The List: SHOPS 2015

The List: SHOPS 2015
ID Cincinnati Furniture and Design

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For our special SHOPS 2015 issue, we researched the best boutiques, showrooms, and studios for everything from fancy lingerie to kids’ shoes to contemporary couches. Bookmark this page for your next shopping trip.

Women’s Fashion

Alligator Purse
Quality-made women’s clothing and accessories from high-end designers such as Rag & Bone and Diane von Furstenburg, along with scarves, jewelry, and shoes. 2701 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, (513) 871-6171,

Amanda’s Hyde Park Bridal
A specialty bridal boutique with dresses from Paloma Blanca, Tara Keely, Blue Willow Bride, and more. 3319 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, (513) 321-1800,

BeezFly Closet
Tropical prints and tie-dye tops, and at prices that won’t break the bank. BeezFly Closet carries a good variety, whether you’re on the hunt for a maxi dress or a new pair of jeans. 7124 Montgomery Rd., Silverton, (513) 984-2359,

This Vine Street shop stocks an eclectic collection of clothing, jewelry, and artist-made goods. 1407 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 429-5035

Continuum's Vine Street boutique Continuum reveals a range of highly Instagram-able vignettes, from the palm-print wallpaper to the meticulously arranged accessories.
Continuum reveals a range of highly Instagram-able vignettes, from the palm-print wallpaper to the meticulously arranged accessories.

Photograph by Tamia Stinson

Diane Firsten
A high-end boutique featuring classic clothing from top designers like Emilio Pucci, Giuseppe Zanotti, Michael Kors, and more. 3433 Michigan Ave., Hyde Park, (513) 871-3399,

Cofounded by actress Kate Hudson, Fabletics has workout gear on a budget (think yoga pants, running shorts, and sports bras) for women and men. Kenwood Towne Centre, 7875 Montgomery Rd., Kenwood, (513) 399-6027,

Idlewild Woman
Article’s sister store stocks minimalist-style clothing, jewelry, and accessories, including brands like Gant Rugger, Shinola, and Baldwin Denim. 1230 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 381-4059,

Photographs by Jeremy Kramer

Isle of Skye Cashmere
Specializing in fine Scottish cashmere sweaters for women and men, as well as other imported clothing for women. 7801 Laurel Ave., Madeira, (513) 271-2589,

The racks at Kismet are filled with fashions from Tulle, Billabong, Dansko, and other brands, with affordable prices on jewelry, gifts, and clothing. 2037 Madison Rd., O’Bryonville, (513) 871-7879

Kit and Ace
Kit and Ace takes T-shirts to the next level with its technical cashmere—a soft, machine-washable version of cashmere. 1405 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine,

Explore "effortless luxury" at Kit and Ace.
Explore “effortless luxury” at Kit and Ace.

Photo by Evan Sgouris

Leelo + Lou
A women’s style bar located in Hyde Park Square with clothing, jewelry, gifts, and monogramming. 2732 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, (513) 873-2892,

A women’s clothing and jewelry boutique stocked with simple designs and whimsical jewelry for the urban woman. 1420 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 409-4256,

LUXEredux Bridal Boutique
A bridal consignment and resell shop where you’ll find your dream gown for a fraction of the cost. 203 W. Benson St., Reading, (513) 550-3531,’ Couture
Filled with funky accessories and stylish frocks, this fashion-forward boutique has everything you need for your next night out on the town. 2804 Woodburn Ave., Walnut Hills, (513) 888-2007

Monkee’s of Madeira
A ladies store beyond your “girlie” imagination, this retailer is committed to carrying the finest lines in shoes, clothing, and accessories. 6928 Miami Ave., Madeira, (513) 271-0038,

Pangaea Trading Company
At Pangaea, find items from local artists and popular national brands including jewelry, clothing, and accessories. 326 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, (513) 751-3330

Pink Tulip Club
From jeans and dresses to tops and accessories, Pink Tulip Club carries brands like French Connection, Free People, and 7 For All Mankind. 2651 Observatory Ave., Hyde Park, (513) 609-9393,

