Dayton Dining

Ohio Fish and Shrimp Festival Celebrates 13th Year


Freshwater Farms in Urbana Ohio plays host this weekend to the 13th annual Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival.  Festivities kick off Friday evening with live music, mouth-watering seafood selections from theFreshwater Farms food booth as well a variety of food options from other vendors, games and activities for the whole family. There will be freshly harvested shrimp from multiple farmers for sale beginning Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. HURRY – They typically sell out early! Now a three day event, the festival was originally one day only, held in the streets of downtown Urbana on a Saturday. … [Read more...]

McDonald’s Perks Up Miami Valley With Free Coffee

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From September 16 through 29, guests can get a free small McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at participating McDonald’s restaurants throughout the Miami Valley. This event builds on McDonald’s first-ever Free Coffee Event launched last March, where the company gave away millions of cups of free coffee during the two-week period.   “With our second Free Coffee program, we’re continuing to encourage people to try our McCafé blend and rewarding longtime guests with a free cup of coffee with their favorite McDonald’s breakfast,” said Jeremy Hamilton, President, McDonald’s Restaurants of … [Read more...]

Historic South Park Food Truck Shindig and Street Party


Dayton's largest historic district  will hold its first-ever Food Truck Shindig and Street Party on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 4 to 8pm at the corners of  Burns Ave. & Nathan St. in Historic South Park.  Five food trucks from around the area will feature dishes made with produce grown in South Park Urban Garden and other South Park gardens. Along with great ingredients grown and sourced locally, this event will feature an iPod® music battle, on-site t-shirt printing, a raffle featuring gift certificates from local businesses, games and more. Since 2010, South Park Urban Garden has been a … [Read more...]

Cool Soups for a Hot Cause


Enjoy Delicious Soups and the Good Company of Peace Museum Friends and Members-- All While Supporting the Work of the Peace Museum. … [Read more...]

“Scratch Food” Caters the Suzy Pender Memorial for the 14th year


In all of our Food Adventure articles, we feature extraordinary people doing extraordinary things. And even then some people stand out among the rest.  Take Chef Matt Hayden for example, owner of Scratch Event Catering.  He has owned bars, eateries, and learned to hone his culinary skills. Whether it is  taking an egg to whisk it, or smoking brisket, he is on top of it all.  He donates times to various charities, and never boasts or asks for recognition.  Matt does it for his love of the cause, and his love of pleasing people with good food. One such event is the Suzy Pender Memorial Golf … [Read more...]

Locally Grown Food & Local Beer On The Menu at Brewery Dinners


The Yellow Springs Brewery,  located at 305 N Walnut Street in Yellow Springs, is celebrating the Autumn Equinox with two  local food special events this month. On Tuesday, September 23rd starting at 6:30pm Yellow Springs Brewery will partner with Chef Patrick Sartin of Harvest Mobile Cuisine to host a 3 course beer dinner to celebrate Nature's Bounty.   Reservations are required for this dinner and can be made for $55 per person by calling 767-0222.  The three courses, which will be paired with beers to be named later, are:   Seasonal Greens Variety of Patchwork Gardens field … [Read more...]

Dayton’s Best Fish Fry Opens the Fall Season This Friday


The #1 Fish Fry as ranked by Food Adventures is kicking off their first Fish Fry of the season on Friday Night !! The place is OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY CHURCH in Dayton who has been hosting these events for over 54 years ! We are the only ones with the scoop on this incredible deal and fun night !!   HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- WHERE: Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 22 Notre Dame Ave. in Dayton --- WHAT: Fish Fry  - **21 and over only !** ---NEXT: Friday, October 10th  & Friday, November 14th  --- COST: $13 if you pre-pay at the Parish Office, or $15 at the door … [Read more...]

Learn By Drinking At Cocktail Class


Discover your inner bartender!  Take this class and you'll learn how to make cocktails, and look forward to finishing your  homework, too! … [Read more...]

Taste of Troy This Saturday


Troy Main Street, Inc. presents the 2014 Taste of Troy on Saturday, September 13th from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  The event is held annually in downtown Troy to showcase local restaurants in the picturesque town square. Visitors can sample the culinary delights of thirteen hometown restaurants, listen to live music, shop at the Downtown Farmers Market, participate in beer and wine tastings, and visit dozens of downtown shops. Expect to taste a wide range of food from a variety of independent restaurants including Italian, Mexican, classic American fare, locally grown and raised, and more.  … [Read more...]

Whoo Cooks for You – The Region’s Top Chefs- That’s Who!


In what has become an annual tradition, on Sun, September 14th from 4-8pm under the trees of  Glen Helen  local chefs join together to create a  culinary adventure to benefit The Glen Helen Raptor Center. These chefs from the area's top restaurants will provide a bountiful six course feast sourced from local area growers. Prior to dinner, in true raptor fashion, devour mouth watering charcuterie from "Smoking Goose" and sip a signature cocktail; Raptor's Delight, while you tour our Raptor Center. Then, move on to our fine dining tent, refill your beverage and bid on our themed "Birds of Prey … [Read more...]