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Thanks to ongoing supply chain issues due to the pandemic, inflation, and bouts of Avian influenza, the frozen turkey market will more than likely come up short. Customers may see this as an opportunity to get fancy and try one of the local farms known for their fresh turkey offerings. …
Heather Johnson Cooks the Book
Heather Johnson’s cookbook Air Fryer Cooking for One comes out in January. We spoke with the owner of "The Food Hussy" website about her blogging career, her recent win on Guy’s Grocery Games, and what she thinks the future holds for her recipe creations.
Spooky Boozy Events Happening This Week
Halloween is just around the corner and if you’re looking for a place to celebrate spooky season with your friends, head to one of these events.
Meandering Meals At Mala Hotpot
Having a hotpot dinner is not for people who don’t know or like each other. This ancient Chinese cooking method—which involves a boiling broth filled with an assortment of meats, noodles, and vegetables and dates back more than 1,000 years to the Zhao Dynasty—shouldn’t be used as a get-to-know-you experience …
Local Jam Maker Barbie Hahn Spreads Joy
Nearly two years ago, Barbie Hahn turned her jam-making hobby into a full-fledged business. We talked to her about her recipe creation, her goals, and the other entrepreneurs that support her.
Nine Killer Costumers Talk Halloween
For some people, the magic of Halloween is in the costume. We talked to nine Cincinnatians about costume creation, their favorite Halloween memories, and what they have on the docket for this holiday.
What Is the No. 1 Best-Selling Halloween Candy in Cincinnati?
According to The Kroger Co., the best chocolate-y option by sales volume during the month of October in the Greater Cincinnati market is snack-sized Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.
Phillip Baxman Delivers for Hungry Soccer Fans
Phillip Baxman’s long, winding career through the wilds of the culinary scene landed him right where he wanted to be—cooking while enjoying a sport he’s loved for years. We talked to him about reinterpreting fine dining for soccer fans and how Microsoft Excel is still useful in the culinary world.
Café Mochiko Recognized in Food & Wine
Food critics outside of the Queen City are singing the praises of Café Mochiko again. In the October issue of Food & Wine, Restaurant Editor Khushbu Shah lists the East Walnut Hills eatery’s Cincinnati Chili Ramen as one of her best bites of 2022.
Maya's Bakes Has All the Treats
Kemaya Molden’s journey to business owner began when she was 12 when she attended a camp her godmother organized. Today, Molden, 28, owns Maya’s Bakes, which opened late last month as part of Findlay Kitchen, Findlay Market’s incubator program.
Wake and Bake with Boosalis Croissants and More
When Boosalis Baking opened in Kenwood this winter, many Cincinnatians rejoiced. The new spot, across the street from Kenwood Towne Centre, would save them repeated trips to Matt Boosalis’s original might-as-well-be-Dayton location in Centerville. Now the bakery is showing everyone in the Queen City why it was worth the drive.
Get Lunch or Dinner on Jarritos Today
Need plans for lunch or dinner today? Hit up Jarritos‘ “Respect the Taco” event at Mazunte Taqueria, and Mazunte Centro, where the Mexican soft drink company will pick up your tab (first come-first serve basis).
Big Ice Evangelism: Why Hand-Cut Ice Is Better For Bourbon
James Ferguson of Big Idea Group is a pure ice evangelist. He had his first piece of hand-cut ice in a glass of bourbon four years ago and has been preaching the gospel ever since. About a year ago, he decided to get in the ice supplier game with his …
Mazunte and Karrikin Spirits Release New Drink
Margarita lovers can now take Mazunte’s version home with them, thanks to the restaurant’s recently announced collaboration with Karrikin Spirits.
Local Foodie Heather Johnson Appears on Guy’s Grocery Games Tonight
When she appears on tonight’s episode of Guy’s Grocery Games, local foodie Heather Johnson will be able to check “appearing on Food Network” off of her bucket list. Johnson, who runs the website Food Hussy, joins three other “super fans” of restauranteur/GGG host Guy Fieri on the “Cooking the Books” …
Tortilleria Garcia Takes Cincinnati by Storm
In the last three years, Omar Garcia, owner of Tortilleria Garcia, has focused on spreading his love of the Mexican food he grew up on across the city. In addition to its original Springdale location, the restaurant now has shops in College Hill and Mason, a testament to the demand …
Kathy Turner Helps You Up Your Barbecue Game
For more than 10 years, Kathy Turner has been offering up her Cook’s Best barbecue baste. We talked to her about her business, which is inspired by her father’s barbecue sauce creations.
Local Woman Launches Plus-Sized Online Boutique
Renika Smiley is striking a pose in the small hallway leading into the Pretty in Pink apartment in Over-the-Rhine. She rented the space to conduct a photo shoot for her new online fashion boutique, The Lusheous Collection.
Five Boozy Frozen Treats That Are Nice, Nice Baby
If you’re looking for a way to cool down (and turn up), try one or more of these boozy fruit-flavored slushies. Be warned: too many of these and you’ll have a brain freeze that will require a couple of Tylenol the next day.
The Peach Truck Continues Its Midwest Journey
They’re baaaa-aaaack! Each summer, we wait patiently for those delicious Georgia peaches we love so much, brought to us courtesy of the Nashville-based company The Peach Truck. Early next week, The Peach Truck tour swings back through the tri-state for customers to pick up their online orders.
Have A Dog's Day Out At This Dog Park and Bar
Lee Cahill’s new business venture in Florence—The BARk Park & Patio—is a lifelong passion come to fruition.
Our Ultimate List of Streateries, Food Trucks, Rooftops, and More
Patios and rooftops! Walk-up windows and food trucks! Box parks and streateries! Strolling in DORAs! When it comes to dining outdoors, we have our pick of places to choose from. Not sure where to go? Our guide to summer eating has you covered.
Jonah Scott Returns to the Queen City
Jonah Scott didn’t start out wanting to be a voice actor. While attending Western Kentucky University for musical theatre, the Villa Hills native was trying to choose between committing to stage productions or a professional career in electronic sports when he started lending his voice to small video game, audiobook, …
Amanda Bowman Changes The Dessert Scene with Psychedelic Jello
After her freelance and restaurant work slowed to a crawl during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Amanda Bowman started thinking about gelatin. Specifically, that of the psychedelic 1960s variety.
Mayor Aftab Pureval Breaks a Sweat in "Hot Ones" Inspired Interview
To wrap up local Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month festivities, Mayor Aftab Pureval joined Sam Burke of Asianati in a Hot Ones-style interview, eating his way through some of the spiciest Indian food the Queen City has to offer.
Kid Baker Lucia Calonge Bakes Her Heart Out
Lucia Calonge didn’t make it to the end of the competition but she’s using what she learned on Kids Baking Championship to help her grow her craft. We spoke to her about her TV debut, her baking career so far, and what she’s been up to since leaving the show.
Must-Try Cookies from Five Local Bakeries
The Queen City is home to many fine purveyors of one of our favorite types of baked goods. Get your fix with this lip-smacking assortment of cookies.
Exploring The Arepa Place's South American Foodscape
Isis Arrieta-Dennis, owner of The Arepa Place, refers to her restaurant’s signature dish as “the Colombian version of a grilled cheese.” It’s a good description for the street food favorite served in many Latin American countries.
Mary Wineberg Runs a Different Race
Olympic gold medalist turned teacher Mary Wineberg won a seat on the Cincinnati Public Schools board last fall.
Kathy Y. Wilson Speaks Her Truth
A revamped Your Negro Tour Guide—coadapted from Kathy Y. Wilson’s former CityBeat column—opens tonight at Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati and continues through May 7.