoni Pizza Day – my favorite

Today is National Pepperoni Pizza Day and growing up in Cincinnati this means a LaRosa's Pepperoni Pizza.  Luckily this is actually available in New York City once each month at Edward's restaurant at 136 W. Broadway.  They also offer Skyline Chili, Montgomery Inn Ribs and Graeter's Ice Cream.  It happens on the last Monday of … Continue reading National Pepperoni Pizza Day – my favorite

NYC Restaurant Week Review – Chazz Palminteri Italian Restaurant

Posting this on a bittersweet day for Chazz.  His show "A Bronx Tale" is closing today after a very healthy run and where he recently stepped in to play the role that he turned from staged monologue to a movie to a Broadway Musical.  Way to go Chazz.  We saw the show early in the … Continue reading NYC Restaurant Week Review – Chazz Palminteri Italian Restaurant

NYC Restaurant Week Review – Leopard at des Artistes

As you may know NYC Restaurant Week is underway.  You may not know that the "Week" is 26 days long.  You can still enjoy.  Most restaurants in the program offering one menu for the entire program and throw the really good stuff into a a category that requires additional cost to the $26 lunch and … Continue reading NYC Restaurant Week Review – Leopard at des Artistes

National Chili Dog Day – or as I know it – Pass Me Another Cheese Coney

Today is National Chili Dog Day, or if you are from Cincinnati - National Cheese Coney Day.  Take a humble hot dog on a bun, add mustard, Cincinnati Chili, onions (optional) and mound it high with finely shredded mild cheddar cheese. Recently at the One Mile House Bar on Delancey Street here in New York … Continue reading National Chili Dog Day – or as I know it – Pass Me Another Cheese Coney