Hasty Tasty Waitress Enters 41st Work Year


Sometimes on our Food Adventures, we run into a personal story that is extraordinary.  Such is the story of a waitress at the Hasty Tasty Pancake House on Linden Avenue.  Her name is Betty (last name witheld by request).   She, herself is an icon at one of the most iconic eateries of Dayton.  For 41 years she has hustled and bustled, promptly serving food to patrons.  Now 75 years old, she shows no signs of slowing down and still runs circles around people half her age. Betty's tale is one of hard work and dedication.  She is very humble and never seeks praise or admiration.  Betty never … [Read more...]

Archer’s Tavern Announces Menu for “50 Shades of Grape” Event


The Food Adventures Crew is proud to be teaming with Archer's Tavern and Dayton Most Metro for a one-of-kind Wine Pairing Dinner on Feb 10th. Dubbed a "50 Shades of Grape Food Adventure Event," it promises to be at sold out capacity, with tickets being pre-pay only.

Flavors in Centerville Offering Healthy Meal Plans “To Go.”


Today, The Food Adventures Crew shows you an easy way to keep your New Year's resolutions for healthy eating. Flavors in Centerville continues to launch their "Meals by Flavors" option, where you can plan your healthy meals for the week. You can pre-order 1 meal, or as many as you want. Imagine that, full on, healthy Food Adventures in convenient packages!

Some Opened, Some Closed – 2014 Dayton Restaurant Changes

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Here we go with a look back at the 2014 Miami Valley food happenings. opened? Who closed? And who's coming? Food Adventures has the scoop on the restaurant movers and shakers of the Miami Valley!

Ashley’s Pastries: Rob Lowe & Martin Sheen Love ‘em Too!


With a selection of mouth watering pastries, fresh baked breads, moist & tasty cakes, decorated cookies & cupcakesand SO much more, you’re sure to find something you love!

Merry Shish-mas ! Who wants a $20 gift Card to Shish Wraps?


Twas the night before Shish-mas, and all through the house, stomachs were growling, even your spouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that Shish Wraps Gift Cards, soon would be there. Food Adventures has your chance to win a $20 Gift Card to Shish Wraps, and check out their fairly new menu. All you have to do is comment on the story below to be entered in the contest. A winner will be drawn next week at random.

Beer & Dinner Event Gives Chance to Meet Brewery Owners


Ever wanted to meet the owner of your favorite local or regional brewery? December 18th may be your chance. Stone House Tavern in Waynesville is hosting the first ever IPA HOLI-DAZE Beer Tasting and Dinner Course Pairing. The ONE-NIGHT-ONLY event is an educational celebration of Ohio beer and some of the best India Pale Ales.

Holiday 2014: Give the Gift of DAYTON FOOD !


Stumped on Christmas gifts this year? Tired of the same old same old, same old? DaytonMostMetro's Food Adventures Crew offers up some unique Holiday Gift ideas, guaranteed to please any foodie on your list.

New Owners at Jimmy’s Italian Kitchen, Same Great Food


Would you ever think a full service Italian spot would work in an atmosphere like this? Jimmy's Italian Kitchen is doing just that. They pull it off, and the food will soon make you forget about anything else. Want a Food Adventure from the Old World that you can sink your teeth into? Then get ready to experience a secret that not many Dayton foodies know about.

Thanksgiving Leftovers? Try These Recipes!


Turkey Day is upon us.  The food, the trimmings and all the good things that go with it.  But eventually, the holiday Food Adventure turns into a food hangover.  The "tryptophan" in the turkey will do its trick, leaving you sleepy and stuffed.  Speaking of stuffed, your fridge will be stuffed with leftovers.  But don't worry, we got your late night cravings and "day after" menu covered. Hungry Jax, Chef House, The King and The Big Ragu share their best leftover recipes that will keep your stomach growls to a minimum into the weekend after Thanksgiving. You should be able to make all of … [Read more...]