How Much Has Cincinnati Changed in 20 Years?

In some aspects, Cincinnati is a very different place than it was two decades ago. But when it comes to race relations, it’s almost exactly the same. Black people living and working here can attest to the structural racial divide that continues to undergird their experiences. Beneath the city’s shiny new buildings, popular restaurants, and everyday wheeling, dealing, and power brokering lie the ashes of April 2001.

Naomi Sams Converts Meat-Eaters With Her Vegan Treats

Stay-at-home mom Naomi Sams loves converting meat-eaters with her delicious vegan treats at Findlay Market. The North Avondale/Bond Hill entrepreneur runs Like Mom’s Only Vegan bakery with her mother and her four children, all of whom are vegan. When and why did you decide to go vegan? My 23-year-old son was about 1 or 2 when we decided to ditch the animal products. Initially we started with the idea that you are what you eat. That concept evolved into an understanding that we consume the enti

The Mother-and-Daughter Duo Behind Homestyle Restaurant TiYah’s Table

ItiYah Yisrael recalls going out to dinner with her daughter, Jazlyn Mason, and often leaving unsatisfied. “We frequently said, We could have cooked this at home,” she says. “We were never really pleased with our meals.” So when Dan Wells, owner of MixWells, decided to rebrand the LGBTQ-friendly Northside bar last summer, Yisrael jumped at the chance to be on the other side of the table.

Farmer Nate’s Hot Sauce Was Born in Covington

Nathanael Nunemaker’s dreams of being a self-sufficient homesteader recently yielded a “hot” idea. “I started growing fruits and veggies in the middle of Covington, and one thing just led to another,” says the Union, Kentucky, native. “I had bundles of jalapeño peppers that I grew and wanted to find the best way to preserve them, so we decided on hot sauce for our preservation method.” The result is Farmer Nate’s Hot Sauce.
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