New Bar Opens in Centerville to Rave Reviews !


Bars are bars right? Well, one new spot that just opened in Centerville aims to prove that theory wrong. Mack's Tavern owner, Mackenzie Manley, will distinguish her place with unique eats, and an old school, laid back atmosphere, that feels like home.

Hungry Jax Shares A Recipe From Her Hometown: Utica Greens

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Nestled at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Utica is a culinary treasure that is slowly, but surely making it's name as one of the most delicious places to eat in the US. It is a city rich in Italian culture and cuisine! Upon relocating, I was homesick, not just for family, but for the culinary creations that are unique to the Utica area. So my kitchen became a laboratory with weekly experiments to recreate these hometown dishes that I love so dearly (talk about a Food Adventure!).

Buttercream Bliss at The Cakery


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.

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

The Spicy Olive

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!

Dayton’s Housemade Sauces: Taking Oregon District by Storm


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.

White Castle: Yes or No ? Comment to Win a Crave Case of Sliders !


Sliders. People either love them or hate them. Only Food Adventures would tackle such a volatile subject. Where do you stand? We need your vote by commenting below, and there is a prize at stake. One lucky winner will be chosen at random to win a bonus prize. If you win and your vote was YES, you get a Crave Case of 30 White Castle hamburgers. Eat them yourself or give them as a gift to your favorite foodie. If you win and your vote was NO, we can negotiate another burger gift card (Voltzys or Hamburger Wagon, etc). But this is your chance to be heard. Do you crave their food or do you despise it? White Castle..... YES or NO ?

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!