EVENTS THIS WEEKEND

 Choo Choo Holiday Show (Mt. Adams)

What: Discover the magic of being home for the holidays aboard the Cincinnati Choo Choo at Krohn Conservatory! The 2017 Holiday Show will bring you back in time to holiday festivities in the city and remind you of the best family traditions. The conservatory showroom will be filled with ruby red poinsettias, fanciful evergreens, cyclamen, amaryllis, and more of your favorite holiday plants. Delightful botanical architecture surrounded by many miles of train track will be created in natural components by the Applied Imagination team. The train display and historical buildings created by Applied Imagination will immerse our visitors in the sights and sounds of chugging trains and splashing water, with trains overhead and trolleys at your feet.

Where: Krohn Conservatory Dates: Now until January 7th 10am - 5pm

Cost: $4

Crafty Supermarket (OTR) What: Crafty Supermarket is an indie craft show of metropolitan proportions in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. The show features crafters, artists and makers from all over North America and draws shoppers from Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and beyond. Founded in 2009, Crafty Supermarket is a great day of crafty shopping where consumers get to meet their makers!

Where: Cincinnati Music Hall Dates: Saturday, December 2nd 11am - 6pm

Cost: FREE

Holiday Market (OTR) What: The holidays are here! Snag the perfect gift for everyone on your list while enjoying the festive atmosphere of the Winter Farmers Market. You will find local gifts made by area artisans, delectable seasonal desserts and cocktails, holiday entertainment and, if you're lucky, you may even spot Bicycle Santa rolling around the Market.

Where: Findlay Market Dates:

SATURDAY, DEC. 2 9-11AM: Sidekicks "Design Your Own Stuffed Animal" Kid's Activity 11AM-12PM: Elf Balloon Artist 12-1PM: Churchill's Fine Teas Holiday Tea Samples 1-2PM: Holiday Cocktail Class with Watershed Distillery 2-3PM: Music by Hayden Kaye + Samples from Gramma Debbie's Kitchen at Findlay Market

SUNDAY, DEC. 3 10-11AM: Samples from Cake Rack Bakery + Sidekicks "Design Your Own Stuffed Animal" Kid's Activity 11AM-12PM: Samples from Mimi's Gourmet Eggrolls & Curry Bowls + Sidekicks "Design Your Own Stuffed Animal" Kid's Activity 12-1PM: Holiday Cooking Demo with Bryn Millholland Mooth 1-2PM: Holiday Cocktail Class with Watershed Distillery 2-3PM: YPCC: Young Professionals Choral Collective Performance 3-4PM: Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras Performance

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CINCINNATI CHILI:

Camp Washington Chili (Camp Washington) - Looking for meatier, more complex Cincinnati chili that is just as savory as it is hearty? Camp Washington Chili is where it is at! - Open 24 hours six days a week, you can enjoy this Cincinnati institution for breakfast, lunch, dinner, second dinner, or way early breakfast every day but Sunday. What’s your favorite spot Cincinnati chili?

BIBIMBAP: Riverside Korean (Covington) - Rice with bean spout, spinach, carrot, fern shoot, zucchini, pickled radish, lettuce and topped with sunny side up egg and your choice of beef, chicken or tofu. Add 4 pcs shrimp ($3)

RAMEN: Maki Express Ramen House (Clifton) The ramen itself is broken down into four categories: - SHOYU (soy) - TONKOTSU (pork marrow) - MISO (soy bean paste) - TOM YUM SHRIMP RAMEN (a Thai style mashup) - Each bowl of delicious goodness is served with: - Homemade Japanese Noodles - Pork Belly - Spinach - Bamboo - Sweet Corn - Soft Boiled Egg - Green Onion

SOUP:

La Soupe (Anderson Township) - This roadside shop on Round Bottom Road dishes out the best soups this side of Cincinnati. - On any given day, they'll have a selection of 5+ different soups to choose from. - A Yelper favorite is the sweet potato and chorizo (ancho pork). It's filling, flavorful and just the perfect amount of spicy. - They offer seasonal selections, always given you a reason to come back. In the winter they are for sure to have heartier options like chili and chowders to warm you right up! PIEROGIES: Babushka

Pierogies (Findlay Market)

 POT PIE: O Pie O (Walnut Hills) - Their seasonal rotation of pies, will keep you craving for more. - The chicken pot pie was filling, but not overwhelming and a cozy comfort that always take us right back to some comforting home cooking. - Pair the chicken pot pie with a bowl of tomato soup and have the most dreamy winter meal.

PASTA:

Bouchard's Anything's Pastable (Findlay Market) - Take home fresh, take-home desserts, pastas and sauces and made-to-order salads, pasta and flatbread pizzas from Bouchard’s at the Findlay Market. - They come with a choice of almost any topping imaginable, ranging from chicken and pepperoni to fresh basil, roasted red peppers, spinach and artichoke hearts with a choice of mozzarella, parmesan and feta cheeses. - Brocato's fresh pastas, sauces and butters are created daily from recipes tracing back to Sicily - with a modern twist. - Pastas: Lasagna Sheets, Spaghetti, Whole Wheat Spaghetti, Linguini, Pappardelle, Fettuccine, Crushed Red Pepper Linguini, Garlic Chive Linguini, Roasted Red Pepper Fettuccine, Spinach Fettuccine, Pizza dough (Gluten free and regular) - Raviolis: Four Cheese, Fig Prosciutto Mascarpone, Walnut Gorgonzola, Smoked Mozzarella, Eggplant, Spinach, Mushroom, Meatball and Italian Sausage - Sauces typically available: Arrabbiata, Puttanesca, Roasted Red Pepper Tomato, Roasted Garlic Tomato, Traditional Marinara, Alfredo, Carbonara, Portabello Cream Sauce, Roasted Garlic Parmesan, Roasted Butternut Squash, Vodka Cream, Basil Pesto, Sundried Tomato Arugula Pesto, Roasted Red Pepper Pesto - Butters: Truffle, Roasted Garlic, Sundried Tomato, Pesto and Kalamata Olive