Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Findlay Market Wrap-Up
For the last few days, I've been talking about Cincinnati's Findlay Market, with its excellent Liege waffles and the local delicacy goetta, but here's an overview of some of the other fun things you can find there.
We'll start with Dojo Gelato, an artisanal maker that uses Ohio milk and fresh ingredients that are sourced locally whenever possible. They've been named Best of the City by Cincinnati Magazine, and the accolades are well-deserved - it's good stuff. And if you're vegan, don't worry - they have dairy-free sorbettos as well.
Colonel De carries an impressive array of gourmet herbs and spices:
And this may just be due to the fact that I'm not from Ohio, but I think this is hilarious: "Smoked Turkey Tails: Full of flavor!" Um... eating poultry butt has never been terribly appealing to me, even if you call it something more polite, like "bishop's nose."
The outdoor area features a beer garden, dining tables, and some appropriately-themed murals:
And we'll end with a serious injunction to "Ride the champ!" Hey, it's cheap.