Called “Folkadelic” by most of us, Nasty Bingo’s sound fuses folk, rock, blues, pop, country, gospel and a bunch of other stuff to create a very unique and accessible sound in the Dayton, Ohio area. Their original music blends all of the above with improvised portions and pop hooks that you will instantly fall in love with. Music starts at 9:30PM with a $5 admission.
Toxic Brew Co is partnering up with Middle West Spirits to celebrate the best of the refreshments we both lovingly make with our own hands just for you, right here in Ohio. Visit our taproom starting at 6:30, and for $24 Giri from Middle West and Toxic’s Handsome Nick will take you through a killer pairing list:
OYO Dark Pumpernickel Rye Whiskey, paired with Toxic Blonde Ale
OYO Honey Vanilla Bean Vodka, paired with Toxic’s Abby XXXX Belgian Quad
OYO Barreling Strength White Rye Whiskey, paired with Toxic’s Abby Brunette Belgian Dubbel
OYO Stone Fruit Vodka, paired with Toxic’s Abby’s Cure Belgian Tripel
Make your co-workers jealous on Friday morning. Cheers.
Do you love beer? How about a good burger? Are you a wine lover? Like live music? We have it all here for you.
Kennedy Vineyard and Big Rack Brewery in New Madison, Ohio are excited for an announcement.
They are teaming up with Food Adventures, DaytonDining and DaytonMostMetro.com to hold a special one night event called “BEERS and STEERS.” It is a day an evening party filled with good food, craft beer, local wine and live music.
“Beers and Steers” will take place SATURDAY JUNE 30th. The winery opens at 1pm, live music starts at 2pm, and dinner is served at 4pm. Live music will continue into the evening and the vineyard will close at 10pm .
Tickets are $20 per person and includes admission, dinner, live music, and a drink ticket for wine or beer. Additional drinks may be bought as a cash bar. TICKETS MAY ONLY BE BOUGHT ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE.
Come relax and enjoy and incredible day at the vineyard. rain or shine (the party can be moved to the barn in case of bad weather).
Vineyard owners John and Louisa Kennedy will be serving their famous, thick local beef burgers and sides. Dessert is also part of the deal. There are patio seats, but feel free to bring your own lawn chairs if you like.
HERE’S THE SKINNY on KENNEDY VINEYARD:
— Known for the past few years as a winery with a cult following, the vineyard recently expanded. In summer 2017, the family opened up Darke County’s first brewery “Big Rack Brewery” on the same grounds as the vineyard.
— Three generations live on the homestead, from grandma to the grandaughter. All contribute to the working farm. You may see some chickens and crops if you keep your eyes peeled. Parts of the farm have been turned into the winery. The tasting room is the old corn crib. You may even get a welcome from the family’s young daughter, who is very sweet.
— John and Louisa Kennedy are the owners of the winery. They have poured a lot of dedication and hard work into making the place a comfortable and delicious experience. It is a welcoming spot and place that every Daytonian should visit.
— Thirteen years ago, John’s mom started planting the grapes. John, who grew up in the home, took over production and in 2014, the tasting room was opened.
—The Winery address is 3911 State Route 722, New Madison, Ohio. It is just a few miles off of an exit on I-70 West not far from Greenville/Arcanum.
—Kennedy Vineyard’s philosophy is to make the wines in small batches. This keeps the wines young, and helps preserve the fruity flavors. Many of the bottle’s labels are artwork from friends, family and customers. Some are drawn from photos taken at the winery by friends or family.
HERE’S THE SKINNY ON “BEERS and STEERS”:
—WHEN: SATURDAY JUNE 30th,
Winery opens 1pm – Beer and Wine Available
Live Music 2pm – 9pm
Dinner served 4pm
Winery Closes 10pm
—WHERE: KENNEDY VINEYARD and BIG RACK BREWERY
3911 OH-722, New Madison, Ohio 45346
—WHAT: “Beers and Steers” A cookout with live music, food and drink! You get a drink ticket for a beer or glass of wine, a dinner of a thick, local beef burger with sides and dessert. There will also be live music 2pm – 9pm. A Relaxing day at the vineyard – BRING A LAWNCHAIR if you want as patio seating is limited. Cash bar for additional drinks open from 1pm – 10pm
—COST: $20 per person – TICKETS CAN ONLY BE BOUGHT ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE
See you for this beer, wine and food bash, with local eats and live music.
