Stay Home, Eat Local

 Stay Home, Eat Local

Greater Cincinnati meal kits are a great way to support local restaurants while staying safeCorinne Minard With COVID-19 infection rates on the rise across Ohio, many of us are choosing to eat from home. While takeout or delivery is always an option, many local restaurants are providing meal kits. These kits allow diners to bring a unique dining experience into their homes while supporting restaurants.

Sleepy Bee Café, which has locations in Oakley, Blue Ash and downtown, is offering four meal kits that can be ordered online and cooked at home. Each kit serves two and comes with all the ingredients needed to make a specific breakfast item, including pancakes.

The Rhined, a cheese and wine shop in Over-the-Rhine, has six different pairing kits. The kits pair beer, wine and champagne with three different cheeses—thus bringing a curated experience to your home.

Jeff Ruby’s The Precinct in Columbia Tusculum and Carlo & Johnny in Montgomery are both offering family cook-at-home meal kits for families of two or four. Each kit comes with steak, salad, sides and bread and butter as well as instructions for how to prepare the meal at home.

in Milford has created its own dining kits as well. Its pasta kit comes with rigatoni or pasta nets, homemade sauce, meatballs and bread, while the pizza kits come with dough, sauce, cheese and two toppings of your choice.

Goose + Elder
in OTR is offering what it calls carryout picnics. The meals feed four to six people with about 30 minutes of preparation time. Those who order a picnic can select fried chicken, ham and cheese croissant sandwiches or a hummus meal.