The year was 2005, and NCR Country Club was hosting the PGA Senior open. It was the last day of the event, and a tired Arnold Palmer stopped into the CVS convenient store in Oakwood on Far Hills Ave. He was looking for lotion and grabbed an ice tea and a lemonade. He asked questions of the young clerk upon checkout, and was on his merry way. Another day in the life of the legend. Arnold Palmer, the iconic 20th Century golfer, passed away last weekend of heart failure. He was 87. Arnold was the closest thing golf had to royalty. He grew up in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, learned golf from … [Read more...] about Arnold Palmer: The Golfer, The Foodie & The Drink
Sellout crowd expected again !! FOOD, BEER, ... GHOSTS This is a post that many of you have been waiting for... Dayton Most Metro is kicking of the fall season with a "BOO!" ---October 7th, the popular "RHINEGEISTS and POLTERGEISTS" ghostly beer dinner returns! A brainchild of local bloggers, the Food Adventure crew, this popular scarefest looks to again to have a sellout crowd of over 100 foodies at the Amber Rose restaurant. There will also be a special presentation from a nationally known paranormal investigative group, ParaSense. HERE IS THE SKINNY ON … [Read more...] about Haunted Food Adventure at Amber Rose Oct 7th
Even though it’s still 80 degrees out, the season for hoodies, hayrides, cider, apple picking, and so many more Fall favorites is approaching! Our friends over at Thomas’ Breads have already begun to embrace autumn with their seasonal line of baked treats. Hungry Jax was given the opportunity to embrace a VIP Food Adventure of tasting two of their Fall products prior to them hitting the shelves: Pumpkin Spice Bagels and Pumpkin Spice English Muffins! In addition, she whipped up some fun recipes to share with you all to bring these treats to your breakfast table and beyond! Let’s … [Read more...] about Pumpkin Spice Isn’t just for Lattes!
Food Adventures leaves no plate unturned. We eat it all and have no rules. Sure, most of our stories highlight locally owned eateries with food that we have fallen in love with. From time to time we will go off track and do our tongue in cheek take on chain restaurants, or in this case the dreaded "fast food chains" Fast food is a guilty pleasure for many, and a way to grab a quick bite in a pinch.... even these chains go crazy touting deals or big specials. Today, we go all out and try some of their biggest creations and we don't count a calorie. These are the "Monsters of the … [Read more...] about Fast Food’s 5 Monster Burgers
Smell the funnel cakes? Hear the kids on the ferris wheel? It can only mean one thing. It is that time of year again for the Montgomery County Fair. And oh yes, this is one heck of a place for a Food Adventure. For 164 years, Daytonians have been packing the fair for food and fun. The event will be held in the same place as always, although local level talks about moving the fairgrounds in a couple of years continue to swirl. So... Corn Dog lovers unite, this is your type of festival. Farmers, carnival rides and special events will fill an action packed week at the corner of Main … [Read more...] about Montgomery County Fair Starts Wed- Ticket Giveaway!
One legendary restaurant site, will turn into another legend this winter. The site of the new Cassano's / London Bobby Fish & Chips will be at 4029 N. Main St. in Dayton. Food Adventures has learned that the site will not only be a new Cassano's, but they are planning on offering an entire London Bobby Fish & Chips Menu. HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- The new restaurant is expected to open in the October/November time frame. --- The site is on the grounds of the recently demolished Old Hickory Restaurant at 4029 N. Main St. in Dayton. --- For you nostalgic Daytonians who … [Read more...] about Cassano’s to Open London Bobby On Old Hickory Site
Pizza! Wine! Pasta! Tiramisu! That's what is promised at the first ever, one-night-only, Food Adventure dinner at Giovanni's Italian Restaurant! FIVE DINNER COURSES, 2 WINES TO SAMPLE, 1 NIGHT ONLY ! YES ! We are opening the restaurant just for our group only - a true private party! BUY YOUR TICKET HERE - They are only available online through Dayton Most Metro The one-of-a-kind event will happen at 6:30pm on September 19th. Take your tastebuds on a tour of Italy at this legendary Miami Valley eatery. Every week, all year, the Food Adventures crew shares articles here on … [Read more...] about Join Us For A Giovanni’s Food Adventure!
The Great Darke County Fair ends a week long array of festivities this Saturday, so there is still time to get your fair groove up near the Greenville / Arcanum area. It is about a 40 minute trip to the Darke County fairgrounds, but oh is it worth the drive. Rides and and more rides, food and more food, and of course livestock to make your experience farm filled fun. We have literally been having Food Adventures at this fair since the early 1970's. The Big Ragu has memories of his grandfather John Miller, who was born in Arcanum, taking the whole family from Centerville to Greenville. … [Read more...] about Ohio’s Biggest Fair Ends Saturday in Darke County
FOODIE ALERT ! The Lebanese Festival, one of Dayton's most unknown and underrated festivals will take place August 26th through August 28th. Every year, our Food Adventures crew loves the various exotic tasty treats that this fest has to offer. The Festival is located on State Route 741 at a church across the street from Meijer, not far from the Alex Bell intersection. We are totally hooked from the fantastic aroma always fills the air to the incredible entertainment. If you have not experienced the Lebanese Festival, you are missing out on one of the Miami Valley's best parties. … [Read more...] about Lebanese Festival Aug. 26-28, Promises Food, Dance & Rides
***** WIN A FREE PIZZA WITH THE FOOD ADVENTURES CREW ***** JUST COMMENT BELOW FOR A CHANCE TO WIN - winner will be chosen at random on Monday For decades Daytonians have taken pizza for granted. We don't realize that Dayton, Ohio is one of the most important cities in the world when it comes to the history of pizza. And it is all because of Vic Cassano and his mother-in-law Caroline "Mom" Donisi. Now, 63 years later, The Cassano's franchise is going strong, and not just in the pizza restaurants. Cassano's headquarters on Stroop Road in Kettering is also a facility for dough … [Read more...] about Secrets of Cassano’s and The Dough Plant