Dayton native John Lemmon has a passion for home brewing beer. He has worked in jobs from restaurant management to corporate property management and has always found time to indulge his brew hobby. He even developed a beer that is served at Star City Brewery in Miamisburg . It is a session IPA called “Hip Hop o Potamus.”
The Food Adventure Crew’s Big Ragu caught up with John for a couple of beers at Star City, and although we have known John for 20 years. we recently learned of his brewing hobby.
Now he has added author to his resume. And it is a cookbook of sorts….
John’s wife is a very successful author of fiction novels and through her dealings, he found himself in the middle of an opportunity to write a book about his passion. BEER !
John is a true Food Adventurer. His passion for brews and food is inspiring.
IT IS IN THE GENES:
After a few years of brewing, one of John’s siblings was researching the family tree. As fate would have it, they learned history was repeating itself. John’s great, great Grampa Johann (John) Grimm, was listed as a brewmaster in the turn of the century census. Johann Grimm was a brewmaster for 32 years before prohibition put his company out of business. This coincidence makes you wonder, was John “born to brew ?”
John also runs a fun blog called “That Happy Hour Guy.” Stay up to date with his activities on this FACEBOOK PAGE
The book “Beer Makes Everything Better” is selling well, and John just finished a busy book signing event at a Centerville Library.
The book has recipes using all types of beers, and John says you can choose local beers or your favorite large-scale breweries. Check out one of his recipes here BEER BAKED WINGS !
He has some upcoming gigs you my want to hit.
Feb 3rd – Star City Brewery Book Signing
Feb 19th – he is at the Dayton Brew Club meeting taking place at Warped Wing Brewery.
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Much ado has been made about the news that the state of Ohio is getting rid of over 700 liquors and spirits from the state liquor list. The state has the power to do so since they control liquor sales in the state through the Ohio Division of Liquor Control. The state having a say on what can and cannot be sold has a long tradition. It was not until 2016, four decades into the growth of craft beer, that we lifted the archaic 12% ABV limit placed on beer brewed and sold in the Buckeye State. In 2016, the state identified over 1,000 items that were just not selling or were no longer produced. In fact, according to the report, they accounted for less than 4% of the liquor sales.
This was happening at the same time they were looking to condense the number of warehouses in the state from four to two. These stores over the years have begun to look like the end scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark, with stacks and stacks of liquor awaiting shipment. Instead of moving vast amounts of slow-selling product, they decided they were going to get rid of it.
A high number of the liquors on this massive list are a product of the flavoring craze that hit the industry in the last decade. Some of those flavors are no longer available, like Pinnacle King Cake or Three Olives Dude. There are vodkas with really odd flavors, too. When did you last reach for UV Salty Watermelon? These flavors, while briefly popular, were not in high demand after their fleeting glory waned.
In addition to the ephemeral flavors, there are well-known names delisted in this effort. Those listings, however, are specific sizes of the liquor in question. Disaronno was on the list, but only the smaller 375 mL size. The more substantial sizes will still be available for purchase in your favorite store. For Sailor Jerry, it was the 200 mL a half pint removed from the list. To make room for more bottles in their warehouses, they are getting rid of the merchandise that is not selling.
Over the last year, the state has been doing some heavy lifting to update the system they use to get the product to restaurants and liquor stores. In the beginning, it was a severe issue for distillers and bars, with shipments being delayed or missing for weeks on end. They have worked out all of the kinks, and are even advocating for the opening of more stores in the state to quench our thirst.
