Green Tomatoes, Elvis Impersonators, Cornhole Contests and Food Vendors are just some of the sights to be seen at the Rock n Green Tomato Festival. Due to park construction, the normally June event will be held on Saturday, July 23rd this year, in Riverfront Park in Miamisburg, behind Ron's Pizza. This will mark the 5th year of this popular, annual celebration. Get ready Dayton, there is so much in store at this festival we have compiled a list for it. And the best part, ADMISSION IS FREE !! HERE'S THE SKINNY: WHAT: The 5th Annual Rock n Green Tomato … [Read more...] about Rock N Green Tomato Festival Set for Sat. July 23rd
Big Brews and Blues for Diabetes, is back! 2016 marks the 7th annual fundraiser, and it is going to be bigger and better than ever. The event features incredible blues music, and dozens of beers to taste. Dayton Most Metro will host one of the booths and will be pouring beers into the night... Food Adventures is proud to again be participating in the event. Chef House, The Big Ragu and Hungry Jax love this event because 100% of the proceeds go to Dayton Diabetes. This is the blues and beer festival you want to support, because of where the money goes and because it is for a great … [Read more...] about Here Comes Big Brews and Blues!
Hard to believe it was a year ago that Chappys opened their second restaurant, Chappys Social House at 7880 Washington Village Drive in Washington Township. The 340 seat restaurant, which features 48 taps, a private room that seats 70 and great littel patio, has proved to be a big success. Co-Owners Dave Camplin says that the Washington Township location has found its own audience while the business at the original Moraine Tap House location has stayed steady and continues to be the preferred location for the hard core beer lovers. Co-owner Lori Yanko has shared with us a schedule of the … [Read more...] about Chappys Social House Celebrates First Anniversary
EXCLUSIVE SCOOP ! The familiar band that Ohio State Buckeye fans love to cheer on Lane Avenue's beloved "Hiney Gate" will make a rare Dayton performance at the 2nd Annual GARLIC FEST this summer. The concert is FREE and beer trucks will be on hand! The legendary band from Columbus, "THE DANGER BROTHERS," will be rocking the Bella Villa Hall at 2625 County Line Rd, outdoors on July 17th from 5pm-9pm. Prepare to be wowed by a fun crowd. They promise to play some new and old tunes. Be a part of one of the biggest Hang On Sloopy "O--H--I--O" chants in Dayton history, but come for the … [Read more...] about Danger Brothers to Headline Garlic Fest
Hey Gringo, looking to tie one on during Cinco De Mayo? Then take a sip of a true Food Adventure in a glass. Oh yes, the legendary Bad Juan margarita served exclusively at Elsa’s Mexican Restaurant and Cantinas around town. Whether on the rocks or frozen, salt or no-salt, every Daytonian has a “Bad Juan” story about themselves or a friend. Hungry Jax, Chef House and The Big Ragu are no different. We have had to push stumbling pals into backseats of cars, or help lift some drunky pants ladies into the back of an SUV after a couple of these drinks. We have felt the wrath of Juan ourselves, … [Read more...] about THE BAD JUAN: A Dayton Legend
Even pacifists agree that cancer needs its butt kicked. More and more people realize how cancer affects family members, friends, co-workers etc. It's hard to find someone that cancer hasn't touched in one way or another. So we are asking you to help us Pick a Fight with Cancer. This Thursday, May 5th at the Engineers Club of Dayton, Mike Nichols will be hosting the Pick a Fight with Cancer Wine tasting from 6 - 9 pm. This great event is to celebrate those who have survived cancer, those angels cheering on from heaven and to support the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Mike Nichols states: … [Read more...] about Help us Pick a Fight with Cancer!
EXCLUSIVE! Drywall is being demolished. New equipment is being installed. Things are just beginning to take shape at Archer's Tavern's second location, soon to be opened in Kettering. The new restaurant will be where the old Tumbleweed restaurant was located on Dorothy Lane. Food Adventures has the first peek inside the renovations, you won't see anywhere else. And one thing is for sure... this restaurant is gonna be big, both in size and excitement. The ownership team of Dan Apolito, Mike Fullenkamp and Scott Dorsten are bringing their winning formula across town, but for now, … [Read more...] about The New Archer’s Tavern in Kettering
Another new food truck will be coming to the streets of the Miami Valley, featuring Venezuelan, Colombian, Caribbean street food. I saw the Facebook page for LatinArepas and sent a message asking to find out more about their food. What I got back was a charming message from Nestor, inviting me to his home for a tasting. As I walked in the door I was welcomed like an honored guest to a house that was set up for entertaining and had a warm tropical influence. Nestor shared that it was at his birthday party in January, celebrating with friends over a meal of South American food cooked by … [Read more...] about LatinArepas Food Truck To Makes Its Debut
May is National Barbecue Month. A time for friends and family to get outside in the backyard and enjoy the beautiful weather we have! It’s no secret that grilling is the ticket to an easy, delicious meal and a healthier lifestyle. Outdoor cooking encourages us to make smarter food choices such as eating fresh rather than frozen foods Outdoor cooking remains more popular than ever, with 70% of Americans revealing that they prefer cooking out over eating out to save money, according to new national poll released today by the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA). 1. … [Read more...] about May is National BBQ Month
Mother's Day is the busiest brunch day in the restaurant business and the 3rd most popular restaurant day, after Valentine's Day and New Years Eve. It’s become a tradition for families to go out for brunch and enjoy each other’s (and their mother’s) company while they eat. According to Open Table 54% of Mother's Day brunch reservations are made a week in advance and 25% are made the day before. The average restaurant will do 3 1/2 times the number of meals on Mother's day than on a typical Sunday. We'd like to help you make plans by suggesting the following restaurants, which are … [Read more...] about 20 Places To Celebrate Mother’s Day Brunch