When TripAdvisor just won’t do

I just came across this note, filed away in a book. It’s a handwritten list of sights to see in Mississippi and Tennessee. The author was the manager at Rowdy’s in Vicksburg, Miss., where we were filling ourselves up on iced tea and catfish (and the mysteriously sweet and spicy house “nosser” sauce) after a […]

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Culinary daydreams and farmers markets

One of my dreams about moving back to Cincinnati was having more time to cook. With time saved on everything from my daily commute to overly-difficult-in-NYC chores like laundry and grocery shopping, I’d make outrageously lengthy trips to farmers markets, inspecting locally grown herbs and organically raised meats. I’d breezily chat with the vendors about this […]

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