CityBeat - The Dish http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-69-1-the_dish.html <![CDATA[Community in the Kitchen - The Hatchery incubator kitchen offers cooking space and resources for budding foodpreneurs]]> The food pantry’s 1,000-square-foot kitchen is a bit smaller than the 7,000-square-foot Northern Kentucky Incubator Kitchen in Covington, but, as owner Rachel DesRochers puts it, it’s much less intimidating, and a better size for those just starting out.]]> <![CDATA[Treats to Try at Asian Food Fest - ]]> This year, Asian Food Fest expects 20,000 visitors. But festival organizers are bringing back some of the non-professional enthusiasm it had in its beginnings with four vendors who are home cooks preparing a “secret menu” of foods they love.]]> <![CDATA[New, Now and Coming Soon - Fresh dining destinations, NKY food tours, epicurean podcasts and new restaurant ventures]]> In Cincinnati’s constantly changing dining scene, it’s always nice to stop and take a breather to recap all the new and now food news. ]]> <![CDATA[App for Appetites - Cincy start up Feasty connects hungry people with real-time restaurant deals]]> When a hungry group of friends gets together to go out to eat, the scenario often plays out something like this: “Let’s go get some food.” “OK! Where?”]]> <![CDATA[Rooted Juicery + Kitchen Expands - ]]> Rooted Juicery + Kitchen opened the doors to its Oakley Square café just nine months ago. Since then, it has experienced an overwhelming amount of success.]]> <![CDATA[Expand Your Urban Homesteading - ]]> 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.]]> <![CDATA[A Conversation with The Colonel - Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices celebrates a decade in business]]> 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. ]]> <![CDATA[Urban Grocer to Open Next to Findlay Market - ]]> Findlay Market’s Fresh Table owners Meredith Trombly and Louis Snowden met at a grocery store. And that meeting is about to come full circle as they look forward to opening The Epicurean Mercantile Company.]]> <![CDATA[Holy Spirits - A restored Over-the-Rhine church brings people together with craft cocktails and catered events]]> The church had been empty since 1993 until Michael Forgus of Funky’s Catering came along and bought the building from 3CDC in August 2013.
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<![CDATA[Brewhaus Dog Bones: Craft Meets Community - ]]> When Lisa Graham started the local small-batch dog treat company Brewhaus Dog Bones in 2014, it just made sense. ]]> <![CDATA[Food News You Can Use - ]]> With a New Year comes new news about restaurant openings, closings and partnerships, plus information about where you can expect to be eating in the future — aka 2016.]]> <![CDATA[A Taste of Nepal in OTR - ]]> 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.]]> <![CDATA[Family You Choose - ]]>

Quirky families have lots of memories and stories about Thanksgiving dinners. Chosen families are often just as quirky as the ones we’re born into, but that’s what makes Arnold’s annual Misfit Thanksgiving dinner “part of the fun."

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<![CDATA[Dojo Gelato Expands into Northside - ]]>

Since 2009, Dojo Gelato has exclusively operated out of just 220 square feet of space in a corner of Findlay Market’s market house. But come spring of 2016, they will have expanded their production into a second, 1,000-square-foot building in Northside.

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<![CDATA[It’s Apple Season: Bake Something - ]]>

There are a couple of distinct signs that autumn has hit the Tristate: Leaves begin to fall, pumpkin spice flavor is everywhere and the cooler temperatures force hipsters to start breaking out the flannel. But the most welcome and certainly the most delicious harbingers of fall are the myriad festivals featuring our favorite recurrent foods of the season, especially the most American fruit of all: the apple.

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic 2.0 - ]]>

Last year, Donna Covrett, former Cincinnati Magazine dining editor, and Courtney Tsitouris, a food writer, designer and producer, launched the inaugural Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic, a three-day event designed to, as they say, “capture the energy and enthusiasm of the Midwest’s dynamic food and beverage scene.”

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<![CDATA[Farming in a Strip Mall - Fish waste begets fresh produce at Greener Portions Aquaponics’ suburban hydro farm ]]>

Conjure up the image of a basic, non-descript suburban strip mall in your head and you’ll likely see the typical suspects: a dollar store, a pharmacy and a copy shop. It’s certainly not the most bucolic of settings, which is normally where you would expect to find a farm, lush with bright-green produce.

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<![CDATA[Preserving the Harvest - Food preservation expert Cathy Barrow on the hows and whys of home preserving]]>

You can’t hit a farmers market this time of year without being overwhelmed by the sight of beautiful locally grown tomatoes, not to mention countless other varieties of produce. But there are only so many meals in a summer day, right?

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Located on Elm Street just across from Findlay’s main entrance, OTR Candy Bar is owned and operated by friends Mike Petzelt, Stephanie Recht, Pat Muck and his father, Jim Muck. 

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<![CDATA[Dirt: A Modern Market - ]]>

Farmers markets are always the best place to shop for the freshest local produce, meats, dairy, flowers and goods in general, and Over-the-Rhine’s Findlay Market — Ohio’s oldest surviving municipal market house — is certainly one of the finest.

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