This purge is one of the last updates that will help improve what is being offered to Ohioans on the shelves of their local liquor store and help ease the rate at which they can purchase it. This is the best Ohio can hope for until they dismantle the antiquated control system. That will be a while since JobsOhio relies on the incredibly profitable liquor business in to fund their program. In 2016, liquor sales soared over $1 billion. That is a considerable amount of funding for a state program. There is still twenty years on the deal they signed with the state. Any efforts to break up that happy partnership would require a way to replace that income.
It remains to be seen what the state will do with all of the freed up shelf space they will have. Bringing in more delightful whiskeys from around the world would be lovely. Or enhancing the number of other spirits the bar community in this state are starting to enjoy, like mezcal and amari, would be fantastic. This is an opportunity for liquor control to listen to advocates and experts in the hospitality industry to bring in the product that will boost Ohio’s economy. Let’s hope they make the best of it for a new year.
Are you looking for something different to to for dinner? Then the Food Adventures Crew has a tip for you. How about dinner at the Dayton Raceway’s Skybox Restaurant at the Hollywood Casino while watching live horse racing at a table overlooking the track? The live racing schedule ends December 30th, so you have that much time to book an unforgettable night of fun and food.
Today, we spotlight an unsung restaurant that really doesn’t get any recognition, but has been putting out some decent food for a couple of years now. It is the Skybox Restaurant at Hollywood Casino and Dayton Raceway. It is a smaller restaurant, with a bar and booth area with seating capacity of about 60 people. During live racing days, the restaurant spreads out serving tables in the racino area that overlook the track on different stairstep levels.
HERE’S THE SKINNY ON THE SKYBOX RESTAURANT :
—A one of a kind experience in Dayton, this restaurant is “Vegas Style” in decor, but during live horse race days, the dining room also includes the tables overlooking the horse race track on 3 levels.
— The races are Harness Racing, where the jockeys are behind the horse on a sled with wheels. The horses have to trot and are not allowed to gallop. Getting into the action is CHEAP ! You can bet as little as $2 on a race and you can use electronic betting machines near your table or place your bet at the nearby betting window with an employee.
— Live Harness Racing season ends at Dayton Raceway on December 30, 2017 for a few months.
Mondays & Tuesdays: The first race begins at 2:15pm
Thursdays , Friays & Saturdays: The first race begins at 6:15pm
Here is the racing calendar for 2017. Call 937-235-7840 for restaurant reservations overlooking the track with a spectacular view.
— Typical hours for the Skybox Restaurant on non-racing days are
Sunday thru Thursday 11AM-9PM and Friday & Saturday 11am – Midnight
— The restaurant is casual American Pub Fare with a couple of local beers on tap, but mostly bottled beers in stock.
— Each month they have a dinner special of the month, December is Steak and Shrimp for $12.99
— Wednesday is trivia at 7pm with special appetizers and everyday they offer 4 domestic bottles in a bucket for $12 or a Birdie Bucket with 10 wings for $18.
Now you are at the party spot, but what are you gonna eat? Well, luckily the Food Adventure Crew has been to the restaurant about 10 times and tried everything on the menu. As always, over the couple years we have developed our “MUST EATS” at the Skybox Bar and Restaurant.. so here we go …
MUST EATS at the SKYBOX SPORTS BAR at HOLLYWOOD GAMING DAYTON:
— ALL YOU CAN EAT BABY BACK RIBS:
This is typically a monthly special, but anytime they offer the ribs on the menu, you have to grab them. Cooked to perfection, these ribs are slathered in a nice BBQ sauce and melt in your mouth. Fall off the bone? YES and right into your mouth. Ask for napkins, as it is how they say “finger lickin good.”
— THE PRIME RIB DINNER:
This is sometimes a monthly special for $19.99. If you see it on the menu, you must grab one. The dinner is delicious and so are all of the sides offered. Great view, great steak and races? This is the life!
— CHICKEN QUESADILLA:
Want a huge appetizer that you can share? You wont go wrong with this giant, loaded quesadilla with cheese and veggies, even guacamole and sour cream are on the plate. Indulge! Enjoy!
