Author Archive: Robin Garr

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Cottage Cafe Shines on Middletown’s Old Main Street

Cottage Cafe Shines on Middletown’s Old Main Street

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Middletown’s Main Street, a quaint strip of Victorian houses, steepled churches and storefront shops, served as the suburban community’s main drag for many years as its commercial center and a slow-down, look-around opportunity for traffic on the old U.S. 60.

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Comfy Cow growing into a herd

Comfy Cow growing into a herd

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.”

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We Meet The Buddha on The Road at Saigon Café

We Meet The Buddha on The Road at Saigon Café

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Does the Buddha daydream?

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Dashboard Dining With Latin flavor At Gara Empanadas

Dashboard Dining With Latin flavor At Gara Empanadas

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wow! I’ve got to tell you about the cozy little place where we ate on a trip out to Oldham County the other day.

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Times Change, Martini Italian Bistro Carries On

Times Change, Martini Italian Bistro Carries On

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Oh, times, oh customs.” as the ancient Roman philosopher-politician Marcus Tullius Cicero said. (Well, okay, actually, Cicero said “O tempora O mores” in the original Latin, but that’s another story for another day.)

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Eats Potpourri: Papalino’s, Selena’s, and Grasshoppers’ After Party

Eats Potpourri: Papalino’s, Selena’s, and Grasshoppers’ After Party

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

My notebook has been filling up with tidbits worth sharing, so this week let’s take a quick run through a trio of good eats reports.

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Bluegrass Burgers: Virtuous, Local and Delicious

Bluegrass Burgers: Virtuous, Local and Delicious

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mmm, who doesn’t love a hamburger? Hot, juicy, dripping with … um … greasy fat?

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Exchange Pub + Kitchen Pillar of Its Community

Exchange Pub + Kitchen Pillar of Its Community

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

How good is Exchange Pub + Kitchen? Why, it’s a Pillar of its community.

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Jet’s Takes Off With Detroit-Style Pizza

Jet’s Takes Off With Detroit-Style Pizza

| January 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

If there was ever any doubt that pizza has truly become an all-American treat, it was surely put to rest with Pizzagate this week, when New York City’s new mayor Bill de Blasio provoked screams of outrage when he attacked a gooey pie at a Gotham pizzeria with – the horror – a knife and fork.

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A Year of Delight in Memorable Dishes

A Year of Delight in Memorable Dishes

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ho hum, it’s New Year’s Day, or mighty close to it, anyway.

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