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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
What's better than cheap?
Yeah, you know it... Free.
Here is a cool site for foodies who dig freebies. And there are a bunch of other sites that tell you where to go for free samples of food-related stuff... All you gotta do is Google "free food samples." I love to sign up for free samples. Sure, you give them your e-mail address, home address and the squirrel all the information away so they can figure out their demographics... But I have a junk e-mail addy that comes in handy for this sort of thing. Ha!And it's always fun when you open your mailbox and find an unexpected (because it's been, like, 6 weeks since you signed up for it) trial-size treat...