January 3, 2016Uncategorized

Nestled between North College Hill and Clifton lies Northside, where quality, diversity,and affordability abound on the food scene. Each restaurant is unique and has its own stamp on a different culinary genre.Whether it’s south-of-the-border, vegetarian,or a dish you grew up with, Northside has what you seek. “People come from all over the city to try what Northside has to offer,” says Mary Kroner, co-owner of Ruth’s Parkside Café. “We have regulars from Anderson Township and Florence, as well as from the neighborhood.”

If you’re in the mood for á là carte tacos, linger near Hoffner Park, where you’ll have to decide between Barrio Tequileria and Django Western Taco. (The Comet, a beloved watering hole a few blocks north on Hamilton Avenue, serves up burritos the size of a football.) Both restaurants focus on twists on traditional Tex-Mex, and the best way to try a little bit of everything is to start off with some guacamole, then order three (why not make it four?) tacos. Add a margarita, and you have the perfect introduction to street tacos.

Also near the park is the American Can building, which houses Ruth’s Parkside Café. Inside, Ruth’s has a number of eclectic, modern touches, such … Read More