National Cupcake Day December 15!

National Cupcake Day is December 15th, so get ready to celebrate that with some sweet tooth satisfying Gigi’s Cupcakes! The in-store menu offers a selection of both classic and seasonal cupcakes, minis and cakes. And of course each cupcake is topped high with those Gigi’s Signature Icing swirls. Always gluten friendly options too!
They’re also gearing up for the holidays to make sure you have lots of treats to celebrate with this year! Everything from Christmas desserts  — cupcakes, minis and the most adorable cakes EVER, gifts — for business or hostess gifts — or even holiday party catering. We’ve had Gigi’s at several of our events and it’s always a hit. They deliver, set up, and even offer rental options for their cupcake tiers! They also have Jingle Boxes of holiday-themed cupcakes you can pre-order that come in a 4-box or a dozen. Perfect for holiday parties or just bringing home to surprise the kids!
Learn more by visiting their website or checking them out on Facebook.

Upcoming Holiday Fun at The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

Lots of holiday fun at The Children’s Theater this year and it all gets started December 1 with Bah Humbug! A One-Man Christmas Carol at TCT’s Showtime Stage on Red Bank Road. This show is ideal for adults and kids of all ages. It’s a play on Charles Dickens’ famous holiday classic – with a twist. The actor plays every role – from Scrooge to Tiny Tim! So fun!

The Children’s Theatre is also hosting a Cookies with Santa event on December 2 from 1-5 pm. There will also be a special performance of Reindeer Games on the Showtime Stage at 2 and 4 pm. Tickets are $35 per person for that. Bring your camera and get a special holiday photo with The Man in Red, create crafts, enjoy a cookie from the BonBonerie, and make lots of holiday memories!

Then, Santa Claus: The Musical will run from December 8-17 at the Taft Theatre and it’s packed full of fun, energetic, and original Christmas music… and Local12’s Bob Herzog even stars in it! Tickets start at only $10 – definitely a fun, affordable way to get the kids dressed up and go downtown for a theater show that’ll get them in the holiday spirit!

Learn more at

Beauty Minute Monday: CHI Pro Dryer

Happy Beauty Minute Monday from Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa – Chance to WIN on our Facebook page! Mitchell’s is having a big sale on CHI! Buy a CHI Pro Dryer and receive a CHI Original Flatiron for FREE! That’s a $119.92 savings! Plus, Mitchell’s is having a holiday gift card sale running through December 31! Get a $100 for $80, $75 for $60, and more! Purchase your gift card at and share this post with your friends for a chance to win a $200 gift certificate!

Chic Review: 2018 Foodie Cincy Deck

This small family business, husband and wife team Brian & Gina are going on their 6th year rolling out the 2019 Foodie Cincy Deck for “foodies” to drool over!

For $20 (normally they’re $40, but use the code CINCYCHIC at for 50% off to make them only $20) you get a deck of cards that has $10 off vouchers for 52 of Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky’s best local & independent restaurants. That’s $520 in savings!

The deck covers restaurants from all over the Greater Cincinnati region. No national chains, only chef-driven/owner-operated restaurants. From downtown to Middletown, from Anderson to Union, KY- Foodie Cincy has done the work for you on where to dine and support the best local eateries.

Included in the deck are a few hidden gems and some great new hot spots, along with some of Cincinnati’s most established restaurants.

They can be used for over a full year until Dec 31 2019. It’s great to use for fun date night ideas throughout the year — it’s also a perfect gift for birthdays or the holidays, a perfect stocking stuffer and unique gift for any “foodie”!

A minimum purchase of $30 or more on food purchases is required to get the $10 off. Can’t be used on alcohol/tax/gratuity, but it’s good for everything else! See each individual restaurant card for any special exclusions. (48 of the restaurants have $30 minimum, 4 restaurants have $40 minimum)

Each card is able to be used only once and you give the card to the server upon use. Only one card is allowed per bill.

Remember to use the code CINCYCHIC to get 50% off the $40 retail price to get the deck for only $20.

Beauty Minute Monday: Anti-Stress Massage

Happy Beauty Minute Monday from Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa! De-stress today! Check out the new Anti-Stress Massage from Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa! It helps to create a natural state of calm and serenity using aromatherapy oils! 💆 Plus, Mitchell’s is having a holiday gift card sale running through December 31! Get a $100 gift card for $80, $75 for $60, and more! Purchase your gift card here and check out our post on Facebook for a chance to win a $200 gift certificate!

Recap: Seasonably Chic Showcase

Saturday was our 10th Annual Seasonably Chic Showcase and we were SO happy to see you guys brave the cold to come out and support local business owners! Our Fashion Show Sponsor Designer Items & More put on a “Frozen Chic” freeze model fashion show that was seriously AMAZING! Check out pictures from the event below!

Our next event, and our LAST event of 2018, is our Holiday Glam Fashion Show on Dec. 7 at Columbia Plaza! Learn more about the event and gets your tickets early at

Best of the City 2018

Join Cincinnati Magazine, along with Radio Personality Natalie Jones from Q102 to party with past and present Best of the City issue winners! This is our flagship event and this year, it’s better than ever.

Your General Admission ticket gets you featured food and beverages from winners and sponsors, plus three drink tickets.

Interested in going with a group? Purchase a VIP lounge and receive 10 tickets plus:

  • Bottle Service
  • Exclusive VIP lounge seating
  • Private Appetizer Hour
  • Private VIP event entrance


  • Live entertainment
  • Semi-formal dress code
  • Downtown venue: The Transept
  • Special guest performances
  • Q102 radio host Natalie Jones as official party hostess
  • Live music & DJ
  • Specialty Cocktails

From the Publisher of Cincy Chic