Rose & Remington
This boho-chic boutique is filled with items for the bohemian at heart, from clothing and jewelry to bath and body products and home decor. 15 E. Main St., Lebanon, (513) 228-0799; 9261 Governors Way, Loveland, (513) 583-0088;

Sara Benjamin’s
With everything from pretty dresses to your new favorite pair of jeans, Sara Benjamin’s appeals to a variety of styles. 6810 Wooster Pike, Mariemont, (513) 272-2280,

Sloane Boutique
Edgy, contemporary clothing, jewelry, and accessories. Lines include LnA and BB Dakota, as well as local artists. 1216 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 579-8111,

Sloane Boutique
Sloane Boutique

Photograph by Chris Smith

Soho Boutique
Your next classic pieces and closet staples are waiting at Soho. The boutique carries clothing, shoes, and accessories from the likes of Matt Bernson, Milly, and Alice and Olivia. 2757 Observatory Ave., Hyde Park, (513) 321-6930,

The Wardrobe
Whether you’re dressing up for an event or dressing down in a pair of jeans, The Wardrobe has you covered with brands like Marc Jacobs, Missoni, and Rebecca Minkoff. 6816 Wooster Pike, Mariemont, (513) 271-4800,

Trend Boutique
This Oakley Square boutique has women’s clothing and accessories from the likes of Eight Sixty, Hazel, and more. 2946 Markbreit Ave., Oakley, (513) 351-5574,

Truck Shop
A fashion boutique on wheels, offering everything from preppy pink dresses to classy pearl necklaces.


Atelier by Adorn USA
You’ll find statement necklaces, clothing, and other fun items to jazz up your evening outfit or to pair with casual wear. 2716 Erie Ave., 2nd Floor, Hyde Park, (513) 453-4828,

Atelier by Adorn USA

James Free Jewelers
Founded in 1940, this locally owned jeweler offers a selection of fine jewelry, whether you’re looking for an engagement ring or anniversary gift. David Yurman and Marco Bicego are among the well-known lines that James Free carries. 9555 Main St., Montgomery, (513) 793-0133,

Kendra Scott
An accessories store with everything from jewelry to cufflinks—and bridal jewelry too. Liberty Center, 7560 Gibson St., Liberty Township,

La Silhouette
This elegant store in the heart of Madeira offers exclusive lingerie lines from Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany, the UK, and more. 6904 Miami Ave., Madeira, (513) 272-8100,

The Little Mahatma
Jewelry, art, and other items from different cultures around the world. 1205 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 723-1287,

Morrison & Me
A shoe, jewelry, and gift boutique with fashion-forward styles for every occasion and season. 2643 Erie Ave. Suite B, Hyde Park, (513) 232-7463,

Peek of Chic
This Hyde Park Square boutique offers high-end and costume jewelry along with other accessories. 3451 Edwards Rd., Hyde Park, (513) 871-7335,

Pomegranate & Lime
This sunny shop in the heart of Mariemont is stocked with statement jewelry, accessories, and gifts for women, men, and children. 6804 Wooster Pike, Mariemont, (513) 271-1012

The Richter & Phillips Co.
Family-owned since 1896, Richter & Phillips has certified gemologists in Tacori rings, Verragio, and Simon G. 202 E. Sixth St., downtown, (513) 241-3510,


45/46 Fine Men’s Apparel
You’ll find custom suits and tailored shirts aplenty at this men’s boutique, with brands such as Allen Edmonds, Ted Baker London, and Hugo Boss. 2719 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, (513) 257-0259

Article Menswear
Ruggedly chic casual wear for guys in tune with their style. Find classic looks with high-quality materials—plus, there’s a Ducati motorcycle in the window. 1150 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 721-1150,

Article Menswear

Photograph by Aaron M. Conway/OMS Photography

The hub for custom-made and ready-to-wear hats has been a downtown staple since 1907. 1 W. Sixth St., downtown, (513) 721-9345

Blaine’s Fine Men’s Apparel
Tailored suits and business casual clothing from European and traditional lines, including J Brand, Cole Haan, and Paul Shark. 9407 Montgomery Rd., Montgomery, (513) 791-9970,

This downtown men’s store takes a modern spin on classic items. Bolero stocks designers such as Hugo Boss, Ted Baker London, and Haupt of Germany. 43 E. Fourth St., downtown, (513) 421-5600,

