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What the new Elsa’s will have that you won’t find at any other location
 Elsa’s, which operates four Mexican restaurants and sports bars in and around Dayton, is moving closer to adding a fifth location on Wilmington Pike in Sugarcreek Twp. When this news outlet told you about the new restaurant in the works, Jason Hemmert, son of Elsa’s founder Bill Hemmert, was reluctant to go into great detail about...

Posted: 5 days ago

Elsa’s, which operates four Mexican restaurants and sports bars in and around Dayton, is moving closer to adding a fifth location on Wilmington Pike in Sugarcreek Twp. When this news outlet told you about the new restaurant in the works, Jason Hemmert, son of Elsa’s founder Bill Hemmert, was reluctant to go into great detail about...
SNEAK PEEK: ‘Devil Wind’ brewery eyes late-2017 opening in Xenia
 David Hatfield is a confirmed beer geek, traveling to breweries across the region to attend beer-release parties and other events. “I’ve been a craft beer fan for 25 years,” Hatfield said. “I’ve always wanted to be a part of it.” He’ll soon get his wish. There’s plenty of sweat-equity still...

Posted: 9 days ago

David Hatfield is a confirmed beer geek, traveling to breweries across the region to attend beer-release parties and other events. “I’ve been a craft beer fan for 25 years,” Hatfield said. “I’ve always wanted to be a part of it.” He’ll soon get his wish. There’s plenty of sweat-equity still...
The Dayton area’s best wine-tastings and beer-tastings list is LIVE
 Jay’s Kitchen Door 225 E. Sixth St. in Dayton’s Oregon Historic District, RSVP Events (937) 2222892 http:www.jays.com Friday, Jul 14, 2017 4-8 pm NV Pierre Peters Blanc de Blanc 2015 Domaine de Noire Chinon 2015 Antinori Il Bruciato 2010 Chateau La Grace Dieu, Saint Emilion 2012 Antinori Guado al Tasso Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 1-6...

Posted: 9 days ago

Jay’s Kitchen Door 225 E. Sixth St. in Dayton’s Oregon Historic District, RSVP Events (937) 2222892 http:www.jays.com Friday, Jul 14, 2017 4-8 pm NV Pierre Peters Blanc de Blanc 2015 Domaine de Noire Chinon 2015 Antinori Il Bruciato 2010 Chateau La Grace Dieu, Saint Emilion 2012 Antinori Guado al Tasso Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 1-6...
Free ice cream this Sunday at McDonald’s
 McDonald’s is offering a free vanilla soft-serve ice cream cone to customers through the restaurant chain’s app at its Miami Valley restaurants on Sunday, July 16 — and one customer nationwide will win free ice cream for life, McDonald’s officials say. Sunday just happens to be National Ice Cream Day, and McDonald&rsquo...

Posted: 10 days ago

McDonald’s is offering a free vanilla soft-serve ice cream cone to customers through the restaurant chain’s app at its Miami Valley restaurants on Sunday, July 16 — and one customer nationwide will win free ice cream for life, McDonald’s officials say. Sunday just happens to be National Ice Cream Day, and McDonald&rsquo...
Lighting strike at Archers restaurant in Kettering, will open today
 A lightning strike set off alarms and knocked out one of the HVAC units this morning at Archers Tavern in Kettering, but its owner told this news outlet this morning the restaurant will be open and operating with normal hours today.  Fire crews were requested at the restaurant, located at 2030 East Dorothy Lane, shortly after 7:40 a...

Posted: 10 days ago

A lightning strike set off alarms and knocked out one of the HVAC units this morning at Archers Tavern in Kettering, but its owner told this news outlet this morning the restaurant will be open and operating with normal hours today.  Fire crews were requested at the restaurant, located at 2030 East Dorothy Lane, shortly after 7:40 a...
Local Asian restaurant to shut down after nearly 30 years
 The Dayton area is losing one of its oldest continuously operating family-owned Asian restaurants later this month — although there’s a strong chance it will resurface in 2018 in a new location. The Flying Tiger Chinese Restaurant at 60 S. Broad St. in Fairborn is preparing to shut down on July 23, Richard and Jennifer Liu...

Posted: 11 days ago

The Dayton area is losing one of its oldest continuously operating family-owned Asian restaurants later this month — although there’s a strong chance it will resurface in 2018 in a new location. The Flying Tiger Chinese Restaurant at 60 S. Broad St. in Fairborn is preparing to shut down on July 23, Richard and Jennifer Liu...
Fairborn restaurant to host birthday bash — its own
 A Fairborn restaurant that focuses on a local, farm-to-table concept is celebrating its first anniversary July 27 with some free offerings from its new summer menu. The Wright Place is a full-service restaurant and lounge located at 2800 Presidential Drive, inside the Holiday Inn Dayton/Fairborn across from Wright State University. RELATED...

Posted: 11 days ago

A Fairborn restaurant that focuses on a local, farm-to-table concept is celebrating its first anniversary July 27 with some free offerings from its new summer menu. The Wright Place is a full-service restaurant and lounge located at 2800 Presidential Drive, inside the Holiday Inn Dayton/Fairborn across from Wright State University. RELATED...
Wandering Griffin brewpub takes big step toward brewing its own beer
 The Wandering Griffin Brewery & Pub in Beavercreek is taking its first step toward fulfilling that “brewery” middle name. The brewpub has collaborated with Springboro’s Crooked Handle Brewing Company to brew a beer called “Crooked Griffin,” a limited-release, New England-style IPA, and will release...

Posted: 12 days ago

The Wandering Griffin Brewery & Pub in Beavercreek is taking its first step toward fulfilling that “brewery” middle name. The brewpub has collaborated with Springboro’s Crooked Handle Brewing Company to brew a beer called “Crooked Griffin,” a limited-release, New England-style IPA, and will release...
Barry Bagels announces grand opening date
 UPDATE: The Dayton area’s first Barry Bagels restaurant is gearing up to open, and has announced an official grand opening date.  “Our official grand opening will be Tuesday, July 25,” co-franchisee Jennifer Fester said in an email.  The shops hours will be 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m...

Posted: 12 days ago

UPDATE: The Dayton area’s first Barry Bagels restaurant is gearing up to open, and has announced an official grand opening date.  “Our official grand opening will be Tuesday, July 25,” co-franchisee Jennifer Fester said in an email.  The shops hours will be 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m...