Food Adventures has the scoop!! Here is an announcement that is 60 years in the making... for the first time since the 1953 history of the Giovanni's restaurant, they will be selling their sauce in jars ! Yes, Giovanni's, located at 215 W Main St. Fairborn, has announced that some of their in house sauces will be available for purchase in mass quantities. They plan to start selling the jars at the restaurant and some local grocers in the northern Miami Valley area. Managing owner Cassaundra Spaziani says they are a couple of months away from being available in stores. She said they are … [Read more...] about Best Local Spaghetti Sauces in a Jar + *Win 3 Jars*
ATTENTION FOODIES !! One hundred thousand people will descend into downtown Centerville this Monday July 4th for the Americana Festival. Sure there is a 5 k run early at 7:30am You bet there is a parade at 10am. And who could forget fireworks at 10pm later that night. But Food Adventures has advanced notice on something close to our hearts... FOOD VENDORS !! What restaurants are going to be in attendance? What to eat? We got it all for you right here. We will make order of this crowded party of patriotism. So sit in your lawn chair and listen to this scoop on the best eats at … [Read more...] about Red, White and FOOD! Americana Fest Vendors Announced!
LaRosa's Family Pizzeria has had the best dinner deal in town, for four decades. It is called "Spaghetti a Plenty" Nights. We decided to revisit this weekly special and see if it is still "bowling" folks over. We found out, kids love it, grown ups love it.. so what's going on here? Oodles and oodles of noodles... enough for several Food Adventures, that's what's going on here. It is a chance to indulge at a nominal price. Since the 1970's LaRosa's has been serving up the Monday and Tuesday "All-You-Can-Eat" Spaghetti deal for adults and for kids. The Big Ragu remembers those 70's … [Read more...] about LaRosa’s 40+ Year Spaghetti Pigout Tradition
Run, eat and watch fireworks in the street. The Americana Festival is celebrating 41 years strong with this year's event in downtown Centerville. This year we have the star spangled scoop on some new Food Adventure attractions and happenings. The Big Ragu is a lifelong Centerville guy, so this festival is close to our homes and our hearts. We cant think of a better way to celebrate freedom and the good ole' USA, than this event. Here is a day in the life of a 4th of July Food Adventurer at the Americana Festival: 7:30am: 5K RUN at Centerville Stadium. Why? So we can … [Read more...] about Americana Festival: 5k, FOOD, Fireworks & Fox
Still feeling it in the pocketbook from all those back to school clothes and supplies? Then listen up, because we have some Food Adventure scoop for you. We have compiled a list of The Big Ragu's and Crew's favorite "Kids Eat Free" places. Gather up the gang, but make sure you know these basic guidelines: --- Generally each "free kid's meal" is earned with 1 paying adult. So if you are in the Brady Bunch, it looks like only Bobby and Cindy get free grub. Well, unless you bring Alice and Sam the Butcher. --- Also, there are age limits on the "kids" (typically 10 and under). Don't … [Read more...] about Favorite ‘Kids Eat Free’ Places in Dayton
Here is something you will not see anywhere else. The Big Ragu and Crew had a VIP experience at last weekend's Horror Hound convention in Sharonville. We had a Food Adventure with Merle & Daryl Dixon from The Walking Dead (Norman Reedus and Michael Rooker)! Featured along with the Cast of the Walking Dead and many celebrities was a Dayton's own, Zombie Dogz. Typically a food truck, it was a little different this time for the gourmet hot dog masters. They operated out of a catering booth inside the convention center. Owners of Zombie Dogz, Lee and David VanArtsdalen and Horror … [Read more...] about Walking Dead Food Adventure & Zombie Dogz at Horror Hound Weekend
The 2nd annual "Taste of Centerville" happened on June 15 in the Heart of Downtown Centerville from 6-9 pm. The event benefited Food4Summer, which is a charity started by partnerships between Centerville churches. Food4Summer furnishes nutritious meals to low income children in the Centerville area when school is out for the summer. The Taste of Centerville started at the registration booth where we paid $20 each to sample items from various Centerville eateries. Many local businesses opened their doors and offered discounts to participants of the event. Centerville is the home of The … [Read more...] about Food Adventures Invades the “Taste of Centerville”