Calling all cooks! Our Food Adventures Crew loves to entertain. One of those ways is through whipping up meals for friends and family. Want to learn some skills from the basic to advanced? May we suggest some classes? If you want to "wow" them at your next dinner party, well then, we have the place for you.... Whether you call it the Dorothy Lane Market School of Cooking or the Culinary Center at Dorothy Lane Market, there is a cult following for this organization. And rightfully so, as we are lucky to have such a resource her in Dayton. Many brilliant cooks, chefs and kitchen … [Read more...] about Meet Dorothy Lane’s Culinary School All Stars
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
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 inspired "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...] about Dayton’s Chef Showdown Champ Named
Food Adventures just got a whole lot more adventurous..... and you can benefit by winning a $25 gift certificate to Lily's Bistro in the Oregon district. *** FOOD ADVENTURES WITH BIG RAGU and THE CREW *** Blazing the trails in the foodie forums since 2008, Food Adventures has developed a large following... Today, we add some big players to the mix. They include Chefs, Foodie Fanatics, royalty and an appetite for Dayton that has never been bigger. Although we have a couple of new faces, FOOD ADVENTURES with BIG RAGU and THE CREW, is still the same FOOD ADVENTURES you have come to … [Read more...] about Introducing NEW Food Adventures Crew & Fried Chicken at Lily’s Bistro ($25 Gift Card)
In all of our Food Adventure articles, we feature extraordinary people doing extraordinary things. And even then some people stand out among the rest. Take Chef Matt Hayden for example, owner of Scratch Event Catering. He has owned bars, eateries, and learned to hone his culinary skills. Whether it is taking an egg to whisk it, or smoking brisket, he is on top of it all. He donates times to various charities, and never boasts or asks for recognition. Matt does it for his love of the cause, and his love of pleasing people with good food. One such event is the Suzy Pender Memorial Golf … [Read more...] about “Scratch Food” Caters the Suzy Pender Memorial for the 14th year
We had to follow up on our own Chef LeeAnne House and her Sriracha sauce, because it has really taken off since our first article-->read here. Want a bottle of her amazing sauce for free?? Then comment on the story below and you will be entered into the contest. One name will be chosen at random next week. The locally made Housemade Sriracha Sauce is a "must eat" and must have condiment. It has popped up at various vendors all over town, and is now stretching to Cincinnati, Columbus and beyond. Haven't tried it yet? Well this Sunday, is a perfect time. --- RELEASE PARTY FOR … [Read more...] about Dayton’s Housemade Sriracha Craze Continues !! **Bottle Giveaway !**
Hello Everyone, We had a lot of fun this weekend with A HARD DAY'S NIGHT. Audiences applauded after each screening, and some folks even admitted to having cried tears of joy during their revisit with The Beatles. If you'd still like to see it, Thursday will be your last chance at THE NEON. Thursday will also be the last day for the ground-breaking film OBVIOUS CHILD. On Friday, we will open the new film from Paul Haggis - THIRD PERSON. SNOWPIERCER (which had a terrific opening weekend) and CHEF will stick around for another week. (For this week's remaining showtimes, visit our website at … [Read more...] about Star-Studded THIRD PERSON Opens Friday at THE NEON
Hello Everyone, You only have until Thursday (July 3) to see JODOROWSKY'S DUNE...Thursday will be its last day at THE NEON. On Friday, we will open 2 films. One is the remastered and restored Beatles' classic - A HARD DAY'S NIGHT - celebrating its 50th Anniversary. The other is a genre that doesn't get much play around THE NEON...it's a sci-fi action film by beloved and master filmmaker Bong Joon-ho. It's called SNOWPIERCER, and the cast is amazing - Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris, Jamie Bell, John Hurt, Octavia Spencer, Chris Evans and more! OBVIOUS CHILD and CHEF will continue their runs for … [Read more...] about The Beatles & SNOWPIERCER This Weekend at THE NEON
Hello Everyone, If you still need to see BELLE, FED UP or SUPERMENSCH, you only have until Thursday to catch them at THE NEON. In addition to holding CHEF, we will open 2 new films. One is a brand new, critically acclaimed, cutting edge comedy with a lot of heart - OBVIOUS CHILD. The other is a documentary that several of you have been asking about - JODOROWSKY'S DUNE - currently at 99% FRESH on rottentomatoes.com. (For this week's remaining showtimes, visit our website at www.neonmovies.com) Synopsis for OBVIOUS CHILD: "For aspiring comedian Donna Stern, everyday life as a female … [Read more...] about OBVIOUS CHILD & JODOROWSKY’S DUNE at THE NEON!
Hello Everyone, Once again, we're holding onto BELLE and CHEF this week, but we're also going to start two new documentaries. FED UP is one that several of you have been asking about...and it's currently only slated to play for one week (one screening per day). Hurry down if you need to see it! In addition, we will play a documentary that many of you have seen advertised before our current two hits - SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON, directed by Mike Myers (you may have seen Shep Gordon on CBS Sunday Morning a couple weeks ago or even on David Letterman last night). Synopsis for … [Read more...] about FED UP and SUPERMENSCH Open Friday at THE NEON!