As one of Northern Kentucky’s finest shops for menswear and accessories, Flow plays up classic styles, from its selection of bow ties to subtly stylish dress shirts. 5 W. Pike St., Covington, (859) 291-3569,

Vintage T-shirts, sweatshirts, and apparel designed and made in the USA. From Bengals-themed tees to its signature Ohio sweatshirts, Homage carries clothing for men, women, and children. 1232 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 834-7205,

Homage, the vintage-inspired sports apparel company, was drawn to Cincinnati for its third location because of the area’s rich architectural and cultural history.
Homage, the vintage-inspired sports apparel company, was drawn to Cincinnati for its third location because of the area’s rich architectural and cultural history.

Photograph by Aaron M. Conway

Mike & Carol Trotta
Specializing in custom-tailored and ready-made clothing and accessories for both men and women. 406 Walnut St., downtown, (513) 621-2930,

Ragg Addict
Contemporary, casual men’s clothing fills the shelves at Ragg Addict, from graphic tees to embroidered shorts to accessories. 1416 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, (404) 287-7666

This Madeira men’s store offers formalwear, custom clothing, ready-to-wear styles, and alterations. 7121 Miami Ave., Madeira, (513) 561-9010,


A skateboarder’s paradise. Stop in if you’re a frequent rider looking for skateboards, shoes, and other accessories, or if you just want a new pair of kicks. 5334 Sidney Rd., Covedale, (513) 651-3767,

Bob Roncker’s Running Spot
This local retail chain features top footwear brands such as Asics, Saucony, Merrell, and Keen. The knowledgeable and friendly staff specializes in meeting the needs of both beginner and veteran runners. Bob Roncker’s also has locations in Glendale, Loveland, and Newport. 1993 Madison Rd., O’Bryonville, (513) 321-3006,

City Gear
Stock your closet at this urban-themed store with Nike, New Balance, and other brands. City Gear has multiple locations—including Western Hills, Bond Hill, and College Hill—to fulfill your sporty style. 1110 Race St., downtown, (513) 579-0041,

A men’s shoe and clothing store offering limited-edition sneakers and apparel including Nike, New Balance, Vans, and more. 2643 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, (513) 771-0432,

Galaxie Skate Shop
With a wall of skate decks and racks full of clothes and shoes, Galaxie is your one-stop spot for all things skateboarding. 625 Monmouth St., Newport, (859) 261-7292; 4202 Hamilton Ave., Northside, (513) 542-3400;

Original Thought Required
Streetwear, including the house brand, aTYPICALsOLE. 1307 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 246-4362,

A one-of-a-kind shop selling trendy T-shirts and hard-to-score limited-edition shoe designs that aficionados crave. 341 W. Fourth St., downtown, (513) 744-9444,

Streetwear and sneakers abound at Unheardof.
Streetwear and sneakers abound at Unheardof.

via UNheardof Instagram

Vursa Limited
This Cincinnati-based streetwear company offers limited-edition clothing and accessories for men and women, including cool T-shirts and streetwise accessories.


Alba Beauty Studio
This beauty studio uses non-toxic hair color and beauty products to achieve a look naturally. 2882 Wasson Rd., Oakley, (513) 631-2522,

Blink Makeup Studio
Natural and handmade bath, body, and skincare products with high-quality ingredients. 4037 Hamilton Ave., Northside, (513) 592-7033,

BLOWN Blow Dry Studio
A quick stop for a stylish updo or professional blowout. Choose from a variety of looks and add a scalp massage just for fun. 8060 Montgomery Rd., Kenwood, (513) 791-1234,

Don’t know anything about makeup? Enroll in a FACEing class to learn the basics and go home with a cosmetic bag full of FACEing beauty products. 2009 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 305-9723,

High Five Salon
Cuts, color, and products from Morocan Oil, Kevin Murphy, Caviar By Alterna, and American Crew. 2039 Madison Rd., O’Bryonville, (513) 502-5293,

Honey Hut Beauty Bar Boutique
This boutique carries hair and beauty products and other accessories in its OTR storefront. 1329 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 479-1952

Find your new beauty routine with the handmade cosmetics from Lush, made with fruits, vegetables, and essential oils. Liberty Center, Liberty Township,

Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa
With five locations in Cincinnati, Mitchell’s offers many services, from a hair salon and facials to massages and manicures. Multiple locations,

Ohio Valley Beard Supply Co.
Condition your beard with products by the Ohio Valley Beard Supply Co. Choose from oils and shampoos to groom your facial hair and keep your beard looking good. (513) 967-3019,

Ohio Valley Beard Supply Co.