— THE CHEESEBURGER:
Going simple and quick? This is the best bet and grab a homemade soup. Fresh ground chuck, and melted cheese make the sandwich. The condiments are typical and you build your own burger. Just a good solid, no frills option.
— HOMEMADE DAILY SOUPS:
We have had a couple of their soups, and the chefs really know what they are doing. These homemade creations from chili to shrimp and onion soup have been phenomenal. Always something inventive cooking up in the soup world at the Racino !
— DEEP FRIED PICKLE CHIPS:
Sweet, sour and salty, this appetizer is a perfect one to share with the table. The other option is to grab some ranch dip and slay the basket yourself. Either way you win with good, tasty food, even if you lose your horse race bet.
There they are – the MUST EATS you shouldn’t miss at the Dayton Racino.
This is one of the most entertaining Food Adventures you will ever go on.
Not familiar with horse racing?
IT IS EASY to be a part of the action with these few tips.
Here are a couple horse racing tips on us:
1) Bring a pen with you, buy a program, ask them to print out Dayton Raceway only, to save money. Use the pen to take notes and circle your favorite horses. Sometimes betting on the name of the horse works just as good as looking at the stats/odds.
2) Bet $2 on each race, so if there are 10 races, you will only spend $20 on gambling the whole night, and that’s if you lose every race ! If your horse wins, you will be paid out based on the final odds of the horse after all bets were placed. The higher the odds, the more cashola you will be paid!
4) Chances at big wins:
Bet EXACTA and you must pick 2 horses and they must come 1st and 2nd place in the exact order you pick.
Bet TRIFECTA and you must pick the horses that finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the exact order you name. You win some decent money if this happens, so it isn’t easy to do !
5) Get into the race by clapping and whistling and cheering your horse down the stretch…
Some of the more favorite shouts we have over heard are …..
“Come on Now 3, mon now !” (use any number you bet on)
“Tap that animal” a tongue in cheek urge to have the jockey tap the horses butt with the long stick to get him to run faster (we dont condone animal cruelty).
“Ghanan ha wa hooha” – while slapping your program on your knee (this is just what most people do, they yell an incoherent scream and go crazy, we are just trying to fit in and add to the excitement and volume.
7) Watching the races from the table is great, but take about 6 minutes and during one race, walk outside and watch it from the track. You will be about 10 yards from the horses and it gives you a feel for the speed and intensity of these races. There is no other feeling like it.
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Dayton’s biggest chili cookoff was Friday night and we have the loving spoonfuls. A charity that helps disabled Miami Valley residents was given an annual budget boost from the 31st annual event.
There were 17 restaurants and amateur cooks vying for the title of BEST CHILI at the AMBUCS Chili Cookoff this weekend, and the results are in. For the first time ever, the people’s choice top 3 matched The Food Adventures top 3 picks. THE WINNERS ARE…..
#1 CHRISTOPHER’S RESTAURANT’S BUFFALO CHICKEN CHILI:
Delicious, melt in your mouth flavors of simmered chicken and the heat of a buffalo sauce, all in a creamy chili. We topped our bowl with a light sprinkle of shredded mozzarella. This recipe was a risk going off the beaten path of traditional chili’s but in this case, it paid off. Chef John always takes time to talk to the Food Adventures Crew, and we congratulate him and Christopher’s on the big win.
#2 THE BRUNCH CLUB’S SWEET CHILI:
Big Ragu was loving the cute servers in Bengal’s attire, but the chili stole Hungry Jax’s stomach. An interesting twist on a traditional chili, this one was sweet and thinner than most chilis. The result was a chili that really grows on you with each bite. We found ourselves with raised eyebrows craving more of this sweet stuff. A definite stand out in our book, and second place in the competition.
