Photo gallery by G. Yek
More than 2 dozen restaurants gathered at Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State College on April 28, 2019 for a purpose: raise scholarship money to make careers in food a little more accessible. The food was off the charts, thanks to the super-talented chefs and foodmakers of these area businesses:
Photo courtesy Django Western Taco
Just as love is effusive, so are the number of restaurants promising deliciously romantic experiences on Valentine’s Day. Here are three more restaurants that might just suit your sweetheart’s fancy.
Photo by G. Yek: Kathleen Norris (L) and Grace Yek on New Year’s Day
Thanks to Kathleen Norris’s invitation to her New Year’s Day gathering, I started off the New Year with “good luck” food. I’m not particularly superstitious, but like everybody else, I’m all for a little added insurance. Take it from me, her black-eyed peas and greens were lip-smacking tasty. She even made a vegetarian version out of an abundance of hospitality…
It took a year and a recent BOGO deal but I finally picked up a Prep+Pared kit at the local Kroger. The kit that caught my eye that day: chilaquiles, a tortilla-thickened bean and corn dish with Mexican origin. Not exactly your run-of-the-mill dish.
As promised, the ingredients were pre-measured, prepped, and neatly packed in sealed and labeled bags. The ingredients looked fresh – a nice first impression. There wasn’t a whole lot of cooking to speak of; just about the hardest thing was roasting onions and bell peppers in the oven. The only modification necessary was adding more liquid to get the consistency right…