A Second Helping of … North China Restaurant

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The best deserves a second mention.  Our feature article spinoffs, called "A second helping of " are made for such occasions.  You may recall our article over 3 years ago where Superfry & the Big Ragu proclaimed to the world that "North China Restaurant has the best damn egg rolls ever!"  We decided North China is worthy of our "Second Helping" feature.  So hop on on our Food Adventure and grab some chopsticks, as we break through the Great Wall.  Let's dive into a second helping of one of our favorite places in the Miami Valley, NORTH CHINA !   HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- Things … [Read more...]



Dayton’s Housemade Sriracha Craze Continues !! **Bottle Giveaway !**

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We had to follow up on Chef LeeAnne House and her Sriracha sauce, because it has really taken off since our first article-->read here.  Want a bottle of her amazing sauce for free??  Then comment on the story below and you will be entered into the contest.   One name will be chosen at random next week. The locally made Housemade Sriracha Sauce is a "must eat" and must have condiment.  It has popped up at various vendors all over town, and is now stretching to Cincinnati, Columbus and beyond. Haven't tried it yet?  Well this Sunday, is a perfect time. --- RELEASE PARTY FOR THE NEW … [Read more...]



MikeSell’s Introduces “Beer Can Chicken Flavor” & More…

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Dayton's hometown potato chip has done it again.  Mikesell's has released two new, unique flavors in their line of snacks! And Daytonians are the beneficiaries of the great taste. Looks like you Food Adventurers have a couple more MUST EATS on your list.  We were lucky enough to sample a couple of bags before they are out in stores.  Here are Superfry & The Big Ragu's take on the new flavors.   --- BEER CAN CHICKEN FLAVORED POTATO CHIPS:  We love the name and the idea is unique.  The flavor is very muted and soft.  Mikesells lovers will find not much variance of flavor from … [Read more...]



Road Trip Food Adventure? Seafood Fest in Cincy Starts Tonight!

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Whole lobsters for $10.95?? WHAT? .. No, the proper comment is YES! YES! YES!  Wanna take a drive?  It is time for a fish, mollusk, and crustacean FOOD ADVENTURE! The Great Inland Seafood Festival takes place this Thursday through Sunday on the banks of the Ohio River.   More specifically, the fest is at Newport Landing in Newport, KY.  Superfry and the Big Ragu are the only ones in Dayton with the full scoop on this road trip !   HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- The Great Inland Seafood Festival runs THURSDAY, AUG. 14 - SUNDAY, AUG. 17th.  --- The event is on Newport Landing, … [Read more...]



The Greatest Potato Salad in the World *** Win 2 lbs & Cabbage Rolls ***

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Are you aware that the greatest potato salad in the world is in Dayton, Ohio? YES, it is true!  But many Daytonians already knew that Belmont Catering is the potato salad mecca of the Midwest.  If you are like us, their potato salad has been a special treat at your family functions and holidays for decades. We will have many foaming at the mouth for this giveaway: ****Comment on the story below and one winner will be chosen at random.  The prize is 2 pounds of Belmont Catering's famous potato salad and 6 of their cabbage rolls !!   HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- Belmont Catering … [Read more...]



Haunted Houses, Pad Thai & ***FREE DVD CONTEST***

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What does Pad Thai have in common with Haunted Houses?  That's easy.   A Food Adventure, celebrating today's nationwide DVD release of local horror film "Haunted House on Sorority Row."  Want to win a free autographed copy of this scary ass movie?  All you have to do is comment below, and one winner will be chosen at random. Superfry & The Big Ragu recently sat down with the film's director, Henrique Couto and cast members Erin Ryan and Joni Durian.. The Food Adventure took place at Siam Pad Thai on Wilmington Pike, a favorite spot of both Superfry & Henrique Couto.  We ate and … [Read more...]



Eat me, I’m Celtic !

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Tonight, tomorrow and Sunday.. there is an Irish Food Adventure brewing on the streets of Dayton.  It is the wildly popular Dayton Celtic Festival.  Who better to tell you lasses and lads about it than Superfry & The Big Ragu?   Listen up as we give a tip of our cap to the festival for the good old Emerald Isle! HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- It is a street party celebrating Irish Heritage at RIVERSCAPE METRO PARK with dancing, music, beer and FOOD ! Admission is FREE ---FESTIVAL GOES FROM FRIDAY - SUNDAY ! Friday - 6:30pm - 10:30pm Saturday - Noon - … [Read more...]



Yo, Adrian! We Bit It !!

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Can you smell, what the Rocky's is cooking? That delicious aroma is coming from Rocky's Pizza Ring, at 3273 Seajay Rd. in Beavercreek.  Known to Beavercreek foodies for years, this Gem City original is nestled into the Beaver Valley Shopping Center, is behind Lofino's Grocery.  It is a little tough to find, but once you know about this little known secret, you will be back for more.  In fact on their menu, the motto is "Once Found, Never Forgotten."    Mama said knock you out with the scoop on Rocky's Pizza Ring, so we're gonna knock you out.... In this corner, we have Superfry & … [Read more...]



National Becomes Local: Longhorn Steakhouse in Moraine

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We just had to tell you.  We just had to tell you about something happening in your community that you have no idea about. As you know, 95% of our weekly Food Adventure articles feature local mom and pop establishments serving up great food. But sometimes, there is a need to mention something that is going on at a Nationally owned restaurant.  In this case, no one is more deserving than Bob Medlin, the manager of Longhorn Steakhouse in Moraine, located at 1921 West Dorothy Lane. We know,we know.... " the dreaded chain restaurant," but there is one thing you local purists can't … [Read more...]



Americana Festival: 5k, FOOD, Fireworks & Fox

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Run, eat and watch fireworks in the street. The Americana Festival is celebrating 41 years strong with this year's event in downtown Centerville.  This year we have the star spangled scoop on some new Food Adventure attractions and happenings. Superfry & The Big Ragu are lifelong Centerville guys, so this festival is close to our homes and our hearts.  We cant think of a better way to celebrate freedom and the good ole' USA, than this event.   Here is a day in the life of a 4th of July Food Adventurer at the Americana  Festival: 7:30am:  5K RUN at Centerville Stadium.  … [Read more...]