#3 MEADOWLARK’S CHILI with PITA CHIPS:
A traditional chili served with pita chips made in house, and a dab of sour cream. We also sprinkled a bit of shredded provolone cheese on top. This was fantastic. The flavor was so good and it was obvious this was a top contender. Perfectly seasoned and simmering, the chili was one of the best we tasted. In the end, we put them in 3rd place in this tough field of amazing chili.
The Food Adventure crew wanted to give and Honorable Mention to a couple of restaurants that we feel, rounded out the top 5. They were #4 LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE and #5 SLYDER’s who were close to the top 3. Both versions were meaty chili’s with beans and the traditional Tex-Mex type hearty chili that Americans have grown to love.
Please understand, every single booth had some good chili. The trick was to have your chili be absolutely incredible to stand out in a field of good cooks. The competition was intense, the meat, sauce and beans were flying. Hot sauces, cheeses, jalapenos, crackers, draft beer and more made for a filling night.
Other Restaurants and Amateur Cooks that participated were in alphabetical order:
BILL’S AMAZING CHILI:
A hearty chili with slices of beef. This was a dark and flavorful chili and our first taste of the day.
BRIXX ICE CO:
Always a contender, they had a delicious shredded chicken chili, that was almost like a soup.
BUCKIN DONKEY GRILL:
We are so excited this awesome restaurant is back. Their chili entry was a tomato based chili with lots of huge sausage chunks.
A meaty chili with good flavor, this restaurant knows what they are doing. This one is great too, like all of their menu soups.
A Tex-Mex classic chili with beans and the traditional sauce. Good stuff and one of the “prettiest” chilis in the bowl.
DARK HORSE TAVERN:
A good traditional chili with beans, meat and great flavor. We are so glad this restaurant is back again on Byers Rd.
EL RANCHO GRANDE:
A Mexican twist, this chili had a swirl design in it from lots of cheddar cheese. The meat was grind down a lot and the chili had a yellow tin to it. We think it was from spices and cheeses.
A different dark and meaty chili. This was a gamble as the chili had a a very rich deep flavor. Points for uniqueness on this one.
GEORGE’S FAMILY RESTAURANT:
A solid traditional looking chili, with beans. It had some Greek seasoning that made the chili taste unique. The entry was good and ingenious that they passed out their restaurant menus to the tables beforehand.
This was a thinner chili and almost like a soup. The flavor was good and the meat was ground down very well. Many of you know that Harrigan’s is know fro their beefy burgers.. so you know the beef chili tasted good.
LOS REYES MEXICAN RESTAURANT:
Almost like a “Dayton dip” this thick chorizo chili was very very cheese filled. The result was a yellow colored chili with chunks of meat. It was mild tasting and very different than other entries.
The decision to pick the best entries was a daunting one. All of the chilis were tasty, and went for a great cause. Please visit these fine restaurants that give back to the community. It was a great time and benefited handicapped kids in this area.
Casino games and other fun contests filled the Colosseum.
The night also was filled with BEER, WINE and SOFT DRINKS. Did we mention HOT DOGS? Oh boy the AMBUCS charity hot dog booth was serving up some good ones. We indulged in all the drinks and food we could until we were stuffed.
The event benefits AMBUCS of Dayton. It is a charity that helps handicapped residents of the Miami Valley lead a more mobile life. Special walkers. bikes and mobile devices are donated to the families of those children and adults in need. The effect is a priceless improvement for their quality of life.
Next year’s chili cookoff will be FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16th, 2018:
Do you want to enter your chili? We are also looking for blackjack dealers and volunteers for next year. To get involved, go to BESTCHILI.ORG or call Paul Jankovich at 937-438-0345
Are you a beer lover? November is an excellent month to appreciate some of the great beer events across town. Some of theses will sell out in advance and most do cost more at the door, so you’ll want to think about purchasing tickets in advance. This doesn’t include weekly tastings at Arrow Wine, Whole Foods, Ollie’s, Kroger’s and so many more of our favorite drinking spots, check our MostMetro Calendar for those!
