1. Happy Belly
A little healthy food never hurt anyone and Happy Belly’s sandwiches, smoothies, and salads are a great stop for on-the-go lunch. Happy Belly focuses on the health benefits and features smoothies, healthy baked goods, vegetarian burgers, and other items with no processed ingredients and all made in-house. Try the foundation smoothie: spinach, kale, banana, and apple to kickstart your day and stop back around lunch time for a Sweet Potato Burger.
Found in the upbeat, Northside neighborhood, The Littlefield specializes in bourbon with crafted cocktails and plenty of small plates to choose from. The rustic decor represents the building’s renovated roots and outdoor patio is a relaxing touch while you enjoy their Cherry Street cocktail and Chicken Potpie. Just want to taste the sweet bourbon? Order a bourbon flight and please, for the sake of mankind — order the Bourbon Flourless Chocolate Cake with Bourbon Whipped Cream!
So they don’t have eggs and dairy in their baked goods — it makes it that much more unique! Happy Chicks has been taken their vegan cupcakes, cookies, and pastries to a storefront in Northside where they serve their signature sweets. They offer a range of seasonal items and signature flavors like chocolate orange and keylime rose. Happy Chicks doesn’t sacrifice flavor being vegan, just enhancing items with different flavors and quality ingredients.
Opening soon, Huit Craft BBQ takes Porkopolis to a new level serving craft BBQ at their storefront on Court Street. Now for you vegetarians, you will be happy to know they have a BBQ Tofu slider, so you aren’t left completely out. But for the rest of us meat eaters, the Coffee Braised Brisket is delicious. Huit, we are waiting patiently for you!
5. The Streetcar
Okay, not really. But we wish.
Cincinnati is a hotbed for foodies and new spots are popping up everywhere. Stop back for updates on the latest restaurants and bars opening around the city.