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Where the Pros Dine Al Fresco

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2016
If you’re stuck inside a restaurant for up to 16 hours a day cooking and serving food to others, when you finally do get some time off, you’re going to want to see the light of day and enjoy a meal prepared by people who take as much pride in their job as you do.

Epicurean Escapes

Worth-the-drive dining destinations

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Since we all know that an army travels best on its stomach, we’ve put together three food-based outings guaranteed to entertain and sustain your traveling clan.  

Unique Spring Produce

Local chefs savor the season with fresh herbs, veggies and foraged finds

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Ramps and fiddleheads and morels! Spring has sprung, and its warmer days and cooler nights mean that there’s a very small window of time for our local chefs to get their hands on some really unique produce.  

Expand Your Urban Homesteading

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Urban veggie gardens have become the norm in Greater Cincinnati, and for those who want to expand their mini-farms and diets with livestock, you may want to consider adding chickens and bees.  

A Conversation with The Colonel

Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices celebrates a decade in business

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2016
If you truly believe that variety is the spice of life, there’s probably no better place for you to shop than Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices at Findlay Market.   

Kitchen Sound Off

Local chefs dish on what music they listen to while they cook

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 16, 2015
There have been many studies done to show how music in the workplace can affect workers’ mood and performance.

A Taste of Nepal in OTR

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 16, 2015
If you walk by the newish Findlay Market food stand Bridges a bit too quickly, relying only on your eyes to be your guide, it’s easy to confuse the fare — including golden-brown samosas — as being from India.  

Holiday Gifts for Food Lovers

Locally sourced gift ideas for Cincinnati’s culinary cravers

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Hopefully, by now the ridiculous fervor over the red Starbucks coffee cup is over and we can get down to the real meaning of the holiday season: gift giving!  

Festivus Dinner

A Festivus feast for the secularly faithful

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Get out your unadorned aluminum poles, folks: Dec. 23 is fast approaching, and whether you’re a Seinfeld fan or not, the “Festivus for the Rest of Us” is a great excuse to celebrate everyone’s favorite made-up secular holiday with a delicious home-cooked meal.

More Than a Turkey Sandwich

Learn to love leftovers with these creative recipes for reusing Thanksgiving Day remains

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
With a bit of time and effort, you can create something that nobody would ever know was simply slapped together from yesterday’s remains.