Eat Local

Marietta Sweet Corn Festival

What began as a gathering at the Witten Farm near Beverly, Ohio in the late 1990's has since blossomed into a festival that now spans from one edge of Muskingum...

Fine Dining at The Coffee Bar

On a recent Saturday evening, I broke out of my usual weekend routine and headed to The Coffee Bar in Parkersburg. The words “coffee bar” and “evening” in the same sentence may raise a few eyebrows, but trust me—this pairing was molto delizioso Many...

The Buzz Around The Busy Bee

You may hear a bustling sound coming from the charming area of Harmar where the beloved Busy Bee Restaurant has been renovated and reopened under new ownership....

Farmers Market on Front Street

Ready to shake off the remnants of winter and embrace the warm weather? Do sun-kissed days have you dreaming of summer salads and plotting your flower beds?  Th...

JR’s Donut Castle: The Best Taste in the State

Nothing is more perfect than a donut. Its symmetry is pleasing to the eye, the crackled glaze melts in your mouth and no matter the time of day, its fried goodness offers that certain pick-me-up. Thankfully, JR’s Donut Castle in Parkersburg is servin...

Nacho Average Taco

My first encounter with Nacho Average Taco was a little bit like a back-alley deal. The kind that you saw on those stupid DARE infomercials as a kid, where some...

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 passwords hid the world of gin and jazz. Today, a whopping good time can found right in t...

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 ...
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