A Dayton Woman, & Her Macarons!

This is the story of a meticulous, local foodie, who developed an obsession with the French Macaron, and took matters into her own hands.  Her name is Katia, and she is the owner of a local baking business, called "Redémarrage Patisserie."   She grew up in Beavercreek and being of Lebanese descent she is familiar with good food and parties.  She also loves to travel.  In other words, she is a Food Adventurer in her own right. After visiting various pastry shops like Laduree in New York, a fascination with macarons evolved.  After trips to Paris, she found more macarons and fell deeper in love … [Read more...]

3 Places to “Hop to” on the Adult Easter Weekend Trail

Adults need a break too.  Kids can't have all the fun this Easter.  Today, Food Adventures suggests 3 Dayton area spots to go rabid.. errr rabbit on this weekend.  They each have something in common.  Can you guess what? Let's hop to it.....   --- ADRIENNE'S WHITE RABBIT LOUNGE:  This place is sure to be a future feature on "Dive Bar Tuesday" with Brian Petro.  Have you ever been to a bar, where the whole place is .. well the bar?  This is one of those places.  It is a no-nonsense watering hole.  It is a  drinking person's bar.  The staff is friendly and the regulars are … [Read more...]

Dayton’s Chef Showdown Champ Named

There was sizzle, drizzle, sear and even a little bit of fire when nine of Dayton's premiere Chef's went head to head in a Chopped inspied "Chef Showdown" Saturday. With three qualifying rounds on Saturday, chefs had 20 minutes to turn a mystery basket with 4 ingredients into a winning dish at the Dayton Home and Garden Show at the Dayton Convention Center. On the Kroger stage, event emcee Jim Bucher helped introduce the mystery baskets, created by  event producer Lisa Grigsby, of Dayton Most Metro.   Basket one included  Lychee Nuts,  Chicken, canned  spinach and cranberry cinnamon goat … [Read more...]

Greek Food Truck to Hit Dayton Streets

Food Adventures has super secret info that we have been waiting months to release right here on Dayton Most Metro.  It concerns Dayton's newest food truck, that will soon make a splash in the Miami Valley. The scoop is so fresh that their website isn't up yet, but you can find them on Facebook --->here. THE GREEK STREET FOOD TRUCK is putting the final touches on its menu and final tweaks on operations, but looks ready to roll. We are excited because this will be the first strictly "Greek Based truck" that we know of and brings further diversity to an already incredible selection of … [Read more...]

“Tailgate Buffet” at Vinny’s for Last U.D. Home Game

Hey basketball fans.. Vinny's Bar and Grill on Dryden Rd is offering up their "World Famous Indoor Tailgate Buffet" this Saturday evening from 5:30pm -7:30pm!   All you want local sausages, broasted wings and so much more... As always, Vinny's is the place to pre-party, before University of Dayton Flyer Men's Basketball games. The Food Adventures Crew will be on hand for what they call an annual "Munch Madness" Food Adventure event.  Also on hand will be Rick from "Ricks Tropical Delight" cooking up  Burgers and Sausages on the Big Green Egg Ceramic Grill.   HERE'S THE SKINNY … [Read more...]

Make dinner in 180 seconds? Rapid Fired Does!

We've all lived this scenario in one form or another: You're hungry. Your kids are hungry. Your spouse is hungry. You look in your pantry and you're dreading making dinner and how long it'll take to cook something that everyone will actually agree on.   People in your house are getting hungry, and angry ... Yes, "Hanger" is setting in.  Things are about to get ugly...  (learn how to win a FREE PIZZA below).   Have no fear! Rapid Fire Pizza is here! Finally a place where you can get a personal sized pizzas made your way, fast and fresh and affordable! It's no secret that our crew … [Read more...]

29 Spots Serving Up Pancakes For Feb 28th “Day of Caring”

Shelter and food.... we all need it.   We all deserve a warm meal, and a warm, dry place to live, protected from of the elements. Daytonians who are the most at risk, lack these very basics needs of life.  It is easy to take such things for granted as we go about our business during everyday life.  But this weekend, local volunteers are putting the poor as first priority.  The Annual "A Day of Caring" event  is being held at various Miami Valley religious centers and event spaces.   It will benefit hungry and homeless from local neighborhoods.  Join The Food Adventures Crew Sunday, and … [Read more...]

Big Mouths – Qualifying Event at Submarine House

  Hey big eaters, we need you.  It is time to put your money where your mouth is.  The Submarine House  is teaming up with Food Adventures for one hell of a night.  Can you eat a 16 inch sub in 16 minutes? We are hosting a "Qualifying Event" for the Super Duper Cheesesteak Challenge on March 2nd.  Proceeds of this extravaganza will be going to Children's Hospital charities.  We have 11 participant spots left, but you must signup quickly before they are gone. Bring us your hungry and huddled masses! Friends and family are welcome to come support this one night only showdown on … [Read more...]

Austin Landing Cooking Class Features Oils & Balsamics

Calling all foodies and cooks!  Got flavor infused Olive Oils?  How about flavored Balsamic vinegar?  This class does! On February 17th, The Food Adventures Crew is teaming with The Spicy Olive to bring you a one night,  one-of-a-kind cooking experience. Attendees can sit back, relax and enjoy seven different plates.  Each one made with fresh olive oils and balsamics, of different specialty flavors.  This is not a "hands on" class, but each dish will be prepared step by step by 3 different cooks, and recipes will be supplied. Now is your chance to check out the Spicy Olive Oil store … [Read more...]

Ariake is the Spot… Raw or Hot!

The original owners of Akashi on Harshman Rd. are back with a raw vengeance, literally.  Their newest restaurant, Ariake Sushi Bar is a great spot, raw or hot ! Eat it raw you say?  Great Sushi,  or fully cooked Japanese specialties you say? Hot Soups?  That's right up our exotic food alley!  Hungry Jax, Big Ragu and Chef House never miss a chance for good Food Adventure.  Expert Chefs and cooks, giving you an authentic taste of Japan. The restaurant is nestled into a small strip mall across from the Dayton Mall near Prestige Plaza.   Ariake is starting to gain a loyal following and is a … [Read more...]