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Lake Nina Restaurant & Tavern

Our weekly survey of Cincinnati chili has taken to us to some interesting places.  Pizza joints, hole-in-the-wall diners, cookie-cutter chains, you name it we’ve been there.   And yet here we are, nearing the end of our tour and we wind up at a seafood restaurant.  Easily the most bizarre setting yet for Cincinnati chili, Lake […]

Sunnyside Grill

This week’s stop on the chili tour took us all the way out west to Cleves, where we visited Sunnyside Grill on the corner of Wesselman and Harrison.  Sunnyside Grill occupies a small cinder-block structure that contains a small lunch counter with large tables in the center and booths lining two of the walls.  The […]

Gold Star Chili

This week we hit up one of the two big Cincinnati chili chains, Gold Star Chili.  Gold Star has been the toe-to-toe rival for Skyline Chili for years.  Recently Gold Star has taken the lead in innovation by being the first of the two chains to introduce items such as chili dip, french fries, and […]

Blue Ash Chili

As our chili adventure begins to wind down, we’re hitting up some of the popular chili joints we’ve been saving up for near the end of the tour.  Our stop this week brought us to Blue Ash Chili which recently won fame by being featured on Guy Fieri’s show, “Diners, Drive-In’s, and Dives,” a fact […]

Angelo’s Family Restaurant

Located just a few blocks away from our recent stop at P&T Restaurant, Angelo’s Family Restaurant sits on Winton Road just south of the Cross County overpass.  5 members of the chili team ventured north to Finneytown to give the chili at Angelo’s a try.  Parking is abundant and convenient and the restaurant itself is […]

J&J Restaurant

This week we made our fifth (!!) stop on Glenway Avenue, this time venturing out to J&J Restaurant.  Located in a small strip mall near Kroger’s, J&J’s Restaurant is a tidy little diner sporting four rows of booths and a small 4-stool lunch counter at the back with an ancient mechanical cash register looming large […]

P&T Restaurant

Today we made our first stop in Finneytown, where we visited P&T Restaurant.  P&T is located in a small strip mall along Winton Rd. just north of Cross County Hwy where it has been dishing up Cincinnati-style chili and diner fare for over 50 years.  The interior features dark wood paneling and aging naugahyde booths […]

Lynna’s Grill

This weeks chili stop took down to Latonia to visit Lynna’s Grill.  Possibly our final stop in Kentucky, Lynna’s Grill is located on Winston near Decourcy in downtown Latonia.  The small restaurant consists of booths along the outside wall with tables in the center.  The large menu is chock full of breakfast, sandwiches, and chili.  […]

Main Street Diner

Just down the street from the courthouse sits a small diner on the corner of 9th & Main, appropriately named the Main Street Diner.  The large sign out front says “B/G Restaurant,” a relic from the diner’s 80+ year history in that spot.  Inside is easily the longest lunch counter we’ve come across on the […]

Price Hill Chili

We’ve deliberately saved some of the more well-known chili parlors around town for visits near the end of our tour.  As we’re winding down with the last dozen or so stops, it was time to start mixing some of those parlors.  So with that in mind, we finally headed out Glenway to stop at the […]