Cedarville University’s production of Joseph Stein, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick’s classic 1964 musical “Fiddler on the Roof,” based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, is deflated by awkward, inadequate musicality. Barring technical difficulties, there’s no reason in the world why anybody’s staging of “Fiddler” should produce an Act 1 heading toward two hours. But this is exactly what’s happened at Cedarville due to weak music direction by conductor Carlos Elias who hasn’t mastered the timing within Bock and Harnick’s score, superbly accenting an endearing story of a poor Jewish family … [Read more...] about ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Review – Cedarville University – Prolonged Exodus
The #1 Fish Fry as ranked by Food Adventures is kicking off their first Fish Fry of the season on Friday Night !! The place is OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY CHURCH in Dayton who has been hosting these events for over 54 years ! We are the only ones with the scoop on this incredible deal and fun night !! HERE'S THE SKINNY: --- WHERE: Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 22 Notre Dame Ave. in Dayton --- WHAT: Fish Fry - **21 and over only !** ---NEXT: Friday, October 10th & Friday, November 14th --- COST: $13 if you pre-pay at the Parish Office, or $15 at the door … [Read more...] about Dayton’s Best Fish Fry Opens the Fall Season This Friday
Like many of you saw in our RESTAURANTS CLOSED BUT NOT FORGOTTEN ARTICLE, all good things must come to an end. Today, The Big Ragu & Crew add another name to this list .. sort of. Some of our favorite Food Adventures have been at sporting events. It is with sadness that we announce that one such place, Lebanon Raceway, will be closing this Saturday after 65 years of harness horse racing. The reason for the closing is to make way for a new racetrack and casino in Monroe. We are going to miss this place and the years of memories it gave us. Last week at the track, we said our … [Read more...] about Lebanon Raceway to Close Saturday, After 65 Years
Something is to be said for a restaurant that has been serving dishes for over 40 years. Chop Suey Carryout at 1465 E. Dorothy Lane in Kettering has quietly done just that. In fact, this eatery is the first place we ever tasted Chinese food. They don't have a website or even a Facebook page, but they have been cranking out Asian classics and we have been having Food Adventures here since Gerald Ford was President. How has this place stayed in business for so long? The answer is consistently good food and good prices. Their recipes remain identical since the 70's, and the result is … [Read more...] about Chop Suey Carryout: The Oldest Chinese Restaurant in Dayton
In Vietnamese cuisine, Pho is a meal sized soup, served hot with noodles and various meats. During these cold winter months, nothing warms you up quite like these offerings at Lihn's Bistro at 5532 Airway Road in the Page Manor Plaza. The location is new, but they still serve the same great Vietnamese specialties. The Food Adventures Crew have been fans of owners Hoa and Phan Nguyen ever since they opened the Asian Palace restaurant in Beavercreek in the 1980's. Today, their sole endeavor is the bustling Linh's Bistro, which is one spot you'll have to visit for a fantastic Food … [Read more...] about Linh’s Bistro: Good Food Pho Sure!
Want to keep your New Year's resolution's intact, while satisfying your sweet tooth? Try visiting the new Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt Store located in Town and Country Shopping Center in Kettering. This nationally franchised company comes to the Dayton area with over 70 different flavors of yogurt and 35 toppings to choose from. The possibilities of flavor combinations are endless. Dressed like Olivia Newton John from the "Let's Get Physical video, The Food Adventure Crew trotted in their 80's aerobics leggings and grabbed a bite at Orange Leaf after their workout. The shop is pretty … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolutions Alive & Well at Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt