The Big Ragu, Chef House and Hungry Jax are no different than other Daytonians. We have full time careers, love our family, and we chase Food Trucks around town. As you know, mobile food cuisine is currently 'all the rage' in the Miami Valley. One of our favorites, Harvest Mobile Cuisine is a Dayton food truck owned by Patrick Sartin, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. After working in various kitchens across the country, Patrick bought a food truck with the goal to offer comfort foods that use local produce at an affordable price. Harvest Mobile Cuisine is one of the … [Read more...] about Harvest Mobile Cuisine: Fresh, Local, & Affordable
In celebration of Eat Local Month we are sharing this post from Olive - an urban dive (originally posted on their Facebook page). it's a sunny day to share some stats! 2012 Olive financial report! Olive runs on a strictly cash basis, all our farmers/bakers/purveyors are paid COD, cash on delivery (or check) and our larger suppliers are paid once a week, also COD. We will be debt free by August if not before!!!! we do local and here are some ballpark numbers to prove it! of the $142,000 we spent on food/beverage products in 2012, $76,400 went directly to local farmers and purveyors … [Read more...] about Celebrating Olive-an urban dive!