October 9, 2012

The Pie Wars Beginneth and Presidential Cookies

Remember last year’s Busken vs. Frisch’s pie wars? In case you don’t, here was my Thanksgiving post from last year. It looks like Frisch’s is getting […]
February 12, 2012

Recipe: Bread Pudding; or Snow Day in Cincinnati

Ohio weather is always a bit on the confused side.  I’ve been in snow storms in November and, more recently, 60 degrees in January.   Just […]
December 20, 2011

The 2011 Cincinnati Schneck-Off

Schnecken, in German, means “snails” and this swirled confection is a holiday treat for many Cincinnatians.  Virginia Bakery’s schnecken has been the gold standard (now owned […]
November 24, 2011

Frisch’s vs. Busken (and WKRP)

I am rarely impressed by advertising these days.  It’s rarely cute or clever, and also rarely changes my mind or helps me make a decision. I’m […]
July 18, 2011

Sausage Fest Find: Busken’s Goetta Donuts

Sausage Fest may be the most unfortunately named festival in Cincinnati, and this is saying something considering that we’re the city that makes newbies tilt their […]
December 16, 2010

Holiday Treats: Virginia Bakery’s Schnecken

Schnecken is a Cincinnati tradition, though it’s not as known as the three-way or French pot ice cream. The most famous, from the Virginia Bakery (which […]