Posts Categorized: Cincinnati

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 »

How to Make Our Favorite Summer Cocktail

The Strawberry Negroni is a ‘summery’ twist on the classic Negroni. It also happens to be the most ordered cocktails on The Righteous Room’s summer menu. The inspiration for this cocktail came from GM, Adammichael’s fiancé, Erin. Her favorite drink is the classic Negroni.  Adammichael’s 4EG roots run deep. Since joining our 4EG family in… Read more »

12 Refreshing Drinks to Quench Your Thirst This Summer

There’s nothing better than enjoying the warm weather with a refreshing cocktail in hand. Whether you are day drinking, patio partying, or sunset sipping, we’ve curated a list of twelve summer cocktails you can find around Cincinnati bars and restaurants. As the temperature heats up, cool off with these refreshing drinks this summer. Hawaiian Mimosa,… Read more »

4EG Raises $1,968 for Dayton Tornado Relief Efforts

In response to the devastation left by the tornadoes that swept through the Dayton area on May 27th, 4EG donated 10% of alcohol sales from all sixteen of its Cincinnati locations on Tuesday, June 11th to The Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund. The Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund allows The Dayton Foundation to distribute funds to… Read more »

If Game of Thrones Characters Were Cocktails

In the iconic words of Tyrion Lannister, “That’s what I do. I drink and I know things.” At 4EG, we tend to do both of those things. If you’re looking to celebrate this Sunday’s Game of Thrones series finale in true Lannister fashion, you’ll need a drink in hand. We’ve compiled a list of our… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Second Annual CityBeat Burger Week — Well Done!

From July 18th-24th, Cincinnati was overtaken by what some locals may consider a week-long holiday – Cincinnati Burger Week. After a successful Burger Week the previous year, six 4EG locations decided to construct gourmet burgers and participate once again. Organized by CityBeat, the second annual Burger Week had over 50+ participating restaurants offering unique, off-the-menu… Read more »

4EG Raises $6,110 for DKMS

“Drink to delete” was 4EG’s mission during the Summer Solstice Celebration, our first ever company-wide event across all Cincinnati and Chicago locations. On June 21, 4EG teamed up with DKMS for a fundraiser in an effort to “delete” blood cancer by donating $1 from every drink sold that day. In our first partnership with DKMS,… Read more »

4EG Volunteers with The Giving Fields

A little dirt and a lot of love can go a long way! As part of 4EG’s ongoing initiative to give back to the community, 23 employees armed with ponchos and gardening gloves headed to Melbourne, KY, to volunteer with The Giving Fields on May 17th. The Giving Fields is a 10-acre community farm that supplies fresh… Read more »

4EG Donates Portion of Veterans Day Sales to William Caston Memorial Foundation

4EG is thrilled to assist the William Caston Memorial Foundation with a $1,000 donation from the sales during #VeteransDay! This vision of the William Caston Memorial Foundation is to establish a self-perpetuating fund to assist those who find themselves in need, after the sudden loss of a life partner: the assistance to consist of financial relief and… Read more »

Join Us for “Lost in the Woods” at The Lackman

New Belgium Brewing, widely known for its Fat Tire Amber Ale, produces some of the best American sour beers. Every year, New Belgium host a celebratory party at their brewery called “Lost In the Woods.” The name is a clever play on the large wooden tanks and vessels in which their beers age. With their rapid… Read more »

Keystone Bar & Grill Presents Check to Freestore Foodbank

Nearly 100,000 children living in the 20 counties served by the Freestore Foodbank are at risk of hunger. As part of its holiday giving campaign, Keystone Bar & Grill donated $4,000 from sales of its mac & cheese to the Freestore Foodbank’s Power Pack program. A Power Pack is a bag of nutritious food given… Read more »

4EG Offers Private Label Bourbon from Four Roses

On September 10th, 2013, a team from Igby’s, The Lackman and 4EG headed to Four Roses Distillery on The Bourbon Trail in Kentucky to select a private label barrel. We tasted many bourbons, toured the distillery and learned about the craftsmanship it takes to make great bourbon. Bottled on October 7th, 2013, we are very… Read more »