Anna’s Gourmet Popcorn Turns Out Spooky Fun Treats

Get a grip! These haunting hands are anything but scary. Just ask Anna Donovan, the (totally sane) food scientist behind this Franken-popcorn creation.

Japanese Matcha Swiss Roll Comes to Cincinnati

If you were a kid who daydreamed of sinking your teeth into a big, puffy cloud, you’re in luck. Biting into a piece of the Japanese matcha roll cake from Chako Bakery Café is probably the closest any of us will get.

OTR Has a New Artisanal Cheese Shop

We will never be over The Rhined.

Snack Attack: Yankee Doodle Deli Zels

Pretzels are all about the salt (cue up the Seinfeld gif). But if you want something a little less one-note, turn to Covington-based Yankee Doodle Deli for a roundup of creatively-seasoned pretzels called Zels.

Snack Attack: Hen of the Woods Kettle Chips

New flavors are on the horizon for 2017.

Putz’s Creamy Whip Gets its Magic from a 63-Year-Old Soft Serve Machine

A 1953 Electro-Freeze soft serve machine has faithfully served vanilla ice cream to customers for more than 50 years.

Give Cauliflower a Chance

The side dish has been such a hit that the café goes through about 12 heads of cauliflower a week for the four-ounce portion (much of which might be consumed by Cincinnati Magazine staffers).

Snack Attack: Desk Drawer Stashes

From coffee to caramels, chips to nuts, we share a few favorites from our Cincinnati Magazine snack drawer stashes.

Best Burgers 2015: Sideswiped

From housemade pickles to truffle popcorn, there is life beyond fries.
Al-Amir Café

Try This: Al-Amir Café’s Hummus

A recent post-lunch snack attack sent me to downtown’s Al-Amir Café for some dependably great hummus.

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