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
***** 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
Springboro, Ohio is a growing community with great schools, local businesses and, oh yes, delicious food! The Food Adventures Crew have been indulging in these local eateries for quite some time and felt its time to start highlighting the delicious treats and the owners in this community. And to kick off this adventure, we gleefully hit up a staple of this city, "The Donut Haus"! Ok, go grab a glass of milk and get ready to indulge! One of our favorite things that we like to do as food bloggers is not to just highlight the food, but to highlight the people behind the food! And it is … [Read more...] about The Tastiest “Haus” in Springboro!
Elvis! It's Elvis, I say.. as the 60 something year old woman reached for his chest and and tore a piece of his clothing off. Yes, people will be doing a double take Saturday July 23rd at the Rock n Green Tomato Festival in Miamisburg. The feature afternoon act, after a day of music is a 14 piece Elvis Tribute Band. They sound great. "Elvis," played by Ryan Roth is a throwback to the era when Elvis played Las Vegas. Sequin capes, bawdy gyrations, and that signature hairdo is what you can expect to see. What you will hear is a complicated back up band called "The Comeback Special." … [Read more...] about Elvis in Miamisburg?
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 !