New Menu, New Staff at Bella Vino! **Win a $20 Gift Certificate**

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Bella Vino in Springboro, isn't your average wine store.  Sure, they have all the chardonnays, merlots, and syrahs one could dream of.  But now, they have kicked it up a notch. Under new management, Bella Vino brought in Chef Jen Anticoli, who has introduced some dishes that are fabulous when paired with wine, or even just dining on the patio.  Superfry & the Big Ragu are all about good eats outdoors.  If you are the same way, then Bella Vino will quickly become one of your favorite spots for a Food Adventure. HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- Bella Vino Wine Merchants is open Mon 4-10pm … [Read more...]



Greater Dayton Derby Slated for Friday May 9th ! **TICKET CONTEST**

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How can you help support a local charity, have a blast, and even get a chance at winning some cash and prizes?   Then get a ticket to the Greater Dayton Derby being held May 9th at 7 pm at the IUE/CWA Hall on Woodman Dr.. The Greater Dayton Apartment Association's charity The Rent Foundation is hosting this extravaganza.  You can tell your friends that you helped house a family.  Dont' miss your chance to help real families in the Miami Valley. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE RENT FOUNDATION.  What is the Rent Foundation ?   Founded in 1993,  it is a charitable organization that helps families … [Read more...]



Pete Rose & Cassano’s Team up for a Food Adventure

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The Hit King and the Pizza King were together again for a mini press conference held at the Cassano's offices on Stroop Rd. today.   Dayton Most Metro's own Superfry & The Big Ragu were on hand and even asked Pete Rose "What's Your Favorite Toppings on a Cassano's Pizza?" Pete Rose's replied with a smile,  "Pepperoni and Extra Cheese."   The hit king was in town promoting his "4192: An Evening with Pete Rose LIVE" event to be held at the Fraze June 24th, 2014.  Cassano's was also celebrating their 60th Anniversary, and giving away a corvette June 24th as … [Read more...]



Corleone’s: A Menu You Can’t Refuse

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"Some day, and that day may never come, I will call upon you to do a service for me. " - Don Corleone "The Godfather" Well,  Superfry & the Big Ragu are here to do a service for you.  Today, we share with you a place you may not know about.  A kitchen that produces some great pizza, pasta and more.  In other words, let the Food Adventure guys be your consigliere on this one.   HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- Corleone's has two Locations, one at 725 Lyons Rd. and the original at 966 Patterson Rd. --- Homemade dough everyday.  This ensures not only fresh pizzas, but tasty pasta … [Read more...]



Superfry & Big Ragu to Bartend at Fifth Street BrewPub

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OK, this is a MUST drink ... we have a cure for your next Monday doldrums!! Mark your calendar for  a charity event, Monday March 10th ... at the Fifth Street Brewpub Dayton Most Metro's own Food Adventure guys,  Superfry & The Big Ragu, will be tapping and pouring beers, while working the bar. ALL of their tips will be donated to Dayton's Ronald McDonald House Charity.   The Brewpub has 12 taps of craft beers.. Want to know a secret?  One  of them will be  Conway's Irsh Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.  A Food Adventure favorite and will be on special with $1 off … [Read more...]



Dine and SLASH with Local Filmaker Henrique Couto + ***TICKET CONTEST !!***

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Want 2 free tickets to see a locally made, horror film, called "Haunted House on Sorority Row" ??  Then comment below on this story to be entered into the contest.  One winner will be chosen at random tomorrow at noon. Now on with the scoop: Superfry & The Big Ragu first met Henrique Couto at a Chinese Buffet in Centerville.  He was wearing pajama pants.  We saw his ukelele records in stores and heard about his local trivia shows and local concerts. We even wrote a Food Adventure story about him after we tried his homemade ginger ale - SEE HERE.  He is a local celeb, with his … [Read more...]



Mikesells Introduces Cincinnati Style Chili Potato Chips

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Attention Dayton Foodies !! Here is something you wont see anywhere else .. YET.. Superfry & The Big Ragu love Mikesell's Potato Chips, and we love Cincinnati chili.   What an incredible idea the people at Mikesell's had to combine to two !   We first tried the proto-type chip last summer, with the founder of Mikesells, D.W. Mikesell's, great-grandson Luke Mapp.   We have been sworn to secrecy about the flavor until now .... Verdict ???   The chips are delicious.  So what makes them a MUST EAT ?? --- The spices have captured the chili taste to a tee, even the … [Read more...]



Ha Ha Pizza with Local Artist, Tom Watson III

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Some Food Adventures are inspiring.  Take the case of local artist, scenester and zinester, Tom Watson III.  In March 2005, he survived a brain stem stroke.  What did he do next?  He used art to recover his motor skills and heal his mind.  Today some of his collection adorns the walls of Ha Ha Pizza  in Yellow Springs for a limited art showing.   Tom's art show, titled  "Entropy & Reclamation" will be running though March 2014.   The event is named for his initial decay and chaos from the stroke, and his eventual reclaiming of a normal life. We have actually eaten with Tom at HaHa Pizza … [Read more...]



**TICKET GIVEAWAY** To See Alton Brown with Superfry & the Big Ragu

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CALLING ALL FOODIES! Want more than you can handle?  Then this Monday night is right up your alley.  Check out this contest, brought to you by Dayton Most Metro and Dayton Dining.   WHAT: 2 random people who comment below will win a ticket to see ALTON BROWN LIVE at his "Edible Inevitable" show   WHO: ALTON BROWN the star of  Food Network's "GOOD EATS" and commentator on the "IRON CHEF" He brings madcap antics to any show he appears on for the Food Network, from his new “Cutthroat Kitchen” to the annual live Thanksgiving specials. Yet, there is plenty of substance … [Read more...]



Food & Beer Pairings Announced for Moose & the Goose Dinner Event, Feb. 22

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BULLWINKLE'S TOP HAT BISTRO and GOOSE ISLAND BREWING CO.  have announced the 5 courses to be paired with 5 beers  at the one-night-only Food Adventure event on Saturday Feb 22nd called  "The MOOSE AND THE GOOSE."  The extravaganza will be held at Bullwinkle's in Miamisburg at 7pm (tickets are pre-pay only). Dayton Most Metro's own SUPERFRY & THE BIG RAGU are helping sponsor the event with the help of Heidelberg Distributing, Dayton Dining, Goose Island Brewery, and of course Bullwinkle's Top Hat Bistro.       The courses are as follows (subject to … [Read more...]