Web www.cincinnatirestaurantreview.blogspot.com

Cincinnati Restaurant Reviews

Cincinnati cuisine is so much more than chili. There are great restaurants in town that will provide you with exceptional food in a wonderful atmosphere. This blog is a collection of reviews and personal observations from the current Cincinnati dining scene.

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Graeter's Building Some Buzz

If you're reading this blog right now, which I can tell that you are, odds are that you've had Graeter's ice cream. And if you have, you know how good it is. So it probably doesn't surprise you that Graeter's is creating somewhat of a reputation.

The latest evidence of this comes from Peter King's hugely popular Monday Morning Quarterback NFL Column on Sports Illustrated's website, SI.com. It's no surprise that King is talking up Graeter's, he used to live in Cincinnati and covered the Bengals for the post. This was a long time ago, and he seems to enjoy running down the Bengals, or ignoring them, every chance he gets. But he gets it right when he's talking about Graeter's.

But here's the thing about Graeter's: it's great ice cream, but it is by no means the greatest ice cream in the world. It's better than most, no doubt, and the way they do their fudge chunks is similar to how God fed Moses in the dessert, but it gets an inordinate amount of press, nationally.

And I have a theory why. You may find single ice cream stands that offer wonderful ic cream in every city in the country, but Graeter's is a chain, and therefore is able to affect more people. That helps spread the gospel.

For me, I love the Mint Chocolate Chunk and the Black Raspberry Chip. And my favorite store is the one in Hyde Park Square. How about you?

And do you have any theories as to why Graeter's is building such a buzz?

And do you know of any other ice cream shops or chains that can be included in the conversation?


Blogger WestEnder said...

Everybody talks about Graeter's but never Agalamesis. Try the mocha chip or the dutch holland shake. And their mint choc. chip is very minty, if that's your thing. And their sorbets hit the spot on a hot day.

And on top of all that, they sell great candies (I like the opera creams).

1:29 PM  
Blogger Kate The Great said...

I love aglamesis, too.

Their champagne and rasberry ices are a perfect, 1-2 punch.

Graeters- I love the choc. choc. chip. Their chocolate chunks are the size of fingers... I only wish Peppermint Stick was year round...

5:30 PM  
Blogger Chris said...

I wish they did more sorbets year-round. I also miss amaretto crunch very much. Mint cookies and cream should also be year-round. But as for actual flavors that are there right now, I like Buckeye Blitz and Black Raspberry Chip.

As for popularity, I say Oprah did this. Don't ask me how she was first introduced to it, but Oprah could sell ketchup popsicles to a woman in white gloves.

11:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Gotta say, Agalamesis is one thousand times better. No preservatives, no icky wax taste, just all natural, creamy, freshly churned tasting ice cream. Don't get the Graeters craze. Cincinnatian's don't get out much.

11:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ZduMne [url=http://www.nikes-cheapjerseys.com/]Cheap Jerseys.com[/url] BkrGek http://www.nikes-cheapjerseys.com/

ZjeCwc [url=http://www.usaauthentic4cheapjerseys.com/]Customized NHL Jerseys[/url] ErlTym http://www.usaauthentic4cheapjerseys.com/

GveAcc [url=http://www.authentic2cheapjerseys.com/]Cheap Authentic MLB Jerseys[/url] EqvPku http://www.authentic2cheapjerseys.com/

12:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello. And Bye. Thank you very much.

1:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello. And Bye. Thank you very much.

9:50 PM  
Blogger xjd7410@gmail.com said...

cartier watches
michael kors outlet clearance
cheap jordan shoes
ray ban sunglasses
ray ban sunglasses outlet
true religion sale
oakley sunglasses
gucci belts
coach outlet
true religion outlet
fitflops shoes
air max 90
kate spade handbags
louis vuitton outlet
abercrombie and fitch
air jordan shoes
lebron 11
lebron 12
celine bags
toms outlet
lebron shoes for kids
coach factory outlet
oakley canada
toms outlet
nike roshe one
coach factory outlet online
adidas yeezy
ralph lauren
michael kors outlet clearance
kd 8 shoes

