Findlay Market: “Little Europe” in the heart of Cincinnati

Buongiorno Buongiorno…..hope everyone is enjoying their summer….during my booktour this year, I’m visiting some amazing places and want to share with you some of my most favorite spots.  Today, I’m thinking about “Findlay Market,” a fun, lively and vibrant environment where I had the feeling of being in “Little Europe”.…with most European gastronomic specialties and culinary delights represented in a fresh, clean, harmonious manner.  We also loved the Cincinnati skyline and vicinity to water………if you are ever nearby, I highly recommend shopping for the freshest ingredients here and having lunch in the open spaces strategically positioned throughout the mercato.  Ciao a tutti, e a presto!

Entrance to Findlay Market, Cincinnati
Entrance to Findlay Market, Cincinnati
Findlay Market, Cincinnati
Findlay Market, Cincinnati
German-Russian-Polish-Jewish-Spanish specialties all represented in this lovely deli
German-Russian-Polish-Jewish-Spanish-Italian specialties all represented in this lovely deli
Freshly baked French bread at the entrance of Findlay Market
Freshly baked French bread at the entrance of Findlay Market
Olives from across the Mediterranean represented.....can you eat olives without pane/bread?  I can't....
Olives from across the Mediterranean represented…..can you eat olives without pane/bread? I can’t….
Sicilian Olive Oil at Mediterranean Imports
Extra Virgin Sicilian Olive Oil at Mediterranean Imports

 

Spices labeled with whimsical phrases....I had a conversation with the owner about the very last one on the right and suggested a few proper ways to say "it's gonna make you learn how to speak italian ;)"  They very kindly accepted and offered me "It's a pizza" :)
Spices labeled with whimsical phrases….I had a conversation with the owner about the very last one on the right and suggested a few proper ways to say “it’s gonna make you learn how to speak italian ;)” They very kindly accepted and offered me “It’s a pizza” in exchange for our deal ;)
Fair trade - hand made baskets for your groceries....we have  used these in Sicily and the Mediterranean for centuries.....Love them....
Fair trade – hand made baskets for your groceries….we have used these in Sicily and the Mediterranean for centuries…..Love them….

 

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Findlay Market is WONDERFUL. I only live 10 minutes away. Did you try the Gelato?

    1. Yes it was!! And Yes I tried the gelato : pistacchio and hazelnut!!! Delizioso!! Thanks for stopping by!!

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