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NEW DETAILS: What happens next to Tipp o’ the Town restaurant site?
 The Tipp o’ the Town Family Restaurant property at 1150 W. Main St. in Tipp City has been purchased, and the new owners intend to demolish the existing structure and build a new eatery. But it won’t be called Tipp o’ the Town. Instead, it will be called “Taco Bell.” Paul Laubier, owner of Tipp o’ the Town...

Posted: 6 hours ago

The Tipp o’ the Town Family Restaurant property at 1150 W. Main St. in Tipp City has been purchased, and the new owners intend to demolish the existing structure and build a new eatery. But it won’t be called Tipp o’ the Town. Instead, it will be called “Taco Bell.” Paul Laubier, owner of Tipp o’ the Town...
Grand opening today for Fairborn’s new ‘kitchen incubator’
 Fairborn city officials are poised to unveil their new Spark Gluten-Free kitchen incubator. Spark Gluten-Free will host a grand opening from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 in the temporary Spark office at 311 Main St. in downtown Fairborn. ALSO NEW THIS WEEK: Dunkin’ Donuts confirms it’s coming to Fairborn The kitchen incubator...

Posted: 10 hours ago

Fairborn city officials are poised to unveil their new Spark Gluten-Free kitchen incubator. Spark Gluten-Free will host a grand opening from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 in the temporary Spark office at 311 Main St. in downtown Fairborn. ALSO NEW THIS WEEK: Dunkin’ Donuts confirms it’s coming to Fairborn The kitchen incubator...
1st choice for Raising Cane’s Beavercreek restaurant in peril
 The initial site selected for a new Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers restaurant in Beavercreek has fallen through after more than a year, according to a city official who is still hoping to find another suitable location for the restaurant chain. However, the project’s developer, Michael D. Lofino Jr., said today, Jan. 17, that...

Posted: a day ago

The initial site selected for a new Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers restaurant in Beavercreek has fallen through after more than a year, according to a city official who is still hoping to find another suitable location for the restaurant chain. However, the project’s developer, Michael D. Lofino Jr., said today, Jan. 17, that...
JUST IN: Popeyes opens 4th Dayton-area restaurant; 5th on the way
 The Dayton area’s newest Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has opened its doors, and another is coming later this year as the region’s fried-chicken restaurant competition continues to intensify. Popeyes opened its Springboro location at 829 W. Central Ave. on Tuesday, franchise owner Pat Gilligan told this news outlet. The restaurant...

Posted: a day ago

The Dayton area’s newest Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has opened its doors, and another is coming later this year as the region’s fried-chicken restaurant competition continues to intensify. Popeyes opened its Springboro location at 829 W. Central Ave. on Tuesday, franchise owner Pat Gilligan told this news outlet. The restaurant...
UPDATE: Dunkin’ Donuts confirms location of its 6th Dayton-area shop
 Dunkin’ Donuts today confirmed the location of its sixth Dayton-area doughnut shop. Pat Gilligan, the franchise owner for Dayton- and Cincinnati-area Dunkin’ Donuts, said today, Jan. 16, that he expects to break ground on the region’s newest Dunkin’ at 168 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road in Fairborn in March or April...

Posted: 2 days ago

Dunkin’ Donuts today confirmed the location of its sixth Dayton-area doughnut shop. Pat Gilligan, the franchise owner for Dayton- and Cincinnati-area Dunkin’ Donuts, said today, Jan. 16, that he expects to break ground on the region’s newest Dunkin’ at 168 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road in Fairborn in March or April...
JUST IN: Zoup! sets opening date for its 2nd Dayton-area restaurant
 We now have confirmation of an opening date for the Dayton area’s second “Zoup!” restaurant: Monday, Jan. 22. Zoup — which already operates a location next to Whole Foods on Ohio 725 in Washington Twp. — will open its new restaurant at 5235 Cornerstone North Boulevard in the Shoppes at Cornerstone III, the four-tenant...

