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2014 Greater Cincinnati Food Tour

Mokka and the Sunset Bar and Grill

Newport, Kentucky

By Alix Smyth

It’s Valentine’s Day and I’m falling head over heels for Mokka and the Sunset Bar and Grill. “Mokka” is an open and airy bar filled with friendly employees and valentine décor to celebrate the day of love. They have gone the extra mile to celebrate this day by adorning each table with a heart shaped balloon, special red and white plates, and dishes of Hershey’s kisses.

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Shortly, after being seated, a friendly waitress took our drink orders and we all were left to decide what we were going to lunch on. Mokka’s menu has a variety of options, including breakfast which is served until 3:00 p.m. I opted to go with the Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, one of the more modest sandwiches on their creatively crafted menu. Upon being served my sandwich I couldn’t help diving right in. The smell of the sandwich was absolutely enticing and with a taste to match I couldn’t ask for anything better. The sandwich contained fried buffalo chicken tenders that were topped with ranch, lettuce, and tomato all nestled between two seasoned hoagie buns. To complete the meal, crispy waffle fries were served alongside the perfectly crafted sandwich; a match made in sandwich heaven. After clearing my plate, I knew I had discovered a restaurant that I will be having a long term relationship with.

Mokka Sandwich

If you haven’t been to Mokka yet, do yourself a favor and visit. Their delicious food, welcoming atmosphere, and grade-A-service can’t be beat. Thank you, Mokka for being my first “restaurant love” at the Eisen Agency; I’ll be seeing you soon.


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Roeser is the founder, owner and president of The Eisen Agency – Cincinnati’s largest and highest rated Public Relations Firm. He served as the 2005 president of the Cincinnati Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and for several years on its Board of Directors. He is the founder of the chapter’s Blacksmith Awards Program. Roeser is the national chairman of the Public Relations Agency Owners Association, and serves on several boards and committees. He founded The Eisen Agency’s Operation: Outreach program which provides non profit groups professional marketing services pro bono, and he is also the founder of the Rodger Roeser Scholarship Fund, which provides dollars to minority and other graduating high school students seeking to enter a career in journalism or public relations. Roeser is an award winning print, radio and television journalist and has worked in both agency side and corporate side public relations. He is a graduate of Kent State University and holds a degree in broadcast news. He continues to write for a number of publications, and also is the host of the award winning audio podcast “That Marketing Show,” and the host of online webside series Business Focus.

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