There certainly are bigger, better grocery stores all over town, and other players that have come and gone. So why did the death of little old Keller’s IGA in Clifton mean so much?
Age: 23 Country of birth: Ethiopia Neighborhood: Clifton Occupation: Civil Engineering student at Cincinnati State and Starbucks barista What brought you here? My whole family moved here when I was a kid. Does anything remind you of home? When I first came to the U.S., I lived in Washington, D.C. There’s a whole community of […]
Age: 31 Country of birth: Mauritania Neighborhood: Hyde Park Occupation: Taxi driver, import-export business What brought you here? I went to school here. I went to Xavier first, then to UC. My degrees are in marketing and management. Does anything remind you of home? There is a huge community of my countrymen here. What still […]
Age: 49 Country of birth: Bulgaria Neighborhood: Anderson Township Occupation: Nurse What brought you here? I got lucky in the Green Card Lottery [a.k.a. the Diversity Visa Lottery]. Does anything remind you of home? I try to forget. What still seems foreign? Nothing really seems weird. Sometimes when I drive and I see the American […]
Age: 38 Country of birth: England Neighborhood: Wyoming Occupation: Events promoter What brought you here? Rachel [his wife]: He comes from a long line of family members who move here when they meet someone. Jason: Yes, I seem to have a lot of family members who move over and then another visiting family member will […]
Age: 19 Country of birth: Netherlands Occupation: Ohio State University student, majoring in City and Regional Planning What brought you here? We came 12 years ago, when I was in first grade. My father worked for Procter & Gamble and we had moved around Europe a lot. Does anything remind you of home? Not a […]
- Age: 58 Country of Birth: Germany Neighborhood: Hamilton Occupation: HomemakerWhat brought you here? I met my husband in Germany. He was a second lieutenant when we got married and we moved to the United States.
What brought you here? My situation in my country was not very good. I came here for refuge.
Age: 46 Country of Birth: Nova Scotia, Canada Neighborhood: Cheviot Occupation: Nursing
Age: 31 Country of birth: Ghana Neighborhood: Lexington, Kentucky Occupation: Student What brought you here? I came because of school. I went to Northern Kentucky University, and I completed a degree in economics. But now I’m switching careers to nursing, so I’m back in school at the University of Kentucky. Does anything remind you of […]
Age: 49 Country of birth: China Neighborhood: West Chester Occupation: Food scientist What brought you here? School. I finished my Ph.D. at The University of Georgia. Does anything remind you of home? Nothing, really. However, it is a great opportunity to be here. I am settled here. I do miss home, but every time I […]
For most of us, traversing Cincinnati involves zooming along asphalt roadways, passing gaudy strip malls, and navigating congested parking lots. Our mindless mission is simply to get from point A to point B as quickly as possible. But there’s another travel experience to be had in this town: paddling a boat down one of our many streams and rivers.
Rio Vista means “river view” in Spanish, but in Northern Kentucky, it just might mean “fun.”
In a tiny Monroe tavern, a Maisonette veteran serves up surprisingly haute cuisine.
You could lose your lunch at New China Gourmet. But you could just as well win your lunch, too. Frank the cook likes to play his customers a game of ping-pong. If you win, he buys your lunch. If you lose, you’re buying. I need to point out that Frank doesn’t have to give many meals away, but it certainly happens. And where does this table tennis battle royale take place?
Tumi Café would be one of those Brooklyn restaurants that would be a not-so-secret secret, staked out by the foodarazzi. All the elements are there: The restaurant was opened by friends Cheryl Cervay and Marci Clark—neither of whom have any significant restaurant experience—as a four-table cash-only spot that closes by 8 p.m. on weekend nights, serving Peruvian food learned from a native, redefined by removing all oil.