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Symposium’s Three Bars Nestle into East Walnut Hills With Avian-Inspired Cocktails and 'American Tapas'

“We aspire to be an all-day destination for the neighborhood," owner J. Matt Nickels says.

By Maggy McDonel

A new wine bar and cafe has entered the East Walnut Hills culinary scene, albeit with a tricky start. Symposium had a soft opening May 6 only to be closed down days later due to a leaky sink...

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Symposium
2835 Woodburn Ave., East Walnut
A new wine bar and cafe has entered the East Walnut Hills culinary scene, albeit with a tricky start. Symposium had a soft opening May 6 only to be closed down days later due to a leaky sink. The wine bar and cafe finally hosted its grand opening on May 11, and as co-owner J. Matt Nickels tells CityBeat in an email, the business has been going strong ever since. The space features a main dining room with a lounge known as The Nest, a private dining and event space called the Rumpus Room, an outdoor patio that currently seats 10 (weather permitting) and Symposium’s three bars. Each bar offers something different — one serves coffee, the other has drinks and the last, food. Cocktails known as “Birdtails” are delicious, imaginative and avian-inspired and include the Magpie Gin and Tonic, Macaw Mojito and Bird on a Wire espresso martini. For dinner, chef Aaron Owen offers small plates, canapés, charcuterie and cheese boards, all of which are collected as “American tapas.”
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See Inside New East Walnut Hills Wine Bar and Cafe Symposium

A new wine bar and cafe has entered the East Walnut Hills culinary scene. Symposium had a soft opening May 6 only…

By CityBeat Staff

See Inside New East Walnut Hills Wine Bar and Cafe Symposium
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