Orange Fuzz
Handmade soaps, shaving supplies, and cosmetics using environmentally friendly ingredients.

A modern spin on the traditional hair salon with unique hair products, jewelry from local artists, and a complimentary cocktail with every service. 2600 Woodburn Ave., East Walnut Hills, (513) 961-4247,

#hairinspo love the subtly and wearability of these tones#parlourcincinnati

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Zuri Handmade
Local makers of natural bath, body, and home products including homemade body scrubs, leave-in hair conditioners, and lip scrubs. 1419 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine,


Bizarre Bazaar
This store is filled with fun gifts, home decor, collectibles, candles, and garden accessories. 7767 Five Mile Rd., Anderson Township, (513) 231-6861

Camargo Trading Company
From Mariposa and Juliska to Heather Moore jewelry and Seda France candles, Camargo carries everything in fashion, accessories, and products for your home. 7744 Laurel Ave., Madeira, (513) 561-0842,

Celebrate Local
From salsas and syrups to throw pillows and candles, Celebrate Local carries only goods made in Ohio. Liberty Center, 7127 Foundry Rd., Liberty Township,

Contemporary Arts Center Shop
Goods from current exhibitors and other gifts including books, T-shirts, souvenirs, and items for your home. 44 E. Sixth St., downtown, (513) 345-8400,

Elm & Iron
Home decor, candles, art, vintage furniture, and other cool things can be found at Elm & Iron’s OTR location. 1326 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine,

Elm and Iron08
Elm & Iron

Fern Studio
This minimalist flower shop simplifies the home with potted succulents, custom vertical gardens, and other rustic-inspired treasures. 6040 Hamilton Ave., College Hill, (513) 910-7299,

Fern Studio
Fern Studio

Fleurish Home
This home decor and gift shop can also give you tips on how to paint and redo your home. 9471 Loveland-Madeira Rd., Loveland, (513) 386-7057,

From the finest table linens to luxury bedding, Gattle’s offers a wide selection of products for your home. Or if you’re in need of a unique gift, whether beauty product or for a new baby, you’ll find something here. 7809-A Cooper Rd., Montgomery, (513) 871-4050,

This boutique specializes in interior decorating, from furniture to all sorts of eclectic items for the home. The store also has bath and body products, clothing, and personal accessories. 1401 Reading Rd., downtown, (513) 723-1901,

ID Cincinnati Furniture and Design
You’ll find a wide range of furniture and accessories at ID and they will help you find what works best for your home. Plus, they offer interior design services. 8180 Montgomery Rd., Kenwood (513) 834-6210,

Photo Courtesy ID Cincinnati Furniture and Design
ID Cincinnati Furniture and Design

Mica 12/v
Contemporary design-based gifts and home accessories, including work from local and national designers. 1201 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 533-1974,

Patina at Home
Find both vintage and new home products and gifts at this charming boutique in Wyoming’s business district. 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, (513) 821-0300

Quince and Quinn
Located in a former church, Quince and Quinn sells artwork, antiques, home decor, and furniture, and offers design services. 3066 Madison Rd., Oakley, (513) 321-3343,

Ten Thousand Villages
Handmade gifts from around the world including fair trade items and housewares from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. 2011 Madison Rd., O’Bryonville, (513) 871-5840; 11316 Montgomery Rd., Symmes Twp., (513) 802-5721;

For more than 35 years, Verbarg’s has offered a fine selection of dining, living, and bedroom furniture. 8155 Montgomery Rd., Kenwood, (513) 794-1555,

Contemporary furniture, lighting, and accessories. Brands include B&B Italia, Cassina, Tech Lighting, Flou, and more. 3209 Madison Rd., Oakley, (513) 871-5483,


