Another exclusive scoop for our Food Adventure fans. Sons of Italy Lodge, Dayton Most Metro and Dayton Dining have finalized the food vendors for Sunday's Garlic Fest. Are you a foodie? Then Daytonians, this weekend is your chance to eat, drink and be garlicky all while listening to one of Columbus' favorite bands, The Danger Brothers. Cooking Demos, beer, garlic eating contest and craft vendors fill out an all star lineup.. Fasten your garlic burps, here we go !!! HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- WHAT: GARLIC FEST and BOCCE CLASSIC --- WHEN: SUNDAY, JULY 17th from … [Read more...] about Garlic Fest Announces Food Vendors for Sunday
Local artist Tom Watson III has experienced more in all his years than most people will live in a lifetime. Tom is a stroke survivor, a cancer survivor and a man who keeps fighting to live a full life. Food Adventures recently sat down with Tom at Christopher's in Kettering, a restaurant that is showcasing his art through July 30th. Christopher's Art Show Closing Reception and live painting session is Saturday, July 30, from 2:30 to 4:30pm. Tom's paintings adorn the walls of the far dining room, and if you didnt know better, you would think the place was purposely decorated that … [Read more...] about Christopher’s Restaurant Features Local Art of Tom Watson
You may have called him Santa. You may have heard him on the Gem City Podcast. You may have seen him on Youtube with "Epic and The Beard." Mark DaGrossa is one of those Daytonians who you see everywhere. Whether at the Italian Club playing bocce, working a festival, or on a Food Adventure at one of his favorite restaurants in Dayton, Mark is always on the move. Besides working for Folio DesignHaus, Mark is a dedicated husband, son and father, a family man if you will. We don't know where YOU may have seen him, but WE will always remember him as "The Man Who Cooks the Holy … [Read more...] about The Man Who Dip-eth “The Holy Cannoli”
ATTENTION FOODIES !! One hundred thousand people will descend into downtown Centerville this Monday July 4th for the Americana Festival. Sure there is a 5 k run early at 7:30am You bet there is a parade at 10am. And who could forget fireworks at 10pm later that night. But Food Adventures has advanced notice on something close to our hearts... FOOD VENDORS !! What restaurants are going to be in attendance? What to eat? We got it all for you right here. We will make order of this crowded party of patriotism. So sit in your lawn chair and listen to this scoop on the best eats at … [Read more...] about Red, White and FOOD! Americana Fest Vendors Announced!
The uber popular eatery, Archer's Tavern will celebrate it's 6th birthday starting tomorrow with a week long celebration of activities. The restaurant located at 9496 Dayton Lebanon Pike, is also known by the intersection of 48 and Sheehan Rd., across from the Mega Kroger in Centerville. Food Adventures has loved this place since this place since the get go.. Why? It is a simple formula, good food, good service , good prices. They also have a great draft beer list. Whether you are a regular customer, or havent tried the place, this upcoming week is a great time to catch some fun … [Read more...] about Archer’s Celebrates 6th Birthday! All Week!
Where is it? What's the name again? It is Boosalis Baking and Cafe and it is in the shops of Cross Pointe Center in Centerville. If you go there once, you won't forget this place. We have been spreading the word for weeks now about this cafe. Not only do they have delicious, sophisticated baked goods, but their sandwich menu is excellent as well. It is the perfect place for a Food Adventure. We were first introduced to the friendly owners of Boosalis Bakery at the "Night Market" at 700 East 4th St. at the old "Yellow Cab Building." They were selling delicious breads and gave us a … [Read more...] about Who’s Your Boo? Boosalis Baking & Cafe !
If strength is in numbers, then bocce ball is alive and well in Dayton, Ohio. You may remember we did a story on the Sons of Italy, Bella Villa Hall's men's bocce league. Well move over fellas, it is the ladies' turn! Thursday's in the summer, the bocce courts are ruled by the women. Now, let's get rollin'.... HERE'S THE SKINNY ON THE WOMEN OF DAYTON BOCCE BALL: --- You have to be a member of the Italian club, John Pirelli Lodge (click here to join) to be in the leagues. That means you or your spouse must have some type of Italian lineage in your genealogy. … [Read more...] about The Dayton Women of Bocce Ball
Are you a cornhole player? Can you throw that bag filled with corn? Can you knock it through the hole or leave it dangling on the board for points? Then come one, come all to the Rock N Green Tomato Festival . They are having a $250 winner take all tournament on Saturday July 23rd. Teams check in at 11:30am. WANT TO PLAY? DOWNLOAD THE SIGNUP SHEET ---> HERE This is the 6th Annual Rock N Green Tomato Festival, and the Cornhole tournament has become a tradition as well. This is one of Dayton's biggest tournaments, but the atmosphere is laid back and background activities are … [Read more...] about Calling All Cornholers: $250 is Waiting
Good things happen to good people. So is the case with local musician and national American Idol Star, Alexis Gomez. Hard work and success has paid off for this fun natured, family loving young woman. She is one of the nicest, down to earth people you could meet. It isn't every day that you get to go on a Food Adventure with a music star! You may remember when she first stole America's heart with her memorable TV debut, the audition scene where she "made it to hollywood" HERE IS THE VIDEO. Alexis took time out of her busy schedule to have lunch with us at one of her favorite spots, … [Read more...] about Food Adventure with American Idol Star, Alexis Gomez
Green Tomatoes, Elvis Impersonators, Cornhole Contests and Food Vendors are just some of the sights to be seen at the Rock n Green Tomato Festival. Due to park construction, the normally June event will be held on Saturday, July 23rd this year, in Riverfront Park in Miamisburg, behind Ron's Pizza. This will mark the 5th year of this popular, annual celebration. Get ready Dayton, there is so much in store at this festival we have compiled a list for it. And the best part, ADMISSION IS FREE !! HERE'S THE SKINNY: WHAT: The 5th Annual Rock n Green Tomato … [Read more...] about Rock N Green Tomato Festival Set for Sat. July 23rd