"Hey you wanna join us for dinner?" --Yeah sure... "Ok meet us over at MCL Cafeteria.." --MCL???? What ?? Yes it's true. There is a young movement underway. Slowly, but surely, the nation's seniors are sharing their well kept secret. What secret? They know that the food at MCL Cafeteria is actually pretty decent ! Sure it is a chain and we at Food Adventures conquer the local local local... but damn, Sam, take a lookie here. Yes, there are walkers, people with dentures and mostly soft food. But the comfort food is reminiscent of home made, family get-together … [Read more...] about MCL Cafeteria: Not Just for Granny Anymore
Need homemade pies for Thanksgiving? Consider a new source: Ghostlight Coffee on Wayne Ave. You can place your order now for pickup just in time for the holidays. Dayton Dining and Food Adventures were lucky enough to get some pies from the ladies behind these made from scratch pies, Mandy and Mara. Delivered in custom made personalized boxes, the packaging alone set our expectations high and we have to stay these pies really get high marks! Here is your chance to take some pressure off of your Thanksgiving cooks, and let Ghostlight's bakers do the … [Read more...] about Homemade Pies at Ghostlight Coffee
Tonight, tomorrow and Sunday.. there is an Irish Food Adventure brewing on the streets of Dayton. It is the wildly popular Dayton Celtic Festival. Who better to tell you lasses and lads about it than The Food Adventure Crew? Listen up as we give a tip of our cap to the festival for the good old Emerald Isle! HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- It is a street party celebrating Irish Heritage at RIVERSCAPE METRO PARK with dancing, music, beer and FOOD ! Admission is FREE ---FESTIVAL GOES FROM FRIDAY - SUNDAY ! Friday - 6:30pm - 10:30pm Saturday - Noon - 10:30pm … [Read more...] about Eat me, I’m Celtic !
How about one building that combines some of the best cooks in Dayton and lines them up along the wall in their own vendor booths? It's not a dream, it's reality in downtown Dayton. This is the first of 2 Food Adventure installments over the next few days, and both cover Dayton's 2nd Street Market. What a shocker, the first one focuses on FOOD ! The Big Ragu & Crew have become semi-regulars at the market over the past few years. Some of our tastiest excursions have been in this treasure trove of great eats. Variety is the spice of life, and this is true for the market located … [Read more...] about Local, Legendary Food Adventures at 2nd Street Market – Part 1
Some say the food at Christopher's Restaurant is like a religious experience. That would make sense because the eatery is named after St. Christopher, the patron saint of travel. Owner/Chef Chip Pritchard and his staff have developed a cult following with the locals, and a favorite stop of foodies who are passing through town. Why? Because it is comfort food. It is not pretentious, just good solid food. We met the owners at a farmer's market and it has been a favorite Food Adventure stop ever since. HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- Known for their extensive, fresh menu it is a salad, soup … [Read more...] about Christopher’s Restaurant: Saintly and Sinful
The Food Adventure Crew have been tackling the only Polish-Irish Pittsburgh Bar cuisine in Dayton for months now. Today, we share these experiences with you. Our weekly Food Adventure installment brings us to The Buckin' Donkey Grille at 3808 Wilmington Pike in Kettering. Sure, being Cincinnati Bengals fans, we have to stomach the Steelers posters, but the food is worth it. Our friend, owner Sean Mckown, has worked in various restaurants, but honed his skills cooking for his buddies. Over the years he has tweaked recipes and invented menu items that are remarkable comfort food. Sean … [Read more...] about Buckin’ Donkey Grille: The Menu Will Kick Your …