Thurs, Nov 2 @ 5 pm – 10pm Warped Wing Brewing Company 26 Wyandot St, Dayton, OH 45402
This annual collaboration brew has quickly become a must attend reveal, often with lines out the door, so get their early to find out what Esther’s Li’l Secret is this year. You will be able to purchase this on draught as well as 4pk 12oz cans for carry out.
Hairless Hare Brewery 4th Anniversary Celebration
Sat, Nov 4 @ noon – 5pm 738 W National Rd, Vandalia, OH 45377
Founded by owners Matt Harris and Mike Legg in 2013, the Hairless Hare Brewery offers a wide selection of craft beer brewed on site. From a blonde ale all the way to the chocolate stout there is something for everyone. “We tried to offer a selection that is appealing to the palate of both the seasoned craft beer drinker and those new to craft beer looking to broaden their beer horizons.” This Vandalia Brewery was voted best Brewery at the 2015 Beer! event and in 2016 by Dayton.com readers. Help them celebrate their 4th anniversary with special tappings and more!
3rd Annual Beerry Christmas Dayton
Sat, Nov 4th 4-7:00 pm Kettering Tower 40 N Main St, Dayton, OH 45423
The winter season holds many gifts for beer lovers in the form of big, bold ales designed to fend off the cold chill of a long winter’s night. This beer tasting event gathers up a couple dozen of these winter warmers for a joyous holiday celebration!
Held in the heart of downtown Dayton, Beerry Christmas Dayton features winter ales are created specifically to bring warmth and cheer to the holiday season. From Belgians and Barleywines to Stouts and Sours, these beers are rich, robust and full of complex flavors.
This event benefits this year is Brothers Helping Brothers. Many fire departments out there today are without the necessary tools and lifesaving equipment and do not have the funds needed to buy them. Brothers Helping Brothers strives to provide vital tools and equipment to small and/or rural fire departments in need.
Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door
Big Beers is a premium boutique beer festival featuring rare, limited release, vintage and one off craft beers. Many have historically been beers over 7%. For 9 years RHA has teamed up with Mike Schwartz of Belmont Party Supply and Ollie’s Place and his highly knowledgeable staff to cherry pick the rarest and most highly rated beers. Big Beers & Barley Wines Beer Fest is a fundraising event of Resident Home Association (RHA). All proceeds support individuals with developmental disabilities served by RHA. Tickets are $45 Advance General Admission (VIP is already sold out) $55 at the door if available- please note- this is a new location this year!
Friday Night, November 17th promises to be a gas!
That’s the night were Dayton’s restaurants and amateur cooks face off in the largest Chili cook-off in the Miami Valley. Each year Dayton’s AMBUCS charity hosts this event and 2017 marks the 31st year for this Food Adventure.
Is your chili the best in Dayton? Do you have what it takes to turn heads and tempt taste buds?
If so, you’re cooking skills are needed!
HERE’S THE SKINNY ON ENTERING THE CHILI COOKOFF:
—AMBUCS is looking for area restaurants, bars, caterers, and taverns that want to enter the contest. It is also open to amateur cooks. The sign-up sheet is HERE under the REGISTRATION tab.
—You must register by NOV 10th – Again use the link above or go to www.bestchili.org
—You must provide at least 5 gallons of chili (you can make more).
—Chili should be brought to the Montgomery Fairgrounds Colesium warm or hot, AMBUCS will provide heating trays. You can bring advertising papers/menus etc, and you can serve the chili or have a volunteer serve it.
—People’s Choice awards will be given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
—The Food Adventures Crew – the Big Ragu, Hungry Jax and Chef House will be on hand representing Dayton Most Metro as “Special Judges” and will be giving their “Critics Choice” for best chili. Although, they aren’t food critics, they just love to eat.
The AMBUCS CHILI COOKOFF IS A MUST EAT !!!
So you dont’ wanna cook, but you want to come eat and drink ?
Want to learn more about the event?
