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New Eli’s Southern Comfort Food to host grand opening next week
 A new restaurant called Eli’s Southern Comfort Food — part of a broader facelift for J.D. Legends Entertainment Complex in Franklin — will host its grand opening April 3-7. “We completely gutted the prior restaurant, renovated the kitchen, stained the floor, and added new furniture and a garage door that opens towards...

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A new restaurant called Eli’s Southern Comfort Food — part of a broader facelift for J.D. Legends Entertainment Complex in Franklin — will host its grand opening April 3-7. “We completely gutted the prior restaurant, renovated the kitchen, stained the floor, and added new furniture and a garage door that opens towards...
Winans Coffee + Chocolates replaces Saxbys in Centerville
 Winans Chocolates + Coffees has opened in Centerville space that previously housed a Saxbys Coffee. The newest Winans Dayton is at 4425 Feedwire Road across from Costco Wholesale and the Cornerstone of Centerville development, near Home Depot and Tire Discounters. We reached Ben Czajka, who oversees Winans Dayton, early this morning...

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Winans Chocolates + Coffees has opened in Centerville space that previously housed a Saxbys Coffee. The newest Winans Dayton is at 4425 Feedwire Road across from Costco Wholesale and the Cornerstone of Centerville development, near Home Depot and Tire Discounters. We reached Ben Czajka, who oversees Winans Dayton, early this morning...
SOLD: Cheddar’s Cafe at Cornerstone of Centerville
 The Cheddar’s Casual Cafe at the Cornerstone of Centerville development is about to get new corporate ownership for the second time in four months — and this time, the new owners will work for one of the largest companies in the restaurant industry. According to Nation’s Restaurant News, Darden Restaurants — which...

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The Cheddar’s Casual Cafe at the Cornerstone of Centerville development is about to get new corporate ownership for the second time in four months — and this time, the new owners will work for one of the largest companies in the restaurant industry. According to Nation’s Restaurant News, Darden Restaurants — which...
Fazoli’s CEO comes back to Dayton to announce menu overhaul
 The CEO of the Fazoli’s Italian restaurant chain, which operates seven restaurants in the Dayton-Springfield area, returned to his hometown today to announce sweeping menu changes that have removed all artificial ingredients from every dish served. “We eliminated more than 80 artificial ingredients from 61 different menu items...

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The CEO of the Fazoli’s Italian restaurant chain, which operates seven restaurants in the Dayton-Springfield area, returned to his hometown today to announce sweeping menu changes that have removed all artificial ingredients from every dish served. “We eliminated more than 80 artificial ingredients from 61 different menu items...
New Cassano’s Pizza restaurant coming to Airway Shopping Center
 A Cassano’s Pizza King restaurant is in the works in the Airway Shopping Center. The pizza shop could open as early as late April at 192 Woodman Drive, according to Cassano’s spokeswoman Lora Cassano Hammons. It will replace the existing pizza shop down the street at 2418 E. Third St. in Dayton. That shop opened in 1973. RELATED...

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A Cassano’s Pizza King restaurant is in the works in the Airway Shopping Center. The pizza shop could open as early as late April at 192 Woodman Drive, according to Cassano’s spokeswoman Lora Cassano Hammons. It will replace the existing pizza shop down the street at 2418 E. Third St. in Dayton. That shop opened in 1973. RELATED...
New Italian restaurant with familiar name to open in Kettering
 A new pizza and Italian restaurant could open as early as Friday in Kettering. Troni Brothers Pizza is gearing up for opening day at 4654 Wilmington Pike in the Wilmington Heights Shopping Center. The 1,600-square-foot space most recently housed “The Don’s Pizza,” and before that, Papa Kranky’s Italian Kitchen...

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A new pizza and Italian restaurant could open as early as Friday in Kettering. Troni Brothers Pizza is gearing up for opening day at 4654 Wilmington Pike in the Wilmington Heights Shopping Center. The 1,600-square-foot space most recently housed “The Don’s Pizza,” and before that, Papa Kranky’s Italian Kitchen...
The Dayton area’s best wine-tastings and beer-events list is HERE
 This AMAZING list of wine tastings, beer tastings, special wine dinners, and other events comes to us via the heroic efforts of a Dayton-based wine listserv, which painstakingly compiles the information and allows us to copy and paste it here. Read, salivate, attend, enjoy! Jay’s Kitchen Door 225 E. Sixth St. in Dayton’s Oregon...

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This AMAZING list of wine tastings, beer tastings, special wine dinners, and other events comes to us via the heroic efforts of a Dayton-based wine listserv, which painstakingly compiles the information and allows us to copy and paste it here. Read, salivate, attend, enjoy! Jay’s Kitchen Door 225 E. Sixth St. in Dayton’s Oregon...
AleFest still looking for a venue, may have to skip 2017 event
 AleFest, the Dayton area’s largest beer festival, is still looking for a venue for its 19th annual event this year, and may be forced to skip 2017 if a suitable location isn’t found soon, one of its organizers says. The uncertainty over this year’s event comes as organizers are taking steps to ensure AleFest’s long-term...

Posted: 5 days ago

AleFest, the Dayton area’s largest beer festival, is still looking for a venue for its 19th annual event this year, and may be forced to skip 2017 if a suitable location isn’t found soon, one of its organizers says. The uncertainty over this year’s event comes as organizers are taking steps to ensure AleFest’s long-term...
Downtown Dayton restaurant offers all-you-can-eat crab special
 Basil’s on Market’s downtown Dayton restaurant is offering a Fridays-during-Lent special that includes the five words that belong together in any language: All You Can Eat Crab. The deal includes all-you-can-eat crab legs and side dishes for $30, and it’s good from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. every Friday before Easter — in...

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Basil’s on Market’s downtown Dayton restaurant is offering a Fridays-during-Lent special that includes the five words that belong together in any language: All You Can Eat Crab. The deal includes all-you-can-eat crab legs and side dishes for $30, and it’s good from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. every Friday before Easter — in...
Local benefit dinner to support Wounded Warrior Project
 A benefit dinner to support the Wounded Warrior Project will be held in Kettering on April 1, and organizers say they expect the dinner to become an annual event. The event will run from 7 p.m. to midnight April 1 at the Presidential Banquet Center, 4548 Presidential Way in Kettering. It will include a sit-down dinner, entertainment, guest...

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A benefit dinner to support the Wounded Warrior Project will be held in Kettering on April 1, and organizers say they expect the dinner to become an annual event. The event will run from 7 p.m. to midnight April 1 at the Presidential Banquet Center, 4548 Presidential Way in Kettering. It will include a sit-down dinner, entertainment, guest...
More Tim Hortons restaurants are on the way
 Tim Hortons is moving ahead with its aggressive Dayton-area expansion plans, with one restaurant actively under construction and within a few weeks of opening, plans approved this week for another, and two more in the final stages of negotiation, a spokesman for the chain’s local coffee shops said today. Jim Liguori, chief development...

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Tim Hortons is moving ahead with its aggressive Dayton-area expansion plans, with one restaurant actively under construction and within a few weeks of opening, plans approved this week for another, and two more in the final stages of negotiation, a spokesman for the chain’s local coffee shops said today. Jim Liguori, chief development...