Astute Furnishings
If you enjoy the thrill of the hunt, Astute’s ever-changing inventory guarantees you’ll have a range of options. Expect to find Art Deco and mod furniture and decor at this consignment shop, which has new merchandise daily. 3052 Madison Rd., Oakley, (513) 631-8886,

Casablanca Vintage
Longtime Northside establishment Casablanca Vintage has a large inventory that’s been cultivated over 26 years, which makes the store stand out in the vintage market. 3944 Spring Grove Ave., Northside, (513) 541-6999,

Chicken Lays An Egg
Right in the heart of Northside’s business district, Chicken Lays an Egg sports a fun, quirky assortment of vintage apparel and decor items. 4178 Hamilton Ave., Northside, (513) 834-9268,

Duck Creek Antique Mall
Two expansive floors of booths and dealers hawking retro, vintage, and mid-century furniture and decor means you can easily spend an hour or two (or three) taking it all in. 3715 Madison Rd., Oakley, (513) 321-0900,

Grand Antique Mall
Known for its vintage-savvy staff and antiques of the highest caliber, this mega-store lives up to its name, offering a wide array of decor and furniture, estate jewelry, and vintage clothing. 9701 Reading Rd., Evendale, (513) 554-1919,

Located in the up-and-coming neighborhood of East Walnut Hills, Hi-Bred has all your vintage needs: jewelry, clothing, furniture, and more. 2807 Woodburn Ave., East Walnut Hills, (513) 240-4664

Lentz & Company
Less than a year since its opening, Lentz and Company has developed a fan club for its wide array of vintage furniture, decor, and local art. 339 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, (513) 739-0193

Mainly Art
A vintage store that resells furniture, lighting, and other items from popular names like Charles Eames, George Nelson, and Milo Baughman. 3711 Madison Rd., Oakley, (513) 378-8261,

Mannequin Boutique
An ever-rotating selection of gently used items from labels such as Prada, Valentino, Ferragamo, Dries van Noten, and Coach—all at affordable prices. All proceeds benefit local charities. 1311 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 813-3982,

Mole’s Record Exchange
The longest-running record store in Cincinnati, since 1974. Visit Mole’s for LPs, CDs, and other forms of recorded
music. 111 Calhoun St., Clifton Heights, (513) 861-6291

Mustard Seed Boutique
Located in the heart of Clifton’s historic Gaslight District, the Mustard Seed Boutique is a resale treasure with everything from contemporary tops to designer denim to one-of-a-kind vintage pieces. 311 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, (513) 221-4022,

This distinctly 1950s mod-style shop has a wide variety of vintage items, from McCoy ceramic cookie jars to dining tables to mica chandeliers. 4577 Hamilton Ave., Northside, (513) 542-4577,

Ohio Valley Antique Mall
One of the largest antique malls in the city, featuring more than 450 dealers selling vintage furniture, clothing, and collectibles from every era. The aisles are named after streets so you don’t get lost. 7285 Dixie Hwy., Fairfield, (513) 874-7855,

Formerly known as 4th Street Boutique, Portaluca sells stylish secondhand clothing and accessories in support of Dress for Success Cincinnati. 209 W. Fourth St., downtown, (513) 322-1782; 5838 Hamilton Ave., College Hill, (513) 542-5800;

Seven Hills School Resale Shop
This volunteer-run consignment shop sells items donated by Seven Hills School families. Find high-quality clothing, accessories, sports gear, housewares, and more from top-name brands like Nike, Brooks Brothers, Polo, and Bose. 5400 Red Bank Rd., Madisonville, (513) 271-7977,

Talk of the Town
Just try to get in and out of this Reading shop without finding something. One part costume shop, one part vintage emporium, Talk of the Town has an amazing variety of apparel items spanning most of the 20th century. 9111 Reading Rd., Reading, (513) 563-8844,


Children’s clothing store with screen printed onesies, tote bags created by the owner, and fashions from HaloMiner. 325 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, (513) 751-1500

Castle House
Specializing in designer clothes and shoes, Castle House has served Cincinnati the latest and greatest in children’s fashion for more than 55 years. Now under new ownership. 3435 Edwards Rd., Hyde Park, (513) 871-2458,

