Best Dinner And A Movie "Biagio's and Esquire, Clifton
Watch owner Biagio Lamassa prepare your Penne Boscaiola right there in the dining room and then walk down the block for a movie. That's an evening. "
2007 Best of Cincinnati – Eats
Best Unusual Dessert: Maybe the Northern Italian food smells will draw you into Biagio’s Bistro, but the dessert case will keep you coming back for more. One of the most distinctive desserts in the city, Biagio’s Balls ($5) are mini cream puffs encased in luscious dark chocolate, topped with more chocolate sauce and sprinkled with powdered sugar. 308 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, 513-861-4777.
2006 Best of Cincinnati – Eats
Best Reason to Quit Your Diet: Put down your diet book and calorie calculator for just one night. Biagio’s Bistro's chocolate-covered mini cream puff tower might equal 30 extra hours on the treadmill, but it's worth it! 308 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, 513-861-4777.
2004 City Beat Best of Cincinnati – Eats
Best Wall Buster: The cozy Biagio’s Bistro in Clifton became less cozy but more accessible when the restaurant knocked down a wall and expanded next door last spring. Biagio still personally prepares all the pastas in full view of diners, but now you can move away from the action and find some privacy. Biagio’s Bistro, 308 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, 513-861-4777.
2000 City Beat Best of Cincinnati – Eats
Best Pasta in Your Face: Well, not literally, but you can watch owner Biagio Lamassa prepare your fresh pasta to order in the middle of the dining room here. And don't skimp on the cappuccino, a specialty of Lamassa, who has been making the frothy java since he was 8 years old. Biagio's Bistro, 308 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, 861-4777.