Posts Categorized: Blogs

It’s Time for a WINTERvention

Looking to break your winter blues? We know the cold can be a bit brutal, but we’re here to help you find fun, cozy things to do to make it worth the effort of leaving home. Take a look at our specially curated list of “winterventions” to bring your social life out of hibernation. 1-… Read more »

We Found the Best Bloody Mary in Cincinnati!

On Sunday, October 20th, Igby’s rallied together bartenders throughout Cincinnati to thank them for their hard work in making the Cincinnati food and beverage scene so extraordinary.   During the Bartenders’ Brunch, Igby’s hosted a competition for the best Bloody Mary in Cincinnati, and we were shocked by the exceptional turnout. We’d like to extend… Read more »

Igbys’ Beer Cheese is the Perfect Tailgating Appetizer

Want to make one of our FAVORITE apps from Igby’s at home? Take a look at this how-to for our crave-inducing beer cheese! Or try it at Igby’s, now $1 off during the month of October! *** We suggest making this easy recipe to impress your friends & family. You won’t be able to eat… Read more »

The Top 10 Summer Date Ideas for Cincinnati Lovers

Now that warmer weather has finally blessed Cincinnati, we all have an opportunity to take advantage of it. We have curated a list of the best summer dates in Cincinnati for you and your boo. Let us know what you and your summer love have been up to by tagging us in all of your… Read more »

Rosedale OTR and Cincy Betterment Team Up for Mardi Gras Benefit

Photo credit: Amy Spasoff On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Rosedale OTR and Cincy Betterment teamed up to host a Mardi Gras Happy Hour Benefit for the students of Roselawn Condon School. Roselawn Condon, located in the heart of Cincinnati, is part of the Cincinnati Public School District. About 96% of the student body is below… Read more »

Q&A: The Righteous Room Edition

Established in 2009, The Righteous Room is a local bar and cocktail lounge that served a prominent role in the re-establishment of downtown Cincinnati’s thriving entertainment district. Located across from the Aronoff Center for the Arts, The Righteous Room caters to a young professional crowd including patrons of the arts, the after dinner crowd, and the… Read more »

4EG Customers Raised $5,009 to Donate Toward Hurricane Relief Efforts

Last Thursday, in a show of solidarity, each 4EG Cincinnati location collected a portion of sales during the Bengals vs. Texans game to donate to hurricane relief efforts. While the Bengals may have lost, we all won. Thanks to our customers, we are excited to share that 4EG Cincinnati raised $2,309 that will be donated… Read more »

Q&A with Danny K: 15 Years at Mt. Adams Pavilion

Mount Adams Pavilion has been a staple in the Cincinnati bar scene since opening in 2002. Known for its spectacular views of Cincinnati’s skyline and party deck atmosphere, Pavilion sits at the heart of the city and has become home to both local and national DJs each weekend. As the 15-year anniversary approaches, we sat down… Read more »

Five Can’t-Miss Summer Concerts

Nothing says “summer” better than listening to your favorite musicians with a cold drink in hand. Whether you’re into country, rap, or rock – Cincinnati has it all going on over the next few months! Here are the top five summer concerts we’re looking forward to: 1. Red Hot Chili Peppers – U.S. Bank Arena (May 19th)… Read more »

Guest Spotlight: Ashley and Mike

“This was our restaurant.” This love story starts in the dead of winter, on a cold, snowy Monday, when a friend of Ashley recommended 1/2 price Keystone mac and cheese to warm up. On one of many double dates with friends, Ashley and Mike made the trip from Florence to Covington and soon fell in… Read more »

Your Go-To 4EG Guide to the Holiday Season

The holidays are bearing down and the stockings of your loved ones hang limp and unstuffed. Fear not! Like the shining nose of Rudolph, 4EG is here to save Christmas. This year we want you to give a gift that matters. Give the gift of Cincinnati. Bars have always played a special role in communities…. Read more »

The Art of the Perfect Pour: Part 2

Welcome back! To recap, last week we gave a rundown on the classic Boston shaker and the proper stir. If you missed it, or need a refresher, click here. Okay, ready? With your drink freshly mixed, it’s time to garnish and finish right. Be patient, this crucial step will elevate your cocktail to the next… Read more »

The Art of the Perfect Pour: Part 1

With over two centuries of development and tradition, a proper cocktail deserves a respectful pour and finish. Made right, a cocktail is a satisfying experience from the first shake or stir to the last sip and sigh. Here are a few tips on mixing and finishing to help you find that perfect pour. When to… Read more »

21 to Enter: Fuseamania

“21 to Enter: Fuseamania” is the first in a series of posts highlighting the people of 4EG. Whether behind the bar, behind the DJ booth, or behind the desk, each person is responsible for enhancing the guest experience. First up…Fuseamania, 4EG’s resident DJ. Catch Fuseamania at Mt. Adams Pavilion this Wednesday for “Fowl Play,” our annual… Read more »

Keystone Frozen Mac: Thomas Jefferson’s Greatest Legacy?

Editor’s Note: To improve your reading experience, heat up a plate of Keystone Frozen Mac and taste the modern rendition of a dish which crossed the Atlantic at the command of a founding father. On November 3rd, Keystone Bar & Grill proudly announced the launch of Keystone Frozen Mac and Cheese. Spurred by years of… Read more »

Power Packed Teamwork: 4EG Staff Volunteers at Freestore Foodbank

Since 2010, 4EG has partnered with Freestore Foodbank to help fight childhood hunger. Inspired by a cause that has become integral to our core values and mission, 4EG members volunteered their afternoon to assemble a record number of 900 food boxes in under two hours, which will be distributed to families in the Tri-state area… Read more »

4EG Raises $3,651 for Louisiana Flood Relief

After only nine days of fundraising in September, 4EG was proud to match the donations of our guests and patrons in an effort to raise money for victims of the flooding in Louisiana. Together, we raised a variety of supplies and $3,651 to be donated through Matthew 25: Ministries to residents throughout the southern Louisiana… Read more »