Inside Nicola's, an Over-the-Rhine Mainstay Serving up Authentic Italian Cuisine

Over-the-Rhine's Nicola's has been a mainstay for high-end, authentic Italian cuisine for the past two decades. A celeb-spotting treasure, Nicola’s renown is undeniable. One of Cincinnati’s top, Zagat-rated restaurants, its menu of housemade pastas, gnocchi and creamy risotto are among some of the thoughtfully conceived dishes transporting patrons to the heart of Italy.

In CityBeat's upcoming issue, out on newsstands Feb. 22, food critic Pama Mitchell re-examines the appeal of Nicola's. Keep scrolling for an intimate look inside the Over-the-Rhine restaurant.

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