EVENTS THIS WEEKEND
Jungle Jim's Barrel Aged Beer Bash (Fairfield) What: Jungle Jim's Barrel Aged Beer Bash celebrates the art of barrel aging by bringing together beers of all kinds. From light and funky, to sour and bright, to deep, dark, and roasty - there's something for everyone to try and enjoy. An exceptional experience from its inception, this year's Barrel Aged Beer Bash promises to be no different. In fact, they're bringing in more bold and inventive beers for you to enjoy. Rare, hard-to-find, and maybe even exclusive to this epic event, these beers are truly special. Tickets include entry to this year's Barrel Aged Beer Bash, a tasting guide, and commemorative glass for you to keep. Where: Jungle Jim’s Fairfield Dates: Saturday, Jan 13, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm Cost: $15 - $50
WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2018:
CINCINNATI NAMED #8 IN THE WORLD on NYT list of 52 places to travel in 2018.
Expansions from our favorite local biz owners, new more creative concepts. Hot chicken taking over, and more southern influences than we’ve seen before.
Wahlburgers (Downtown) - The Wahlburgers are coming to downtown Cincinnati! They are opening up in the old Pi Pizzeria spot on East 6th Street and will be opening sometime in 2018. - Their chef inspired menu features a variety of fresh burgers, housemade condiments, crispy haddock, seared chicken and vegetarian options. Other signature items include thin crispy onion rings, tater tots and thick creamy frappes and floats. - They even have a full-service bar offering an impressive selection of adult frappes, cocktails, wines and beers including the signature Wahlbrewski – a Harpoon Brewery custom, unfiltered Pale Ale.
Dart Rush (Newport) - Cincinnati’s first indoor nerf arena is opening in mid-January (so soon) at Newport on the Levee. It is designed for families, friends, and coworkers to play and compete together. Play can be booked for one hour sessions; each session consists of various quick games rotating throughout the hour. Games and music are selected and run by the emcee.
Boomtown Biscuit Bar & Whiskey (Pendleton) - Boomtown will be opening up in February and are propelled by the prospect for gold and anchored by 24-carat honesty, Boomtown is a place where people find comfort in community, biscuits, and stiff whiskey.
City Bird Tenders (OTR - From Thunderdome RG) - Chicken Tender concept from the owners of the eagle. It will be a walk up chicken tender window. Maplewood Kitchen and Bar (Deerfield) - Breakfast and brunch and coffee and cocktails are headed to the suburbs, as Maplewood is set to open a second location in Deerfield Township this Spring.
Seoul Hot Chicken (OTR) - Currently a pop-up tent at Findlay Market, Seoul serves up Korean fried chicken with a hybrid Nashville Hot/ Asian spice signature sauce, that is also gluten free and served with traditional "Seoul food" sides, inc. cole slaw and baked beans. They plan to transition to a brick-and-mortar location in 2018.
Mazunte Tacos (Downtown) - Everyone's favorite taco spot in Madisonville is opening up a new spot downtown called Mazunte Centro. It will be similar to Mazunte, but with a more narrow focus. They'll serve tacos and tortas, ordered at a counter and oriented to downtown lunch. - They'll have tlayudas - oversized Oaxacan tortillas, toasted or griddled, spread with black beans and other toppings.
(Imagine Mexican pizza) LouVino (OTR) - Louisville's tapas bar known for its small plates with a Southern twist is coming to Cincinnati this spring! Their will also be serving up 60+ wines by the glass, beer, bourbon & cocktails in a trendy, upbeat atmosphere.
Woodhouse Kitchen + Bar (Mason) - A new restaurant with an urban flair is set to open early this year in Mason. offer Executive chef, Aimee Saling will be serving European-style food paired with Cincinnati’s food culture for an experience of comfortable adventure.
Condado Tacos (Downtown) - A beloved Columbus taco and tequila spot, Condado will be expanding their operations to the Queen City by opening up a spot at the Banks.