Posted: 2 days ago

We now have confirmation of an opening date for the Dayton area’s second “Zoup!” restaurant: Monday, Jan. 22. Zoup — which already operates a location next to Whole Foods on Ohio 725 in Washington Twp. — will open its new restaurant at 5235 Cornerstone North Boulevard in the Shoppes at Cornerstone III, the four-tenant...
FOOD NEWS: New bakery specializing in pies — yes, pies — to open near UD
 A new bakery specializing in pies is in the works near the campus of the University of Dayton. If all goes well, the bakery to be named “Partial to Pie” could open as early as this spring, founder and owner Marie Clark told this news outlet. The bakery will be located at 200 Shroyer Road, at the Wilmington Pike/Shroyer Road intersection...

Posted: 2 days ago

A new bakery specializing in pies is in the works near the campus of the University of Dayton. If all goes well, the bakery to be named “Partial to Pie” could open as early as this spring, founder and owner Marie Clark told this news outlet. The bakery will be located at 200 Shroyer Road, at the Wilmington Pike/Shroyer Road intersection...
Old Scratch Pizza scores national shout-out as ‘Destination’ restaurant
 Old Scratch Pizza just collected some tasty publicity from a national magazine that covers the pizza industry. The 15-month-old restaurant at 800 S. Patterson Blvd. in Dayton was one of three pizza shops nationwide to be featured in Pizza Today’s “Destination” column in its January edition. The other two restaurants...

Posted: 6 days ago

Old Scratch Pizza just collected some tasty publicity from a national magazine that covers the pizza industry. The 15-month-old restaurant at 800 S. Patterson Blvd. in Dayton was one of three pizza shops nationwide to be featured in Pizza Today’s “Destination” column in its January edition. The other two restaurants...
Yellow Springs restaurant shuts down after nearly decade-long run
 A Yellow Springs restaurant that served customers for nearly a decade has shut its doors for good as its owner prepares for another restaurant venture. Williams Eatery at 101 Corry St. closed two days before Christmas, founder Lawren Williams told this news outlet. The restaurant lasted nearly 10 years. Williams said diminishing sales, especially...

Posted: 6 days ago

A Yellow Springs restaurant that served customers for nearly a decade has shut its doors for good as its owner prepares for another restaurant venture. Williams Eatery at 101 Corry St. closed two days before Christmas, founder Lawren Williams told this news outlet. The restaurant lasted nearly 10 years. Williams said diminishing sales, especially...
COMING SOON: 3 Dayton-area breweries we’re looking forward to in 2018
 The Dayton-area brewery scene is about to get a lot more interesting. A second wave of brewery openings is coming to the region, and we’ve got some new details on a couple of those new breweries. Local beer enthusiasts have done a fine job of supporting the first dozen trailblazer breweries that opened in the Miami Valley over the last...

Posted: 6 days ago

The Dayton-area brewery scene is about to get a lot more interesting. A second wave of brewery openings is coming to the region, and we’ve got some new details on a couple of those new breweries. Local beer enthusiasts have done a fine job of supporting the first dozen trailblazer breweries that opened in the Miami Valley over the last...
Downtown Dayton adds 1 more Sunday brunch option starting this weekend
 The Sunday brunch concept is growing in popularity among downtown Dayton restaurants.  The latest establishment to add Sunday brunch will be Third Perk Coffehouse & Wine Bar at 46 W. Fifth St. at Ludlow Street. Third Perk will launch a brunch service this Sunday, Jan. 14, according to the shop’s Facebook page. Brunch...

Posted: 6 days ago

The Sunday brunch concept is growing in popularity among downtown Dayton restaurants.  The latest establishment to add Sunday brunch will be Third Perk Coffehouse & Wine Bar at 46 W. Fifth St. at Ludlow Street. Third Perk will launch a brunch service this Sunday, Jan. 14, according to the shop’s Facebook page. Brunch...