TEMPO STORIES FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2003
Where the chefs shop
Who you gonna call if you're searching for the freshest fish, best beef, exotic vegetables and hard-to-find spices? A chef, of course. Chefs have keener senses of where to buy food.

Depression a disease in disguise
Its signs and symptoms are often not outwardly visible, but make no mistake: to many people, depression can be as debilitating as any serious illness.

Cell phone makers get the message
Over the past year, the utilitarian cell phone has grown more appendages than a Swiss Army knife, morphing from a tool of convenience into a pocket-sized entertainment center.

Are you stressed out? Take our survey
We want to know what stresses you out - and how you de-stress.

Make plans for Tall Stacks 2003
The Tall Stacks Music, Arts & Heritage Festival, which pays tribute to steamboating's glory days, returns Oct. 15-19.

Comics fans: Take our survey
The Enquirer wants to change its comic strip lineup in the print edition, but first we want you to tell us what you like and don't like.

Holiday Craft Shows & Bazaars
Our guide to holiday craft shows and bazaars in Hamilton, Butler, Warren, Clermont, Brown, Adams, Kenton, Campbell, Boone and Dearborn counties, from schools, churches, neighborhoods and charitable organizations throughout the Tristate.
Craft shows in the spotlight

Get to it!
A guide to help make your day.
Best bets: What's on TV tonight
FOOD
Italian red scores extra points
I planned on high school football - not dinner guests. The four of us motored to Finneytown, only to find a hand-written note taped to the ticket booth: "Game sold out."
Lime gives hot sauce tasty tang
Not long ago, hot sauce was hot sauce: Straight, red, spicy stuff for flavoring chili, wings and anything else that needed a jolt. Now, of course, hot sauce comes in a variety of degrees of heat, colors and flavors. Being just hot is not enough.
Few tricks turn pumpkin cookies into healthier treat
We have a wonderful treat for all the ghosts and goblins. Cindy Bahri of Mason sent her recipe for spicy Pumpkin Cookies, which are soft, moist and frosted with a rich, cream cheese frosting. They're delicious, and couldn't be easier to make. Each cookie contains 6 fat grams.
New methods of preparing beans, tortillas pay off
I love making discoveries. Especially when they are not hard and turn out wonderfully. Recently my discovery was beans and tortillas.
Smart Mouth

Trade Secrets
HEALTH & FITNESS
Kids should eat less, play more
Obesity in children has become a top priority for health professionals in the United States. The difficulties of being an overweight kid go beyond being made fun of by schoolmates or being the last one picked for T-ball.
Body and Mind
REVIEWS
Flat 'Voice' fails to sing
A Voice of My Own, season opener for Ovation Theatre at the Aronoff's Fifth Third Bank Theater, feels like a show originally created for educational touring.
Hard-rock triple bill just a growlfest
The metal triple bill at Bogart's Tuesday night, topped by headliners Mudvayne, featured three bands who go the singing route, each with a personalized sing-to-growl ratio.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Jarvi's new title with German orchestra
Conductor Paavo J”rvi has added another title to his name. On Monday, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra music director was named artistic director of the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.
Celebs push models aside
Flip through a fashion magazine, and you're more likely than ever to see the same faces you see on television and in movies.
Nominate a book for community
Fall has just started but we're already gearing up for next spring's On The Same Page community-wide reading project - and we want to hear from you.
SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT   (Index of last Sunday's Tempo stories)
Favorite river songs
With Tall Stacks just around the bend, we examine the American rivers' influence on popular music and let you pick your favorite river song.
Must-have river albumsDining on the river Tall Stacks guide

Find your thrill at Pyramid Hill
A stone's throw from Hamilton, some 25 miles from downtown Cincinnati, lies a public park with monumental sculpture and an underground house.

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SPECIAL
Jewel of art, architecture repolished
The Taft Museum of Art is at the height of a $19 million makeover which will double the size of the museum, clean up centuries of grime and fix a few decorating disasters.
How the house changed

Fall festival guide
It's time to celebrate apples, pumpkins, all things German and much, much more. Here's out list through November.

Roller coaster craze never-ending cycle
Nowhere in the country is the roller coaster craze bigger than in the Tristate, with 72 coasters within a four-hour drive. Columnist Jim Knippenberg reports on his tour of 46 coasters at six amusement parks in six days.
ONLINE EXTRA: Rate and review the 46 coasters, and see what others think
Tour diary: 46 coasters, 3 states, 6 days
Map & information about the coaster parks

Readers share memories of flight
In honor of the 100th anniversary of flight, we asked readers to share their own memories of flying. Hundreds of folks did. Here are some of our favorites.
ONLINE EXTRA: More responses not included in print edition

Fit City: Get up off the couch
Tristaters are overweight and out of shape, a survey shows. To change Fat City to Fit City, the Enquirer is beginning a year-long project to get you going on your own fitness program.

Technology news
Our weekly guide to computers, the Web and the latest gadgets.

Music lovers toast Cammy winners
A sold-out crowd of more than 1,110 local music lovers packed Jillian's for the seventh annual Enquirer Pop Music Awards (the Cammys). See who won.

Women of the Year
The Enquirer honors 10 Tristaters for their service to their community. The newspaper has recognized women of distinction annually since 1968.

On the Same Page
Join this year's community reading project.