9:32 PM  
Blogger ninest123 said...

air jordan pas cher, burberry, prada handbags, ray ban sunglasses, louis vuitton, louis vuitton, tiffany jewelry, air max, prada outlet, tory burch outlet, polo ralph lauren outlet, jordan shoes, louis vuitton, nike roshe run, louboutin pas cher, replica watches, ralph lauren pas cher, kate spade outlet, nike air max, oakley sunglasses, michael kors, gucci outlet, oakley sunglasses, louboutin shoes, ugg boots, louis vuitton outlet, oakley sunglasses, cheap oakley sunglasses, nike outlet, polo ralph lauren outlet, ray ban sunglasses, longchamp pas cher, longchamp outlet, christian louboutin outlet, louboutin outlet, nike air max, ray ban sunglasses, chanel handbags, oakley sunglasses, longchamp outlet, longchamp, ugg boots, replica watches, nike free, sac longchamp, tiffany and co, uggs on sale, louis vuitton outlet, nike free, louboutin

8:25 PM  
Blogger ninest123 said...

nike air max, timberland, nike blazer, true religion jeans, nike air max, abercrombie and fitch, mulberry, true religion jeans, nike roshe, ralph lauren uk, ugg boots, coach outlet, michael kors, ugg boots, tn pas cher, ray ban uk, hermes, coach purses, vans pas cher, true religion jeans, sac guess, ray ban pas cher, hogan, kate spade handbags, hollister pas cher, michael kors outlet, replica handbags, michael kors outlet, air force, coach outlet, burberry, michael kors outlet, nike free run uk, north face, burberry outlet online, north face, vanessa bruno, converse pas cher, oakley pas cher, michael kors, michael kors, nike air max, michael kors, new balance pas cher, true religion outlet, michael kors outlet, hollister, michael kors outlet, lululemon, lacoste pas cher

8:25 PM  
Blogger ninest123 said...

oakley, nfl jerseys, converse outlet, p90x workout, baseball bats, birkin bag, lancel, jimmy choo shoes, ralph lauren, abercrombie and fitch, mcm handbags, gucci, chi flat iron, nike air max, bottega veneta, babyliss, ghd, longchamp, north face outlet, hollister, hollister, nike roshe, giuseppe zanotti, herve leger, new balance, ferragamo shoes, lululemon, soccer jerseys, asics running shoes, wedding dresses, mac cosmetics, nike trainers, vans shoes, reebok shoes, beats by dre, nike air max, vans, north face outlet, celine handbags, instyler, timberland boots, louboutin, mont blanc, soccer shoes, valentino shoes, insanity workout, ray ban, iphone cases, hollister, nike huarache

8:36 PM  
Blogger ninest123 said...

louis vuitton, moncler, moncler, canada goose outlet, canada goose outlet, louis vuitton, canada goose uk, marc jacobs, moncler, moncler outlet, swarovski, replica watches, montre pas cher, juicy couture outlet, louis vuitton, canada goose, canada goose, moncler, hollister, ugg pas cher, coach outlet, moncler, swarovski crystal, canada goose, toms shoes, moncler, pandora charms, sac louis vuitton pas cher, bottes ugg, moncler, pandora charms, links of london, juicy couture outlet, supra shoes, ugg,uggs,uggs canada, louis vuitton, ugg boots uk, wedding dresses, canada goose, ugg,ugg australia,ugg italia, pandora jewelry, doudoune canada goose, thomas sabo, pandora jewelry, karen millen

8:40 PM  
Blogger chenmeinv0 said...

coach outlet
timberland boots
tommy hilfiger
mizuno running shoes
oakley sunglasses cheap
hermes outlet

9:39 PM  
Anonymous Cara Mengobati Masalah Paru-Paru said...

Thanks for sharing information :)

Obat Panas Demam
Cara Mengobati Peradangan Telinga
Cara Mengobati Gangguan Fungsi Lambung
Obat Luka Operasi Caesar
Obat Tradisional Untuk Penyakit Gerd
Pengobatan Eksim Dermatitis

1:44 AM  

Post a Comment

<< Home

Web www.cincinnatirestaurantreview.blogspot.com