It's entirely possible to be a vegetarian in Porkopolis. Pop culture reporter Lauren Bishop blogs about products, recipes and restaurants she's tried for others who eat meat-free. E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nicci King is an unabashed foodie and the Lifestyle/Food editor in The Enquirer's features department. She loves to discover new food faves, and she's on a daily quest to answer one burning question: What's for dinner? E-mail her at email@example.com.
Enquirer Weekend editor Julie Gaw tends to order the same dish every time she eats at a restaurant, but periodically ventures out to discover something new and fabulous. After living in China, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand for more than 8 years, she craves tasty Asian food. E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food/dining writer Polly Campbell loves every quirk and secret of Cincinnati's food personality, and is on a constant lookout for something good to eat. Keep an eye out for her restaurant picks, or see how she's progressing toward becoming famous for her apple pie. E-mail her at email@example.com.
Communities reporter Rachel Richardson is on a mission to prove vegetarians eat more than lettuce. She shares both her graduate work on American food culture and food-related news.. E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
So worth the walk (and the tissue)...
When I really want something, I'm unstoppable. I'll brave icy temps (and a runny nose), rain, sleet and snow... I don't take "no" for an answer. Today that go-get-em attitude applied to lunch.
I went out today - high heels, high winds and all - to Ingredients to get the salad combination to which I recently became addicted: Mixed greens (or just romaine), tomatoes, TONS of garbanzo beans and almonds. And, because the salad makers tend to get extremely heavy-handed with the dressing, lemon-avocado dressing on the side. Super simple, but the flavor and texture combination is so good...
Want to find your favorite salad? CinWeekly has some good places to start in this story. What are some other good places to get a big ol' salad?