Heather Johnson

Heather Johnson, The Food Hussy
Heather is the Food Hussy, and she knows her way around Cincinnati. She's your expert for restaurants, recipes and road trips. Heather is also the #1 blog on Zomato (formerly Urbanspoon) so be sure to check out all her great reviews!

Heather Johnson has been blogging since 2008 and started out with restaurant reviews in Cincinnati. Now she's expanded to restaurants, recipes and road trips! So whether you want to eat out, cook or travel - consult the Food Hussy. TheFoodHussy.com is the #1 blog on Zomato (formerly Urbanspoon) in Cincinnati and has been for over two years!

Heather has a huge list of favorites in Cincinnati when it comes to food – here are a few: the Carne Mechada empanada from Empanadas Aqui, the goat cheese burger at Terry’s Turf Club, deep fried hot dogs at Eli’s BBQ, pork tortas at Taqueria Mercado and chocolate soft serve from Mt. Washington Creamy Whip.

If you’re looking for things to do in the city – Heather has done it all. But what is her single most favorite activity? The Segway Tours! She only fell once (oops) and is now a Segway cruising expert!

Describe Cincinnati USA in three words.
Gold Star Chili!

Favorite Graeter’s ice-cream flavor?
Coconut Chip.

Heather Johnson, The Food Hussy
Heather Johnson, The Food Hussy

Must-ride coaster at Kings Island?
Flight of Fear - I like it to be dark so i have no idea what's coming.

Best spot for pre- or post-Reds game drink?
Yard House.

How do you order your Cincinnati-style chili?
3 way juicy (Gold Star!!).

Rainy day activity you’d recommend to a visitor?
Cincinnati Art Museum.

Weirdest dish you ever tasted…and loved!
Grilled Cheese Donut at Tom + Chee. I really thought it would be gross, but it's amazing!

Favorite hidden gem (that you’re willing to tell everyone about!)...
Quatman's Cafe in Norwood - favorite burger in the city.

Can’t-miss annual event that you always attend?
Taste of Cincinnati.

Best view of the Ohio River...
Devou Park.

Most memorable concert you ever attended?
NKOTB at Riverbend - so many memories!

Recent Articles

Buckhead Mountain Grill (photo: Buckhead Mountain Grill)

7 Restaurants with Great Views

Admire the landscape while dining at these local spots.

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Buffalo Chicken Fries at Great American Ball Park (photo: Heather Johnson)

Unique Eats at Great American Ball Park

Yes, you're here to see some baseball, but you might as well do so on a full stomach!

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Tres leches cake at Chuy's (photo: Heather Johnson)

Delicious Desserts in Cincinnati

We hope you brought your sweet tooth! A Cincinnati Region Insider shares some of her favorite desserts in town.

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Nada (photo: Boca Restaurant Group)

4 Cincinnati Taquerias to Try

Take a taqueria tour of four favorite Mexican dishes.

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