Cincinnati Family Magazine

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April 16, 2024

A baked mac and cheese sandwich with slow-cooked short rib from I Heart Mac & Cheese.

A baked mac and cheese sandwich with slow-cooked short rib from I Heart Mac & Cheese.

NEW! Foodie Family Options

Enjoy new, local, family-friendly restaurants around town.

Every meal of the day is covered with this roundup of food finds now available in Cincy and NKY.


Nostalgia reigns supreme at SATURDAY MORNING VIBES CEREAL BAR, located at 3539 Reading Road Suite 101 in Cincinnati. Breakfast enthusiasts can indulge in a menu with 70+ cereals and toppings to make your meal. The eatery serves up other breakfast staples, too. Head there on Thursday mornings for Toddler Time: meet other parents and let the Littles play video games, color and meet new friends. Head to to learn more …

Kids, and kids at heart, will adore the grilled cheese sandwiches, tomato soup, mac-n-cheese bowls, tater tots and flat breads served up at I HEART MAC & CHEESE. The eatery is located in Deerfield, with the newest location at 1620 W. North Bend Road in Cincinnati; head to

Kick up the flavor with a family meal at TORCHY’S TACOS, located in Liberty Township. Featuring fresh ingredients, Torchy’s tacos, burritos, salads, quesadillas and more are available at 7673 Blake Street Suite 100; visit to browse the menu …

MILK JAR CAFÉ serves up thai rolled ice cream, bubble tea and also has a cereal bar at locations in Mason and West Chester. The newest storefront is open in the Crestview Hills Town Center at 2791 Town Center Blvd. in Crestview Hills; visit to learn more …

THE PEACH COBBLER FACTORY dishes up desserts in Anderson Township and West Chester. The newest location is open at 3846 Edwards Road in Hyde Park. Try cinnamon rolls, cookies, pudd’n shakes, churro sticks, Belgian waffles and more. Can’t make a decision? Try four sweet treats with a dessert flight! Check out the complete menu at

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Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).