Farm Fresh: Summer 2015 Farmers’ Market Guide
Sweet corn! Juicy tomatoes! Cool Cukes! Power Greens! Where to find the best local produce, from market to table.
Summer 2015 Farmers’ Market Guide: Choice Cuts
Because you can only eat so much kale.
Summer 2015 Farmers’ Market Guide: Keeping Your Produce Fresh
Rule #1: Don’t wash it until you’re ready to use it.
84.51°: Inside The Most Intriguing New Building In Town
At a cryptically-named new company, they’ve spent years designing a new way to work. Here’s what they came up with.
Jonathan Queen Paints With Toys
The local painter can’t help pondering the mysteries of Big Boy’s smile, the luchador’s mask, and anthropomorphic zoo animals, even as his career appears to be taking off.
Summer 2015 Farmers’ Market Guide: Specialty Farms
Some farmers diversify, delivering a wide range of goods to markets throughout the region. The four on the following pages decided to go the opposite way, focusing on a few very specific products and carving out their own niche markets. From twickle purple lavender to bee pollen, they’ve embraced specialization.
Summer 2015 Farmers’ Market Guide: Vendors
They may not be farmers, but these vendors are market forces unto themselves.
Summer 2015 Farmers’ Market Guide: Shop Like A Chef
Ethan Snider dishes on the value of freshness and friendly farmers.
Summer 2015 Farmers’ Market Guide: Closing The Food Gap
Fresh food for all.
Summer 2015 Farmers’ Market Guide: Bag It
Don’t insult your food with plastic bags. Transport it in one of these, for market style as fresh as the produce.
Summer 2015 Farmers’ Market Guide: Diary of a CSA Member
Sustainable farming in Indian Hill? Some things never change.
Summer Farmers’ Market Guide: Eggs
Forget bananas: It’s eggs that are quite possibly the world’s perfect food. They’re cheap, compact, and nutritionally efficient. So go ahead and get cracking.
Money Well Spent?
UC’s Nippert Stadium gets a $86 million facelift.
Winter is Coming
Idina Menzel is singing “Let It Go” to the farthest corners of the earth.
Speak Easy: Match Point
On May 11 of this year, 24-year-old Milos Raonic became the No. 4 ranked tennis player in the world, the highest ranking ever achieved by a Canadian player.
Calendar Cage Match: Goettafest vs. The Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson
Binding Agent: Pinhead Oats vs. Courtney Love
Hot Ticket: Germania Oktoberfest
Germania is billed as the most authentic Oktoberfest in the city—a bold claim considering how much Cincinnatians love their bratwurst.
MOTR’s Writer’s Night Is Freedom of Expression
MOTR’s weekly Writer’s Night turns the OTR live-music watering hole into an open stage, where all the men and women are merely players.
Dr. Know: August 2015
Bogart’s through the years, a loose change bonanza, and search engine weirdness.
High Profile: Rob Gambrill, Porsche Racecar Chief Mechanic
This mechanic works on some of the coolest cars in the biz, but he has a soft spot for his ’85 Westphalia camper.
Blinded by the Light
Lumenocity returns to Washington Park with the theme “Masters and Dreamers,” an ode to the city’s most defining artists.
Live It Up
What would you do with only 100 days left in Cincinnati?
Style Counsel: Neile Martin
Occupation: Dancer, MamLuft&Co. Dance; Her Style: Tee time
Idlewild Woman Brings American Design to Vine Street
Idlewild Woman’s chromosomes may differ from those of Article Menswear, but both stores share the same DNA.
Backpacks Are Hangin’ Tough
Even if it’s been years (or decades) since you rushed to homeroom, backpacks are still the most practical way to tote stuff around.
Meet the Press
Art, off the walls, from Manifest Gallery.
Black Newspapers Matter
African American newspapers have long been institutions of change and influence, and even as The Cincinnati Herald turns 60, the struggle goes on.
Watching David Letterman sign off was like waving goodbye to the Golden Age of Cincy TV.
Letter From Katie: First Person, Pluraled
Parties, petty disputes, friends with benefits, and the benefits of friendship.
Review: Oasis Russian Fusion
From Russia with love.
Takeout Hero: Just Q’in
“Never underestimate meat smoked out back.”
Review: Café Mediterranean
Café Mediterranean sails on a current of strong flavors, but occasionally drifts off course.
Rita Heikenfeld Wants You to Try the Tabouleh
The herb authority talks about her love for gardening and shares her mother’s recipe.
Recipe: Cantaloupe Salad
Bold flavors may be the buzz du jour, but in order to make those bright notes pop, you’ll need a reliable and versatile base. That’s where summer staple cantaloupe comes in.
Try This: Hello Honey’s Roasted Marshmallow
Nothing says summer like a big scoop of ice cream. Now imagine a house-made version of those molten, campfire-roasted marshmallows of your youth perched atop your favorite flavor, served in a warm waffle cone made to order. That’s summer cubed.
Tableside with Les Stoneham
Les Stoneham started roasting coffee under the name Deeper Roots in 2012. His partnerships with farmers in Guatemala have upped the ante at coffee shops across the city—including his own, in Oakley.