Castle House is back and better than ever.
Castle House

Photograph by William Manning

Hanna Andersson
You’ll find cute and kitschy clothes for the kiddos, like superhero-themed pajamas, stylish backpacks, and furry jackets. Kenwood Towne Centre, 7875 Montgomery Rd., Kenwood, (513) 253-0832,

From the creators of Lululemon, Ivivva has athletic wear and gear for girls into yoga, dance, and other sports activities. 3443 Edwards Rd., Hyde Park, (513) 321-1734,


Little Lords & Ladies Children’s Boutique
An enchanted shopping destination, Little Lords & Ladies offers distinctive apparel and accessories for your own little prince or princess. 7816 Cooper Rd., Montgomery, (513) 891-1569

Rory Maxwell
Adorable specialty clothing and accessories for everyone from teeny tots to stylish tweens. 6934 Miami Ave., Madeira, (513) 561-3991

The Spotted Goose
Head to The Spotted Goose to score funky yet precious clothing for your little ones from Winter Water Factory, Mini Rodini, and Appaman. And is there anything cuter than mini Toms shoes? 3048 Madison Rd., Oakley, (513) 351-9600,

Photograph Courtesy The Spotted Goose

Treehouse Kids
Just south of Tri-County Mall, this children’s furniture store has custom bedroom sets for babies and older kids—full/twin bunk bed sets, lofts, and bed-dresser-desk sets (one even has a built-in playhouse). It also offers bedding and gear. 35 Tri-County Pkwy., Springdale, (513) 671-7750,


Altar’d State
Boho-chic clothing and one-of-a-kind accessories make this a must for the modern-day flower child. 235 Calhoun St., Clifton, (513) 221-0307,

American Apparel
Searching for fishnets? How about skinny jeans? American Apparel sells all the skin-tight and oversized pieces you’ll need for a complete hipster ensemble. 243 W. McMillan St., Clifton, (513) 721-3078,

Inspired by looks and cultures from all over the globe, Anthropologie’s eclectic collection of women’s clothing and home decor is all things bohemian, breezy, and beautiful. 7875 Montgomery Rd., Kenwood, (513) 793-6000,

Lululemon Athletica
A mecca for shopaholics and fitness addicts, Lululemon lets you get your yoga fix before it opens on certain days. Whether you need new yoga pants or just a few minutes in pigeon pose, these weekly sessions aim to keep you toned and stylish. 3500 Michigan Ave., Hyde Park, (513) 321-1656,

A subsidiary of J. Crew, this preppy-meets-cool women’s clothing store offers denim, sweaters, blazers, and more of the same high quality, but with a more laid-back, vintage feel. 7875 Montgomery Rd., Kenwood, (513) 791-0890,

From impeccable customer service to high-end variety, this upscale store’s range of styles and prices covers the spread. 7801 Montgomery Rd., Kenwood, (513) 699-4190,

Saks Fifth Avenue
Superior customer service and a large inventory from big-name designers, from Dolce & Gabbana to Diane von Furstenberg, make this one of the top department stores in the city. 101 W. Fifth St., downtown, (513) 421-6800,

Product junkies beware: this beauty megastore offers a plethora of everyday skincare essentials, beloved cosmetic brands, and perfumes galore. 7875 Montgomery Rd., Kenwood, (513) 794-0250,

Tiffany & Co.
Top-of-the-line engagement rings, watches, accessories, and gifts. Designer lines include those by Elsa Peretti, Frank Gehry, and Paloma Picasso. 505 Vine St., downtown, (513) 721-2022,

Urban Outfitters
Pick up cool, chic clothing and accessories, and eclectic items for your home. 2510 Ohio Ave., Clifton, (513) 872-0245,


This Columbus-based Bavarian-style shop specializes in all things pretzel, be it twists, pizza crusts, or dips. Stop by its OTR shop to try one of the 20-plus hand-rolled flavors, ranging from Spinach Asiago to Dark Chocolate and Peanut Butter. 6 W. 14th St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 407-7916,


Buona Terra Gelato and Crepes
Indulge your sweet tooth at this Euro-inspired gelateria, creperie, and bakery serving up handcrafted treats made with only the freshest local ingredients. 1028 Delta Ave., Mt. Lookout, (513) 386-9356,

Collective CAC
From lattes and pastries to beer and wine, Collective CAC is a unique spot to breakfast, lunch, or just have a drink before and after a trip to the Contemporary Arts Center. 44 E. 6th St., downtown, (513) 345-8400,

Caramelized onion tart with Gruyère, sunchoke chips, and arugula.
Caramelized onion tart with Gruyère, sunchoke chips, and arugula at Collective CAC.

