Dayton Dining

Buttercream Bliss at The Cakery

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When the Big Ragu asked Hungry Jax to name one of her favorite places to eat in the Dayton area, she didn't even hesitate to yell out "THE CAKERY!" She went on and on about their buttercream frosting and how it reminded her of a bakery back in her hometown.



They’re Back….Shamrock Shakes!

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Devoted fans often look forward to the return of this seasonal drink, which stays on menus until a week after St. Patrick's Day. The shake — low-fat vanilla ice cream and mint flavoring — leaves more of a legacy than just a green tongue. It was first introduced in 1970 as the "St. Patrick's Day Green Milkshake."



Viva Margarita!

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The margarita is a cocktail that comes from a much simpler background, probably relating a little closer to the sours popular in the late 19th century. When we go out, we look to get pitchers, fishbowls, 55 gallon drums, any large container full of a slightly sour, greenish/yellowish beverage.



Check out Brunch at Chappy’s

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Exciting news from our friends at Chappys Tap Room and Grille, starting tomorrow they will be serving brunch from 11am -2pm on Saturday and Sunday. You can start your day with one of their many beers on tap or try their brand new Bloody Mary made with Belle of Dayton Vodka, our new housemade mix and garnished with Pickled Okra, Celery, Olives and a strip of our new Praline Bacon.



Food Adventure Scoop: Our Fave Olive Oil Store Coming to Austin Landing!

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Looking to amp up the flavors in your kitchen? Need to find your favorite foodie a gift? Want a fun place for a foodie date? Look no further! The Spicy Olive can satisfy any pallet of needs! This unique tasting emporium carries a large variety of specialty olive oils and balsamic vinegars that are of the utmost quality! And yes, you'll get to taste them all! The Food Adventures Crew appreciates not only great places to go out and eat, but also places that will bring the flavors of high end dining right into your own kitchen! And dear foodie friends, this place does just that!



Cellar Dweller’s 3rd Anniversary Celebration

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Cellar Dweller Brewery is turning three and will host an anniversary party to celebrate.



10?’s with Chef Don Warfe

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Chef Don Warfe has been featured on Gordon Ramsey's" Kitchen Nightmares" and for the last year has taken on the challenge of turning Trolley Stop's menu into one that showcases fresh, locally sourced meals.



Dayton’s Housemade Sauces: Taking Oregon District by Storm

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A local company called Housemade, has been heating up the local food scene with their sauces, particularly the Housemade Sriracha sauce. Ground zero of this inferno seems to be the Oregon district. Lovers of spicy food have delighted in the surge of sriracha around the Fifth Street area. The cause of the local warming of the taste buds is Dayton area Chef, Leanne House.



There’s A New Thursday Night Dinner Spot – $40 Gift Certificate Giveaway

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Make plans to head to Leo Bistro Thursday night for dinner. As part of Dayton Art Institute's new hours Leo Bistro is now open from 4-8pm every Thursday night. With a new menu featuring Tuscan Flatbread Pizzette, cabbage rolls, salads, sandwiches and more.



Bruning’s Wine Cellar to Host Wine Appreciation Series

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Learn wine from an expert and get more out of each sip.  Do you want to learn to talk intelligently about wine, or start your own collection? Are you a serious wine lover looking to deepen your knowledge? Either way,  this five week series presented by Micheal Freeman of Vintner Select will cover wine tasting techniques, explore characteristics of different wine regions around the world and more.   The classes kick off on Monday, Feb 23rd from 6-8pm at Bruning's in Beavercreek and continue each Monday through March 23rd.  Cost for all five week course is $100 and includes wine tasting, … [Read more...]