Eat Local

MOV Restaurant Week

“What do you want to eat?” “I don’t know. What do you want?” “Let’s just order in.” The above conversation takes place in countless homes across the Mid-Ohio...

The Parkersburg Brewing Co.

Flappers, fast cars and wild youth defined the roaring 20s. In an age of prohibition, a cool cat and his dame had to go to a speakeasy where secret doorways and...

The Boxcar Restaurant

The Boxcar restaurant is located in St. Mary’s, West Virginia. As you can tell by the window and the name of the restaurant, the Boxcar has a railroad theme. I ventured into St. Mary’s to check out The Boxcar. This was my first time in the area, and ...

Stacy Family Farm

If you venture outside of Marietta, Ohio approximately five minutes, you’ll see a sign for Stacy Family Farm. The Farm, located in Reno, Ohio attracts visitors ...

Farmers Market on Front Street

Tuesday the 17th dawned wet and gloomy, an unseasonably chilly day for the middle of May.  At 8 am, the Armory lawn was deserted, and Front Street was just begi...

Emanuel’s

There is an art to eating a meal. When created by a master of the trade - the medium, the presentation, and the atmosphere all create something wonderful. Like any art, the art of the meal is more enjoyable when shared with friends. Emanuel’s Bakery...

Lui Lui Restaurant in Athens

You may think you are reading a duplicate restaurant review from a few months ago, but wait! Don’t go! Amazingly enough there are actually two Lui Lui Restauran...

The Secret Sandwich Society

Shhh. A white house sits on the right side of the road. It doesn’t draw attention to itself. It just sits there, quietly and unassuming, while a secret society...

Chocolate and Romance in the MOV

Chocolate and Valentine’s Day.  When it comes to perfect couples, what can compare to the marriage of chocolate and romance? Chocolate has been linked to Valentine’s Day since the Victorian age, when Richard Cadbury started filling fancy boxes with ...

Lui Lui – Vienna

In the past few years I’ve joined a family tradition of celebrating Dan’s birthday with his mother at Lui Lui Restaurant. We enjoy celebrating together and the ...
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