The evening where I learn Spanish words trying to win tacos at Barrio.


First time trying out the new (our third!) taqueria to open up in Northside: Barrio. (Edit: It closed a few years later.) Try the elote, caesar salad with deep fried cornbread croutons, and if you’ve room? Churros with chocolate for dessert. Also? Fantastic patio.

La Mexicana and other places I’ve never been

I’ve started a todo list of restaurants I’d like to visit in the Cincinnati area. One that’s long been on my radar is La Mexicana on Monmouth Street in Newport, Ky. Finally made it out on and my expectations were exceeded. So. Darn. Delicious. (I highly recommend the chicken tacos, though the steak are pictured). […]

If this man ever offers you a taco, take it immediately

A hat tip to Nick and Amy for inviting me up!

Firecraker Press, Apop Records & tacos

A confrontation at Firecracker Press. Got a quick tour of this design and print studio. Again, inspired by the quality of work and approach to their space. Popped over to catch this cat and pick up some music at Apop Records. And I almost forgot the lunch break we squeezed in between all these activities. […]