Photograph by Jeremy Kramer

Deeper Roots Coffee
The coffee connoisseurs now have a brick-and-mortar location serving coffee on nitro, sweet and savory toasts, and any caffeinated drink you can imagine. 3056 Madison Rd., Oakley, (513) 913-9489,

Dilly Bistro Bar & Bottle Shop
Cozy restaurant with impressive wine shop and two-tier English courtyard. Features soups, specialty salads and sandwiches, quiche, vegetarian items, and bistro-style dinners. 6818 Wooster Pike, Mariemont, (513) 561-5233,

Essencha Tea House
Tea lovers can choose from more than 100 varieties including matcha, the healing tea we feature on page 12. Essencha Tea House, 3212 Madison Rd., Oakley, (513) 533-4832,

Fika Hus Swedish Coffeehouse
Pastries, wraps, soups, and lattes fill the menu—some with a Swedish twist. Enjoy one of the local beers on the outdoor patio for lunch. 508 W. 12th St., Covington, (859) 816-9125,

Hyde Park Gourmet Food & Wine
A specialty food and wine store with a European-style shopping experience. Unique products, specialty cheeses, chocolates, stellar wine, and a certified sommelier. 2707 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, (513) 533-4329,

Macaron Bar
Cincinnati’s only macaron-dedicated bakery serves flavors like green tea, salted caramel, and lemon. 1206 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 813-8181; 3431 Edwards Rd., Hyde Park; Kenwood Towne Centre

Off the Vine Juice Bar
This juicery serves cold-pressed veggie juice blends and nut milks individually or as a set for a juice cleanse. 1218 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 305-6020,

OTR Candy Bar
The Findlay Market candy purveyors keep it classic with candy, cupcakes, and a soda selection to pair with your sweet treats. 1735 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 381-2765,

Patty’s Old Fashioned Popcorn
This nostalgic little shop makes the perfect snack destination, with an overwhelming assortment of old-fashioned candy, Hawaiian shaved ice, and of course, gourmet popcorn of every sweet and savory variety. 3437 Michigan Ave., Hyde Park, (513) 533-2676,

Rooted Juicery
Rooted has a full lunch menu, smoothies, and even a vegan coconut yogurt. Everything is made with organic, raw, and fresh ingredients, including its raw version of key lime pie and chocolate mousse. 3010 Madison Rd., Oakley, (513) 351-2900,

Almond milk with dates, cinnamon, cardamom, vanilla, and sea salt
Almond milk with dates, cinnamon, cardamom, vanilla, and sea salt at Rooted Juicery.

This gourmet popsicle shop uses fresh, local, and often organic ingredients. Its inventive menu is always changing, with both cream-based and fruit-based options like honey bourbon vanilla and strawberry balsamic. 1437 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 446-7505,

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Fans of frozen yogurt flock to Yagööt for its tart, creamy soft serve and variety of fresh toppings. Packed with probiotics and live cultures, it is hormone-free, lowfat, and the perfect healthy indulgence. Rookwood Commons: 2737 Edmonson Rd., Norwood, (513) 351-2222; downtown: 301 E. Sixth St., (513) 983-8388; Deerfield Towne Center: 5843 Deerfield Blvd., Deerfield Twp., (513) 229-7555;

pets’ clothing & GEAR

Edgy Pooch Pet Clothing & Accessories
All things pet-related (think Reds-themed clothing and uber-cute collars) and grooming services too. 1344 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 491-3349,

Pet Wants OTR
Pet Wants is the local creator of grain-free pet food. Each batch is made fresh with quality ingredients to ensure a nutritionally complete meal for your pet. 1409 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 621-3647,

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