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Rare scotch coming to Fairfield, Dayton for 1 day
 Two southwest Ohio agency liquor stores will offer a limited number of all eight bottles of The Game of Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection for sale at regular retail prices on Tuesday morning. The rare scotches will be sold starting at 9 a.m. at Jungle Jim’s Dixie Highway store in Fairfield and Arrow Wine & Spirits’...

Posted: 10 hours ago

Two southwest Ohio agency liquor stores will offer a limited number of all eight bottles of The Game of Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection for sale at regular retail prices on Tuesday morning. The rare scotches will be sold starting at 9 a.m. at Jungle Jim’s Dixie Highway store in Fairfield and Arrow Wine & Spirits’...
JUST IN: Oakwood chocolate shop adds second store, eyes 2 more
 Oakwood chocolate shop Madame Delluc Artisan Chocolatier opened its second retail location this week and is planning further expansion. The shop — which sells chocolates from the historic and highly acclaimed Brussels, Belgium-based chocolatier named “Mary” — opened a shop Thursday, Dec. 13 in the ...

Posted: a day ago

Oakwood chocolate shop Madame Delluc Artisan Chocolatier opened its second retail location this week and is planning further expansion. The shop — which sells chocolates from the historic and highly acclaimed Brussels, Belgium-based chocolatier named “Mary” — opened a shop Thursday, Dec. 13 in the ...
Restaurant at The Greene awards $5,000 scholarship to daughter of Beavercreek USAF veteran
 The Asian restaurant bd’s Mongolian Grill will donate $5,000 in scholarship funds to a Beavercreek family for use by a U.S. Air Force veteran’s daughter who is a freshman at Ohio State University. The check will be presented at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 at the bd’s Mongolian Grill at The Greene Town Center in Beavercreek...

Posted: a day ago

The Asian restaurant bd’s Mongolian Grill will donate $5,000 in scholarship funds to a Beavercreek family for use by a U.S. Air Force veteran’s daughter who is a freshman at Ohio State University. The check will be presented at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 at the bd’s Mongolian Grill at The Greene Town Center in Beavercreek...
Dayton restaurant to host ‘Lunch with Santa’ during December
 A downtown Dayton pizzeria and Italian restaurant is offering families four opportunities over the next two weekends to have lunch with Santa.  Uno Pizzeria and Grill at 126 N. Main St.  will host the special “Lunch with Santa” events at 11 a.m. on Dec. 15 and Dec. 16, and again on Dec. 22 and Dec. 23.  Reservations...

Posted: 2 days ago

A downtown Dayton pizzeria and Italian restaurant is offering families four opportunities over the next two weekends to have lunch with Santa.  Uno Pizzeria and Grill at 126 N. Main St. will host the special “Lunch with Santa” events at 11 a.m. on Dec. 15 and Dec. 16, and again on Dec. 22 and Dec. 23.  Reservations...
JUST IN: Game of Thrones Scotch Whisky coming to Dayton for 1 day only
 Two  southwest Ohio agency liquor stores will offer a limited number of all eight bottles of The Game of  Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection for sale at regular retail prices next Tuesday morning, Dec. 18.  Created to commemorate the eighth and final season of the HBO series Game of Thrones, The GOT Single Malt Scotch...

Posted: 2 days ago

Two southwest Ohio agency liquor stores will offer a limited number of all eight bottles of The Game of  Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection for sale at regular retail prices next Tuesday morning, Dec. 18.  Created to commemorate the eighth and final season of the HBO series Game of Thrones, The GOT Single Malt Scotch...
Daytonian of the Week: Matt Boosalis, founder and owner of his namesake bakery-cafe
 The man behind the “Best Coffee Shop in Ohio” is our Daytonian of the Week. The somewhat curious “best coffee shop in the state” title was bestowed upon Boosalis Baking & Cafe late last month by USA Today, and while founder Matt Boosalis was appreciative of the recognition, even he acknowledged it as “a...

Posted: 3 days ago

The man behind the “Best Coffee Shop in Ohio” is our Daytonian of the Week. The somewhat curious “best coffee shop in the state” title was bestowed upon Boosalis Baking & Cafe late last month by USA Today, and while founder Matt Boosalis was appreciative of the recognition, even he acknowledged it as “a...
‘Thirsty Frog Saloon’ gearing up to open along I-75 
 A new bar and live-music venue called the Thirsty Frog Saloon is gearing up to open near the I-75/Ohio 725 interchange in a space that has housed a pub or tavern for more than 40 years.  The new pub will be located in the former Dark Horse Tavern space at 209 Byers Road in Miamisburg. The saloon is the brainchild of Dave Sommers...

Posted: 3 days ago

A new bar and live-music venue called the Thirsty Frog Saloon is gearing up to open near the I-75/Ohio 725 interchange in a space that has housed a pub or tavern for more than 40 years.  The new pub will be located in the former Dark Horse Tavern space at 209 Byers Road in Miamisburg. The saloon is the brainchild of Dave Sommers...
Ohio’s Sunday alcohol sales restrictions would vanish under legislators’ proposal
 A bipartisan group of Ohio legislators has introduced a bill in the Ohio House of Representatives that would allow all bars, restaurants and liquor stores to treat Sundays just as they would any other day of the week when it comes to alcohol sales. The "Sunday Alcohol, Liquor, and Especially Spirits (SALES) Act," House Bill 783...

Posted: 4 days ago

A bipartisan group of Ohio legislators has introduced a bill in the Ohio House of Representatives that would allow all bars, restaurants and liquor stores to treat Sundays just as they would any other day of the week when it comes to alcohol sales. The "Sunday Alcohol, Liquor, and Especially Spirits (SALES) Act," House Bill 783...
THE GREENE: former restaurant squandered chance to defend itself in its eviction lawsuit
 An attorney for The Greene Town Center has asked a judge to dismiss a request by an attorney for evicted former restaurant tenant Choe's Asian Gourmet to reopen its civil lawsuit and reconsider the judge’s $384,000 default judgment against the former restaurant. Susan Solle — an attorney in the Dayton office of Dinsmore &...

Posted: 4 days ago

An attorney for The Greene Town Center has asked a judge to dismiss a request by an attorney for evicted former restaurant tenant Choe's Asian Gourmet to reopen its civil lawsuit and reconsider the judge’s $384,000 default judgment against the former restaurant. Susan Solle — an attorney in the Dayton office of Dinsmore &...
Here’s how you can get half-price doughnuts EVERY DAY
 If bars and restaurants can offer “Happy Hour,” why not a doughnut shop? The Donut Palace at 5264 Salem Ave. in Trotwood has introduced what it’s calling a “Donut Happy Hour” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. every day during which the doughnut shop will offer half off all of that day’s donuts, according...

Posted: 5 days ago

If bars and restaurants can offer “Happy Hour,” why not a doughnut shop? The Donut Palace at 5264 Salem Ave. in Trotwood has introduced what it’s calling a “Donut Happy Hour” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. every day during which the doughnut shop will offer half off all of that day’s donuts, according...
New ‘Best Places to Work for 2019’ include several local stores
 A chicken chain that has opened two Dayton-area restaurants within the last 18 months has scored a national shout-out as “One of the Best Places to Work in 2019,” and a handful of other national national chains with strong local presence also were applauded for their workplace practices. The 2019 edition of the 11th...

Posted: 5 days ago

A chicken chain that has opened two Dayton-area restaurants within the last 18 months has scored a national shout-out as “One of the Best Places to Work in 2019,” and a handful of other national national chains with strong local presence also were applauded for their workplace practices. The 2019 edition of the 11th...