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JUST IN: Pizza Hut to expand Dayton-area footprint with 2 new locations
 The Ohio-based franchisee for Pizza Hut has signed leases for two new Dayton-area restaurants after determining that the region is  under-served by the national pizza chain. “We are expanding in Dayton, and we are very excited,” Carol Magazzeni, director of marketing and public relations for Hallrich Inc., based...

Posted: 10 hours ago

The Ohio-based franchisee for Pizza Hut has signed leases for two new Dayton-area restaurants after determining that the region is  under-served by the national pizza chain. “We are expanding in Dayton, and we are very excited,” Carol Magazzeni, director of marketing and public relations for Hallrich Inc., based...
Here’s how a Xenia brewery is saluting life-saving weatherman in the 1974 tornado
 Devil Wind Brewing in Xenia will pay homage to the late News Center 7 weather specialist Gil Whitney for saving lives in the April 3, 1974 tornado that leveled hundreds of homes and businesses in the town. At 5 p.m. today, April 24, the Dayton area’s newest brewery, at 130 S. Detroit St. in Xenia will release a seasonal beer it calls ...

Posted: 18 hours ago

Devil Wind Brewing in Xenia will pay homage to the late News Center 7 weather specialist Gil Whitney for saving lives in the April 3, 1974 tornado that leveled hundreds of homes and businesses in the town. At 5 p.m. today, April 24, the Dayton area’s newest brewery, at 130 S. Detroit St. in Xenia will release a seasonal beer it calls ...
JUST IN: Dayton’s most awarded chef is headed to Florida
 The Dayton area’s only James Beard Foundation award-winning chef is headed for Florida — for now, anyway. “So sorry, sweet city of Dayton, but I am leaving town August 2018. Not forever, but for now,” Former Rue Dumaine chef and co-owner Anne Kearney wrote in an email to followers.  Kearney, who has served as...

Posted: 22 hours ago

The Dayton area’s only James Beard Foundation award-winning chef is headed for Florida — for now, anyway. “So sorry, sweet city of Dayton, but I am leaving town August 2018. Not forever, but for now,” Former Rue Dumaine chef and co-owner Anne Kearney wrote in an email to followers.  Kearney, who has served as...
UPDATE: Sports bar that has been a favorite for 25 years to close temporarily
 The owner of a sports bar that has operated for a quarter century in Englewood said today the establishment is closed for remodeling but will reopen soon. Jack Maio, owner of Bolt’s Sports Cafe, said the sports bar had a minor fire Saturday night that requires some repairs, and he decided to make some minor remodeling changes at the...

Posted: a day ago

The owner of a sports bar that has operated for a quarter century in Englewood said today the establishment is closed for remodeling but will reopen soon. Jack Maio, owner of Bolt’s Sports Cafe, said the sports bar had a minor fire Saturday night that requires some repairs, and he decided to make some minor remodeling changes at the...
JUST IN: Popeyes unveils plans, timeline for new restaurant 
 Site preparation has begun for the Dayton area’s newest Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen coming to Kettering, and the restaurant’s franchise owner is shooting for a late-summer opening.  Workers with heavy equipment have started preliminary work at the site of a former PNC Bank branch at 4025 Wilmington Pike at East...

Posted: a day ago

Site preparation has begun for the Dayton area’s newest Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen coming to Kettering, and the restaurant’s franchise owner is shooting for a late-summer opening.  Workers with heavy equipment have started preliminary work at the site of a former PNC Bank branch at 4025 Wilmington Pike at East...
JUST IN: New cake shop/bakery to open between Dayton Mall and Austin Landing
 A new dessert option is coming this summer when the Dayton area’s first “Nothing Bundt Cake” shop opens between the Dayton Mall and Austin Landing in Miami Twp.  Renee Hall told this news outlet that she became a fan of the Nothing Bundt Cakes concept — and its cakes — through frequent visits to a franchise-owned...

Posted: 5 days ago

A new dessert option is coming this summer when the Dayton area’s first “Nothing Bundt Cake” shop opens between the Dayton Mall and Austin Landing in Miami Twp.  Renee Hall told this news outlet that she became a fan of the Nothing Bundt Cakes concept — and its cakes — through frequent visits to a franchise-owned...
The brand new IHOP that didn’t open. What’s the holdup?
 The parking lot is striped, the brand-new chairs are neatly stacked atop the brand-new dining tables, the occupancy permit  has been obtained. The only things missing are employees, customers, an unlocked front door — and a short stack of pancakes or two.  The IHOP restaurant that was built last fall and  this winter at 3324 Benchwood...

Posted: 6 days ago

The parking lot is striped, the brand-new chairs are neatly stacked atop the brand-new dining tables, the occupancy permit has been obtained. The only things missing are employees, customers, an unlocked front door — and a short stack of pancakes or two.  The IHOP restaurant that was built last fall and this winter at 3324 Benchwood...