A Soft Pretzel as big as a steering wheel? That's just one of the new "Must Eats" that Brixx Ice Co. has added to their new menu this week, Dont worry, Brixx kept all of your old favorites like the Build your own burger, meatloaf and more. They have just branched out and are experimenting with some new choices, to see if they become favorites. HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- Owner Chris Bhai and his staff have been in training and are ready with their newest menu. --- Some of these items are so new, they weren't available for ordering at press time... these specialties were... The Spicy … [Read more...] about Brixx Adds New Menu Items in Time for Dragon’s Season
Finally, we can let out a secret we have been dying to share with our fellow foodies for months! One of our favorite shops is tentatively set to open at Austin Landing in May, 2015. It is called The Spicy Olive and can satisfy any pallet of needs! This unique tasting emporium carries a large variety of specialty olive oils and balsamic vinegars that are of the utmost quality! And yes, you'll get to taste them all! Looking to amp up the flavors in your kitchen? Need to find your favorite cook a gift? Want a fun place for a foodie date? Look no further than The Spicy Olive ! The Food … [Read more...] about Food Adventure Scoop: Our Fave Olive Oil Store Coming to Austin Landing!
Not "tied up" on February 10th ?? Then you should know that the Food Adventures Crew is teaming with Archer's Tavern and Dayton Most Metro for a one-of-kind Wine Pairing Dinner on that night. Dubbed a "50 Shades of Grape Food Adventure Event," it promises to be at sold out capacity, with tickets being pre-pay only. The dinner is a brainchild of Food Adventures with Big Ragu and the Crew, and is obviously timed with the release of the popular book to movie release, "Fifty Shades of Grey." Archer's was the perfect venue for this event. Partner Dan Apolito and manager Myron Yoder worked … [Read more...] about Archer’s Tavern Announces Menu for “50 Shades of Grape” Event
Stumped on Christmas gifts this year? Tired of the same old, same old? Today, the Food Adventures Crew offers up some unique Holiday Gift ideas, guaranteed to please any foodie on your list. Heck, it will please anyone on your list who eats. The King, Hungry Jax, Chef House and The Big Ragu have gotten their list of foods and they've checked it twice. So without further delay, check out the new styles on display as Food Adventures presents the.... ** 2014 CHRISTMAS "MUST TREATS" - Our favorite Dayton Food gifts for the Holiday season.** (and even a couple gifts just … [Read more...] about Holiday 2014: Give the Gift of DAYTON FOOD !
Italian Food in an old Taco Bell Building? Answer: Hell Yes ! Would you ever think a full service Italian spot would work in an atmosphere like this? Jimmy's Italian Kitchen is doing just that. They pull it off, and the food will soon make you forget about anything else. The restaurant has just changed ownership, but Jimmy has kept it "all in the family." And in Italy, the family is a good thing. What can you expect with the new ownership? The answer is the same filling, homemade Italian comfort food that Jimmy has been cranking out of that kitchen for years. So, you want a Food … [Read more...] about New Owners at Jimmy’s Italian Kitchen, Same Great Food
A 50 year old Dayton business thought closed forever, is making a big comeback in a Miamisburg Super Subby's Restaurant. The return of Chicken Louie's menu in Dayton has area foodies going beserk. The fever has hit the Food Adventures Crew, and we have made 3 visits so far. Guess what, we were very impressed! HISTORY: Since 1958, Chicken Louie's has been delighting crowds with their food. Many of you may remember Chicken Louie's and Lou's Broaster Hut that were located on N. Main and on Third Streets with "take out only" format. They were 24 hour places and people drove in from miles … [Read more...] about Chicken Louie’s Resurrected in Miamisburg Subby’s + Wing Dinner Giveaway!
Who waits in a line 70 yards long for a hot dog? The answer is a lot of people in the Dayton area, as long as they are waiting for a Zombie Dog. In fact, with over 16,000 "Likes" on Facebook, this food truck is nothing short of a phenomenon! Since Food Adventures with Big Ragu and the Crew are frequent visitors to this traveling delight, we decided to spread the word amongst our foodie readers! Hungry Jax even marked this territory as one of her "Top Five Eats in Dayton" so no one has had more Zombie Dogz than us ... With Halloween approaching and The Walking Dead Zombie show starting … [Read more...] about Top Dog: Zombie Dogz Food Truck Still Leading the Pack
Whether you like the authentic Taqueira style Mexican food, or the somewhat Americanized Tex-Mex food found around town, you can find both options at El Herradura Restaurant. Food Adventures with Big Ragu and the Crew have visited this spot on Upper Valley Pike in Springfield a couple of times. We have been there when it is packed, been there when they had Mariachi Bands, and been there on a quiet Sunday afternoon. One night Dayton Most Metro's own Lisa Grigsby from Dayton Dining even joined us! So this article takes all angles into account. The menu is extensive, and we've tried … [Read more...] about El Herradura Restaurant: Great Mexican Seafood Dishes & More
Today we release some secrets, and Dayton Dining will never be the same again. Call it "Dayton Babylon: Little known trivia relating to Dayton Food and Restaurants." Sit back and enjoy, as Food Adventures gives you our favorite foodie trivia of the Miami Valley: 1) THE INVENTOR OF MARION'S PIZZA USED TO BE AN EMPLOYEE OF CASSANO'S: Yes it is true. Marion Glass was once an employee of Cassanos. After leaving, he opened up a sandwich shop, then later his own pizza place. 2) IN 1988, THE PINE CLUB MADE VICE PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH SR. WAIT 45 MINUTES FOR A TABLE: Oh, … [Read more...] about Dayton Food Trivia, Rumors & Secrets You Don’t Know
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)