WIAW: Cincinnati Eats

by Brittany on August 14, 2013

Happy What I Ate Wednesday!

I’m so excited to share my Cincinnati eats with you all.  As I told you all Monday, I’m having to make it a separate post otherwise you all would still be reading Monday’s post!  


We went to First Watch since it has a gluten free menu!

First Watch on Urbanspoon


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Egg scramble over toast, potatoes (I ate half!), and fruit.


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Egg white omelet with peppers, mushrooms, onion, and tomatoes topped with avocado and salsa, fruit, and half of Luvy’s potatoes.

Luvy and I still want to find a local spot for breakfast.



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We always eat Chipotle for lunch.  Plus, it is right next to the outlets!

Tip:  Always ask for guac on the side… they give you more!  :)


Our favorite dinner spot in Cincinnati is Green Papaya.  We eat there every time we go to Cinci.

Green Papaya on Urbanspoon

We always share the Classic Hot Fish with steamed salmon and the Green Curry.

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Next visit, I’m taking Holly there.  I still can’t believe she hasn’t been there before!

Make sure you all head over to Jenn’s to catch up on what everyone else in the blog world is eating!

What is your favorite meal to eat out? I’m tied for breakfast and dinner.

What is the best thing you have eaten lately?

{ 27 comments… read them below or add one }

Jessie August 14, 2013 at 6:57 am

Best food I’ve eaten lately… I’d have to say my quest bar pancakes I made this morning. Definitely one of those meals where your dreading the last bite lol


Linz @ Itz Linz August 14, 2013 at 7:13 am

oh my gosh i LOVE first watch! i worked there during high school as a hostess and waitress and never got sick of the food!!!


Brittany August 25, 2013 at 3:12 pm

I had never heard of first watch until we went to Cinci! Love it!


AmyC August 14, 2013 at 7:48 am

Grew up in Cincy – lots of food to love there!


Brittany August 25, 2013 at 2:16 pm

How fun!! Where are you now??


AmyC August 26, 2013 at 8:16 am

In New Hampshire…too far away!


Holly @ EatGreatBEGreat August 14, 2013 at 8:21 am

Well, your Cincinnati eats are making me super hungry because everything looks awesome, especially breakfast!

I would have to say that breakfast is my fav meal to eat out. I usually do simple breakfasts at home, so it’s nice to get a fancier breakfast every once in a while.


Holly @ The Cooper Family August 14, 2013 at 8:28 am

Yeah, we REALLY need to go to Green Papaya! And, if you’re ever in town again, there’s a new place opening up nearby called Fusian- it’s basically the Chipotle of SUSHI! I like eating out for lunch, because then I only need a bit of dinner later on in the day, AND lunch prices beat dinner prices :)


Brittany August 25, 2013 at 2:16 pm

Oh man… I didn’t think of that! Yes… I much prefer lunch prices! Oh man… we need to try Fusian too!


Katie @ Talk Less, Say More August 14, 2013 at 8:38 am

I love going out for breakfast! Definitely a favorite! :)


Brittany August 25, 2013 at 3:13 pm

Mine too… esp the breakfast place in Chicago!


Jana @ Happy Wife Healthy Life August 14, 2013 at 8:52 am

I have never been to green papaya! I need to check it out. Love First Watch though! :)


Amanda @ .running with spoons. August 14, 2013 at 12:45 pm

Chipotle for lunch! Love it :D Honestly, I’d have to say that lunch is probably my favourite meal to eat out, mostly because it’s my least favourite meal in general, so anything to make it more interesting is a win in my books. Now if Chipotle would just get their act together and open shop in my city!


Brittany September 2, 2013 at 12:03 pm

We finally got one here, but it is downtown and I never go there! :(


Annette@FitnessPerks August 14, 2013 at 1:40 pm

All of your meals look fantastic! Breakfast is so fun to ‘go out’ on :)


Kierston @candyfit August 14, 2013 at 2:06 pm

Your morning breakfast looks absolutely delish!


Danica @ It's Progression August 14, 2013 at 4:20 pm

It’s so not exciting but the foods I’ve been loving lately are brown rice cakes with pecan butter and a sprinkle of sea salt, macadamia nuts, and fresh peaches (of course) :)


Jess August 14, 2013 at 6:27 pm

You food always looks amazing!


Devon @ Health in Equilibrium August 14, 2013 at 6:40 pm

My favourite meal out is definitely dinner, and for that I love any kind of ethnic food or some kind of funky/new age/vegetarian/healthy restaurant. Basically, anything that is somewhat different is my jam. I find that most breakfast places have similar stuff, which is why it’s not my favourite. However, I am always in the mood to be proven wrong!


Alex @ therunwithin August 14, 2013 at 6:58 pm

oh man that breakfast looks great! Nothing better than a big old omelet in the morning.


GiGi Eats Celebrities August 14, 2013 at 8:20 pm

Meals I love to eat out: SHAWARMA and SASHIMI! YESSSSS! I could go for some RIGHT this very instant! :D


Brittany September 2, 2013 at 12:03 pm

I’ve never had EITHER!


Purelytwins August 14, 2013 at 9:12 pm

everything looks wonderful!!


purelytwins August 14, 2013 at 9:12 pm

too funny when I was visiting Cincinnati I ate at the First Watch :)
we have them where I grew up so it was so nice to eat there again.


katie @ fromicecreamtomarathon August 15, 2013 at 8:49 am

Ok, I think I told you how I stopped at the outlet mall this weekend too, after running my half. Guess what? We also ate at Chipolte right there too! That would’ve been crazy if we had see you guys! :)
All your food looks deelish!


Brittany September 2, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Oh my… we should have texted!!


Sarah @ The Smart Kitchen August 16, 2013 at 6:13 pm

I love breakfast food, but I don’t like to go out for big breakfasts. For some reason I like to eat bigger meals like that in the middle of the day…perhaps a late brunch? :)

I definitely would have stolen some of those potatoes…and put lots of pepper and ketchup on top!


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