We have the scoop…
HERE IS THE SKINNY ON THE 2017 AMBUCS CHILI COOK OFF
WHEN: FRIDAY NOV 17th, 6pm – 11pm
WHERE: The Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 1043 South Main Street Dayton, Ohio 45409. Event is held inside the building labeled Coliseum.
WHAT: Chili cookoff – All you can eat chili, hot dogs, all you can drink draft beer, pop and more. Casino and Monte Carlo Games will be going where you can bet cash and win cash! Blackjack, poker, dice games and more!
WHY: All proceeds go to AMBUCS Dayton, a charity that provides specialty wheel chairs and bike for handicapped local residents, so they can have mobility in their lives.
COST : $17 per person pre-sale, $20 at the door
—There are volunteer spots available do deal blackjack, deal poker and serve chili. Go to bestchili.org for contact info.
HERE ARE THOSE ENTERED SO FAR IN THE CHILI COOKOFF!!!
Rowdy Boys Chili – Young local firefighters who won the people’s choice last year !
Meadowlark – Chef Wiley and staff ar sure to bring a delicious gourmet chili to town
Atrium Grille – The Kettering Health Network restaurant is a perennial favorite. This tangy chili is always a must eat.
Flannagan’s – Local iconic pub bringing the chili heat
Christopher’s Restaurant – Kettering restaurant with cult following for vegan and white chicken chili
Tricia’s Delicious Catering – Sort of new kid on the block, came in 2nd last year !
Bullwinkle’s Top Hat Bistro – Will John Foreman and John Sizemore take the crown this year with their delicious, meaty, chili?
Harrigan’s Tavern – Kettering Pub with a reputation to uphold for great grub.
Eaton Kennedy’s (amateur cook) – Longtime competitor and past award winner
Longhorn Steakhouse Moraine – Who says a chain can’t show local love? These charitable guys always bring the goods.
The Brunch Club – One of our favorites, we love the friendly staff
Slyder’s – Amazing burgers means, amazing chili meat !
Bill’s Amazing Chili (amateur) – Time to taste amazing stuff
Los Reyes – Mexican Chili, throws a sombrero in the ring
El Rancho Grande – Another Mexican style chili for consideration
That’s the list with more being added every day – they only have room for 24 chili participants, so get your entry in NOW!
There you have it … everything you wanted to know about the cookoff , but were afraid to ask.
BEAN UP !! See you at the fairgrounds November 17th !
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Food Adventures has learned that brewmasters at Hairless Hare Brewery and the owners and staff at Submarine House have paired up, and have been pouring a new beer that is available ONLY at six Submarine House locations!
— Bottom Dweller IPA is available on tap only at the Submarine Houses in Vandalia, Huber Heights, Troy, Centerville, Beavercreek, and
Hilliard. It isn’t even available at the Hairless Hare Brewery’s tap rooms !
—At 7% ABV, this well-balanced IPA will take you to a place only few have been. Go There. And while you are there, get a friggin Cheesesteak.
THE LEGEND of BOTTOM DWELLER IPA:
Started in Vandalia and founded by owners Matt Harris and Mike Legg in 2013. The Hairless Hare Brewery is known for their wide selection of craft beer brewed at 738 W. National Rd. in Vandalia. Whether you are a craft connoisseur or a beer beginner, they have brews that will please all tastes.
THE LEGEND OF SUBMARINE HOUSE:
This ever evolving family restaurant has been taken to the next level over the
past few years by brothers and owners, Brody and Jason Danner. Teaming with a great staff and some franchise owners, they have expanded their stores, improved and completely overhauled the dining areas, expanded the draft beer selection, and added to the iconic menu. They have embraced many local charities, hosting countless events including poker runs and their annual Super Duper Cheesesteak Challenge for charity.
All of this and still they keep the quality “16 inches of Heaven” in various subs and cheesesteaks that made these restaurants cult favorites and Dayton legends. Grab one of the Miami Valley’s favorite subs and a cold craft beer.
Happiness can be found at Submarine House. Stop in and try the Bottom Dweller IPA and tell them the Food Adventure Crew sent you.
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