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You may soon be able to experience ‘Bliss in a Bottle’ at the Mall at Fairfield Commons
 A new tenant is interested in opening at the Mall at Fairfleld Commons, and it combines two edible substances that have proven their popularity for centuries: wine and chocolate. “Bliss in a Bottle,” which operates a unit in the Polaris Fashion Mall north of Columbus, this week applied for an alcohol license to sell beer and wine...

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A new tenant is interested in opening at the Mall at Fairfleld Commons, and it combines two edible substances that have proven their popularity for centuries: wine and chocolate. “Bliss in a Bottle,” which operates a unit in the Polaris Fashion Mall north of Columbus, this week applied for an alcohol license to sell beer and wine...
Chili cook-off comes with a handsome cash prize — and a coveted spot on the menu
 Archer's Tavern in Centerville will host a Chili Cook-Off Saturday that comes with a handsome cash prize for the winner and perhaps something more priceless:  a spot on the menu for a full year. That’s right: the winner of the chili cook-off will be the chili served at Archer’s Centerville and its two sister pubs, Archer&rsquo...

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Archer's Tavern in Centerville will host a Chili Cook-Off Saturday that comes with a handsome cash prize for the winner and perhaps something more priceless: a spot on the menu for a full year. That’s right: the winner of the chili cook-off will be the chili served at Archer’s Centerville and its two sister pubs, Archer&rsquo...
New pretzel shop at The Greene offering a BOGO free deal through Sept. 30
 Auntie Anne’s pretzel shop wants you to try the pretzels that it sells at its newest Dayton-area location at The Greene Town Center in Beavercreek.  The store — which opened two months ago in the former Teavana space at 4450 Glengarry Drive on the development’s town square — is The Greene’s ...

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Auntie Anne’s pretzel shop wants you to try the pretzels that it sells at its newest Dayton-area location at The Greene Town Center in Beavercreek.  The store — which opened two months ago in the former Teavana space at 4450 Glengarry Drive on the development’s town square — is The Greene’s ...
Dayton City Paper shutting down, writers say
 A Dayton newspaper that covered arts and entertainment in the Miami Valley did not publish its print edition on its regularly scheduled day this week. Several sources told us the publication was ceasing operations. TT Stern-Enzi, the Dayton City Paper’s longtime film critic, said the independent tabloid publisher Paul Noah told him...

Posted: 3 days ago

A Dayton newspaper that covered arts and entertainment in the Miami Valley did not publish its print edition on its regularly scheduled day this week. Several sources told us the publication was ceasing operations. TT Stern-Enzi, the Dayton City Paper’s longtime film critic, said the independent tabloid publisher Paul Noah told him...
Ribbon-cutting today for new cake shop/bakery near Austin Landing
 A ribbon-cutting and grand opening for the Dayton area’s newest specialty bakery are scheduled for today, Sept. 19. Representatives of the South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Miami Twp. Board of Trustees and Miami Twp. administrative staff will be on hand at 11 a.m. today for a ribbon-cutting and grand opening at ...

Posted: 3 days ago

A ribbon-cutting and grand opening for the Dayton area’s newest specialty bakery are scheduled for today, Sept. 19. Representatives of the South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Miami Twp. Board of Trustees and Miami Twp. administrative staff will be on hand at 11 a.m. today for a ribbon-cutting and grand opening at ...
NEW DETAILS: Local coffee shop claims in lawsuit that ice cream shop sabotaged its business
 A lawsuit involving the owners of two former Fairborn businesses is escalating. The owner of the former Grind House Coffee & Tea Company shop has counter-sued the owners of the former Inside Scoop Ice Cream Shop, claiming they intentionally sabotaged his business. The counter-lawsuit was filed Friday as part of a Greene County Common Pleas...

Posted: 4 days ago

A lawsuit involving the owners of two former Fairborn businesses is escalating. The owner of the former Grind House Coffee & Tea Company shop has counter-sued the owners of the former Inside Scoop Ice Cream Shop, claiming they intentionally sabotaged his business. The counter-lawsuit was filed Friday as part of a Greene County Common Pleas...
Asian restaurant in Kettering closes after 10 years, will relocate
  An Asian restaurant that has operated in Kettering for nearly a decade has closed, but its owner, who helped introduce many in the Dayton area to Thai cuisine 14 years ago, says she intends to reopen a new restaurant two miles away in Dayton in early 2019. Siam Pad Thai — which has offered a variety of Thai dishes as well...

Posted: 5 days ago

 An Asian restaurant that has operated in Kettering for nearly a decade has closed, but its owner, who helped introduce many in the Dayton area to Thai cuisine 14 years ago, says she intends to reopen a new restaurant two miles away in Dayton in early 2019. Siam Pad Thai — which has offered a variety of Thai dishes as well...
Read Mark Fisher’s 2009 restaurant review of Siam Pad Thai
 SIAM PAD THAI: KETTERING SPOT OPENS WITH A BANG BY MARK FISHER STAFF WRITER KETTERING — It didn't take long for Pakawan "Fon" Christman to get just restless enough to want to get back into the restaurant business.    Christman helped introduce Thai cuisine to the Yummy Burger, a downtown Dayton diner, in 2004, then...

Posted: 4 days ago

SIAM PAD THAI: KETTERING SPOT OPENS WITH A BANG BY MARK FISHER STAFF WRITER KETTERING — It didn't take long for Pakawan "Fon" Christman to get just restless enough to want to get back into the restaurant business.    Christman helped introduce Thai cuisine to the Yummy Burger, a downtown Dayton diner, in 2004, then...