Thanks to a nobly health-food-conscious
mother, growing up I was never allowed to wake up and eat a bowl of the
alluring, overly sugared cereal that I would marvel over at the grocery
store — packaged in boxes adorned with cartoon characters and often
Chances are if you’re a local Cincinnatian, you’ve experienced outdoor dining on the Ohio River at some point — probably downtown at The Banks or a spot just across the river, like Newport on the Levee. But you might not know that just about 20 minutes west, down Route 50, you can find some of the best riverfront dining the city has to offer.
Ohio chain City Barbeque — with local locations in Blue Ash, Eastgate, West Chester, Florence, Ky., and Highland Heights, Ky. — has been selected as one of the top 18 best barbecue restaurants in America by Men's Journal.
No one knows what happens to us when we
die, which is why death is such a compelling topic. Compelling enough
that in 2011 in England, Jon Underwood and Sue Barsky Reid formed the
Death Café, a meeting place for people to convene and discuss such heavy
matters over pleasant things like tea and cake.
Imagine being a wholesale buyer
faced with more than 760,000-square-feet of merchandise shown at last
month’s 60th annual Specialty Food Association’s Fancy Food Show (June
29-July 1), and you might start to feel a bit more inspired.
Happy Chicks Bakery owners Jessica Bechtel
and Jana Douglass met in 2001 while working together as exhibit
designers at a local landmark. It was not a pleasant work environment;
the pair was referred to as, “The Painter Chicks,” and it wasn’t a term