Endless Beer? Endless food? Bet Cash? Win Cash? Pull Tabs? Raffle Prizes? And all for charity?? YES! This is one time you are encouraged to "horse around." The Greater Dayton Apartment Association's charitable arm, "The Rent Foundation," is again hosting a "Nite at the Races" event on Friday night, November 18th. For the first time ever, this year's event is being held at the ARBOR HALL in Dayton. You will be able to bet cash and win cash on horse races shown on the BIG SCREEN and so much more. Saddle up! Are you ready? Because ...... HERE'S THE SKINNY on “NITE AT THE RACES … [Read more...] about “Nite at the Races” is Back!
Hay! Hay! Hay! Food, fun and fall flavors await you at The Hidden Valley Fruit Farm. Just a few minutes south of Centerville on State Rout 48, Hidden Valley is the perfect place for a family Food Adventure, especially for little ones. You can find pies to petting zoos, and scarecrows to strawberry jams. They even have hay rides, pick your own apples and more. We have great memories of coming here as kids. This farm store is a perfect place to spend time with your loved onesand experience the sights and sniffs of the Fall season. HERE'S THE SKINNY on HIDDEN VALLEY FRUIT … [Read more...] about Fall at Hidden Valley Fruit Farm
Familiar food and faces, in new places, is what you can expect this Monday. Popular Centerville restaurant "Archer's Tavern" expands to a second location tomorrow, and the buzz has been very positive from training day. A new atmosphere, larger than the original restaurant, and an enclosed patio area are some of the featurea. But don't worry, you can still eat your favorites as they have kept the EXACT same menu ! Food Adventures was able to grab a table on training night, and we are pleased to announced that the food was terrific and the service was great. They have a tried and … [Read more...] about Extra! Archer’s Opens New Location Monday!
Bourbon Street is again on Brown Street, and has been for a while. The Bourbon Street Grill and Cafe is in a no frills dining room where the line can get long, but it goes fast. From UD Students, to locals, people come from all over. Whether for a work lunch, or taking dinner home, people are getting wise to this place. Why? It is simple - GOOD FOOD, GOOD VALUE! And .... oooooh that chicken, .... people go crazy over it ! This place is EXACTLY what Food Adventures is about... a locally owned spot where practically everything on the menu is a winner. We should know it, because in the 6 … [Read more...] about Bourbon Street Cafe: Oooh, That Chicken….
CALLING ALL GHOST HUNTERS! BYOE.. bring your own equipment! (Caution: All attendees must sign a waiver) Get your tickets by clicking HERE. Friday night, October 21st, in the wee hours of the night, you may hear a creak, you may feel a chill. But this is what many are coming for, this is what they want. The Amber Rose Restaurant is giving 40 attendees unprecendented access to the previously private areas of the "Haunted" restaurant. Some will bring cameras, some will bring fancy recording devices, others will just bring their senses. Access to the spooky azz basement.. … [Read more...] about Ghost Hunting at Amber Rose
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
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