Though seating is at a minimum, the Happy Belly on Vine space is beautiful and just spacious enough for the kind of grab-and-go concept owner Molly Reckman and co-owner/sister-in-law Abby Reckman, a food and nutrition sciences graduate from the University of Cincinnati, hope to accomplish.
CityBeat is resurrecting our popular "Look Who's Eating" column, where we ask local chefs and food industry insiders where they've been dining and what is exciting them about Cincinnati's current culinary culture. This month, we talk to Ryan Santos.
Doscher’s Candies has been a Cincinnati staple for more
than a century. Yet there are still locals who aren’t aware that the
company, founded in 1871 by Claus Doscher, is the maker of French Chew,
the popular taffy that generations of candy lovers grew up purchasing at
drug stores, swim clubs and mom-and-pop joints across the region.
Dayton, Ohio’s Fifth Street Brewpub co-op served its own
beers to patrons for the first time on July 16. While the doors to the
brewery, taproom and restaurant opened last year — and beer from other
brewers has been pouring from their taps ever since — the brewery just
received all of the necessary legal approval to be able to serve beer
brewed on premises at 1600 E. Fifth St.
Four historic Cincinnati eateries that were in operation before Prohibition (1920) — Arnold’s Bar & Grill, Campanello’s, Scotti’s and The Washington Platform — have teamed up to host a progressive downtown dinner.